As a designer I feel my role is in service to societal needs, so my hope is to be of assistance in the creation of environments, systems, and products that improve user experience and encourage local design and innovation.

Work Samples

  • Ferrari Lusso Hard-Caso Pannier

  • Bubble Blaster Gun

  • Swoop Messenger Bag

Work History

  • Intern

    Fine-tuning web design and site usability for Sirius Media.
    Updating website outlines and layout ia for different Sirius Media clients.
    In depth discussions for website preparation and interviews with local business owners to define brand and billing for website preparation.

  • Communications Chair

    Creation of multifaceted social media for promotion of events and educational workshops.
    Monitor and analyze social media reach via feedback tools and report to CHIFOO Executive Committee.
    Designed 2015 CHIFOO brochure and graphics.
    Designing UX testing guidelines for new CHIFOO website.

  • Retail Person

    *Work as a team to re-stock, organize and place merchandise.
    *Manage consignment and trade transactions and check-out customers.
    *Practice time-management and communication skills to accomplish daily work tasks.
    *Answer phones and talk with customers to help them locate items or find out more about the consignment and trade process.

  • Design Consultant

    Creation and dissemination of store advertisement materials for print and web.
    Maintain Google emails and calendar- meet with and plan coworkers’ schedules.
    Scheduling and communicating delivery and pickup of custom furniture and store merchandise.
    Responsible for customer service care and communication of customer concerns and needs to owners.

  • Assistant Manager

    *Explore new ways of displaying Portico's locally produced, custom furniture.
    *Creating new social media that celebrates and expounds on the importance of supporting sustainable design practices.
    *Communicating between the designer and customer the order details for furniture.
    *Manage accounting and paperwork related to daily activities.

  • Consultant

    • Creative Kat Design, LLC
    • Portland, OR
    • Oct 2010 - May 2013 (2 years 7 months)

    *Creation and modification of documents for businesses.
    *Modification of web content and analysis of data pertaining to state and district teaching goals.

  • Game Assistant

    *Work with customers to help them find the most appropriate game, console, or game accessory.
    *Organize and re-file video games and accessories into appropriate sections.
    *Compiled a basic working knowledge of GameStop merchandise to assist customers.
    *Answer phones and questions about where to find merchandise if not in stock at Lloyd Center GameStop.
    *Assisted customers in game and game console trade-ins.

  • Classified/Confidential Long Term Substitute

    *Designed Human Resources Logo for LCSD's "Teach at the Beach".
    *Helped in promotion and organization of Recruitment events on Facebook.
    *Implemented organization of Human Resource personnel files for school district.
    *Reformatted and manipulated PDFs in Adobe Acrobat.
    *Faxed and operated multi-lined phones.
    *Completed maintenance on Infinite Visions, Web Portal & AESOP for LCSD's Human Resources.
    *Performed customer service role for LCSD’s District Office.

  • Registrar Student Worker

    *Helped students register for classes.
    *Provided customer support to staff and students.
    *Used problem solving to aide students and staff.
    *Sent important correspondence on behalf of students to different government and loan organizations.
    *Re-organized and successfully implemented organization tools for the Registrar team.
    *Communicated with fellow student workers about new tasks.

  • Internship

    *Aided in completion of Hand Eye Supply's second float for Portland's Starlight Parade.
    *Helped create scaled prototype for interior of ”tiny home” project.

  • Exhibit Design Internship

    *Helped team stay up- to-date on current projects and upload sketches and ideation as needed.
    *Created communication avenues for material resources for Sustainable Exhibit design.
    *Designed and constructed Sustainability Sculpture for Alberta Community Cycling.

  • Elementary Teacher

    Organized and implemented curriculum, class schedules, lesson plans, and classroom management systems.
    Created classroom environments conducive to the individual needs of each student for a positive learning experience.


  • Art Institute of Portland

    • B.S Industrial Design
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Linfield College

    • B.A Elementary Education, Environmental Studies
    • 2003 - 2007



CHIFOO, Curiosity Club, IDSA,


SCOOT (Walker-Dressing Aid/Senior Project) featured on Coroflot Home Page, September 2012 Art Institute of Portland Honor Roll, Summer 2010 Art Institute of Portland Dean’s List, Spring 2010