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5 YEARS EXPERIENCE WORK

Marketing, BD & Events at 500 Startups
(Nov 2015–present, San Francisco CA)
marketing designs, growth, email campaigns, events & conferences operations

Product Designer at Microsoft (via Aquent LLC)
(March 2015–Oct 2015, Mountain View CA)
Currently on Office 365 Outlook team. Visual/Interaction mockups for engineers and PMs on a business iOs app to enhance building people relationships. Be a user advocate while considering Microsoft patterns and platform patterns to design the best user experience.

UX Designer at Tradecraft LLC
(Sept 2014–Nov 2014, San Francisco CA)
While in the UX Design training program under UX mentor Kate Rutter, generated several usability studies and design recommendations. Lead a design initiative for client project for startup called Haydle and delivered detailed specs

Graphic Web Designer at Livehive Inc
(March 2014–Aug 2014, San Jose CA)
Increase web traffic to the website by redesigning product tour pages and infographics. Enhance the user experience by stylizing UI buttons for web and mobile products. Designed Keynote presentation that helped win the TIE50 award at TIECON 2014

Freelance UI/Graphic Designer at Looky LLC/Grate App
(Feb 2014–Dec 2014, San Francisco CA)
Increased a homepage interaction rate by 40% through re-design graphic efforts. Lead design strategy for designing mobile app and marketing brand. Create keynote presentations for pitch decks.

Freelance Designer + Photographer at Self
(Sept 2013–Nov 2013 Murfreesboro TN)
Designed various logos and print materials for clients in Tennessee. Delivered edited photos after shooting weddings as 2nd photographer/main videographer and professional portraits

Graphic Design Intern at Morris Creative Group
(Aug 2012–May 2013, Knoxville TN)
Managed identity logos, WordPress websites, and print marketing materials for clients. Mentioned in local Metro Pulse for “Make Cupcakes, Not War” shirt design

Photographer/Photo Editor at The Daily Beacon
(June 2010–May 2013, Knoxville TN)
Selected and edited photographs to be included online or in print by daily deadlines. Photographed daily university sports and events to provide coverage of university campus life for students

Graphic Design/Copywriter Intern at Cabedge Design LLC
(June 2012–Aug 2012, Nashville TN)
Managed social media for clients and designing graphics. Completed SEO for Demos’ Restaurant website, voted Murfreesboro’s #1 restaurant. Authored personal technology blog articles for “Nashtag” and “Atiba Mobile”

Education

BFA in Graphic Design at University ofTennessee-Knoxville
(May 2013 Knoxville TN)
Named “Outstanding Student” in BFA Graphic Design 2013 class

UX Designer at Tradecraft LLC
(Sept 2014–Nov 2014, San Francisco CA)
Immersive in-person 3 month UX Design training program for smart people to succeed in high growth startups. Studied under UX mentor Kate Rutter of Luxr.

Skills

Visual design, prototyping, user research, information architecture, user-centered methods, marketing, social media, photography

PROGRAMS

Knowledge in photography, Sketch, Keynote, WordPress, HTML/CSS and Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, lnDesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and After Effects

AWARDS

3rd place in Book/Editorial design award winner at 1Oth Annual
TENN Show hosted by AlGA Knoxville
(March 2013, Knoxville, TN)

Baldwin Lee Photography award winner at 66th Annual Student Art
Competition at Ewing Gallery
(March 2013, Knoxville, TN)

School of Art award winner at EuRECA (Exhibition of Undergraduate
Research and Creative Achievement)
( April 2013, Knoxville, TN)

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Sum of the Parts Flips the Stage hosted by Autodesk at Exploratorium
(Nov 2014, San Francisco, CA)

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

Indexzine: issue 2, theme “24”
(Sept 2014)

Indexzine: issue 1, theme “Spirits”
(June 2014)

 

EXHIBITIONS

Exhibited entry “The Agony of Tea” at 65th Annual Student Competition at Ewing Gallery
(March 2013, Knoxville, TN)

Exhibited entry “ICE-Emergency Guide” at “Out of the Frame, Off the Wall” at Gallery 1010
(Oct 2013, Knoxville, TN)

 

ACTIVITIES

Communications Officer of AlGA at UT-Knoxville
(March 2072-Dec 2012, Knoxville TN)
In charge of promoting events in print and online, work with other officers to develop events

Vice President/President of Badminton Club of UT -Knoxville
(Aug2012-May 2013, Knoxville TN)
Hosted Knoxville’s 1st badminton tournament and doubled the number of competitive players in the second year. Successfully planned two competitive tournaments events per semester within the southern region Earned ten gold and silver medals in badminton tournaments as a competitive player

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