Experience

Content designer, IBM Design

February 2019 - Present | Austin, Texas

Write a variety of content for IBM’s Carbon Design System. My work spans from UX documentation to onboarding pages to blog posts

Create guides for technical processes like GitHub contribution to reduce learning curve and improve collaboration between designers and developers on the Carbon team

Develop and maintain relationships between business unit teams and Carbon, ensuring regular communication and transparency between the system and the community

Innovation intern, GateHouse Media

October 2018 - January 2019 | Austin, Texas

Worked as part of the De.space Innovation Team to help newsrooms find innovative and engaging ways to deliver stories, maximizing readership and digital experience

Created data visualization and provided broader data support for a national long-form piece investigating a lack of oversight of out-of-hospital births

Information development intern, Dell EMC

May 2018 - August 2018 | Austin, Texas

Developed a strategy for development and deployment of augmented reality tools to improve customer support and on-premises hardware service

Built and presented to stakeholders an AR proof-of-concept to showcase augmented reality and potential hardware repair solutions

Editorial staff writer, Spiceworks Inc.

March 2017 - December 2018 | Austin, Texas

Wrote daily content for an active community of IT pros, including breaking news analysis and editorial content

Published two pieces daily and drove an increase in article engagement, growing to tens of thousands of views per article and a climb in comments

Wrote and published a story on the history of ransomware and the growing impact of ransomware on IT communities

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, 2018

University of Texas
Austin, Texas

Skills

Design thinking
Writing, editing
HTML, Markdown, Git
Gatsby, Zeit
Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite

Awards/Presentations

Best Overall App, Best Design – UT Journalism App Showcase, 2018
Selected for Dallas Morning News Innovation Endowment project, 2017
Youth Influence Award — Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 2014
Best Director Scholarship — THEA Foundation, 2014

Community involvement

Austin City Limits — Media Ambassador 2015, 2016,
2017
South by Southwest — Sound Technician 2017