Where I've Studied
The Creative Circus, Atlanta, GA
- 30+ Student Awards, including Best of Show
Duke University, Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts, May 2009
- Major: Art History
- Minor: Psychology
- Certificate: Markets and Management Studies
- Dean's List: 2006, 2008, 2009
Rhode Island School of Design
Summer Institute of Graphic Design Studies, Summer 2008
New York University, Florence, Italy
Study Abroad, Fall 2007
AIGA Member, San Francisco Chapter
Where I've Worked
Evolution Bureau, San Francisco, CA
Designer, October 2012-Present
Clients include La Brea Bakery, Chivas Regal, and various new business and other projects.
Designer, February 2011-March 2012
I designed packaging, branding, and collateral for a wine brand that is now carried in stores across the country, including 800 Ruby Tuesday restaurants. I helped coordinate the printing of all boxes and bottles, including frequent communication with the Chilean producers. I drank fantastic wine with fantastic people.
The Martin Agency, Richmond, VA
New Business Manager, April 2010-July 2010
I redesigned the RFP response, worked with the Director of New Business on new client assessments, spoke with prospective clients, kept the Partners informed about opportunities, and assisted with pitch prep. I experienced the blend of excitement, nerves, and excessive food surrounding pitch week.
Account Coordinator, June 2009-April 2010
My accounts included Sun Life Financial, 1-800 CONTACTS, and Manpower, the agency's first global account. I sharpened skills in deck-making, media-wrangling, and client speak.
- Account Management Employee of the Month, January 2010
- Martin Agency Workshop Co-Captain, January 2010
Senior Managing Editor, February 2006-Present
Does every action have an equal and opposite reaction? Is war a necessary route to peace? I have read, scored, critiqued, and corrected over 3200 SAT/ACT practice essays in addition to managing the completed work of 75 other editors. This position has made me aggressively attentive to detail.
- Adobe CS5 Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
- CSS, HTML and Web Fonts
- Illustration and Lettering
- Wordpress Blogging Platform
- Bookbinding and Handcraft
- Time Management
Not really relevant
- Certified SCUBA Diver
- Birthday Haiku Writer
- Baker of Breads