EDUCATION ///////////

2015 University of California, Santa Barbara, MFA
2002 San Francisco Art Institute, BFA


EXPERIENCE ///////////

Graphic Design Instructor

/// Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design and Metro State University, Denver 9/2016 - 2020

  • Courses taught - Photoshop, Illustrator, 2D Design, 4D Design (video),  Web Design 1
  • Designed and produced extensive lectures and presentations on a variety of topics
  • Developed a comfortable and confident public speaking style
  • Designed curriculum and tutorials to teach complex skills and design applications

Operations Coordinator for Internal Communications

/// Citrix, Santa Barbara 9/2015 - 7/2016

  • Designed Powerpoint digital signage for all offices across the globe
  • Project management for multiple internal comms events, blogs and initiatives
  • Designed posters and emails for internal comms announcements
  • Copy writing, editing, and soliciting authors for blog articles from Sr. Staff on a bi-weekly basis

Front-End Developer / Designer

/// MCN Healthcare, Denver 2/2010 - 9/2012

  • Responsible for all front-end web development and design for the company.
  • Reskinned our primary product, a SaaS
  • Designed landing pages for various company products
  • Designed a custom Wordpress theme for the company and rebuilt the website from scratch.
  • Redesigned the company logo as well as product logos.
  • QA and cross-browser testing.
  • Designed layout and graphics for company brochures and email emplates.
  • Designed interface and icon for the company’s iOS mobile app.
  • Experience in working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Developed and implemented marketing strategies for the company and it’s products.
  • Optimized the new site for faster load times and SEO.
  • Consistently utilized the power of Google Analytics for Marketing and Design reports.
  • Successfully developed and implemented a strategy for A/B testing our site performance for continuous, productive growth.

Junior Web Designer / SEO Specialist

/// MMBS Online Marketing, Denver 3/2009 ‒ 2/2010

  • Managed, maintained and optimized over 150 sites.
  • Designed and coded landing pages for various company products and services.
  • Obtained and executed white-hat SEO knowledge to rank multiple sites higher on Google.
  • Transformed 20 sites from table based designs into attractive, tableless CSS designs.
  • Introduced the company to the business potential in local search / Google Maps.


SKILLS /////

  • PowerPoint / Keynote
  • Adobe CS
  • Microsoft Office
  • G-Suite
  • CSS / HTML
  • Wordpress, SquareSpace