Designer: I am a visual multimedia designer. To me, the little details matter the most. On this site, you will find my personal graphic design portfolio along with other references to my plentiful amount of skills, all you have to do is scroll down.
Specialties: web design, graphic design, logo design, identity, print design, branding, advertising, data visualization and infographic design, user interface, among others.
Social Media Nerd: Rather than your typical nerd who reads comic books, watches Star Wars or does physics problems for fun, I am highly engaged in anything and everything that pertains to social networking. I even wrote a sweet paper about it. Among my favorite social media sites are the quintessential Facebook and Twitter, but I am also an avid user of LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, Quora, Foursquare, Tumblr and Wordpress.
Specialities: content curation, research, analysis, strategy, creativity, and consistency, relationship builder, experience managing various client’s accounts
Digital Strategist: I have a demonstrated ability to write persuasively for the web, develop insights based on analytics, an understanding of customers’ needs, and the ability to powerfully present to business owners.
Specialties: Google analytics, presentation skills, SEO knowledge, extensive research skills, time management, creative idea implementer
During my first semester of my Interactive Media master's program, my Theory and Audience Analysis class, required us to write a research paper about a comprehensive digital media theory of our choice. I decided to focus on how people with disabilities are portrayed in the media. I wanted to be able to find out just what is the best way to help those that cannot speak for themselves.
Social media has the ability to transform and liberate the way individuals with disabilities are portrayed. The use of social media gives advocates and individuals the opportunity to connect, learn, and earn support in a more sufficient way than physical activism alone.
For the past two years, I have been working with Ella Swenson, owner of Ella Sven, a repurposed vintage clothing company. I initially helped her create her first two business cards in addition to her logo. It was a natural progression to assist her in furthering the expansion of her brand by creating her e-commerce website. I also devised and implemented a personalized social media strategy using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.
Visit the Ella Sven website here: www.ellasven.com
See my process on my blog.
In January 2012, I traveled to Panama with my classmates as part of the Elon University iMedia Winter Fly-In program. We worked in a team environment to create an interactive media project for the public good. While in Panama, we gathered content for the organization called Tortuguias through interviews, photos, audio and video. After a week, we returned to campus to organize this content into an interactive website. We developed, designed and deployed an original interactive project in a deadline-driven setting. Though I was assigned to be the motion graphics designer, we all wore many hats throughout this project. I also captured b-roll, photographs and worked with their social media accounts.
If you like what you see, please feel free to leave me a message! You can also contact me via my many social networks.
Questions or inquiries? I'm available for hire for open positions or freelance opportunities. Send me a message and I'll be sure to respond promptly. You can also check out my super nerdy blog.