Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Minor in Studio Art
Cedarville University | Cedarville, Ohio

Adobe Acrobat Pro
Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Dreamweaver
Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition
Basic HTML
Basic CSS
Basic SEO
Copy Writing, Editing, and Proofing
Digital Photography & Videography
Extensis Portfolio
Google Website Creation and Maintenance
Magento CMS
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Word
Photo Mechanic
Suitcase Fusion
WordPress CMS

National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) | York County School Division | 2016 Category: Internet/Intranet | Award of Merit for the York County School Division Human Resources Microsite Category: Marketing Publication | Award of Merit for the York County School Division Human Resources Recruitment Collateral

American InHouse Design Award | York County School Division | 2016 Design Award for the York County School Division Human Resources Recruitment Collateral

Apple Achievement Award | York County School Division | 2016 Personal Award for Going Above and Beyond the Given Job Description

Design-a-thon First Place Winners | Dominion Enterprises | 2014 Team Design Award for Wire Framing and Designing a New DE Product Website in 3 Days (product and website now inactive)

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER // OWNER | Brown Photography | 8/10–Present

  • Photograph businesses, families, and weddings.
  • Organize all client files and photographs in a cohesive workflow.
  • Edit and correct all photos.
  • Coordinate a schedule of events for wedding photography.
  • Keep online presence updated through websites and social media.

BRAND MANAGER | Daor Design | 10/18-12/18

  • Worked to keep branding visuals, messaging, and marketing consistent for each client.
  • Developed brand and marketing strategies for clients.
  • Implemented SEO and digital marketing strategies.
  • Provided design direction, as needed.

MULTIMEDIA DESIGN SPECIALIST | Thermotron Industries | 3/17-10/18

  • Created content for email campaigns, including brochures, infographics, videos, and write-ups.
  • Segmented the marketing nurture database and create targeted email campaigns.
  • Wrote news articles and press releases.
  • Organized all trade show promotional products and advertising materials.
  • Helped with trade show logistics.
  • Photographed stock and product imagery for use in ad and email campaigns.
  • Organized and maintain all photos, both current and historical.
  • Solidified Thermotron's visual brand.
  • Developed a tagline and compelling messaging, relating Thermotron's story to its customers.
  • Maintained the company website.

MULTIMEDIA DESIGN SPECIALIST | York County School Division | 6/14–05/16

  • Managed the YCSD brand to maintain consistency and integrity across the board.
  • Designed and styled handbooks and manuals.
  • Created collateral, including logos, for schools within the Division.
  • Photographed schools and events for the media and internal use.
  • Organized digital files and photos for the Community and Public Relations Department.
  • Created Microsoft templates for Division employees.
  • Conceptualized and generated monthly Staff Spotlight videos.
  • Proofed and edited copy.

MARKETING GRAPHIC DESIGNER | The Employment Guide | 12/12–03/14

  • Created digital banner advertisements for EG’s advertisers.
  • Organized, created and maintained an intranet website utilizing Google Sites.
  • Collaborated with the marketing team in effectively marketing EG to potential advertisers.
  • Designed sales collateral for sales reps.
  • Conceptualized and executed original photography for marketing campaigns.
  • Assisted the development team in redesigning portions of EG’s various websites.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & PHOTOGRAPHER | Mariner Media, Inc. | 9/10–9/11

  • Obtained pertinent information directly from clients to help produce marketing strategies.
  • Designed brochures, promotional posters, and other ads that fit within marketing plans.
  • Brainstormed design and copy concepts with other designers.
  • Reorganized and streamlined workflow and archival system within the server.
  • Photographed products for websites and print materials.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER | Cedarville University | 7/07–9/10

  • Designed print materials and logos from concept to completion.
  • Streamlined all photographs from the campus photographer to various clients, including the other designers.
  • Collaborated with a team other designers within Creative Services.
  • Promoted to “graphic designer” status within two years.

Web Design Intern | Escape Creative | 2012
Learned the basics of front-end web design and how it applied to the web design standards of CSS, PHP, and HTML.

Volunteer Photographer | Rockbridge Dog Rescue | 2011
The goal of photographing Rockbridge Dog Rescue dogs was to help pups find their forever homes with loving families.

VMI Photographer | Virginia Military Institute | 2011–2012
Photographed various events for the Institute, which included anything from alumni reunions to cadet training sessions.