RESUME

Professional Experience

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

American Council on Education
2019-Present

  • Led the design and editorial staff and managed the department budget to successfully produce over 300 projects annually

  • Helped clients define creative goals, create the most impactful project, and measure success

  • Acted as a thought partner with higher education leaders to produce industry-changing graphics, data visualizations, and reports

  • Conceptualized, designed, and produced branded materials such as print collateral, nation-wide marketing campaigns, social imagery, environmental graphics, and short animations

  • Created original, recognizable, and cohesive branding for ACE’s annual conferences, podcasts, and sub-branded sites

  • Collaborated with marketing partners to write creative copy highlighting ACE’s mission and story

  • Implemented and improved upon highly-collaborative creative processes to ensure the timeliness and quality of each product

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

American Council on Education
2016-2019

  • Worked independently to create unique artwork and designs for print and digital materials

  • Created interactive and easily digestible visuals to help readers accurately interpret large data sets or complex ideas

  • Worked within the ACE brand guidelines to create cohesive and attractive publications

  • Led the creative team in collaboration with editorial, marketing, and public relations staff to seamlessly release projects and advertise events

  • Served on the 100th Anniversary Committee, creating special projects and council-wide initiatives

PUBLICATION ASSOCIATE

American Council on Education
2014-2016

  • Coordinated, organized, and managed the production of more than 30 publications simultaneously, and 300+ annually

  • Acted as the liaison between ACE and all clientele to ensure all publications are accurate, timely, and perfectly executed

  • Led a weekly meeting involving marketing, web, public relations, design, and editorial to help communication amongst staff and ensure deadlines are on target

  • Collected and presented data to help continuously improve the production team’s functionality

TECHNICAL EDITOR

BAE Systems
2012-2014

  • Worked with the senior editor to edit technical documents pertaining to the operational testing of Marine Corps equipment

  • Edited and produced a 300-page operational manual based on solid understanding of technical content

  • Decreased spending by digitizing training manuals for US Marine Corps and US Navy clients

  • Designed graphics and presented key deliverables to the customer in quarterly collaboration meetings

  • Helped with the organization, data verification, and presentation of contract proposals