Visual + digital design, UI, UX research, UX design, front-end design, design systems, branding, project management, Agile, +
Moore College of Art & Design
BFA, Graphic Design, 2011
Human Interaction Design Foundation
UX Design, 2017
Intro to Programming Course, 2017
Front End Web Development, 2016
Web Design, 2016
WordPress Development, 2015
Design + Direction
Portland, OR + Remote
Contract visual, digital, and UX design.
Senior Designer, 02.16–07.18
As one of two designers at Metal Toad I merged the capabilities of brand engagement, project management, UX and digital capabilities, people management, and leadership.
Clients included: Sony Pictures, Providence Health Plan, UNFI, Golden Globes, Metal Toad, Cambia Grove, and the Lund Report
Focusing on design I paired my brand expertise, digital, and front-end capabilities to work on both print and digital strategy for B2B and B2C clients, including A/B testing, responsive web and portal design, and implementation of the use of smart technologies.
Clients included: PGE, Pacific Power, Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and a number of other utility clients based both in the NW and spread throughout the country.
Dan Simrell Adverstising
Lead Designer, 09.12–05.13
Led brand and digital projects for SMB clients in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region. As a small agency this is where I began to hone my expertise in areas outside of design including project management, client presentation, and leadership.
Leading as the sole designer I saw all projects through strategic concept to print or digital implementation.
ICON Worldwide Designer, 03.12–07.12 Zurich, Switzerland
Worked directly with a creative team of designers and developers to concept and produce highly functional collateral and responsive web projects.
Clients included: Credit Suisse, Sigma Aldrich, University of St. Gallen.
Design intern, 05.10–09.10
Assisted in studio production tasks including: image editing, preparing and handing off web mock ups to developers, pre-press production, and assembling printed mock ups of client collateral.