EXPERIENCE

Pandora
Associate Product Designer • March 2016 – April 2017

  • Developed low- to high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes for native products
  • UI/UX and visual design for internal proprietary tools, applications, and programs
  • Worked with product and project managers to ensure business goals were met
  • Design QA with engineering to ensure design guidelines were met
  • Research and feedback for internal application and program overhauls
  • Design for exclusive Pandora custom content stations

Visual Designer • February 2015 – March 2016

  • Created and edited designs for internal and client ads across web, mobile, and social 
  • Worked across multiple teams including design, product, marketing, artist partnerships, social media, and proprietary services 
  • Created designs for high-profile performers: See MUSICIANS page
  • Trained and mentored new designers on production processes and best practices

Production + Graphic Designer • December 2012 – February 2015

  • Production and design for client ads
  • Edited and modified existing ad specific HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Compiled and edited product screenshots for iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon stores
  • Reviewed ad tracking and trafficking from third-party ad vendors
  • Created rich media mobile ads for mobile monetization

Yellow Pages Group
Graphic Designer – Level 4 • May 2011 – August 2012

  • Managed and trained employees for corporate marketing team's specialty projects
  • Designed and laid out Canadian client ads and logos for print and web
  • Visually recognized typefaces and fonts used in logos and print
  • Logo and image raster to vector recreation
  • Edited client ads and prepared print ready files for production
  • Worked with Quality Assurance to ensure successful designs

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
Graphic Artist + Designer, Marketing • December 2009 – May 2011

  • Project manager and designer for entertainment collateral including direct mail and marketing, posters, billboards, tickets, web updates, and printed ads
  • Managed company website using a Content Management System
  • Developed and designed diverse creative material for multiple corporate owned facilities, events, promotions, and direct marketing as well as print, television, and digital advertising

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications
Ball State University • 2008


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

2012 Creative Allies Contest Finalist

  • SF MusicTech Summit T-shirt Design

2011 American Advertising Federation East Central Indiana

  • Collateral Material – Special Event Invitation (Gold ADDY Award)
  • Collateral Material – Special Event Announcements (Silver ADDY Award)
  • Elements of Advertising – Photography Digitally Enhanced (Silver ADDY Award)
  • Elements of Advertising – Music with Lyrics (Silver ADDY Award)

2005 National Wiltern Theater Poster Contest Finalist

  • Queens of the Stone Age (Music Genre: Alternative)

2002 Scholastic Art Awards

  • Gold Key Recipient in Painting

DESIGN SKILLS

Mac & Windows, Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Sketch, Pixate, Wireframing, Prototyping, Product Design, Dreamweaver, Basic HTML & CSS, Etomite, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Screen Printing


DESIGN RESEARCH

Ad Product Development, Advertising, Bookmaking, Branding, Brochure Design, Direct Mail, Identity Systems, Information Design, Logo Design & Development, Magazine Design, Marketing, Not-for-Profit, Package Design, Poster Design, Typographic Design, UI/UX