Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator (July 2016 - Present) The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
Major responsibilities:
Creating marketing materials and branding in support of library programming and large events including the Minnesota Book Awards and Opus & Olives

Marketing, Design and Project Coordinator (September 2013 - July 2016 ) Roseville Area Schools
Major responsibilities: Leading rebranding, design, and marketing strategy for community education and K-12, print collateral design, catalog design, social media account management, photography, email marketing, organizing and executing events, working with vendors

Communications Assistant ( August 2012 - June 2013 ) Florida United Methodist Children’s Home
Major responsibilities: Designing print collateral and all publications, working with vendors and internal partners, website maintenance, advertising design, helping with fundraising efforts, management of social media accounts and photography 

Marketing/Graphic Artist ( January 2012 - August 2012 ) Capsmith, Inc. 
Major responsibilities: Designing print collateral, web design, advertisement design, designing headwear, large format displays and new product design, coordinating advertising and marketing efforts, management of social media accounts, photography and illustration 

Contracted Marketing Associate/Graphic Designer ( June 2010 - December 2011 ) Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Distribution Marketing, Meetings and Conventions Marketing
Major responsibilities: Designing and directing creative development of collateral for Meetings and Conventions, overseeing creative updates for multiple platforms, developed and trained sales teams on a new sales platform, developing slide presentations, web ad creation, production of creative, project leadership with internal and external partners, social media account management 

Graphics Professional Intern ( June 2009 - June 2010 ) Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Distribution Marketing
Major responsibilities: Designing collateral for Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney Cruise Line®, Adventures by Disney®, Disney Institute, Meetings and Conventions, and Disneyland® Resort, graphic design and layout for print, large scale advertising, web ad creation, project management and creative development of collateral with internal and external partners 

Internal Communications Professional Intern ( June 2008 - January 2009 ) Walt Disney World Resort Operations Communications
Major responsibilities: Designing collateral for Walt Disney World® Resorts, supporting all resorts on local and global initiatives, creating and distributing global weekly communication tools, developing executive communications, organizing and executing Cast events, creative development of collateral, updating and archiving internal websites, creating slides and updating internal TV 

Internal Communications Professional Intern ( January 2008 - June 2008 ) Magic Kingdom Internal Communications
Major responsibilities: Designing and updating collateral for the Magic Kingdom®, leading communication efforts for local initiatives, photography, organizing and executing Cast events, creative development of collateral, creating and distributing internal weekly communication tools, updating internal websites, creating slides and updating internal TV 

Assistant Graphic Designer ( March 2005 - December 2007 ) Minnesota State University Moorhead Publications Department
Major responsibilities: Designing for all departments, working with clients and vendors, designing various print collateral, covering all responsibilities for Publications Department in the absence of Graphic Art Director

Related Accomplishments
• Bush Foundation PopTech Scholarship recipient ( 2017 )
• Opening speaker for Tech Savvy Conference, Jamestown ND ( 2017 )
• Roseville Area School Foundation Grant Recipient for student art mentorship ( 2016 )
AIGA MN, Design for Good, Common Table, Exhibit Design Volunteer ( 2015 ) 
• Art Buddies Volunteer Mentor ( 2014 ) 
• Wish Granter, Event Chair, and Event Volunteer for Make-A-Wish Foundation ( 2009 - Present ) 
• Showcased in D23 Expo Fan Art Gallery, Anaheim Convention Center, California ( 2011 ) 
• Showcased in twelve50 Disney conference room in 220 Celebration Place ( 2010 ) 
• Showcased in Sensory Overload Art Show, City Arts Factory of Downtown Orlando ( 2010 - 2012 ) 
• BFA in Grapic Design from Minnesota State University Moorhead ( 2009 ) 
• Walt Disney Imagineering Pooh Camp Essay Winner ( 2008 ) 
• AdFed ADDY Award Winner ( 2008 ) 
Uses Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, SketchUp, Quark, Dreamweaver, Flash, Resource Cafe
• Has designed for AAA, Adventures by Disney, American Heart Association, Daytona Bikeweek, Disney Institute, Disney Meetings, Disney Parks & Resorts, Disney Youth Programs, Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, Lucas Films, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Roseville Area Schools, Roseville Area Schools Foundation, Roseville Police Foundation, Southwest Airlines, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, US Armed Forces, and Visa
• Work featured on 9 news AU, A Plus, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, HuffPost Parents Canada, Metro UK,, Minnesota Public Radio, SF Gate, TODAY, and Upworthy