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Graphic Designer

Eau Claire, WI

Designer located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. I bring a fun and positive attitude to any job, as well as excellent organizational skills and self motivation. My professional work experiences are web design, digital marketing, and print design. My teaching experience includes teaching HTML, CSS and web design principles to students from the computer science, graphics communication, and fine arts departments.

Education

  • M.F.A. Media Design

    2016-2017
  • B.F.A. Illustration

    2006-2010

Experiences

  • Marketing Graphic Designer

    Metropolis Resort 2018-Present

    Create in-house signage and paper stock for entire resort, update and maintain website assets and copy, create and update custom code for email campaigns.

  • Web Design Instructor

    UWEC 2019-Present

    Teach and develop course material for the Fundamentals of Web Design, a 300 level computer science course at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

  • Web Designer

    Web Elements LLC. 2016-Present

    Supervise client projects, communicate with clients, perform administrative duties, and create designs to fit client needs. Design creations include logo, wireframes, desktop and mobile design, and social media assets.

  • Graphic Designer

    Menards Corporation 2015-2018

    Create in-store signage for all Menards’ stores. Maintain, archive and create print files. Work with Merchandise Planners, Buyers and E-commerce to create consistent branding company wide.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Eau Claire Children's Theatre 2017-2018

    Responsible for the design of 2017-18 season brochure including show logos, posters, web and Facebook graphics, and other media for 15 theatrical productions and three summer class productions.

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite

    Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effect, Premiere Pro, InDesign & Dimension
  • Web Design

    HTML, CSS & Javascript
  • Mailchimp

    Custom coded templates and campaign setup
  • Google Marketing Platforms

    Google Analyitics, Tag Manager & Search Console
  • DSLR Camera

Interests

  • Dungeons & Dragons

    Adventuring is awesome.
  • Crocheting

    Hats, scarves, mittens, etc...
  • Oil Painting

    Mastering the classic fine art.
  • Learning Swedish

    I love Duolingo
  • Woodworking

    A bench, couch, enclosed garden...

Honors

  • Give the Best You Have in You

    2019 Juried Art Show
    Hen of the Woods
  • Adult Individual Juried Winner

    Chalkfest 2019
    Lady of the Dead
  • UWEC Juried Student Show

    2007