With over ten years of designing websites, building web ads, producing video, and editing audio, I help others communicate. This page is an overview of the experiences and techniques I’ve learned over the years.
Skills and Programs
- Web Security and Backup
- Web Accessibility (section 509, audio/video captioning)
- UX Design
- Graphic Design (advertising, branding, photo editing)
- Print Design (poster, and sales presentation design)
- Video Production (video editing/motion graphics)
- Audio Production (commercials, voice-overs, podcast)
- Project Management
- Social Media Management
- Email Marketing
- Digital Documentation Writing/Training
- Asset Archive Management (DAMS)
Programs and Frameworks
- WordPress (Divi, Elementor)
- IU Framework (WCMS)
- Google Analytics
- Google Tag Manager
- Google Data Studio
- Adobe Creative Cloud (Acrobat/DC, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition, Premiere, After Effects)
- Affinity Designer
- Form Builders like MachForm, and Google Forms, Contact Form 7, and Caldera Forms
- Cloud Solutions including Box, Google Drive, DropBox and One Drive
- Asana, Podio, Slack
- Zoom, Skype, Google Meet
Pie Design LLC
Providing web design services to businesses and individuals using WordPress, customizations, and hosting setup.
Build of student-focused websites for College departments, email campaigns for internal, marketing, and recruitment communication, editing photography and video, creating compelling digital signs, and communicating with multiple IU schools and departments about brand and identity best practices.
WCIA-TV/Nexstar Media Group
Digital Media Creative Director
Focus on web analytics, project management, web page development, digital advertising, graphic and print design, social media digital research, training, and email campaign development.
WJBD Radio/NRG Media LLC
Creative Services Director
Focus on graphic design for sales presentations and web advertising, web development, web analytics, social media, video editing, on-air talent, and promotions.
YouTube Music Certification
Google Analytics Individual Qualification Ceritificate
Eastern Illinois University
B.A., Communication Studies
Concentration: Electronic Media Production
Outstanding Senior Award
Society of Collegiate Journalists
First Place, Commercial, Promo, PSA
Be A Buckle Buddy PSA Contest
Third Place PSA
Sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Illinois and Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.