EDUCATION

Cleveland Institute of Art, Class of 2010
Communication Design Major, 3.5 Cumulative GPA

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Web Designer | January 2017 - Current
Designer for hire specializing in responsive web design, web animation and web templates.

Jo-Ann Stores | January 2012 - January 2017
Designer and HTML expert. Responsible for producing graphics and code for web banners, eblasts, GIF animations, Jo-Ann Homepage and landing pages. Worked with web design team to streamline design processes and troubleshoot problems. Built and maintained responsive templates for Demandware web projects. Trained freelance staff in design processes.

Rosetta | February 2011 - September 2011
Produced visual design concepts for websites, mobile apps and flash animations. Accounts included HHGregg, Ecolab, The UPS Store, Office Max, and Brown Brothers Harriman.

American Greetings | November 2010
Redesigned order path for American Greetings, BlueMountain.com eCard imprint.

Convergence Conference | June - July 2010
Created website and central organizational chart for international conference held at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.

MOCA Cleveland | August 2009 - May 2010
Designed museum collateral and promotional materials including invites, flyers, newspaper advertisements, t-shirt transfers and emails.

Hickman Media Consultants | June 2009 - February 2010
Maintained and organized content for a series of blogs. Designed business cards, brochures and other promotional materials. Assisted bloggers in HTML markup.

Alternative Press | May 2006
Placed text, designed order sheets and subscriber cards, collected images for articles and converted Quark files to InDesign.



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AWARDS

American Greetings Scholarship for Excellence in Graphic Design, 2009
William O. Frohring Graphic Design Award, 2009
CIA Portfolio Scholarship, 2006

SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Graphic and Web Design
HTML
CSS
CSS Animations
Responsive Web Sites
Javascript
JQuery
GreenSock Animation Platform