Designer. Educator.

Passionate and driven designer with experience developing people, partnerships, and managing vendor relationships. Skilled in visual design, brand story telling, and project management. Proven ability to develop and execute effective visual designs that drive engagement and achieve business goals. Strong communicator and collaborator with a track record of delivering high-quality work on time and within budget.

Design Experience.

Community Engagement Strategist

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners | 2023- Present

  • Design an illustrative story walk for communities showing how people can improve water quality
  • Utilize feedback on the website to go through design iterations, improving the user experience
  • Design and execute print and marketing materials that raise awareness of the mission of Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners with the end goal of facilitating community partnerships
  • Design and develop a new website experience leading to greater brand awareness and community engagement
    Create marketing content strategy that increases awareness and raises funds


Lead Visual Designer

MGS Global Group | 2019- Present

  • Utilize the latest client marketing research to ensure messaging, content strategy and positioning of the brand increasing client acquisition
  • Design wireframes and user flows for MGS Global Group websites increasing conversion and brand awareness
  • Collaborate with design and development teams across multiple time zones to successfully implement design iterations
  • Create and implement reusable design patterns and systems ensuring brand design standards are met across multiple sites and design teams


Principal & Founder

VOZ Branding, LLC | 2015- Present

  • Develop design systems for clients to use in creating brand awareness and
    marketing assets making the brand tell a consistent story
  • Develop written content for digital marketing campaigns that convert into new business for clients
  • Develop web experiences that drive brand engagement

Designer eLearning

Roundtable Learning | 2018- 2019

  • Design digital learning experiences to enhance business performance using human-centered design and adult learning theory
  • Create digital marketing content that positioned company as a thought leader in the eLearning industry



InterActive Group | 2013- 2015

  • Design digital & environmental museum-based learning experiences driving visitor engagement

Teaching Experience.

Adjunct Faculty, Visual Communication Design

Kent State University | 2023 – Present

  • Instruct college level visual communication courses for non- majors
  • Actively engage students in a culturally responsive environment that encourages learning of visual communication principals for non designers


Design Educator, Career & Technology 

Warrensville Heights CSD | 2019- 2022

  • CTE and Elective Department Chair- lead new teachers and be a liaison
    between administration and teachers within the department
  • Develop & design a curriculum to enhance the technical skill attainment
    of students 
  • Create and nurture a culturally responsive environment for students


Adjunct Faculty, Graphic Design

Cuyahoga Community College | 2017- 2020

  • Instruct college-level design classes: typography, design fundamentals, and information design
  • Create a culturally responsive and safe learning environment for diverse students
  • Participate and lead sessions in faculty professional development colloquiums 

Soft Skills

Project Management
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Explicit Instruction



UI Design
Design-Thinking Methodology
Brand Design & Strategy
Human-Centered Design
Art & Creative Direction
Instructional Design



Adobe XD
Microsoft Office
Google Workspace
Articulate Storyline
Articulate Rise


Career & Technical Education, Masters

Kent State University

Visual Communication Design, BS

Ohio State University

UX Certificate


Political Science and Economics, BA

Ohio State University