Work History

Graphic Designer/Web Developer
Self-employed/Contract Work (May 2012 - Present) - Right now I am producing written and visual communication for Ross Stores, Inc, (via Adecco), and just finished a logo for the guild Chorba Intelligence Academy. Recently I have also contracted to Minted (via Adecco) for pre-press, consulted on a guidebook redesign for Ross Stores, Inc. (via Adecco), and created logos and web designs for Samsa. My other work ranges from online sales pages and site design to print advertising to logos and fine art.
User Interface Designer/System Developer
Myers Internet/MGIC (October 2007 - May 2012) - My work at the nation's largest private mortgage insurer included interface and visual design on primarily AgentCenter and OriginatorNetwork, with additional work on, Defender, MortgageApp, eMagic and internal administration sites. Headed up user-defined templating project. Created and presented seminars including "User Interface Design for Business Stakeholders" and "What is HTML?" Was tapped as the interface designer or consultant for several out-of-department projects including a metrics dashboard, an online mortgage application, an electronic documents delivery/order system, and a lender-facing peer reporting application.
Web Development Specialist
OnYourMark, LLC (November 2004 - October 2007) - Responsible for creation of client websites, including graphic design, programming, customer service/sales and technical support, desktop publishing, search engine optimization and registration, all general webmastering, and documentation.
Web Designer
Self-employed (October 2003 - November 2004) - Took the year to transition into web development from print design via freelance projects.
Production Coordinator
The Milwaukee Employment Guide/Trader Publishing (May 2002 - October 2003) - Layout of pages and ads for The Milwaukee Employment Guide, Today's Careers, Today's Nurse, and all internal and client-facing collateral. Supervised one graphic designer and dealt with print vendors. Responsible for making our office ratio of paid print to filler top in the company; at no point during my time as coordinator did we exceed one flat of filler in The Milwaukee Employment Guide
Design Specialist
The Plymouth Review (January 1999 - April 2002) - Created display ads, illustrations and special section layouts for the paper, logos and layout for print customers. Assisted in troubleshooting pagination process and outputting paginated pages to film. Handled email duties for the Advertising department. Dealt with format incompatibilities, computer maintenance and troubleshooting. Trained new people in our design process and often answered computer problems in other departments.


Double BA in Studio Art (Digital Specialization) and Classical Philology, Beloit College, 1997

Other Experience

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