PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


 

Data Trust, Washington D.C.

Marketing Director. (December 2019) 

-Mocks up and schedules marketing emails using MailChimp.
-Styles client-facing presentation decks using PowerPoint.
-Lays out proposal documents and and customizes corporate pitches.

-Manages branding across platforms from email signatures to internal platforms.

-Sets up InDesign templates for data merge to export 50+ documents.
-Designs company holiday greeting card and created email signature animation.

National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C.

Art Director. (January 2019-November 2019)


-Redesigned NRCC logo and website for 2020 election cycle.
-Oversaw NRCC brand integrity across platforms.
-Created persuasive online ads for competitive races.

 

National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C.


Lead Graphic Designer. (April 2016-December 2018)
-Delegated design requests and managed Junior Designer.
-Redesigned NRCC logo and website for 2018 election cycle.
-Maintained NRCC brand integrity across digital platforms:
social media, advertising, and email.
-Designed artwork in Adobe Illustrator for t-shirts, ties, socks, lapel pins, stickers, and yard signs.
-Crafted wireframes and prototypes website designs using Adobe XD.
-Designed cross-channel advertising campaigns for static display, motion graphics, and video units.
-Created and scheduled unpaid organic content on NRCC Facebook page with 1.1 Million followers.
-Monitored and optimized organic Facebook content performance.
-Prioritized many projects within tight deadlines.

 

National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C.


Graphic Designer. (February 2015-March 2016)
-Serviced Digital department with print, web, and product design.
-Developed professional logos for outside departments and PAC teams.
-Created brand and visual identity for online store Delaware Crossing Co.
-Designed Delaware Crossing Co website using 960 responsive grid.
-Planned NRCC and Delaware Crossing Co’s two distinct visual strategies for social media.
-Managed and populated database of holiday graphics for Republican campaigns to use.

 

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.


Staff Assistant/Digital Media Coordinator. (June 2014-January 2014)
-Collaborated with communications director on social media visual strategy.

-Created daily shareable graphics for social media using Photoshop.
-Developed member's visual identity used on email, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.
-Documented constituent calls and managed administrative tasks for office.
-Scheduled and led tours of the U.S. Capitol.

 

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.


Staff Assistant. (June 2014-January 2014)
-Created shareable graphics for Facebook in Photoshop.
-Answered constituent calls and handled administrative tasks for office.
-Scheduled and led tours of the U.S. Capitol.

 

Directing Design, Oklahoma City


Web & Graphic Designer. (September 2013 – May 2014)
-Created website mockups in Photoshop following a responsive grid
-Coded websites on the front-end using a PHP skeleton and styling HTML with CSS.
-Designed logos for clients and created iterations of existing logos.
-Created display advertisements for use online and in print
-Performed routine website maintenance in Coda and Concrete5.

 

PROFICIENCIES
-Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, XD
-CSS, HTML, Wordpress, Wix, Squarespace.

 

VOLUNTEERING
 

DC Design Duel by IMGE, Alexandria, VA 

Volunteer Judge. (December 2019)

-Judged fictional political campaign design competition

DC Design Week, Washington, D.C.

Volunteer Coordinator. (October 2019)

-Managed sign ups for 100+ volunteer slots for 30+ events
-Connects volunteers with event leads
-Maintains volunteer records for DCDW

DotGov Design Convention, Washington, D.C.

Accessibility Advisor.
 (April 2019)


-Advised planning committee on the accommodation needs for D/deaf attendees.


-Coordinated and scheduled team of ASL interpreters for all-day event. 
 

DC Design Week, Washington, D.C.

Volunteer Coordinator. (August 2018-October 2018)


-Strategized and implemented a sign up solution to manage volunteers for 35+ events.


-Transferred data from sign ups to shared database for event leads
 

AIGA-DC, Washington, D.C.

Board Member.
 (June 2017 – present)


-Corresponds with members using MailChimp.


-Analyzes membership trends and creates reports using Google Sheets.


-Interviews local design leaders for AIGA-DC blog.

Help Assist Her, remote

Board Member / Designer.
 (December 2016 – November 2018)


-Created identity system for Help Assist Her brand.


-Designed initial user interface.

-Designed information graphics and marketing materials.
 

Smithsonian Institution
, Washington, D.C.

Visitor Information Specialist.


Hirshhorn National Museum of Modern Art


(October 2016 – July 2018)
 

Students for Life, Oklahoma Baptist University

Chapter Co-founder.

(October 2009-May 2013)
 

James Lankford for Congress. Oklahoma City, OK

Campaign Volunteer. 
(June – August 2010)


Whiz Kids
, 
Oklahoma City, OK

Tutor. (February 2014 – May 2014)


Americans United for Life
,
Washington, D.C.

Intern. (June 2012 – August 2012)
 

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design


Oklahoma Baptist University (May 2013)
 

Independent coursework
    •    General Assembly, Washington, D.C.

              -Developing A Social Media Strategy (2016)

              - UX 101 (2016)

    •    IBM, online. Design Thinking, Practitioner Badge (2019)

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