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Resume

In a nutshell, I design experiences that advocate for people, planet, and progress. I studied Art & Design and Environmental Studies in college, and I've worked as a designer here and there.

Skills

Interactive

  • User research
  • Wireframing and prototyping
  • Design systems
  • UX copywriting

Visual + Content

  • Publication design
  • Illustration
  • Brand identity
  • Carbon, climate and design sustainability
  • Studio and location photography
  • Research, writing and editing

Tools

  • Sketch, Figma, XD
  • Principle
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects
  • Front-end web with HTML and CSS

Education

BFA Art and Design: Graphic Design

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Fall 2015–Spring 2020

I graduated summa cum laude with Honors and a minor in Environmental Studies. I was named the Art & Design Outstanding Senior for the College of Liberal Arts, as well as a 2020 Outstanding Senior in the Honors Program.

Work

Product Designer

Freelance and Contract; Five Acres Agency (June 2020–Present)

I’ve worked part-time for nearly ten years as a freelancer, with clients ranging from musicians to nonprofits and small businesses. I’ve been contracted as a designer at Five Acres Agency since June 2020.

Media and Marketing Intern

Cal Poly New Student & Transition Programs, 2017–October 2020

I designed print and digital campaigns and collateral, including mailers, posters, presentation templates, and social media graphics. I also took photos and videos at events and maintained the Orientation website.

Writing Assistant

Cal Poly University Honors Program, 2017–October 2020

I wrote for, edited and designed Honors publications, including our two-time national award-winning newsletter. I also designed print and digital collateral, worked with branding, and photographed Honors events.

Experience

Cal Poly AIGA President

Cal Poly AIGA Student Group, 2018–2019

I oversaw our officer board, hosted meetings and talks, and worked with our team to plan events, workshops, and studio tours. I also served on AIGA Central Coast’s board as their Student Liaison during my role.

First Place, Adobe Creative Jam

Adobe x IBM Creative Jam, September 2019

I was one of five members of the first-place team that designed Loop, an app that helps users form climate-friendly habits. I was responsible for research and copywriting, and also helped design the user interface.

WOW Team Facilitator

Week of Welcome/Orientation Team, 2016–17, 2017–18

I volunteered two years training a group of leaders for Cal Poly’s Orientation program on a variety of topics, from inclusivity and group dynamics to fostering academic success. I also led new student groups with a partner two additional years. I was named Facilitator of the Year 2017.