EDUCATION

M.F.A. in Graphic Design
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
Savannah, Georgia

B.F.A. in Visual Communication Design
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana

 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE
 

Product Designer at Groupon
July 2013 to Present
Palo Alto, California
As a member of the Merchant team I design tools for local merchants. I am responsible for the functional and interaction design of tools created for both the web, tablet, and mobile platforms. I utilize user research, product strategy, visual design, prototyping, and user testing in the product development process.

Graphic Designer at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
November 2008 to March 2011
Indianapolis, Indiana
Concepted and designed creative campaigns for the IZOD IndyCar Series and three annual race events: Indianapolis 500, NASCAR’s Brickyard 400, and MotoGP’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP. Designed print and flash advertisements, three annual event programs, and additional promotional materials.

 
 

Additional experience

Leader of the Palo Alto chapter of Groupon's Employee Volunteering Program
January 2015 to Present

Participant in Groupon's Early Career Talent Program
April 2015 to October 2015
Chosen to be one of twenty participants in Groupon's inaugural Early Career Talent Program. During the program I attended weekly speaker sessions with members of Groupon's leadership team. In addition, the program provided mentorship and career development opportunities.

Mentor
Summer 2015
Mentored two students during their internships at Groupon

Girls Who Code Instructor
July 2015
Ran a one-day workshop on the basics of user experience for the young women involved in the Groupon-hosted Girls Who Code summer workshop in Chicago. Prepared an overview and activity around developing user personas and helped the girls create prototypes of mobile apps utilizing the user experience skills taught.

Secession Committee Member
January 2013 to June 2013
Nominated by Faculty to develop the identity and promotional materials for the 2013 Secession Exhibition featuring recently graduating SCAD students.

Rebranding the Firm
SCAD Collaborative Learning Center
September to November 2012
Selected to be a part of a collaborative class focused on the corporate rebranding of an engineering and architecture firm. Worked alongside advertising students to develop the creative direction and strategy for the relaunch of the company.

Session facilitator and conference participant at 2012 Design Ethos Do-ference at SCAD