Objective

I am looking for opportunities to make creative projects happen, to streamline and innovate systems, to empower people, to grow imaginations.

Summary

  • Inventive thinker with lifelong experience posing and dissecting problems.
  • Cultivates wide awarenesses: pulls them all into the thoroughgoing abilities to see, plan, communicate, and adaptively respond. Solves on a team, in the lead, and independently.
  • Knows and loves the web.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2010 - Present

Designer

Waveguide Lights

Responsibilities: Design and fabricate biofeedback devices for autism therapy. Collaborate with and support team of electricians, programmer, cabinet maker, and electrical engineer, designers, and physician. Plan device commercialization.

Jan 2009 - Present

Content Engineer

On with Your Head

Responsibilities: create, optimize, and distribute portrait and paper toy content. Socially engage customers online. Capture, analyze, and follow up on site statistics and web presence metrics. Develop and update website.

Dec 2010 - Feb 2011

Online Marketing Specialist/Project Manager

Sanctuary Media Group

Responsibilities: Web design, html/css programming, building and maintaining websites, email marketing, search engine optimization, social media research, managing project requirements, liaison with programmers, senior strategist, lead marketing strategist, sales reps, and clients.

Dec 2008 - Jan 2011

Marketing Manager/Editor

Egg Up

Responsibilities: Develop brand language, social media programs, and marketing approach. Design, develop and maintain website. Develop international contributor base, content, features, and delivery methods. Promote content and contributors. Co-develop prospecting and sales approach. Review and streamline business operations.

May 2007 - Oct 2009

Lead Designer

Rprovision Media, LLC

Responsibilities: Head web, print, vector, facade, and signage design. Develop and review projects with clients. Manage projects and oversee production staff, programmers, and designers. 

Jan 2006 - Jun 2006

Cast Member

Walt Disney World

Responsibilities: Operate Space Mountain, patrol parades, plan and perform Magic Moments, absorb the whimsy and the masterful execution of fantasy.

Illustration

Web Design

Selected Design

Branding & Identity: Egg Up

Skills

Skills

Writing

Communicating, branding and evoking. Tending to grammar and flow. Copywriting, story writing, template-based contract writing, tweeting, blogging, and adapting to other social network needs.

Project Management

Understanding (listening to), supporting, championing (intending their lifelong success), and empowering a team. Putting people in the places that best suite their aptitudes and deep interests. Providing tools, developing ideas, seeking best solutions. Creating a balance of freedom and structure.

Drawing

Drawing means seeing, solving, and communicating. Good drawing creates beauty, efficiency, and understanding or emotion. This skill informs all of my work.

Stone Carving

Marble, limestone, alabaster. Hand and power tools.

Search Engine Optimization

Keyword research, blogging, tag use, knowledge of helpful plugins, continuing education.

Web Development

Keeping abreast of technologies. Applying communication sensibilities and visual innovations. HTML, CSS, WordPress, social media integration and search engine optimized construction.

Graphic Design

Hierarchically conveying information.Embracing clarity. Creating brand voice and graphic distinction.

Social Media

Creating relevance and relationships. Understanding networks. Giving to receive and giving to give.

Content Engineering

Content marketing, creating content and creating engagement opportunities, generating contacts, tapping passions, analyzing results and modifying efforts accordingly, knowing and continuing education on social outlets.

Metal Smithing

Welding

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Dec 2008

The University of Akron

Honors Program, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, NSCS Gold Key Nominee, multiple Dean’s Lists, Philosophy Club, Student Art League.

3.853 cumulative GPA