I’m an Interactive Marketer with over 10 years experience in bringing the web to life.
If you love User Experience & Design Management too, it’s nice to meet you.
The Places That Made Me Who I Am.
Advanstar Communications Inc.
Interactive & Group Marketing Manager /
Licensing International Expo
2006 – 2010
Established guidelines and production schedules for e-media marketing and promotions, while serving as an expert voice in user interface decisions. Responsible for online and promotional materials for over 60 publications and trade shows, with a more direct role in managing Licensing International Expo 2009.
American Greetings Interactive
User Interface Developer
2004 – 2006
Worked to build interface designs and online merchandising strategies for e-cards and online creative applications (such as Create & Print, Photo e-cards, and calendar e-vite services). I was encouraged to lead the team in CSS development and worked to implement web standards across existing properties while building a framework to ensure future adherence.
Led in-house team of front-end developers and designers in producing print and e-media collateral for Voice-over IP company. Managed budgets and decided campaign directions for primary brand and white label vendors.
The People Who Taught Me.
Lakewood High School
1992 – 1996
Graduated from Lakewood school systems with honors and a 3.8 average GPA. Member of the National Honor’s Society, Science Olympiad Team, Ski Club, Jazz Band, and Diving Team.
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
1996 – 2002
Graduated with a B.A. with design emphasis from the Given’s School of Architecture. While attending college for large scale design and managing client relations I worked as part of school publications and presentations to develop web sites which quickly became a passion and focus for elective course work. Studies in online behavior, history of technology, and computer sciences rounded out my more creative architectural course work.