EXPERIENCED
DESIGN PROJECT CENTER

Graphic Design Intern

August 2015 – May 2016

Worked with the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation to design the annual MindShare fundraiser event. Began by researching the client landscape and developed three concepts which we presented. Managed a $4,500 budget, participated in press checks and developed the branding for all experiential touchpoints: environmentals, invitation package, webpage, table numbers, name tags, and digital invites.

FSU Office of Housing & Residence Life

Graphic Designer

January 2015 – May 2016

Worked part-time during certain semesters and full-time during the summer and designed various marketing and promotional materials. Touchpoints included a promotional movie poster, RA t-shirts, price sheets, outdoor signage, and window signs.

Rip the Void

Freelance Designer & illustrator

June 2012 – Present

Illustrated and designed album covers and full album-layouts, logos, symbols and t-shirts for various independent metal bands and artists. Rip the Void

EDUCATED
Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

August 2012 – May 2016

Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design

Dean's List

Cum Laude Graduate

Macomb Community College

Warren, MI

August 2011 – May 2012

General Education

Dean's List

3.5 GPA

Involved
The National Society of Collegeiate Scholars

June 2013 – Present

AIGA West Michigan

June 2013 – Present

AIGA FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT GROUP

June 2013 – Present

FSU Club Tennis

August 2015 – May 2016

Volunteer Events

Habitat for Humanity

Rake N' Run

Hemlock Book Sale

Adopt-a-Highway

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

Recycling Center

Big Event

Pantry Food Distribution

Interested
Conferences
  • Alisa Wolfson
  • Annie Atkins
  • Art Chantry
  • Asher Jay
  • Bob Faust
  • Brad Vetter
  • Chris Dixon
  • Coralie Bickford-Smith
  • Diana Uppman
  • Frank Chimero
  • Jean Francois Porchez
  • Keira Alexandra
  • Liz Sanders
  • Marlene Capotosto
  • Matteo Bologna
  • Michael Lejeune
  • Sebastian Padilla
  • Trish Witkowski
Visits
  • 500px, CAN
  • Also+, MI
  • Cards of Wood, MI
  • Carnevale, MI
  • Conduit Studios, MI
  • Critical Mass, CAN
  • French Paper, MI
  • Freshly Squeezed Prints, MI
  • Foremost Graphics Group, MI
  • Graphic Specialties, MI
  • John St, CAN
  • Jam 3, CAN
  • Kendall Flex Lab, MI
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, IL
  • Pageworks, MI
  • One Method, CAN
  • VSA Partners, CAN
SKILLED
  • Typography
  • Layout
  • Experience Design
  • Photography
  • Client Communication
  • Research
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • UX/UI
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Wireframing
  • Sitemapping
  • HTML5, CSS3
  • Project Management
  • Basecamp
  • User Personas
  • Design Elements & Principles
  • Typographic Hierarchy
  • Illustration
  • Digital Painting
  • Photo Manipulation
  • Social Media Strategy
  • JQuery
  • Public Speaking
  • PHP
  • Electric Guitar
  • Tennis