Experience

Crate Eight
San Francisco, CA 02/2014 - Present

Cofounder and Designer: UI design and implementation for the 5 Minute Workout app, Crate Eight website, and various freelance projects.

City of Madison Information Technology
Madison, WI 08/2010 - 09/2015

Web Graphic Designer: Designing web sites and visuals for city departments; experience with working within a team and with clients. Primary work in HTML, CSS, Drupal, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Experienced account management in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr.
Highlighted sites: City of Madison, Madison Police Department, Report a Problem, and Mayors Bike Summit.

Avaya
Remote 04/2015 – 10/2015

Contractor: Worked with UI developers and the User Experience team to create a UI specification, style guide, and implemented the design in responsive CSS and HTML for use across multiple browsers and devices for the CMS Supervisor Web. CMS Supervisor Web is a web client enabling call center management and staff to access data and create and monitor reports.

  • Provided support in the creation of original designs.
  • Generated design specification and style guide for a web site including identifying design options; creating prototypes, selecting colors, fonts and layout.
  • Ensured the design complies with audit requirements.
  • Created and updated high-quality documentation, including technical design specifications.
  • Implemented responsive CSS and HTML.
  • Created new and enhanced existing icons and images.

City of Madison Information Technology
Madison, WI 12/2007 - 08/2010

Management Intern: Experience with designing web sites for city departments, working with clients, advertising, and event organization. Work with social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Proficient in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

The Boston Group
Boston, MA 01/2010 - 04/2010

Intern: Extensive work in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Keynote, and Powerpoint. Experience with creating website templates, animating flash banner ads, editorial design, prepping files for Adobe After Effects and editing advertisements.

City of Madison Information Technology
Madison, WI 05/2007 - 08/2007

Aaspire Intern: Design experience with Dreamweaver and Photoshop, photography.


Education

Boston University
Boston, MA | BFA in Graphic Design 05/2010

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia
Venice, Italy 1/2009 - 5/2009

Madison West High School
Madison, WI | Graduated 6/2006 | GPA 3.92

Parnell E. Bach Scholarship Recipient
Advanced Placement Tests: Calculus AB: 5/5, Spanish Language: 4/5

Benjamin Franklin International School
Barcelona, Spain 9/2002 - 6/2003


Volunteering

Boston University Women’s Resource Center
Boston, MA 09/2008 - 05/2010

Co-founding member of first student-run University Women’s Center in the United States 10/2008
Public Relations, Advertising, and Graphics Coordinator 09/2008 – 12/2008
Artistic Coordinator 09/2009 - 05/2010
Trained First Responder Boston Area Rape Crisis Center