I graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Science in Design Technology this last spring. I was exposed to many different avenues of design including print, digital electronic, exhibit and model design. I also earned an Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Model Making in 2012 at the same university. I love to learn. I believe it is one of the most powerful ways to grow as an individual. Exploring the world around oneself and adventuring into the unknown are also great ways to become a well rounded human being. I am always looking for new experiences. I read, paint, draw, bake, and create in general, in my downtime. One of my many goals in life is to have a library of my own. This dream started when I was a teen and has grown substantially since. (I had to have reinforced bookshelves hung...) I love brightening the day and connecting to new characters in my own story whenever I can. I say hello to strangers and truly believe that what we put into the world, happiness for instance, will be what we are rewarded with.

Work Samples

  • Branding & Marketing - Heartbeet

  • Environment Design - Valspar

  • Interactive Children's Book - I Want My Hat Back

Work History

  • Sales Associate

    • The Bon Ton Stores Inc.
    • Oct 2014 - Present

    I interact with customers on a daily basis, assisting them in finding exactly what they are looking for. I also organize merchandise, follow retail trends, and promote rewards.

  • Decorator

    • Althea's Cakery
    • May 2013 - Jul 2013 (2 months)

    Preparation for the day and opening the store were the main tasks I handled. I did learn some decorating skills and fondant sculpting.

  • Logistics Flow Team Member

    • Target
    • Sep 2012 - May 2013 (8 months)

    Before the store opened I worked with the Flow Team to unload pallets, sort merchandise and stock shelves. Some customer service was part of the job as well.

  • Cashier

    • L & M Fleet Supply
    • Jun 2012 - Sep 2012 (3 months)

    Customer service including answering phones and handling returns along with assisting customers with any questions.

  • Summer Laborer

    • Hibbing Taconite Company
    • May 2011 - Aug 2011 (3 months)

    As a summer laborer I cleaned and hosed mud and rocks from the equipment and work areas within the concentrator plant. The position required strict following of the OSHA and MSHA regulations. It was temporary employment available to college students related to current employees. I also worked for this company from May 2010 to August 2010.

Education

  • Bemidji State University

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) Design Technology
    • 2012 - 2014

    Emphases in exhibit, print, digital, and model design.

  • Bemidji State University

    • Associate of Applied Science Industrial Model Making
    • 2008 - 2012

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