Brass Tacks

Looking to become an integral part of a forward-thinking, design-focused agency which prides itself on inspired work across multiple fields and will utilize my diverse skill-set and personality. I am a multidisciplinary creative, eager to use my skills in graphic & web design, writing & editing, and creative strategizing in breeding success.

Degrees I’ll Hang On The Walls Of My Office

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, 2013

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Acting, 2005

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Illinois

I Did The Following For Fun, Love, And/Or Money

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Chicago, IL 2005—Present

IT Application Specialist

In charge of maintaining and updating databases, external website, learning and troubleshooting issues attendant with bespoke programs and situations.
Redesigned existing communications materials for 90,000+ practitioners, resulting in over $30k reduction in production costs annually, all while increasing visual excitement factor, usability, and interactivity.

The Boy Scouts Of America, St. Charles, IL 1997—2005

Program Director

In charge of managing day-to-day operations at a camp attended by over 1000 campers each term; commanded a staff of 50+. As a liaison to unit leaders, ensured that needs were met in a professional and timely manner.
Acting as administrator, total attendance grew by 10%, over 2 years.
On-the-ground management, problem solving, conflict resolution, administrative duties, education, and motivation all factored into job.

Things I’m Told I Do Well

As an actor, brings a personal flair to every job. Not one to be satisfied by mediocrity, works hard to help others realize their highest potential.
Makes any workplace brighter; somewhere people love to come to work and, consequently, perform better.
Adobe Creative Suite expert; not too shabby with HTML/CSS.

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