The Basics

I am a communication designer specializing in Web Development, Graphic Design and page layout. I take it upon myself to stay in touch with the most recent trends of Web Development as well as Graphic Design and am always looking to broaden my skillset as an up and coming Designer. You can find me at one of the Richmond Meetup user groups in my free time. Former Photographer.

Education

In May 2015, I graduated Waukesha County Technical College in 2015 with an Associates Degree in Web & Digital Media Design. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Communication from Western Illinois University in August, 2017.I presently work as the Communications Manager for the American Council of American Companies of Virginia.

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Acquired Skills

Developing branding Guidelines for a company/firm


Using data available in marketing campaigns.


Develop Websites that appeal to the intended audience through interaction design and Usability testing.


Develop effective social media calendars with proven results.


Writing Social Media Calendars


Construct and photograph a visually appealing Trading Card Set.


Correspond with printing companies after sending proofs of the finalized design.


Design Multipage spreads in InDesign while incorporating artwork created in Illustrator and Photoshop.


Ability to work in a highly autonomous environment and meet deadlines.


Photograph and edit photos from an entire Minor League Baseball game within hours after completion of the game.


Integrate PHP, JavaScript, and SQL into hand coded websites to create dynamic websites that make websites more user friendly.


Extensive experience in Drupal,WordPress,Joomla while using plugins available to create a website as user friendly as possible.


Design magazine spreads using Adobe InDesign while incorporating design elements from Photoshop and Illustrator within the spread.


Design magazine spreads using Adobe InDesign while incorporating design elements from Photoshop and Illustrator within the spread.


Communicating with several levels of management to create designs that everyone within the company is happy with.


Create company logos unique to an individual brand standards.



Core Competencies: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe, Acrobat, QuarkXPress, JavaScript/JQuery, HTML5/CSS,Bootstrap, Website Management, Database Management, Content Creation, Social Media, Marketing Strategies, Re-branding, Email Marketing, MailChimp, Constant Contact, GoToMeeting, PolyCom, HootSuite, Analytical Marketing, Website Management, Microsoft Excel, Preparing and writing Executive Reports based off statistical analysis, A/B Testing, Relationship Building, Power Point.

Relevant Experience

View an Annual Report I designed
See a program I designed
View a website I designed

American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia

Increase website traffic by evaluating trends and implementing marketing and communications strategies using a CRM, excel, and google analytics which which increased website traffic in 2018 by 150% compared to 2016 & 2017

Oversee all digital communications, and marketing efforts of ACEC/VA an organization representing the interests of 100 engineering firms.

Write press releases on behalf of ACEC/VA. View one now.

Initiate a re-branding of ACEC Virginia marketing materials which I designed including pocket folders, brochures and newsletters

Develop a script on the states top 15 Engineering Projects at ACEC/VA Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) Gala from executive summaries which were read aloud by our presenters 1.5 minutes each).

Design Newsletters View one of the Newsletters I created

Create a new WordPress site for the Virginia Engineers Conference

Organize meetings, setting the agenda and typing meeting minutes after the meeting.

Develop presentations in PowerPoint for executive meetings.

Virginia Department of Health - Office of Health Equity

Featured in the State Health Commissioner’s Weekly Message for efforts done to coordinate the Office of Health Equity's Culturally Linguistically Appropriate Services Summer Training Series

Designing different variations of flyers and advertisements for programs run throughout the state.

Design tablecloth banners, stand up posters and large banners for conventions.

Create logos for special events.

Revitalize dormant social media campaigns.

Create and manage weekly E-Newsletters to stakeholders.

Publishing content after evaluating input from 16 other coworkers and their programs that our office supports to establish a clear and unified brand identity for our office.

Design icons for social media usage

Coordinate, market and assist in leading training series for Virginia’s Office of Health Equity.

Created game-day social media advertisements for upcoming promotions




St. Cloud Rox Baseball

Designed our 2016 Trading Cards and photographed each photo that appeared on the cards.

Created visually appealing Graphics for pre game lineups and post game box scores which included promotions and advertisements to connect with the community

Designed a Program Cover which were sold the entire summer at Rox home games

Designed several Menues for display on television and print for use at home games.

Photographed every Rox home game and uploaded every photo to Flickr with proper descriptions and tags so everybody within the organization could find the photos that they needed.

Created backgrounds for social media.

Created game-day social media advertisements for upcoming promotions






Web Development

Graphic Design

Page Layout

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Photography

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