University of Delaware
BFA in Visual Communications, Cum Laude
Concentration in Graphic Design, Minor in American Material Culture Studies
Finalsite · Design Manager
I lead Finalsite’s international team of 12 designers, working closely with each to achieve individual and organizational goals. As Finalsite does not have a creative director, I also handle responsibilities common to that role.
Initiated small group critique sessions to elevate our creative output and offer opportunities for collaboration, previously absent within the team
Provide high-level creative feedback and direction
Manage and control sensitive client situations
Maintain team documents and assets including master style guide
Finalsite · Senior Web Designer and Design Team Lead
At Finalsite, I've designed 60+ websites for schools around the world—from universities to public school districts; creating a mixture of unique, specific pages and comprehensive visual systems for each client.
Additionally, I led in-person client presentations, conducted webinars, wrote blog posts, reviewed designers’ sites, and trained new designers. I also worked closely with the front-end development team, the product team, and my manager on both creative and company initiatives.
30+ industry awards, inc. 6 Davey Awards and 1 W3 award
Trained 8 new team members when Finalsite UK was acquired
5-8 client onsite design and consultation trips per year
Collaborated on new time-saving Sketch style guide
Current Space · Associate Director
Current Space is an interdisciplinary, experimental, volunteer artist-run gallery, studio, and performance space in Baltimore. As the Associate Director, my role includes conceptual direction, programming, fundraising, communications, marketing, and design.
Co-wrote winning RFP to purchase our building from city
Co-wrote winning Project CORE grant
Initiated and maintain Instagram account, broadening reach
Designed new Current Space website
Co-organize 25+ exhibitions and events per year
Run bar program to compliment outdoor programming
Manage interns and volunteers
Freelance & Volunteer Designer
I've taken on freelance and pro bono design work for clients and friends with interesting projects that matter to me, including a year-long volunteer interactive design position with the Monument Quilt Project.
Andrew Shenker, artist
Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition
The Kitschen Store
The Monument Quilt Project
US Green Build Maryland
2009—present, Baltimore and Japan
Drexler · Graphic Designer
I designed websites, landing pages, menus, packaging, apparel, advertisements, logos, posters, and more for
a wide range of clients.
Clients I worked in-depth with include:
Heavy Seas Alehouse
Pratt Street Ale House
Oliver Munday Design · Intern
Collaborated with studio director on idea generation and project execution for clients including Boston Magazine and The New York Times.
2009, Washington D.C.
Skills & Interests
Understanding of HTML/CSS
Email Design, Development, and Template Integration
Verbal & Written Communication including Copywriting, Editing, and RFP Response Writing
Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Letterpress, Screenprinting, Bookbinding, Photography
Organization, Time Management, Self Management
Not Being a Jerk
Painting, Drawing, Ceramics
Traveling, Dreaming About Traveling, Studying Languages