Illustrator with an educational background in photography and graphic design. Current main focus is in a digital creative and illustration space. Always looking for ways to grow skills and talents.
MuggleNet Graphics Librarian and Designer; June 2020 to Present
As Graphics Librarian, responsibilities include coordinating with the Social Media Coordinator to keep up to date on campaigns for the site. Gather files from graphic designers and make sure they are packaged with fonts if they are not MuggleNet branding fonts, and upload and organize all files and campaigns into MuggleNet Storage drive as needed. Working on interactive graphics and how-to-draw’s, used primarily on social media. Helping create graphics used on the Mugglenet social media and the website with the rest of the graphics team of designers. More project examples can be provided upon request (see work HERE / more examples available upon request)
Children’s book, website, & commissioned illustrations. Participation in the Inktober challenge since 2019. Enjoy illustrating with multiple styles of art. Primarily create art and illustration digitally on my iPad. (see illustrations HERE)(see inktober here)
Graphic Designer; 2012–Present
Have worked on logos, menu design, graphics, flyers, etc. Also worked on book layouts for multiple self-published authors. Due to illustration background, much of graphic design work has contained original illustrations for clients. (Graphic Design Projects)
Photographer and Photo editor; 2007-2019
Photographed and edited, for personal and professional projects. Most of my photography jobs were weddings and fine art photography.
- AAS Graphic Arts Design – Graphic Design, May 2018
- Graphic Arts Design Certificate, May 2018
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
- Bachelor of Arts in History & Photography, May 2007
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD); Affinity Photo for iPad; Affinity Designer for iPad; Apple (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Mac OS, iOS); Microsoft (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); WordPress
Fine art photography, and photo retouching. Ad layout and design. Digital Illustration. Logo and Identity Design. Menu design & graphics for restaurants. WordPress Web Design.