Experience

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Copywriter & Art Director
FIR NW, PSU's Student Ad Agency

Sep 2021 - Present

  • Collaborates with other art directors, copywriters, and creative directors to concept and execute compelling work for a variety of mediums.​

  • Quickly identifies a wide range of clients' brand voices to craft original, snappy copy.

  • Elected to the executive team as Lead Copywriter within three months of joining the agency.

Social Media Designer
Portland Backpack

May 2021 - April 2022

  • Elevated the organization's mission by designing engaging and on-brand visual content for social media channels, marketing collateral, and ad campaigns.
  • Handled all design and art direction for the Nourish to Flourish back to school campaign, helping to raise over $12,000 in donations.

Marketing & Creative Assistant
Uncorked Media

Sep 2020 - Present

  • Visual content creation and curation, social media strategy and management, graphic design and art direction for marketing collateral, ad campaigns, websites, email newsletters, various product artwork, and brand partnerships

  • Increased @sparklingwineanytime Instagram reach by 40%, interactions by 38%, and followers by 17% within the first month of work

  • Redesigned the Instagram feed and content for The Four Top, a James Beard Award-Winning, Food & Beverage Podcast, helping to double its following within a year

Media & PR Assistant
Portland State University Communications

Sep 2020 - June 2021

  • Assisted with social media management of news Twitter feed and content management of official university website and newsletter for college faculty

  • ​Created workflow spreadsheets, mockups for webpage redesigns and templates for supplemental graphics for news Twitter feed

  • Helped develop social media strategy and the creative brief for the university's successful, user-generated #MaskUpViks campaign​

  • ​Interviewed members of the university community in order to write and publish articles for university website

Staff Writer
The Bridge, PCC's Student Newspaper

Feb 2020 - May 2020

  • Reported on assigned and pitched stories about campus events and updates

  • Performed thorough research on subjects and composed thought-provoking questions for interviews, leading to compelling content and quotes for articles

  • Found or captured and edited engaging pictures to supplement article content

  • Delivered quality work on tight deadlines

Skills

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Copywriting
Graphic Design
Web Design
Content Creation
Social Media Strategy
Product Photography and Styling
WordPress, Wix, and Squarespace
TweetDeck, Planoly and Mailchimp
Google Suite and Microsoft Office
Adobe Suite and Canva

Education

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Portland State University
BA in Communication Studies / Advertising Minor
Graduating Summer 2022

Portland Community College
General Studies
Graduated Spring 2020 (3.9 GPA)