Dropbox | June 2019–Present
Visual Design Lead, Brand Studio + Design Systems
Pushing our visual styles forward in our components and product overall, integrating brand expression into Dropbox product(s). Bridging product and brand design through generative, thoughtful, scalable design process. Championing accessibility and designing for our spectrum of global users.
Dropbox | January 2017–June 2019
Senior Interactive Designer, Brand Studio
Designed simple, gorgeous experiences for Dropbox.com logged-out visitors; expressing product benefits and features. Concept, design and art direction for our brand (web) design system. Supported Dropbox brand and campaign storytelling through image making, physical space design and web design. Championed accessibility and designing for our spectrum of global users.
Freelance | October 2010–Present
Graphic Design, Digital Strategy, Video Production
Provide brand and digital strategy, print and web design, and video pre and post production for a variety of clients. Projects include: identity systems, invitation design, book design, full brand collateral, and website design.
Airbnb | June 2015–October 2016
Digital Designer, Art Department
Creating and communicating Airbnb’s global brand in the digital realm. Taking projects from creative brief to creative execution, ensuring consistency and quality of design systems across all touch points. Campaigns include: Sundance, Brooklyn Half, New York Marathon, Design Miami, Functional and Core Brand. Tasks include: art direction, visual, email, web, environmental, and motion design.
Indianapolis Museum of Art | December 2011–May 2015
Senior Digital Graphic Designer, IMA Lab
Designed web, mobile, and digital experiences for the Indianapolis Museum of Art and external museum clients around the world. Took projects from strategy and concept, information architecture and wireframes, to high-fidelity prototypes and user tested interfaces. Tasks range from visual design, interaction design, business development, conference presentations, content writing, front-end development, to project management. Projects include: branding, websites, digital publishing, mobile audio tours, iPad apps, mobile apps, web apps and web graphics. Clients include: Smithsonian Institutions and The Art Institute of Chicago.
CEDIA | October 2010–December 2011
Integrated Marketing Assistant
Designed all print and web advertisements for 35+ industry publications, websites, and newsletters in the US, Canada, Latin America, and the UK. Responsible for all social media, email marketing, and video production projects. Provided creative direction on production of collateral produced by outside vendors.
General Assembly San Francisco | January—April 2016
Front-end Web Development
Indiana University | 2006—2010
Bachelor of Arts, Telecommunications
Design and Production, Marketing and Advertising
City University London | Summer 2009
Study Abroad, Internship at Johan Koelb Art & Design
Museum Computer Network Conference 2014
IMA Collection page redesign
Museum Computer Network Conference 2013
IMA Case Study Hour
Indianapolis Museum of Art Research Forum 2013
Inside Gallery One: Museums and the Web at the Cleveland Museum of Art
Museums and the Web 2013
Mo’ Pixels Mo’ Problems: Moving Toward a Resolution Independent Web
MultiVisions Communications Conference 2012
Panelist, Rookies Panel
Executive Director, Host
CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series in 150+ cities around the world. Our free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast. Acting as a chapter host requires building and leading a team of volunteers, selecting a monthly speaker, securing a host venue each month, establishing financial and in-kind partnerships, as well as organizing ongoing content, design and community engagement efforts.
Plan 2020 is a pioneering planning process that is defining Indianapolis' next 100 years.
The 1828 Project is a civic leadership incubator for young people with tangible projects that will have a significant civic and cultural impact on the city (Indianapolis).