Work Experience

Freelance and Contract Design
Freelance Designer
2021 - Current
Experience working with a variety of small to medium size businesses and clients. Design work primarily consists of editorial design, brand identity design, social media content creation, and website development assistance. Clients are provided with timelines, organized rounds of design reviews, clear and thorough communication, pricing and budget options, as well as professionally packaged and presented design assets for handoff and further use. 

Publicis Sapient
Project Manager - Mercedes Benz
2018 - 2021
Worked to organize and manage both internal creative and tech development teams to help redesign and maintain Mercedes-Benz USA’s digital platforms. Core duties involved managing creative teams, front and back-end development teams, analytics teams, client communications, and the development of project plans for internal and client use. Additional responsibilities included ensuring that teams were staffed with proper personel and that client timelines and budgets were being used efficiently. Other responsibilities involved organizing and leading daily team meetings as well as fostering and maintaining positive client relationships.

Talking Dog Agency
Athens, Georgia

Project Manager
2017 - 2018
Worked as a project manager for a team developing branding and other creative assets for local Athens businesses. Responsibilities involved communication with clients and creative team management, as well as a moderate amount of art direction throughout the design teams creative processes.


Cranbrook Academy of Art
2021 - 2023
Graphic Design
Graduate of the 2D Design MFA program. Two-year masters curriculum consisting of design experimentation and personal studio exploration. Studies focused on typography, art’s intersection with Graphic Design, and engagement with academic dialogue and critique surrounding contempory design work and industries. 

Pratt Institute
Graphic Design
8-Cource Intensive
Eight course design curriculum emphasizing Graphic Design fundamentals including typography, motion design, branding, and message strategy. Courses included thorough skill development across a variety of Adobe Suite programs. Classes were attended during night sessions after working hours.

University of Georgia
2014 - 2018
Bachelors business curriculum emphasizing entrepreneurial endeavors, macro economics, accounting, marketing, finance, general business growth, and business/asset valuation. 

University of Georgia
2014 - 2018
Bachelors advertising curriculum emphasizing marketing, digital branding and imaging, SEO, advertisement budget planning, media sales, and message strategy.

Selected Clients & Collaborations
Mercedes-Benz USA
XFL Football League
Talking Dolls Collective
Cranbrook Academy of Art
UGA Grady College of Journalism

Accolades & Recognition
Social Media to Build a Business - Certificate - 2018
MDW Arts Community - Publication Grant Recipient - 2022
Talking Dolls Artist Residency - Selected Resident - 2022
Atlanta’s Creative Circus - Selected Summer Resident - 2018
University of Georgia - Entrepreneuriship Certificate - 2018
China Advertising Program - Selected Participant - 2017

Skills & Proficiencies

Adobe Suite
Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Moderate experience designing for digital platforms in Figma

After Effects
Moderate motion design experience in Adobe After Effects

Print Production
Strong experience sourcing paper, laser cutting, print management

Client Relations
Experience building relations, negotiating on behalf of internal teams
Team Management
Experience planning and communicating across team disciplines

Logo Design
Moderate experience designing logos for small businesses

Presentation Design and Delivery
Experience designing for and presenting to client teams

Packaging Design
Experience ideating and executing package design

Collegiate teaching experience in design workshops/classrooms