WHAT I'M UP TO

& WHERE I'VE BEEN

Education

University of Missouri

 

Bachelor of Journalism

Magazine Design

Bachelor of Visual Studies

Graphic Design

Graduation Date: May 2021

Experience

Creative Director

Vox Magazine

Columbia, MO

January 2021-Present

Lead creative role at Columbia’s city magazine, published monthly with annual special issues.

  • Act as teaching assistant for a magazine design capstone course

  • Oversee art directors and design staff

  • Plan and execute each issue

  • Illustrate and design visuals

  • Final review for all design before sending
    to print

Creative Director

Root Magazine

Columbia, MO

Spring 2020

  • Led a team of designers to create a full
    issue of a travel magazine prototype

  • Designed the logo, style guide,
    department template, cover, feature
    and table of contents

  • Was the last to proof before sending to print

  • Presented the work to Meredith Corporation editors and designers upon completion

Page Designer & Reporter

Columbia Missourian

Columbia, MO

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 

  • Designed news and sports fronts and
    inside pages on nightly deadlines for the
    daily newspaper

  • Collaborated with photo directors, editors and writers on how to best visually represent the story in an organized and interesting manner

Art Director

Vox Magazine

Columbia, MO

August 2019 – January 2020

 

  • Designed cover (layout and illustration), front
    and back of book pages and one feature story per issue using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Collaborated with photographers and editors 
    to plan and create visuals for print and
    online stories

  • Updated the style guide and communicated
    with the printer for deadline-related topics. 

Reporting & Design Intern

Travel Weekly Magazine

London, England

Summer 2019

 

  • Wrote stories relating to travel industry news, technology and business for the magazine’s digital platform 

  • Worked alongside Travel Weekly’s art director and assisted in the redesign process for department pages and logos

  • Attended company events, including
    conferences and award shows

Graphic Designer

Mizzou Student Affairs

Columbia, MO

2017-2019

  • Designed posters, logos, banners, programs, etc. for clients including MizzouRec, Mizzou Store, the S&T Store, UMKC Bookstore
    and more

  • Communicated with clients to fill their marketing and design needs and promoted events on social media

Graphic Designer

Goetzke Design

Hudson, WI / Remote

2016 – February 2020 

  • Designed packaging, logos, banners, websites, etc. for various clients
    using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Wrote advertisements

  • Attended client meetings

  • Assembled packaging demonstrations

  • Photographed products needed for a
    package or website

Freelance Work

Branding & website design

Kate & Lorriane

Hudson, WI & Remote

Winter 2019 – Present 

  • Designed logo for interior design / furniture refurbishment company and blog

  • Created illustrations for monthly blog theme

  • Designed website in Wix platform

  • Created collages and related visuals for website home and about pages

Website Redesign & more

MRY Connections

Remote

Spring 2020 – Present 

  • Redesigned website in GoDaddy platform for architectural solutions company

  • Weekly meetings to present design updates

  • Create email campaigns in Constant Contact

Branding

School Policing Data Project

Remote

February 2021 

  • Designed horizontal, vertical and stamp
    logos relating to the infographics the
    project presented

  • Created color palette and edited type

Branding & website design

L + M Elements

Remote

Fall 2018 – Spring 2020 

  • Designed logo and business cards

  • Designed website in Wix platform for architectural solutions company

  • Create email campaigns in Constant Contact

Organizations & Accomplishments 

President

Mizzou Magazine Club

Columbia, MO

May 2019 – May 2020 

  • Plan and lead two meetings each month

  • Organize resume and design workshops, panel discussions and mentorship programs for members

  • Oversee all social media postings and newsletter

  • Recruit new members at involvement fairs

  • Plan annual club trips to New York City and St. Louis to tour magazine offices and connect with MIzzou alums

Social Media Coordinator

 

Mizzou Magazine Club

Columbia, MO

May 2018 – May 2019

  • Redesign logos and trip guides

  • Post on the club Instagram and facebook
    for meetings and announcements 

National Honors
Society Member

Phi Sigma Theta

Columbia, MO

2017 - Present

Dean's List Recipient

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

2016 - 2021