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Education

Washington State University

Bachelor of Arts - Digital Technology and Culture   |   2018 – 2020

Currently majoring in Digital Technology and Culture and minoring in Psychology

Lower Columbia College

Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer   |   2016–2018

Gamma Tau chapter of Phi Theta Kappa; 2018 Outstanding Student Award; President's List 2017-2018

Edmonds Community College

Web Application Developer Certificate   |   2014–2016

CIW Site Development Associate Certificate

Mesa Community College

Classes towards Bachelor of Arts Degree   |   1995–1996



Al Collins Graphic Design School

Associate of Arts Degree – Visual Communication   |   1992–1994



Work Experience

Co-Owner

Creative Hubbub, Edmonds, WA   |   Oct. 2000–Sept. 2016

  • Collaborating with stakeholders to produce ad campaign strategies for a variety of products and services
  • Creating print and web branding and advertising for small businesses
  • Developing wireframes and user interface designs for mobile and desktop websites

Web Content Specialist

New Roots Organics, Seattle, WA   |   Oct. 2008–Oct. 2010

  • Played an instrumental role in migrating their static website into a database-driven e-commerce enabled site
  • Managed and populated content for the front-end and back-end of the site
  • Accurately and efficiently input all sensitive customer data prior to initial launch
  • Performed image editing and optimization of visual assets
  • Developed user manuals and documentation for future users
  • Performed QA and collaborated with the developer to identify and resolve any issues that arose

Art Director / Graphic Designer

Weber Retail Merchandising, Seattle, WA   |   Oct. 2000–Sept. 2002

  • Conceptualized and designed new products, e-commerce website, email campaigns, catalogs, tradeshow booths, direct mail, and other marketing materials for new start-up company
  • Directed photographers and freelance designers on product development directions
  • Developed content management system for visual assets, copy, products and vendor specifications
  • Created SKU code system and database for products

Web Designer / Graphic Designer

Weber Marketing Group, Seattle, WA   |   Sept. 1998–Sept. 2000

  • Responsible for user experience, information architecture and the development of website designs
  • Conceptualized and designed retail brand merchandising, catalogs, packaging and other collateral
  • Directed photographers, illustrators, designers and production staff
  • Developed efficient workflow processes and guidelines for fast-growing agency

Art Director / Graphic Designer

DigiColor, Seattle, WA   |   Sept. 1996–June 1998

  • Created concepts and designs for advertisements, posters, trade show displays and catalogs
  • Directed in-house photographers and production staff on project direction and production
  • Effectively multi-tasked and thrived in this fast-paced, deadline-driven service bureau

Art Director / Graphic Designer

MicroAge Inc., Tempe, AZ   |   March 1994–June 1996

  • Creative strategy, design, and management of projects ranging from advertising and direct mail campaigns to collateral materials for Fortune 500 company
  • Directed photo-shoots, illustrators, production work and performed press checks
  • Mentored Junior Designer and Production Artist in layout fundamentals and Mac applications
  • Coordinated production schedule and the distribution of projects
  • Aided in estimation of project costs and implemented new processes to organize department

Volunteer Work

Web Content Manager

Challenge Parent Association, Mountlake Terrace, WA   |   June 2011–June 2013

  • Managed and populated content in WordPress website to facilitate communications within the association and its members
  • Cultivated and created MailChimp email newsletter campaigns

Web Designer

Edmonds Comedy Night, Edmonds, WA   |   Dec. 2013–present

  • Designed and developed website for comedy show benefiting the children of the Edmonds School District
  • Responsible for annual updates to site content
  • Created sponsorship advertisements

Technical Skills

  • Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Acrobat
  • Microsoft: Word, Excel
  • Google: Docs, Sheets, Slides
  • GarageBand
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Sublime Text
  • Balsamiq
  • WordPress
  • Joomla!
  • MailChimp
  • phpMyAdmin
  • FileMaker

Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Logo and Icon Design
  • Web Design
  • Photo/Image Editing
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Content Management
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP

Interests

  • Volunteer Work
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Organic Gardening
  • TRX Suspension Training