Northern Illinois University
B.F.A. in Visual Communication
Aug 2016 – May 2019
Associates in Arts & Sciences
Aug 2014 – Dec 2016
NIU Design Lab Technician
Northern Illinois University │ DeKalb, IL
Aug 2017 – May 2019
Oversaw the maintenance of the printers, computers, and other equipment within the lab to ensure everything runs smoothly during the school year. Assisted with any needs asked of me by students and faculty.
Study Abroad: Poland (Graphic Designer)
Northern Illinois University │ Katowice, Poland
Spring Break 2018 and 2019
Visited ASP Katowice Academy of Fine Arts to learn about Poland’s culture and how they use art and design. Collaborated with Polish students on various design projects such as setting metal typography, hand-made expressive typography, poster design, and screen printing.
Cashier & Courtesy Clerk
Hy-Vee, Inc. │ Sycamore, IL
Jun 2016 – Present
Assists customers in the checkout lane by scanning and bagging their items while providing a positive shopping experience. Also assists customers find items and help with any other inquiries they may have.
Graphic Design Freelance
Designed for the Student Nurse Organization at Kishwaukee College making t-shirt designs. Developed newsletters, poster designs, and postcards for Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, IL. Created promotional movie posters and other materials for independent film production companies including Core 5 Pictures and Visionary Productions.
Typography, Adobe Creative Cloud, Web Design, Branding, Print Production, Invision App
Kishwaukee College Art Gallery
Numerous pieces of poster design and photography of mine made it into a juried exhibit at Kishwaukee College.
International Society of Typographic Designers
Inducted into the ISTD for being a winner of a juried design competition based on typographic studies held by universities across the globe.