- Senior Graphic Designer at Zovio
- San Diego, California, United States
- UX/UI Designer at Youngevity
- UI Designer at Nationwide Insurance
The Ohio State University, B.S., Visual Communication Design
Senior Graphic Designer
July 2018 – Present(1 year 3 months)San Diego, California
Responsible for supporting the Marketing Department at Zovio (formerly Bridgepoint Education). Projects include digital design, print design, UX/UI design, and brand development.
Freelance Graphic Designer
June 2004 – Present(15 years 4 months)
Development of corporate identities, print design, digital design, and various marketing collateral. Providing recommendations for advertising, media outlets, SEO, and production costs. Designing collateral that maintains brand consistency while meeting budgetary challenges.
October 2016 – July 2018(1 year 9 months)Chula Vista, CA
Responsible for supporting the marketing department at Youngevity, a health and wellness company with products ranging from food and beverage to beauty and home. Primary responsibilities include digital design, UX/UI design, and brand development.
April 2010 – June 2016(6 years 2 months)
Responsible for supporting multiple lines of business via digital marketing and design. Worked with business stakeholders to gather requirements, review and iterate on designs while managing multiple timelines and deliverables. Primary tasks included digital design, UX design, brand development and project management.
Information Control Corporation
April 2010 – January 2012(1 year 9 months)
Provided digital design support as a contractor within Nationwide’s User Experience Department. Primary tasks included digital design, usability, information architecture, brand strategy, and brand development.
Studio Manager / Senior Designer
the Accelerator Companies
May 2007 – April 2010(2 years 11 months)
Duties ranged from project management to concept, design and development of print and digital marketing tactics. Also conducted audits, researched and recommended media plans, generated quotes, and oversaw the production studio. Clientele ranged from large national companies like White Castle and Step2 to smaller non-profits like St. Johns and Lutheran Social Services.
The Ohio State University
April 2005 – April 2007(2 years)
Provided design support to the College of Earth Sciences. Production of geological illustrations including maps, diagrams, charts, and graphs for publications and lectures. Created marketing collateral for various course offerings.
Graphic Design Intern
June 2005 – August 2005(2 months)
Worked with the Usability and Design team in order to create functional websites for Nationwide employees. Included holding focus groups, designing various print collateral, and extensive research in enabling a better user experience internally on the company website.
The Ohio State University
B.S., Visual Communication Design
2002 – 2006
Activities and Societies
AIGA, Design Circle, Alpha Lambda Delta, Volunteer work at COSI and Children’s Hunger Alliance
2005 – 2005
Skills & Expertise
- Graphic Design
- Information Architecture
- Project Management
- Web Development
- Corporate Identity
- User-centered Design
- Media Buying
- Interaction Design
- Usability Testing
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Marketing Strategy
- User Interface Design
- Web Design
- User Experience