SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite; User Interface Design; Mobile User Experience; App Icon Design; Office Management; Layout & Design; Marketing & Branding; Social Media & Blogging; HTML & CSS; Usability Testing; and User Testing & Research

EXPERIENCE

User Experience (UX) Designer for the South Carolina State Library | May 2015-Present. I oversee the aesthetics, functionality, and accessibility of the State Library's websites. I also design promotional and branded materials for the agency.

Marketing/Graphic Design Intern for SCETV Presents | March 2014-May 2015. Working for the national programming sector, I compiled research and designed marketing materials for clients, including sponsorship packets and websites. I also performed office-based tasks, such as scanning receipts and compiling spreadsheets.

Freelance Media Artist | August 2011-Present; In 2011, I decided to focus on my web design skills. I also design other marketing collateral, such as logos and brochures, and provide consultations.

Infographic Designer for The Office of Public Affairs | May 2011-June 2011; I designed infographics to support Creative Inquiry projects and outcomes. This included working with my supervisor and a student writer to ensure each infographic matched its corresponding copy.

Magazine Intern for The Big Issue Southwest in Bath England | September 2010-December 2010; I sold magazines to the vendors at the counter, and completed outreach work to ensure each vendor maintained a consistent workflow. I also collaborated on projects to design various publications, such as the first Bath newsletter titled The Red Jackets.

Taught two classes on InDesign | Spring 2011 & Spring 2012

VOLUNTEER WORK

VP/Membership Chair and Marketing Coordinator | the Swansea Lions Club; August 2012-June 2014

Study Abroad Peer Adviser/Student Ambassador | The Study Abroad Office, Clemson University; April 2011–May 2012

EDUCATION

University of South Carolina | Columbia, SC; May 2015
Master of Arts in Media Arts from the School of Visual Art and Design

Clemson University | Clemson, SC; May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in English (Writing & Publication Studies) and Minor in Spanish; Cum Laude

Advanced Studies in England, affiliated with Franklin & Marshall College | Bath, England; Autumn 2010

PUBLICATIONS

“Rolling with Confidence.” TKD Times, November 2009 ed. 36-39. Print.
Three pieces of my artwork were published in Semantics, April 2010
“Explore. Dream. Discover.” The Tiger, April 2011. Opinions. Print.
Clemson University English Department brochure, published June 2011

ORGANIZATIONS

Golden Key International, honor society | Fall 2014-Present.

Ultimate Club, 3+ years in Student Media | Spring 2011-Spring 2012

Sigma Alpha Lambda, honor society | Vice President of Community Service, 2010-2011; Vice President of Academic Achievement, 2011-2012.

Sigma Tau Delta, honor society | Spring 2010–Spring 2012

Delta Alpha Pi, honor society | Spring 2009-Spring 2012; President Fall 2009-Spring 2012

National Society of Collegiate Scholars, honor society | Summer 2009-Present.

Taps yearbook | Junior Staff, 2008-2009; Academics Editor, 2009-2010; Assistant Academics Editor, 2010-2011; Layout Editor, 2011-2012; Managing Editor, Spring 2012

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

LeaderShape graduate and certification | Summer 2010

Rising Star Award, Taps Student Media Award | 2008-2009