Creative. Hard-working. Fun.
University of Central Missouri | Warrensburg, Missouri
N.A.S.A.D. Accredited (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
Commercial Art: Graphic Design | GPA 3.56
Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree | May 2010
*Allied Media - Division of Anthem Media Group, Marketing Designer + Art Director, Overland Park, KS | 2011-Present
Design marketing materials including advertising, print materials, video design, e-marketing, and logos.
Efficiently communicate with editor, creative manager, and ad coordinator to produce a medical magazine.
Responsible for the creation of magazine, including layouts, photographers, placing ads and uploading to printer.
Collaborate with marketing manager, ad coordinators, CEO, and president on marketing designs.
*Center Stage Academy, Company Designer + Dance Instructor, Warrensburg, MO | 2006-2011
Design all company materials including advertising, print materials, fashion merchandise, and logos.
Instruct approximately 50 students to include adults and children.
Choreograph own dances including private lessons for special events.
Communicate with staff, parents, and students about events, and progress in class.
Select dance recital costumes to fit the price range and body type of all students.
*Freelance | 2006-Present
Created identity and marketing for a startup company.
Designed print materials for weddings.
Designed Anti-Bullying video for Liberty, MO Elementary Schools.
Created event flyers and programs for Center Stage Academy.
Designed event invitations held by the Baptist Student Union.
Designed T-shirts for The Dietetic Society on UCM campus.
Designed logo for local church youth group.
Designed and printed invitations, posters for family members and friends.
*American Eagle Outfitters, Sales Associate, Independence, MO | 2009-2011
Assisted managers in setting design of the store’s floor plan, windows, and signage.
Personally helped customers put together attractive outfits to fit their body type.
Helped customers find products that stay within a budget.
Ensure the customers enjoy the experience of shopping.
Achievements + Awards
UCM AIGA Member | 2009-2010
Creative Engine | 2010
Dean’s List | 2006-2010
Luehrman Study Abroad Scholarship | 2010
University Scholarship | 2006
Honor’s College | 2006-2010
Yearbook Designer | 2004-2006
Awarded Honors in Photo Contest | 2006
Adobe Creative Suite:
(InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver & Flash)
CSS & HTML