Nov 2012 - Aug 2014

Masters of Fine Arts: Media Design

Full Sail University

Areas of Focus 

  • Brand Development 
  • Design Strategy
  • Production Workflow

Major Project The Yin Yang Balance Project Book:  In this campaign project book “The Yin Yang Balance” I  included many different media asset types. In pursuing the requirements for The Masters of Fine Arts in Media Design I wanted to explore the autism spectrum and dolphin therapy so that I could continue to gather insight on autism.

Oct 2006 - Aug 2010

Bachelor of Science: Information Technology: Multimedia & Visual Communication

University of Phoenix

Areas of Focus

  • Electronic Publishing 
  • Image Editing
  • Instructional Design, &  Powerpoint Presentations
  • Multimedia Development 
  • Web Design 



Instructional Design and Technology

Full Sail University

Winter Park, Florida

October 2014

Instructional Design Technology Graduate Certification (CIDT)

Course work in Emergent Technologies in a Collaborative Culture, Digital Media and Learning Applications, Filmmaking Principles for Instructional Design, and Game Strategies and Motivation

Major Project Autiboy Thinkers Instructional and Video Game Autiboy Geniuses Video Game Promo:

The promo video link will show an example of how I use a movie and edit videos for a promo game for autistic thinkers. In the game, the user will find different types of assessments that were used throughout the autistic thinkers’ learning module.


  • Career/Goal/Achievement driven... 
  • Effective working independently or as part of a design / training team
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, ability to deliver training content efficiently and effectively
  •  Experience with K-12, Undergraduate and graduate  learner assessment, curriculum development, and student training
  • Eye for details with good design skills
  • Highly focused
  • In-depth knowledge of power point and keynote presentations for corporate businesses and institutions 
  • Possess excellent presentation and communication skills through visual designs 
  • Possess fundamental understanding of multimedia designs and media design principles 
  • Professional experience in corporate instructional design, training / curriculum development through PowerPoint and keynote 
  • Strong knowledge of instructional, media design, and animation
  • Strong leader and problem solver with initiative to exceed program and/or departmental goals
  • Thrive on challenges

Professional Skills

  • Analysis, identifying learner needs
  • Animation Programs (Adobe Flash)
  • Developing meaningful and memorable curriculum
  • Digital Video Filming and Editing (IMovie)
  • Graphic Programs (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator)
  • Implementation and Management 
  • Simulation Programs (Adobe Captivate)
  • Team Player
  • Web Fluency
  • Web-Based Conferencing (Go-To-Meetings)
  • Working Independently 
  • Writing or Conducting evaluations/assessments 

Work Experience

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Lead Teacher

Towne Square Academy
  • Provided daily oversight of entirety of classroom and group situations.
  • Interacted with children during daily activities, meals, field trips, transitions and transition periods.
  • Facilitated child’s needs and developmental levels.
  • Guided children’s growth process to include socio-emotional development, problem-solving, self-help skills, intellectual development, communication and motor skills.
  • Provided consistent and optimal expectations through child guidance techniques.
  • Supported cultural differences and family structures.
  • Implemented policies and procedures to ensure children’s health and safety through first aid, fire drill and emergency procedures.
  • Provided transportation for school children for field trips.
  • Established and maintained records of children.
  • Test children in: learning ability, communication, getting along with others, seeing, hearing, moving, and how well students do things on his or her own.
Aug 2006 - Present

Substitute Teacher

Henry County Public Schools
  • Assumed responsibility for overseeing student behavior in class, during lunch, recess and activity periods.
  • Composed notes using Microsoft Word about class work completed each teaching day for review by regular classroom teacher.
  •  Performed extra duties and responsibilities assigned to the regular teacher.
  • Remained in assigned classroom until the teaching day ended.
  • Reported to the school principal each teaching day for any additional instruction or concerns.
  • Reviewed with the principal, team leader and/or department head about plans and schedules to be executed during the teaching day.
Jan 2015 - Present

 After School Teacher  

Towne Square Academy 
  • Interact appropriately with children during all phases of the day (including planned and unplanned activities, meal times, field trips, and transitions) in a warm, accepting and nurturing way.
  • Be aware of each child's needs and developmental level.
  • Guide children's growth in the areas of social-emotional development, problem solving, self-help skills, language and communication, intellectual development, large and small motor skills, creativity, and imagination.
  • Provide consistent and positive limits and expectations, and use positive child guidance techniques.
  • Treat each child with respect, dignity, and caring.
  • Be supportive of cultural differences and different family structures.
  • Oversee the entire classroom or group situation.
  •  Keep a written record of who is in my care at all times.
  • Insure the health and safety of the children: maintain knowledge of and administer first aid; respond to emergencies; know and execute fire drill procedures; dispense and record medication; and report accidents according to Towne Square Academy procedures.
Aug 2014 - Present

