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About Me

It's hard to describe ourselves sometimes. The idea of sharing our interests, our likes and dislikes, our passions, the things that make us tick. I think we only ever realize how important this is once we've experienced the connection it can make with someone else. I think connecting is what sets us apart. It's what makes us different. So, in the interest of connecting, here's a bit about me:

In a few, somewhat quirky words, I like to consider myself a sidewalk-doodler, a classroom-hand-raiser, a 5-am-designer, a stubborn re-trier. I’m the “darer,” the rule-bender, the word-maker-upper. Today more than ever, we live in a culture of rule-bending dreamers. And, above all else, I would like to consider myself “that darned dreamer”. Below are a few of the roles that have brought me to where I am today.

Chief Creative Officer
NeoReach, Inc. · Orlando, FL · 8/14 - Present

  • Design and launch of mobile-responsive web application, marketing website, and iOS mobile application.
  • Create national brand identity, including the design of the company logo and marketing materials for print and web media.
  • Video-record monthly design and development meet-ups.
  • Design of investor pitch decks and advertiser information packets to attract customers and partners.
  • Lead the company's focus on high-quality consumer-facing design, user experience and marketing campaigns by implementing consistent design layouts and experiences across web, mobile native, video, and print.

Creative Innovations Design Intern
Google, Inc. · Mountain View, CA · 5/14 - 8/14

  • Design and produce 2 motion-graphics promo reels for external-facing Google apps – Google Web Designer and DoubleClick Studio. These videos have been featured in TechCrunch, Google's Design blog, and gathered over 50,000 views on Google's YouTube Channel.
  • In April 2015, The above videos were awarded Gold and Silver Regional ADDYs
  • Redesign UX flow and interface of Google’s internal Ad Campaign and Client Management tool.
  • Created graphic assets in Photoshop and Illustrator for DoubleClick Studio Dynamic site redesign.

Graphic/Web Designer & Video Editor
AAA National · Heathrow, FL · 4/11 - 5/14

Professional Photographer (PT)
The Walt Disney Co. · Lake Buena Vista, FL · 2/12 - 10/13

  • Trained in Commercial, Professional, and Portrait Photography, lighting principles, composition, digital photo enhancement, and studio interaction principles.
  • Work with heavy guest interactions in French, Spanish and English. 500+ photos taken per day.

Graphic Design & Social Media Marketing Intern
INROADS, Inc. · New York, NY · 8/12 - 12/12

  • Social media management, design for media layouts, and other graphic elements for print/web.
  • Lead designer in webpage redesign, national newspaper ad campaign design, web analytics.

Studies & Honors:

Emerging Media - Graphic Design, B.F.A.
University of Central Florida, 2010 - 2015