Experience

SWEETWATERS COFFEE & TEA  |  OCT 2017 – PRESENT
Contract Graphic Designer

  • Communicated remotely to carry out daily design projects (including online ads, in-store signage, print advertisements, e-mail graphics, and web assets)
  • Managed the asset creation for all new location openings including menus (digital, interior print and drive thru), offer flyers, signage, and other franchisee design requests
  • Collaborated in the design of seasonal drink advertising, marketing campaigns and monthly subscription box
  • Manipulated and touched up various photographs for signage and social media

DETROIT COOKIE COMPANY  |  SEPT 2017 – PRESENT
Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Collaborated in the build out of interior signage and branding for Ferndale, Commissary Kitchen, and Ann Arbor locations including menus, vehicle wraps, decals & murals
  • Prepared and designed packaging for cookie boxes/bags, take & bake dough containers, cold brew cans, and cookie pack labels
  • Composed additional verbiage as needed for various web pages, labels and social media content

LUNAR LABS (NOW LUNAR WIRELESS)  |  NOV 2016 – AUG 2017
Lead Designer

  • Overhauled and fleshed out the new Lunar Wireless brand (including logo, typography, and illustration styles)
  • Improved the user experience and interface of Lunar’s mobile Android application in order to reduce customer support inquiries
  • Conceptualized multiple redesigns of the website, to help communicate Lunar’s story and increase visitor to customer conversion

LEVELSET SOLUTIONS  |  MAY 2016 – NOV 2016
Interactive Web Designer

  • Refreshed client website designs, communicated with front-end developers to create fully responsive websites
  • Quick turnaround for a rebrand of a variety of client’s logos, social media, and websites
  • Improved existing LevelSet collateral in order to gain client business and trust

ARE YOU A HUMAN (ACQUIRED BY DISTIL NETWORKS)  |  AUG 2014 – MAY 2016
Lead UX/UI Designer

  • Conceived and optimized Are You a Human’s client dashboard (including wire-framing, A/B UX testing, building ESP files, and communicating design standards to a multi-disciplinary team)
  • Generated and implemented SEO strategies to improve search engine rankings
  • Developed and created branded ad-skip engagements to give users the option to bypass their pre-roll video with a focus on optimal user engagement
  • Re-branded of the company’s image and deliverables including website, pitch decks, one-pagers, promotional items, and infographics

Volunteer / Extra

DETROIT ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY  |  JAN – APR 2016
Coding After School Teaching Aide

  • Facilitated an after school program for 1st-3rd graders teaching the basic principles of coding

LOVE & BUTTERCREAM  |  OCT 2015 – JAN 2016
Bakery Intern

  • Prepared/decorated small treats and assisted in cake delivery and final cake decoration.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN,
ANN ARBOR
  |  SEPT 2010 – MAY 2014
Stamps School of Art & Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts, focus in Graphic Design  –  GPA 3.5

Skills

•   Adobe Illustrator
•   Adobe InDesign
•   Adobe Photoshop
•   Vector Illustration
•   HTML/CSS
•   Google Docs
•   iWork
•   Microsoft Office
•   Adobe Final Cut
•   Adobe After Effects
•   AWS OpsWorks
•   GitHub
•   InVision
•   Rhino/Solidworks
•   Unbounce
•   UX/UI Design
•   WordPress

Fun facts

INVENTOR OF THE SNACKET 

(As seen on Buzzfeed, Tosh.0’s Blog, The Huffington Post, etc!)

STARTED THACH COMPANY

(Cute greeting cards & commissioned designs )