Improve the City of Austin's website navigation so as to better meet the public's needs, optimizing usability, accessibility, and engagement with online information and services.


Work History

City of Austin

Oct 2013 - Present

Marketing Representative

  • Responsibilities include communication planning, campaign and brand development, graphic design, web publishing and media services
  • User-centered design approach to online communications
  • Experience with content management systems, social media and other online engagement tools
  • Enforce graphic standards and implement best practices for traditional and nontraditional communication platforms
  • Copy writing for press releases, web and emergent media
  • Preproduction experience with communication proposals, campaign development, graphic mock-ups, site mapping and budget preparation 
  • Adobe Creative Cloud proficiency for print and interactive design, including audio, video and multimedia technology 
  • Strong visual design skills to supplement the user experience
  • Collaborative team member with strong communication and training skills 
  • Project and time management skills

City of Austin

Jul 2011 - Oct 2013

Cultural and Arts Education Coordinator

  • Design, implement and manage community-based cultural arts and recreation programming
  • Effective public communication skills required to promote programs
  • Supervision of 30+ Arts Instructors and Digital Media staff
  • Oversight of Graphic Designer and marketing materials, including web content creation
  • Manager of onsite digital labs
  • Responsible for computer software upgrades, equipment purchases and technical troubleshooting 
  • Accountable for cash reports, credit card reports and purchase order approvals
  • Communications representative for print, web, media and social media 
  • Committee member for staff development, strategic planning, cultural programming and marketing standards

City of Austin

Feb 2010 - Jul 2011

Cultural and Arts Education Specialist

  • Developed cultural arts programming that focused on new media and digital technologies for youth, teen, and adult populations
  • Lead design team responsible for print, web and social media marketing
  • Asset management of digital media equipment and computer labs
  • Technology upgrades to enhance multimedia programming
  • Improved workflow for graphic design, photo and video production



Florida State University

Aug 2006 - Aug 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Concentration in new media and installation practice
  • Minor in Urban and Regional Planning
  • Honor Thesis

Technical Skill Set

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Premier, After Effects)
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Periscope, Nextdoor)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Drupal CMS, MailChimp, SpeakUpAustin
  • CSS, HTML, JavaScript