Kendall College of Art and Design
Grand Rapids, MI
BFA in Graphic Design, May 2012
Minor in Photography
Four year Dean’s List student

Industry Experience
The Designer Theory
Graphic Designer and Photographer
Jan. 2020 - Present
Novi, MI
Designing all branding including but not limited to logos, social medial graphics, website, and photograph product.

Morley Candy Makers
Graphic Designer
Jun. 2015 - April 2018
Clinton Township, MI
Designing packaging for new and existing products. Designing printed and digital materials such as advertisements, weekly newsletters, fliers and signs for all store locations, expo marketing, catalogs, and personalizing party favor tags and candy bar wrappers for customers. Producing product and food photography. Managing and designing the LED outdoor digital sign, designs for public spaces, and any creative work for the Morley Candy Makers and Sanders brands.

Alta’s Chocolates
Freelance Graphic Designer and Photographer
May 2010 - Jun. 2015
Grand Rapids, MI
A full branding campaign using multiple forms of media. This company required all packaging and branding aspects, company logo, business cards, full website design, and product brochure with all photography performed by myself.

Wynalda Packaging
Graphic Designer
Aug. 2014 - May 2015
Belmont, MI
Designing and setting up packaging files using Adobe software for prepress and creative work. Their clients range in diversity from Entertainment, Food, Beverage, and Health & Beauty markets. Expressing my creative skills while working with foil, gloss, white ink, and other specialty printing and die cutting.

The Tulip Time Festival
Graphic Design Intern
Jun. 2012 - Jul. 2013
Holland, MI
This internship required rebranding the organization, designing ads, with most notably one in Oprah Magazine, logos, brochures, website elements, etc. This position also entails photography and customer service.

Work Experience

Customer Service
Nov. 2013 - Jun. 2015
Grand Rapids, MI
While working in customer service in all departments at Macy’s to create an enjoyable experience for all customers through product and fashion knowledge to meet their needs.

Organizations and Involvement

AIGA Member
2008 - Present

Software and skills
Adobe Creative Cloud Programs: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge Premiere and Acrobat Pro.
Proficiency in slr and dslr photography.
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