Resume

EXPERIENCE

Lead Graphic Designer. 
National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C.
(April 2016-present) 
Rebranded NRCC for 2018 election cycle and created graphic standards guide. Maintains NRCC brand across digital platforms including social media, website, advertisements, and email. Streamlines creative workflow by creating templates and utilizing art boards in Photoshop. Guides creative direction of visual projects in compliance with branding. Prioritizes many projects effectively within tight deadlines of a fast-paced environment. Leads learning sessions for colleagues on learning design best practices and following graphic standards. Creates animations and videos for email and advertising using Adobe Premiere.

Graphic Designer. 
National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington D.C.
(February 2015-March 2016) 
Integrated committee branding in digital and print materials while keeping current with design trends. Developed logos for departments and fundraising initiatives in compliance with committee branding. Created online store (Delaware Crossing Co) visual identity, including logo system and color scheme, website design, social media visual strategy, and vector product designs for print. Efficiently designed memorable imagery for Facebook and Twitter. Managed and populated database of calendar holiday graphics for House campaigns to use.

Staff Assistant/Digital Media Coordinator. 
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.
(June 2014-January 2014)
Collaborated with communications director on social media visual strategy and created daily shareable graphics for Facebook. Developed visual identity used on email, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Answered constituent calls and handled administrative tasks for office. Scheduled and led tours of the U.S. Capitol.

Staff Assistant.
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.
(June 2014-January 2014)
Created shareable graphics for Facebook. Answered constituent calls and handled administrative tasks for office. Scheduled and led tours of the U.S. Capitol.

Web & Graphic Designer. 
Directing Design, Oklahoma City
(September 2013 – May 2014)
Assisted owner with web design and maintenance. Created site design mockups in Photoshop using responsive grid and completed initial front-end HTML/CSS development using PHP framework. Completed various graphic design projects including logos, advertisements, and resizing imagery for web and print.

SKILLS

-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere
-CSS, HTML, Wordpress
-American Sign Language

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
Oklahoma Baptist University 
Magna cum laude, May 2013

General Assembly, Washington, D.C. (2016)
Courses : Developing A Social Media Strategy, UX 101
Francistuttle Technology Center, Oklahoma City, OK (2013)
Courses : Web Design II, Wordpress Blogs

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Board Member. AIGA DC 
Washington, D.C. (June 2017 – present)
Membership Coordinator

Visitor Information Specialist. Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C. (October 2016 – present)

Artist. Momentum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK (March 2014)

Tutor. Whiz Kids
Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK (February 2014 – May 2014)

ACTIVITIES + HONORS

Outstanding Senior Art Student Award, Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society, Who’s Who