My Resume
education
 

Spring 2003          Kansas State University          Manhattan, KS
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design

experience
 

2011-Present        Kansas State University          Manhattan, KS
User Interface Designer

  • Advocate Usability
  • User Interface Design
  • User Experience
  • Usability Testing
  • Web Development

2010-2011        University of Kansas          Lawrence, KS
Web Designer

  • Website Conceptualization and Design
  • Web Development
  • Update departmental websites
  • Design and Build html e-mail template

2007-2010        Imagemakers          Wamego, KS
Designer / Web Developer

  • Designed: Book Covers, T-Shirts, Websites, Content                  Management Systems, Gift Cards, Business Cards,
                     E-mails, Wine Bottle Labels, Vehicle Graphics,                  Billboards, ASI Products, Logos, etc.
  • Web Development
  • Used HTML/CSS to create websites
  • Designed and Coordinated with programmers to create custom websites
  • ASI Distributor - Designed, prepared art, placed orders
  • Reported to company owner

2005-2007          GTM Sportswear          Manhattan, KS
Screen Print Art Supervisor

  • Art Director
  • Designed: Apparel, ASI Products, etc.
  • Developed art to be Screen Printed
  • Liaison between Sales and Screen Printing Departments
  • Consulted with clients to fulfill their art needs
  • Managed Designers, Interns, Office Staff
  • Raised Art Awareness to other departments
  • Developed ways to make Screen Print Art more efficient
  • Kept the department current on design trends
  • Designed and prepared art for ASI products
  • Reported to Screen Print Manager

1999-2005          BCR Awards, Inc.          Manhattan, KS
Graphic Designer

  • Designed: Ads, Brochures, Catalogs, Icons, Tradeshow                  Materials, Proposals, Websites, Custom Awards, etc.
  • Consulted with clients to fulfill their art needs
  • Updated and Maintained Company Website as needed
  • Photographed or Scanned objects/images for use in layout
  • Consulted on Design of new award styles
  • Prototyped new awards
  • Converted imagery to be engraved on computerized engraver
  • Engraved custom awards
  • Reported to the President and Founder

2004-2005          Almost Live          Manhattan, KS
Computerized Disc Jockey

  • Transported, Setup, and Operated Audio Equipment
  • Strong Customer Relations

1996-1999          McDonald’s          Wamego, KS
Crew Chief

  • Managed Crew
  • Closed the Store
  • Member of Safety Committee
certifications
 

UX Certification - Nielsen Norman Group
December 11, 2015

User Experience Certification Badge

computer
 

Adobe® Creative Cloud

Axure® RP Pro

Camtasia®

Corel® Draw

QuarkXpress®

Microsoft® Office

Xenetech® Graphics Workstation

Use Windows® and Apple® Operating Systems regularly

other
 

Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America

Social Secretary - AIGA Kansas State University Chapter

Mastering Adobe® Photoshop

  • May 2001 (Kansas City, KS)

Advanced Photoshop

  • May 2001 (Kansas City, KS)

Supervisory Skills for the 21st Century Workplace

  • June 20, 2006 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Manhattan Area Technical College

Agile Business Analysis Education

  • June 2012 (Manhattan, KS)
  • Presented by VersionOne

An Event Apart

  • October 2014 (Orlando, FL)

Nielsen Norman Group: Usability Week

  • October 2011 (Austin, TX)
  • December 2015 (Las Vegas, NV)

Other various conferences

  • Sponsored By: Apple®, Quark®, and Adobe®
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Wichita, KS
references
 

References available upon request.