EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology; Rochester, New York
Master of Fine Arts Degree in graphic design
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, with high honors in graphic design
Associate of Science Degree, with honors in industrial design

Employment

Barnes & Noble; Shelby Township, Michigan
Community Business Coordinator and Bookseller
Provide customer service to schools and corporate customers for volume orders, coordinate in-store events for authors and publishers, and support the social media team. Help customers find the perfect book, toy, or gift.

Designworks Creative, Inc.; Boise, Idaho
Senior Graphic Designer
Create collateral materials for clients ranging from large technology companies and statewide non-profit organizations to authors and small presses. Provide customer service to clients in person, on the phone, via email.

St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Marketing and Public Relations; Boise, Idaho
Graphic Designer
Collaborate with marketing team to launch ad campaigns that include newspaper, outdoor, direct mail, television, and internet components. Design print materials that promote the services and programs of a four-hospital, multi-clinic health system.

Boise State University, College of Arts and Sciences; Boise, Idaho
Adjunct Professor
Teach Art 117 Introduction to Typography and Graphic Design and Art 118 Digital Tools for Graphic Design and Illustration. Teach students concepts, principles, and tools of graphic design.

The Idaho Statesman, Boise, Idaho
Ad Services Artist
Built advertisements for clients and prospective newspaper advertisers and wrote attention-grabbing headlines. Collaborated with team members to design cohesive advertising products in print and online.

San Diego State University, Student Resource Center; San Diego, California
Graphic Artist
Produced brochures, posters, newsletters, booklets, and web pages for the Division of Student Affairs to promote the University, services for students, and educational programs. Photographed architecture, people, and events for publications. Designed window displays and interior signage. Created logos and illustrations for programs and organizations.

Volunteering

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho, Big Sister
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Assistant Regional Advisor

SELECT PUBLISHED WORK

Love and Leftovers, Katherine Tegen Books, HarperCollins
ALA 2013 Best Fiction for Young Adults
Fan Art, Katherine Tegen Books, HarperCollins
Bank Street College of Education The Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015