Education

  • The University of Iowa - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Cinema, graduated December 2019

  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Animation, graduated May 2013

Work Experience

  • The Daily Iowan - Videographer, Photographer and Designer, January 2018 - Present

    • A member of the photo/video, social media, and design teams

    • Directed, shot, and edited documentary video content

    • Designed page layouts for print, focusing on the Opinions and Sports sections

    • Produced animated graphics weekly for the Daily Iowan Snapchat feed

  • D-Mak Productions - Movie Marketing Intern, May 2019 - September 2019

    • Produced content promoting the film "Alpha Class", including print material and trailers

    • Managed relevant social media accounts for the film

  • University of Iowa Housing and Dining - Team Member, August 2017 - Present

    • Responsible for safe preparation, handling, and presentation of food

  • Hy-Vee Markets - Hickory House Clerk (Seasonal), May 2019 - Present

    • Responsible for the preparation, handling, presentation, and sale of barbecue and ready-to-go items

  • Jockey - Sales Associate (Seasonal), August 2017- Present

    • Assisted customers with a personalized shopping experience

  • Cedar Rapids Public Library - Video Intern, May 2018 - February 2019

    • Produced, shot, and edited content highlighting children's summer programs and community events

    • Shot and edited training videos for library volunteers as part of a virtual onboarding experience

  • Walt Disney World Resort - Cast Member and Trainer, August 2013 - June 2017

    • Began as a Disney College Program intern before continuing as a full-time cast member

    • Welcomed and acclimated new cast members

    • Exemplified guest service, receiving compliments from both guests and peers

  • Kolman and Pryor Gallery - Animation Intern, January 2012 - May 2012

    • Participated in a collaborative exhibition of animated and sculptural works

    • Created an animated short from storyboard to the final composite

  • UN Women - Animation Intern, May 2012 - August 2012

    • Character animation, cleanup, and compositing

    • Worked on an animated short promoting gender equality in the public sphere

  • Brighid Productions - Animation Intern, January 2011 - May 2011

    • Character animation, illustration, and final compositing

    • Collaborated on an exploratory film intended to fundraise for a feature film about the Dakota Massacre of 1853

  • Regal Cinemas - Cast Member and Shift Leader, January 2007 - July 2013

    • Trained new employees

    • Collaborated in the planning and execution of promotional events

    • Private event hostess

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Autodesk Maya and Mudbox

  • Corel Painter

  • ZBrush

  • FinalCut Pro

  • Scrivener

  • Character Animation

  • 3D modeling

  • UV Mapping and Texturing

  • Nonlinear Video Editing

  • Sound Mixing

  • Use of D-SLR Cameras (particularly Canon)

  • Use of H4N Sound Recorders

  • Storyboarding

  • Screenwriting

  • Drawing and Painting

  • Spanish Language Proficiency

  • HTML

  • CSS

Miscellaneous

  • Spring 2019 Dean's List

  • Designed promotional material and screened submissions for the 2019 Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival (ICDocs)​