Blue State Digital • NYC
// User Experience Designer, June 2016 – present
Self-Employed • NYC
// Freelance Designer and Strategist, April 2015 – June 2016
Offered design, content, and strategy services across digital and print media. Specializations included user experience, information visualization, customer touchpoint strategies, and visual communications systems.
UNICEF Innovation Unit • NYC
// Information System Designer, June 2014 – April 2015
Helped UNICEF Policy & Advocacy Unit streamline their planning process for global- and country-level policy advocacy. Built information architectures and guided development of a new digital advocacy planning and policy mapping tool. Created resources and workshop materials to help UNICEF staff learn and adopt the new framework. Developed training materials for UNICEF Innovation Unit’s RapidPro platform global deployment efforts.
Addison • NYC
// Senior Designer, March 2013 – June 2014
// Information Designer, July 2010 – March 2013
Served as design lead for client relationships in healthcare, finance, and insurance industries. Guided clients in developing a more user-centered approach to their communications, and helped them creatively navigate significant technical and legal limitations to make communications easier for customers to use and understand.
Self-Employed • Edinburgh & NYC
// Freelance Graphic Designer, August 2008 – July 2010
Created illustrative maps and information visualizations. Developed magazine cover concepts and illustrations. Designed training materials for the New York City Department of Education.
Timko+Klick • Matthias Ernstberger & Thomas Porostocky • NYC
// Visual Design Intern, November 2009 – March 2010
Designed posters and illustrated website visuals. Created illustrations, cover concepts, and data visualizations for industry-leading news and print publications.
The Journey Church • St. Louis, MO
// Design Team Volunteer, January 2007 – October 2007
IridiumGroup • NYC
// Graphic Design Intern, June 2007 – July 2007
Washington University Financial Aid Office • St. Louis, MO
// Graphic Designer, September 2006 – December 2006
Blue Care Network of Michigan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Blue State Digital
Farmers Insurance Group
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Johnson & Johnson
New York City Department of Education
Partnership for a New American Economy
State Farm Insurance
United Technologies Corporation
Washington University's George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Washington University in St. Louis • St. Louis, MO
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
BFA2008 in Visual Communications
User experience design
Iconography & illustration
Collaboration with developers
Adobe Creative Suite CC
Microsoft Office Suite
iWork Office Suite
Mac & Windows OS
HTML & CSS
and many others, just ask!