Senior Production Specialist
REI– Kent, WA – 6/08 to Present

  • Execute multiple project plans effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping team members informed of changes and progress.
  • Maintain consistency in online and print marketing collateral by adhering to brand guidelines and compiling information from various sources while analyzing how that information will impact the design.
  • Remain flexible while responding to project changes, software upgrades and feedback from program owners and customers.
  • Current projects include: Creating six interactive iPad ads for the Backpacker Magazine 2011 Fall/Winter Gear Guide, providing creative and branding elements for the launch of the REI VISA mobile banking application for iPad and iPhone, and analyzing customer engagement with the REI blog.

Project/Product Manager
Waggener Edstrom Worldwide– Bellevue, WA – 3/06 to 6/08

  • Worked as a project/product manager and creative council for the new business and marketing teams charged with the development and production of unique and effective new business proposals.
  • Researched, selected, and managed vendors for specialty projects, including, innovative new business presentations and coverage books for client review.
  • Confirmed budgets, defined timelines and tracked progress of press materials while driving them through client-approved processes, including coordinating across editing, legal and creative departments.
  • Clients included T-Mobile, HTC,, and multiple product teams within Microsoft.

Photo Producer
Studio 3, Inc.– Seattle, WA – 3/05 to 3/06

  • Managed all aspects of commercial photo shoots for corporate marketing. Clients included: Microsoft, Nintendo, and Lasco Bathware.
  • Increased client and photographer confidence with efficient project execution, resulting in new and repeat clients.
  • Negotiated contracts with locations, models, and stylists.Responsible for effective budgeting and billing that increased margins on all projects.

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Master of Communication in Digital Media
2011 to current from University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Courses completed/currently enrolled in: Research Strategy & Business Practice, U.S. Digital Media Law and Policy, Business Fundamentals in Digital Communications, Narratives and Networks in Digital Media, and Mobile Media Development and Integration

B.S. in Business Administration – Marketing
2002 from Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID

A.A. in Commercial Photography
2005 from Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA

Graphic Design
2006 to Current at the School of Visual Concepts
Software classes: Introduction to InDesign, Intermediate InDesign, Introduction to Illustrator, Intermediate Flash, Intermediate HTML/CSS, and WordPress in a Day
Other courses: Social Media for Marketers, Elements of Typography, Elements of Color, Brainstorming and Creativity, Elements of Drawing, and Elements of Design

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Clubs & Activities

Seattle Social Media Club
Social Media Breakfast – Seattle


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