EXPERIENCE

Communications Coordinator | World Relief Spokane

SPOKANE, WA | 2019 - PRESENT

 

The Communications Coordinator supports client services programs and office operations through advocacy, fundraising and storytelling. This role is the key connector to World Relief’s online audience and local media outlets, as well as multimedia vendors.

Contract Graphic Designer | Rogueheart Media

SPOKANE, WA | 2020 - PRESENT

While working with Rogue Heart Media, I have essentially functioned as an in-house designer, assisting with internal design needs and servicing the design needs of clients.

Production Designer | Averson Design

SPOKANE, WA | 2020 - 2021

As a production designer at Averson Creative, I executed production plans for file delivery, such as logo exports and organization and PDF fillable forms.

Video Producer + Camp Photographer | Camp Spalding

NEWPORT, WA | 2019

 

My responsibilities included:

• video production + editing

• sports, portrait and indoor event photography

• photo editing

• digital file organization + management

Art Director | Whitworth University — Beyond the Pines

SPOKANE, WA | 2017 - 2019

 

Beyond the Pines is a Public Relations agency founded and run by Whitworth University students. This group of brilliant writers, inventive problem- solvers and design geeks exist to serve the campus community and beyond. As Art Director, I managed the team of students that handle design requests, our projects, and our clients.

Graphic Design Intern | Yuit Communications

ANCHORAGE, AK | 2018

 

As an Intern at Yuit, I assisted designers on projects for clients such as the Alaska State Troopers, Saltchuck Family of Companies and various Alaska Native Corporations. I also worked on projects for Alaska-famous local chains like Kaladi Brothers Coffee and La Bodega.

 

 

Chapel Artist in Residence | Whitworth University — Office of Church Engagement

SPOKANE, WA | 2017 - 2019

 

This year-long residency provides time for one artist to facilitate community art projects and explore the what it means to include the visual arts in worship. Additionally, the chapel artist creates works related to the semester teaching series for display in the chapel.

 

Graphic Design Fellow | International Service Learning

SPOKANE, WA | 2018

This fellowship teaches organizational social media marketing and design. I was invited to contribute ideas and designs for campaigns and execute social media strategy under the mentorship of ISL’s Graphic Design Coordinator.

Videography Intern | Young Life -- Pico Escondido

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | 2017

 

The Video Intern documents daily activities and produces video content on daily and weekly schedules. The internship teaches wide range of cross-cultural and bilingual communication skills and offers an immersive Spanish experience. This media-intensive internship provided hands-on experience for a wide range of production skills.

Marketing Operations Coordinator | Whitworth University — Outdoor Recreation Program

SPOKANE, WA | 2016 - 2017

 

As Marketing Operations Coordinator at Whitworth Outdoors, I managed print and digital advertising in addition to the program’s social media accounts. I also worked on special marketing campaigns for events like Ubergrippen, the annual climbing festival, and executed marketing strategy for the program.

 

Account Manager | Whitworth University — Beyond The Pines

SPOKANE, WA | 2015 - 2019

Beyond the Pines is a Public Relations agency founded and run by Whitworth University students. As Account Manager, I led several semester-long public relations projects for clients within the campus community and the local Spokane community.

 

Web Editor | Whitworth University — EXPLORE! Interactive

SPOKANE, WA | 2016

 

EXPLORE! Interactive is an online, interactive, student-run publication. As the Web Editor, my responsibilities included: 

• Site layout + design on Wordpress

• Text formatting

• UX design

• Site analytics

• Embedding + creating interactive content

• Social Media Integration

Graphic Illustrator | Whitworth University — The Whitworthian

SPOKANE, WA | 2015

Just like staff writers, graphic illustrators work on weekly deadlines to create accompanying visuals for feature, op-ed and/or news stories for Whitworth University’s student newspaper, The Whitworthian.

EDUCATION

 

Whitworth University

SPOKANE, WA | 2015 - 2019

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communications, magna cum laude

B.A. Graphic Design, magna cum laude

AWARDS

 

Spokane AAF Addy Awards

2021

 

The Water Wise Spokane rebrand campaign won an Addy award (TBA)

Best of Bonfire — 3rd

2020

 

We're in This Together, Six Feet Apart won Third Place in the COVID-19 Relief Support design category

Spokane MARCOM

Spark Award

2019

Spark Awards recognize excellence in  strategic marketing communications that incorporate sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. They must meet the highest standards of performance in the profession and are critiqued and judged by professional communications practitioners in various markets throughout the country.

Whitworth University

Purchase Award

2019

 

House with Indoor Furniture is part of the permanent art collection at Whitworth University in Spokane, W.A.


Art Talent Award + 

Departmental Scholarship

2016, 2017, 2018

 

Each spring, Whitworth University presents art talent scholarship awards to students who demonstrate interest and potential to excel as art majors at Whitworth. Awarded by a panel of Art Department Faculty. 

 

Media Talent Award + 

Departmental Scholarship

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Whitworth University offers media talent awards to returning students who have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate the potential to excel as student communicators during their time at Whitworth. The Media Talent Award is given by a panel of Communication Department Faculty. 

 

 

Whitworth Writing Award

2017

Sponsored by the English department, this scholarship is awarded to research papers written for Communication Studies courses. My feature article “My Little Brony” won the 2017 award. 

 

Presidential Scholarship

2015-2019 

This merit-based scholarship covers more than thirty percent of tuition costs every year. It is awarded to students who exhibit superior academic performance prior to admission and during their time as students.

SHOWS

 

Senior Exhibition

SPRING 2019

Part of the Whitworth University art major program requires a show during the spring of your fourth year. My show featured a selection of cut paper relief works exploring the identity of Spokane from the perspective of a local. You can view the pieces here.

 

Junior Exhibition

SPRING 2018

Part of the Whitworth University art major program requires a show during the spring of your third year in the program. My show featured a selection of design work that emphasized fine-arts practice in design.

 

Open Gallery

NOV. 10 - DEC. 1, 2016

The Whitworth Open Gallery is available to students upon request. I exhibited a small body of work (8 pieces total) consisting of cut paper relief and monotype prints.

Alice Morley House Gallery

JUNE 4, 2016

An active member in the Winston-Salem art community, visual art instructor Alice Morley exhibits the work of friends and former students to the general public every summer. Exhibiting artists have an opportunity to network, as well as exhibit and sell their work.

 

SKILLS

 

PROGRAMS

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Lightroom

PRODUCTION

Photography

Videography

Audio/Podcast

Copywriting

LANGUAGES

English

Spanish

basic HTML 

Wordpress

Wix

Hootsuite

Constant Contact

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