Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Present

Online Producer

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Worked to make sure that the Pioneer Press website always had fresh, useful, engaging content for our audience throughout the day; worked with a team that regularly upgraded the look, feel and functionality of the site; provided technical support on the website for readers and newsroom staff; assisted in producing and publishing multimedia content including video, blogs and podcasts; moderated article comments; took the lead on the design and construction of Minnmoms.com, the paper's first niche site.

Sep 2008 - Present

Web Designer

Freelance

Worked with artists and the client to design, build and maintain the websites for online retailer Allen and Fifth and the Africa Outreach Program.

Jan 2006 - May 2006

Publishing Operations Intern

http://www.marvel.com

Assisted managing editor and production departments with pre-press production of comic books for final approval before release; assisted editors with locating reference art, ensuring that text and art matched, and placement of word balloons for letterers.

Education

Education
2006 - 2007

M.S.

http://www.columbia.edu

Major Coursework: Graphics in the Newsroom, Cultural Affairs Reporting, nyc24.org (online magazine)

2002 - 2006

B.A.

Fordham University

Minor: American Catholic Studies

Dean's List- Freshman, Sophomore and Senior Years

Aug 2004 - Dec 2004

N/A

The Beijing Center

Skills

Skills

Computer

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Dreamweaver, Flash (ActionScript 3), Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Wordpress, Movable Type, e-commerce setup and maintenance  

Language

Studied Basic Mandarin Chinese- Fall 2004