RESUME

Education

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Design and Development, Graduated May 2016

Technical Skills

Languages

HTML, CSS(Less, Stylus and Sass), JavaScript(D3.js, JQuery, Leaflet.js, Three.js, Handlebars.js, and P5.js),C#, XML, Max MSP, Regular Expressions(RegEx), Java, Processing, Python, C++ (Openframeworks), ActionScript, SQL, Node.js

Applications

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access; Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition, Premiere; Audacity; iMovie; Balsamiq; Sketch; Sketch Up, QGIS, Trello, Arduino

Relevant Experience

Freelance Web Designer and Developer, Various Locations

June 2017 - Now

  • Created complex designs for a variety of organizations, professionals, and small businesses
  • Consulted with clients about the goals and functionalities of their website, and develop prototypes based on those meetings
  • Ensured responsive designs and cross-platform compatibility by testing the code used

Editorial Designer/Data Journalist, Boston Globe, Boston, MA

January 2018 - November 2018

  • Created digital and print data visualizations and infographics, working with reporters as well as doing independent research
  • Produced, designed, and developed interactive stories covering a variety of local and national topics
  • Explored and prototyped innovative ways to present digital stories using applications and libraries
  • Learned and employed knowledge of design thinking, rapid prototyping, and visual systems to develop projects and tools for the newsroom

Design/Code Fellow, NPR Visuals, Washington D.C.

January 2017 - May 2017

  • Create graphics, visuals, and open source tools with the NPR Visuals team for the Newsroom and members stations
  • Employed knowledge of design thinking, rapid prototyping, and visual systems to develop graphics and tools for digital stories
  • Collaborated with members of the Visual team, NPR reporters, and researchers to frame and explore the possibility of a story
  • Secured certificate the NPR Web apps and tools, by redirecting visitors from HTTP to HTTPS to ensure protection

Library/Makerspace Assistant, Fort Bend-Sienna Branch Library, Houston, TX

September 2015 - December 2016

  • Assisted the librarians by shelving, process and repair library materials, and answered questions about various library equipment and tools
  • Taught library patrons how to use digital tools and code, sometimes with the physical tools, to develop passion projects
  • Collaborated with fellow library assistants and librarians to develop curriculums that will allow members of the librarians and the community to engaged with the Makerspace equipment
  • Utilize tools (such as a 3D printer, Arduino, Laser Cutter, etc.) within the Makerspace and taught others how to build things using these tools

Digital Humanities Fellow, Five Colelges, Inc, Amherst, MA

August 2015 - June 2016

  • Developed an independent study that focused on developing a series of installations inspired by the history and cultural influence of Hip Hop
  • Utilized rapid prototyping, design, and creative tools, such as a Kinect and Arduino, to develop captivating installations and immersive environments
  • Collaborated with students, staff, and faculty throughout the Five Colleges to plan and produces these interactive projects and workshops
  • Communicated my process, findings, and ideas to members of the Five College Community through presentations, exhibitions, and workshops

Diversity Outreach Fellow, Mount Holyoke Colllege, South Hadley, MA

September 2013 - May 2016

  • Planning Focus on Diversity (FOD) and Experience MHC for prospective students which allows them to be introduced to current students and the Mount Holyoke Experience
  • Serve as the main point of contact with cultural center assistants and affiliated orgs, the Dean of Students, and Student Programs in the development and planning for both FOD/Experience Diversity weekends
  • Promote diversity on campus through connecting with students on campus with media projects, social media, and meetings planned by the Diversity Outreach Team

Student Chair, Black Alumnae Conference 2015, South Hadley, MA

January 2015 - November 2015

  • Helped organize and prepare panels and events for the Black Alumnae Conference
  • Chose, organized, and positioned volunteers for different responsibilities during the conference
  • Help foster connections between students and alumnae before and during the Black Alumnae Conference
  • Create and developed workshops to prepare students for the Black Alumnae Conference

Tech Camp Counselor, Elite Music & Fine Arts, Houston, TX

June 2015 - August 2015

  • Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities related with different forms of technologies
  • Implement weekly workshops that allow for further explorations in technology
  • Respond to opportunities for group problem solving with campers and counselors
  • Communicate with parents about participant’s experience and report concerns to Camp Leadership

Exhibitions

  • Solo Exhibition: “E-Motion Movement”, Blanchard Art Gallery, South Hadley, MA
  • Group Exhibition: “Layers”, Blanchard Art Gallery, South Hadley, MA
  • Group Exhibition: “Five College Digital Humanities Showcase”, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA