Professional Masters in Games Development, Abertay University
September 2021 - September 2022
Awards: Saltire Scholar
Honors: Merit (3.71 GPA), US Equivalent: magna cum laude (3.9 GPA)
Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts, University of Montana
August 2013 - May 2018
Minor: Computer Science
Awards: Horatio Alger Scholar
Honors: summa cum laude (4.0 GPA)
UI/UX Developer - Yakima Chief Hops - Yakima, WA (Remote)
December 2022 - Present
Create and maintain design systems, style guides, and component libraries. Develop user-centered designs through research, wireframes, prototypes, and front-end implementation using software such as Figma, Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and LucidChart. Strive to stay up-to-date with the latest design trends and technologies and incorporate feedback from stakeholders to improve the overall user experience.
Production Intern - InGAME - Dundee, UK
June 2022 - September 2022
InGAME is a non-profit research and development center for the game industry that explores new applications for game design techniques and technologies. I worked directly with clients to flesh out ideas, develop project blueprints, assess risk, determine production schedules, and ensure they stayed on target. Was also contracted to design & implement the UI for a client project.
Marketing & Communications Director - University of Montana - Missoula, MT
April 2017 - September 2021
Managed the University Center Marketing Group and UC Art Gallery. Created custom web solutions, managed PR and social media efforts, designed web & print marketing materials, and promoted student and community artists. Served on the Student Union Leadership Team, the Executive Marketing Committee, and the Tech Partners Board.
LMS Support Manager - University of Montana - Missoula, MT
May 2013 - April 2017
Led the technical support team for UMOnline's Learning Management System (LMS). Provided top-tier support for an enterprise-wide system through the troubleshooting and resolving of complex problems. Managed quality control, training, and custom integrations with third-party vendors.
Cyber Systems Operations - Montana Air National Guard - Great Falls, MT
May 2011 - January 2017
Provided network administration and support for the 120th Airlift Wing. Designed and maintained computer networks to ensure they operated efficiently in a secure environment. Required a top-secret federal security clearance and CompTIA Security+ certification.
Advanced Repair Agent - Geek Squad - Murray, UT
October 2012 - April 2013
Diagnosed hardware and software issues quickly and accurately, implemented solutions, and identified opportunities to improve the process of assessing, testing, and repairing client technology. Required constant multitasking and an in-depth knowledge of operating systems and computer hardware.
Web Designer - Websites in a Flash - Polson, MT
September 2011 - February 2012
Designed and developed high quality, highly functional websites for a diverse group of clients. Created custom WordPress templates, interfaced with clients, and always completed projects before the deadline.