Work History

Senior Web Designer

Sears Holdings Corporation
2014 – Present
Chicago

visual and user experience design for web and digital devices, as well as print marketing, branding, pitches and presentations

Creative Professional

freelance
1996 – Present
Chicago

  • user interface design and development, graphic design, fine art
  • music and audio production, writing, and performance

Web Designer

Mediaspan
2005 – 2014
Irvine, CA

  • moved from a design-based position to primarily front-end development over the course of hundreds of sites
  • transitioned from IE5/Netscape table layouts to modern responsive HTML5/CSS3 with integrated script libraries
  • helped develop new web products and templates, while maintaining and transitioning clients off legacy products

Producer, Cofounder

Beatserv
2008 – 2011
Chicago

Business, audio production, web design and development for online audio loops/beats production company

Web Designer

Blick Art Materials
2002 – 2005
www.dickblick.com

content specialization, graphics and design, usability studies for e-commerce website

photo by Emily Gualdoni Photography
Chicago, IL
773-865-7471

Education

Lawrence University

Bachelor's Degree
Studio Art
1994 – 1998

cum laude, Dean's List every semester

ACM Chicago Arts Program

Urban Arts
1997 – 1998

In both the Core Course and Arts Seminar, students encounter a wide range of artists and arts administrators and consider the conditions under which art is produced in Chicago. Through an Independent Study Project and Internship, students expand and refine their artistic visions and aspirations in the context of the city’s art forces.

Clients