experience

Graphic Designer

Provide graphic design, illustration, and production for logos, diagrams, brochures, posters, and other publications. Create and maintain web sites. Prepare electronic files for vendors, obtain quotes, and check proofs. Work with clients to focus their needs; create visual representations of complex ideas.
Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison | September 2008-present

Graphic Designer

Provide graphic design, illustration, and production for books, catalogs, and promotional material. Design and maintain website.
Jones Books | April 2003-August 2012

Graphic Designer

Provide graphic design, illustration, and production for promotional pieces including logos, brochures, posters, direct mail, newsletters, advertisements and signs for the Wisconsin Union and University of Wisconsin-Madison departments. Develop and implement Wisconsin Union graphic standards to maintain and enhance the Wisconsin Union brand. Purchase stock photography. Create and commission original photography. Prepare electronic files for vendors, check proofs and attend press checks. Design, organize and manage content for the Wisconsin Union web site. Hire and supervise student graphics staff. Maintain department’s Macintosh computers, manage digital archive, and purchase and install software.
Wisconsin Union, University of Wisconsin-Madison | April 1998-September 2008

Assistant Art Director

Knupp & Watson Advertising, Inc. | August 1996-April 1998

Graphic Designer

Famous Footwear | October 1995-August 1996

 

education

Bachelor of Fine Arts

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
May 1995 Summa Cum Laude