Jul 2018 - Present (3 years 4 months)
I work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to design ads for clients in the local area.The Erie Reader is the local voice for news, arts, and culture, and is Erie's only independent, alternative newspaper.
Saint Petersburg, FL
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018 (2 months)
I worked remotely as a UI designer for a startup tech company based out of Florida. I designed the branding, wireframes, and prototypes for a large portal for agencies that want to manage their client's Google My Business accounts.
May 2017 - Jun 2018 (1 year 1 month)
I worked as a Google certified Visual Designer for a fast-paced digital ad agency. I created anywhere from full website designs for desktop and mobile devices, to online ads, to social media graphics, to email marketing blasts. I worked with content developers, copywriters, and developers to create the right product for clients across a broad variety of fields and locations.
Director and Designer
Austin for Erie
Nov 2016 - May 2017 (6 months)
I was in charge of a local activist's mayoral campaign in developing the strategy, marketing, branding, constituency, and graphic design for print, web, and social media.
2012 - 2016 (4 years)
I worked for several clients in product design, painting, photo retouching, web design, logos, business cards, branding, photography, t-shirt design, illustrations, etc.
Art Director/Product Design Manager
Carson Home Accents
Jun 2010 - Sep 2012 (2 years 3 months)
I managed product development for wind chimes and garden from concept to completion. Communicated with Sales Department, Art Department, and Vendors on design, engineering, and advertising of new products and their success. I traveled extensively across the U.S., China, and Hong Kong developing and seeking out new products.
2008 - 2008
I met with clients, wrote for the newsletter, proofread, researched businesses, organized new business list, contacted sponsors, and attended weekly meetings.
Center for International Policy
2007 - 2007
I conducted international economic research for the National Security Program, handled correspondence for Selig Harrison in the Asia Program, updated web site, answered phones, and attended weekly meetings.