Freelance Problem Solver/Designer  
2000 – present
Services include problem solving, ideation, art direction, design, photography, writing, editing, proofreading, production, project and communication management

Senior Designer  
Georgia Tech, Institute Communications
2009 – 2015
Consulted and collaborated with clients, designers, photographers, videographers, social media specialists, content strategists, motion graphics artists, web developers and client managers to creatively accomplish communication goals, strategies and tactics which support the strategic plan and meet budget requirements / Conceptualized, designed and produced collateral within established branding system / Suggested and implemented cost-saving measures / Built and maintained client relationships / Managed multiple design projects – approximately one hundred per year / Art directed in-studio and location photography and photographed various subjects / Assisted with writing and editing / Managed vendor relationships – specifications, pricing and scheduling

Senior Graphic Designer
Portland Art Museum, Marketing & Public Relations
2006 – 2008
Conceptualized, designed and produced collateral within established brand / Collaborated with designers, copywriters, clients and senior management to assess needs, create and present compelling design solutions / Photographed various subjects and art directed photo shoots / Assisted with writing and editing / Established and maintained digital filing system for project materials / Communicated with vendors regarding project specifications

Graphic Design Specialist/Manager  
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library,  Communications & Community Relations
2001 – 2006
Designed and produced promotional collateral for 23-branch system / Trained, managed and provided art direction for junior designer / Managed and prioritized projects depending upon work flow, deadlines and budgets / Created brand identity for literacy program / Cultivated and maintained strong relationships with clients and vendors / Presented concepts and designs to clients / Assisted with writing and editing

Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, Drupal, WordPress, MailChimp, Constant Contact, project/time management systems, social media platforms, Microsoft Office

Higher Education Marketing Report Educational Advertising Awards: Merit Award – Newsletters
Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia
Award for Outstanding Newsletter Design

The University of Alabama Bachelor of Arts
Major: Graphic Design; Minor: English

University & College Designers Association (UCDA)
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

Reynolds Condominium
Board of Directors, Communications Director

Crop Mob, Farm hand

Portland Parks & Recreation,
Fifth grade girls’ basketball coach