SKILLS & TALENTS
Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Bridge)
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Constant Contact, Mail Chimp
Various CMS (WordPress, Umbraco, etc.)
Abila (registration software)
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Google (Analytics, Docs, Sheets)
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
Knowledge of ADA Compliance Standards
EXPERIENCE
Product Designer, JOANN (11/17 - Present)
Designs fabric products and collections for JOANN stores nationwide. Works closely with collegues, design director, vendors, and cross-functional teams to meet demanding deadlines and create products to delight the consumer. Keeps abreast of current and upcoming industry trends through
a variety of channels.
Visual Communications Specialist, Ursuline College (8/16 - 11/17)
Lead visual direction of digital and print branding for the college.Management of and daily troubleshooting for legacy website, includingstaff training and frequent updates. Responsibilities included design and production of event materials, digital and print collateral for use in advertising and promotion across multiple platforms, logo development, presentation materials, and some photography. Worked closely within a lean team of marketing professionals to develop comprehensive marketing and fundraising campaigns. Interacted professionally with faculty and staff from all departments, as well as external vendors on a daily basis while balancing a multi-project workload at all times.
Digital Marketing & Communications Representative, Cleveland State University (3/16 - 8/16)
Designed digital and print materials for event promotion, AV presentation materials, as well as email marketing campaigns for the Alumni Affairs department. Also responsible for alumni website maintenance and
contributed to social media presence accross multiple channels, both day-to-day and during live events. 
Product Designer, American Greetings (6/04 - 1/14)
Worked with team members and individually to plan and execute design solutions for surface pattern and dimensional gift packaging. Clients were major retailers and designs were based on current market trend research and direct input from buyers. Responsible for creating designs from concept to production-ready files and communicating with sourcing agents and vendors to ensure proper production. Worked closely in a small team to formulate, interpret for product specific use, and present trend predictions pertaining to macro and industry specific trends.
2008 American Greetings Chairman’s Award Finalist
Nominated for innovative work on an eco-friendly gift packaging product line.
EDUCATION
Portland Code School (2015) Full Stack JavaScript program,HTML, CSS training
Miami University (2004) BFA Graphic Design

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