Substitute Teacher (K-12)

Rockdale County Public Schools
  • Build a positive rapport with students 
  • Communicate with teachers, administrators and parents
  • Effective teaching students of varied academic/age levels (grades K-12) and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Followed the duties assigned by the Principal 
  • Fulfill both short and long term substitute teaching assignments across all subject areas.
  • Instruct classes of as many as 31 students 
  • Maintain an effective learning climate, as well as, good supervision
  • Provide continuity of the instructional program as planned by the classroom teacher  
Jan 2011 - Jun 2013


Vizi Stylez
  • Analyzed client requirements, created a business plan and drove strategy development. 
  • Built relationships with key industry insiders.
  • Created visuals that appeal to leaders in the big data and high-tech world. 
  • Designed unique print materials, including advertisements, brochures and logo designs. 
  • Determined staffing requirements and interviewed, hired and trained new employees. 
  • Developed templates for e-newsletters, presentations and reports. 
  • Engaged in multimedia relations to support client orders.
  • Performed client consultations for design projects. 
Oct 2007 - Mar 2009

Multimedia Coordinator

Emory University Educational Studies
  • Actively assisted with planning and coordinating events.
  • Adhered to all corporate brand guidelines when preparing graphic materials.
  • Communicated effectively with vendors/venues
  • Contributed ideas during strategic and conceptual brainstorming sessions.
  • Designed and created marketing collateral for University promotions and postings.
  • Developed creative graphics that simplified complex messages. 
  • Organized students for course enrollment, and coordinated setups for parties and special events. 
  • Prepared University syllabi, reports, and databases. 
  • Student advisement and development of course schedules 
Mar 2007 - Sep 2007

Marketing Specialist

DocuPro Incorporated
  • Created "catch phrase" for promotional prints, placed ads in newspaper, and designed business cards. 
  • Designed and created marketing collateral for sales meetings, trade shows and company executives. 
  • Identified, developed and evaluated marketing strategies based on knowledge of company objectives and market trends.
  • Managed the in-house advertising program consisting of print and media collateral pieces.
Sep 2004 - Sep 2006

Log Compliance Representative/ Graphic Designer I

Landstar Systems Incorporated
  • Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers. 
  • Adhered to all corporate brand guidelines when preparing graphic materials for "Hourly Rule" class. 
  • Created business letter templates, driver profiles, and flowcharts. 
  • Designed input on setup and props for parties and events. 
  • Planned and produced marketing materials, including letters, training manuals, and charts. 
  • Prepared a training manual for log compliance representative. 
  • Prioritized graphic workload and effectively coordinated multiple projects. 
  • Produced bills of lading and updated shipment status information. 
  • Resolved problems for customers, warehouses and carriers. 
Jul 2003 - Jan 2004

Media Relations

Jagmania Plus
  • Appeared in television commercials to promote products and Jacksonville Jaguar football players.
  • Designed shirts for company sales representatives.
  • Guided public relations for store management and Jacksonville Jaguars. 
  • Launched advertisements and promotions for NFL apparel, assisted with company setup for store opening. 
  • Prepared design layouts and sales reports for company merchandise. 
  • Provided news interviews to promote NFL apparel. 
Aug 1998 - Apr 2001

Graduate Dean Assistant/ Recruitment Representative

Prairie View A&M University Education Leadership & Counseling
  • Assisted with packaging for events and programs. 
  • Created mid-management internship templates. 
  • Development of recruitment materials. 
  • Prepared faculty syllabus, and designed posters for organizational use
  • Provided creative ideas to the Dean that increased student enrollment in the Department of Educational Studies.
  • Recruitment presentations to groups and individuals 

Training Certificates

Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Recognizing and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

Pro Solutions Training 
Recognize the indicators of abuse and neglect, understand your role in responsible reporting, and identify the groups of children that may be at a higher risk of being abused or neglected.
Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Planning for School Success

Pro Solutions Training
Addresses the unique learning needs of the student and creates a plan to help them meet educational goals in line with skills and special needs.  
Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Understanding Autism

Pro Solutions Training
Explores the common characteristics of autism, the red flags for identification and diagnosis, common treatment and intervention options, and what you can do to support children and families.
Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

The Art of Transitions

Pro Solutions Training
Assist learners in understanding the importance of planful transitions in early childhood settings and present strategies to assist children in moving between activities.
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016

Transportation Safety: Keeping Kids Safe in Georgia

Pro Solutions Training
Follow  transportation guidelines for keeping children safe in Georgia child care settings. We will also review the elements of a comprehensive transportation plan and rules for field trip safety.


  • 2010 Delta Rho Sorority Incorporated Delta Zeta Enlightenment Of Excellence Award
  • 2012 SWIBA (Stiletto Woman In Business Award) Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award