To achieve continual growth in creative abilities through the consistent production of visually engaging work

Barkleigh Productions, Inc. — Mechanicsburg, PA
Graphic Designer (2009–present)
• Created all layout design in Pet Boarding & Daycare magazine
• Communicated with clients to create advertisements for print and online publications
• Created layout design for quarterly newsletters
• Designed event promotional materials (i.e. postcards, program guide books, etc.)
• Collaborated regularly with other creative staff to create marketing campaign strategies.

Managing Editor, Pet Boarding & Daycare magazine (2011–present)
• Communicated with contributing writers and columnists
• Maintained the catalog of writing submissions
• Curated articles for publication in each issue of the bi-monthly magazine
• Created and organized a national industry educational conference (Pet Boarding & Daycare Expo 2012 and 2013)

Copy Editor (2011–present)
• Reviewed and edited writing submissions for all of Barkleigh’s print publications according to grammatical, industry, and company standards.

Registration Manager (2011–present)
• Directed conference attendee registration
• Provided customers with requested information and necessary credentials
• Handled customer inquiries and conflicts
• Oversaw registration staff training

Révérence Studios — Mechanicsburg, PA
Dance Instructor (2012–present)
• Taught hip-hop and jazz styles of dance to students age ~10 to adult
• Created lesson plans and choreography for weekly classes and annual performances

Freelance Work
Graphic Designer (2011–2012)
• Completed layout and logo designs for Messiah College and nonprofit organizations

Design Volunteer (2009–2010)
• Designed static and animated imagery for use in web-based campaigns

Boston Ballet (Summer Dance Program) — Boston, MA
Residential Counselor (Summer 2009, 2010)
• Developed and implemented programs for students on evenings and weekends
• Assisted with the coordination of medical appointments for students who were ill or injured
• Provided emotional support and conflict resolution

Messiah College Office of Residence Life — Grantham, PA
Resident Assistant/Senior Resident Assistant (2007–2009)
• Collaborated with the Residence Director for staff development/administrative tasks
• Designed promotional materials for programs and recruitment
• Developed intentional relationships with residents and staff

Messiah College Office of Marketing & Public Relations — Grantham, PA
Student Photographer (2006–2009)
• Documented campus life through photography for official college publications

Messiah College (Grantham, PA) — May 2009
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (Graphics & Technology Concentration)

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.8/4.0
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • College Honors Program Participant
  • Dean’s List 2005–2009

Relevant Course Work
Advanced Studies: Graphics & Technology
Computer Art
Computer Graphics and Multimedia
Graphic Design II: Digital Imaging & Typography
Graphic Design I: Typography
Photography I

Computer Skills
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
Microsoft Office
Mac & PC Platforms

Senior Exhibition, 2009
Aughinbaugh Art Gallery — Messiah College (Grantham, PA)

Annual Juried Student Exhibition, 2007 and 2008
Aughinbaugh Art Gallery — Messiah College (Grantham, PA)

[e]scaping the ordinary, 2006
Country Market — Mechanicsburg, PA