Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office
Social Media Strategy
Visionary Thinker
Good sense of humor
Plays well with others
Hard worker
Results driven
Western Kentucky University
BA, Advertising (Creative Track), 2000
Design Thinking, 2018
CalArts UX/UI Specialization (in-progress)
Google UX Design Professional Certificate (in-progress)

UPCEA, Silver Award
Crisis Management Marketing, 2021
UPCEA, Gold Award
Military Brochure, Brochure - 2019
Winter Session, Mixed Media - 2018

Winter Session, Environmental Signage - 2018

UPCEA, Division Award
Winter Session, Mixed Media - 2018
Kentucky Press Association, First Place
GoodGiving Guide, Creative Use of the
Newspaper/Promotion - 2013
AAF Lexington, Bronze Addy
Corporate Brochure - 2007
Digital Designer Team Lead
Lexmark • Remote (Lexington, KY)
07.2022 - Present
As part of the global marketing team I develop web experiences
utilizing UX best practices and brand standards. As team lead I am tasked with documentation of processes and making sure end users have a seamless experience.
Graphic Designer IV
University of Louisville, Delphi Center | Louisville, KY
04.2016 - 07.2022
In this role I manage all strategic design and marketing efforts working with unit stakeholders withing the areas of Online Learning, Event & Conference Services, Faculty Development and Teaching Innovation. Projects included digital ad campaigns, website graphics, e-brochures, video production, event design, animation and asset management.
Creative Services Officer
Republic Bank | Louisville, KY
05.2012 - 09.2015
I took ideas from concept to execution. Working with
the internal team as well as outside vendors I carried out
bank-wide initiatives which included collateral, commercial
art direction, outdoor, web, print and promotions.
Creative Services Director
Forcht Group of Kentucky | Lexington, KY.
08.2007 - 04.2011
I was responsible for the re-branding of all companies under the Forcht name (banking and financial, nursing homes, radio stations and insurance). Brainstorming with the team we generated strategic marketing to generate awareness and business. In this role relied on my experience and attention to detail.
Senior Designer
Clear Channel Airports | Chicago, IL.
06.2004 - 08.2007
Managed job production while overseeing a staff, working
with outside vendors and maintaining a strict deadline
schedule. As a lead role I worked closely with upper
management as well as account executives and our research department to produce relevant materials.
Art Director
Imagination Publishing | Chicago, IL.
10.2001 - 05.2004
Served as the art director for 2 bi-monthly publications. I was in charge of the overall visual planning, layout, photoshoot direction while maintaining client relationships.
Assistant Art Director
Louisville Magazine | Louisville, KY.
06.2000 - 09.2001
Designed and managed all advertising within the monthly
book and created supplements to the magazine, media
kits, special sections, invitations and assisted in layout of
Actors Theatre of Louisville programs.
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