Slack—January-July 2023
Senior Design Manager, Creative & Brand Team

Covered a seven month parental leave. Creative lead for Slack’s SXSW super sponsorship—a city block activation in Austin, TX. Collaborated with the creative team and agency partners to concept and execute the physical activation experience, swag, and digital screens.

Lead creative team and production partners through a redesign of the Slack swag store and new Throw Back swag collection. Revised the team’s critique process and championed a more strategic approach to the events discipline overall. Managed five designers & illustrators.

Dropbox—April 2021-May 2022
Design Director, Brand Studio + Design Systems

Managed a team of six designers and illustrators to strategically implement Dropbox's visual identity system in our products. Helped design direct a comprehensive visual identity refresh, setting the standard for the visual design of Dropbox's 10+ products, as well as improving the scale and recognizability of our brand across our end-to-end customer experience.

Led teams to bridge product and brand design—delivering logos, icons, illustrations and product visuals through global Figma libraries and Dropbox Interface Guidelines (DIG), the set of tools & guidelines product designers and engineers use.

Recruited and hired product, visual, and interactive designers, illustrators and senior design leadership.

Dropbox—May 2019-April 2021
Visual Design Lead, Brand Studio + Design Systems

Lead the design direction for Dropbox Interface Guidelines (DIG), thoughtfully integrating brand strategy and identity in Dropbox products. Codified our brand strategy into tactical application, with examples, for product designers and engineers. Worked with design systems teammates to set the foundation for token (typography, color, spacing, motion) and visuals libraries (icons, illustrations).

Bridged product and brand design through education, relationship building and scalable design process. Championed inclusive design and accessibility for our customers.

Dropbox—January 2017-May 2019
Senior Interactive Designer, Brand Studio

Designed interfaces and experiences for signed-out visitors; educating users on product benefits and features. Lead the design direction for the brand web design system, Dropbox Web Guidelines (DWG). Supported Dropbox brand and campaign storytelling through art direction, image making, physical space design and web design. Contributed to building out the interactive team—hired contractors, interactive designers and an interactive lead.

Project highlights include: Dropbox rebrand,

Airbnb—June 2015–October 2016
Digital Designer, Art Department

Designed for Airbnb’s global brand in the digital realm. Worked on campaign landing pages, digital display ads and interactive installations. Collaborated across teams to ensure a consistent user journey from marketing entry point into the product flow.

Indianapolis Museum of Art—December 2011–May 2015
Senior Digital Graphic Designer, IMA Lab

Designed web, mobile, and digital experiences for the Indianapolis Museum of Art and external museum clients around the world. Took projects from strategy and concept, information architecture and wireframes, to high-fidelity prototypes and user tested interfaces. Tasks ranged from visual design, interaction design, business development, conference presentations, content writing, front-end development, to project management.

Projects included: branding, websites, digital publishing, mobile audio tours, iPad apps, mobile apps, web apps and web graphics.

Clients: Smithsonian Institutions and The Art Institute of Chicago

CEDIA—October 2010–December 2011
Integrated Marketing Assistant

Designed all print and web advertisements for 35+ industry publications, websites, and newsletters in the US, Canada, Latin America, and the UK. Responsible for all social media, email marketing, and video production projects. Provided creative direction on production of collateral produced by external vendors.


Indiana University Bachelor of Arts, Telecommunications
Concentrations: Design and Production, Marketing and Advertising

City University London Study Abroad, Internship at Johan Koelb Art & Design


240 Hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training
Temple 143

Urban Agriculture Apprentice
Alemany Farm

Met weekly for political discussion and practical hands-on education about urban agriculture

Permaculture Design CertificateUrban Permaculture Institute of San Francisco

Learned a set of design principles centered on whole systems thinking and their breadth of possible applications toward integrated and ecologically harmonious lives, economies, communities and landscapes.

50 Hour Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra Training
Laughing Lotus San Francisco

Executive Director, Host
CreativeMornings/San Francisco

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series in 150+ cities around the world. These free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast.

Acting as a chapter host required building and leading a team of volunteers, selecting a monthly speaker, securing a host venue each month, establishing financial and in-kind partnerships, as well as organizing ongoing content, design and community engagement efforts.

Front-end Web DevelopmentGeneral Assembly San Francisco

Founder, Host

Arts Council Committee Member
Plan 2020

Plan 2020 is a pioneering planning process that is defining Indianapolis' next 100 years.

Selected Member
1828 Project

The 1828 Project is a civic leadership incubator for young people with tangible projects that will have a significant civic and cultural impact on the city (Indianapolis).

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