Professional Experience

Harvard Innovation Labs
Graphic Designer
February 2021-Present

  • Provide graphic design and creative direction to support the three-lab entrepreneurial ecosystem at Harvard University
  • Collaboratively work with the larger brand team of copywriters, developers, and designers as well as marketing and programming teams
  • Work systematically on campaigns with multiple media applications
  • Create complex and original graphics within the Harvard Innovation Labs brand identity
  • Coordinate production of print and digital materials

Totally Relaxed LLC
Freelance Graphic Designer
January 2019-Present

  • Graphic design and creative direction services for print and web
  • Provide presentation decks based on client needs, objectives, and goals
  • Source and effectively communicate work with production resources such as printers and framers
  • Clients include:
    Hindman Auctions, Luaka Bop Records, Radius, Cities in Dust Jewelry, Everybody Gallery, Gaspar Cycles, Jay Youngdahl Studio, First to Knock, and more

Challenger BMX Magazine
January 2017-Present

  • Founded physical magazine dedicated to the subculture of BMX (bicycle motocross)
  • Design and plan all aspects of the magazine and brand including but not limited to: layout, merchandise, and social media
  • Mediate ads and marketing—­in 2019 negotiated sponsorship by Vans shoes
  • Plan with contributors from across the globe to offer thoughtful and on-brand editorial content
  • Effectively communicate with prepress/printers for successful printing of magazine and merchandise
  • Coordinate national and international distribution of 1500 copies of each issue

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), John M. Flaxman Library
Interim Special Collections Librarian
May 2019-June 2020

  • Managed collection of over 10,000 artists’ publications
  • Streamlined inventory and cataloging process by using iterative design thinking
  • Participated in group critiques of student artists’ books
  • Assisted students with all elements of self-publishing at various stages of the design process at weekly workshops
  • Organized and maintained departmental calendar, digital assets, and statistics
  • Managed student workers and assisted with the hiring of new employees

Reference & Instruction Librarian
November 2012-May 2019

  • Provided high-quality reference and research services to one of the nation’s top-ranking art and design schools
  • Responsible for the organization of information and user-experience design to effectively communicate with the SAIC community via individual/group instruction and web tools
  • Worked closely with faculty on in-depth research projects ranging from historical periodical research to deep dives into government documents
  • Encouraged students to try non-traditional methods of research such as chance, rapid image collecting, and disrupting the traditional use value assigned to the library
  • Managed student workers and assisted with the hiring of new employees

Contributing Editor

October 2009-October 2012

  • Coordinated and developed content with the Senior Editor for ESPN’s BMX website
  • Authored profiles and interviewed BMX riders and key figures in the industry
  • Wrote copy for products and industry news
  • Provided action and lifestyle photography to accompany profiles and articles


University of Rhode Island

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


Microsoft Office
Google Suite

I’m a graphic designer with a background in photography, publishing, and research.

Currently designing at Harvard Innovation Labs.

Since 2017 I have edited and designed Challenger BMX Magazine, an internationally distributed print and online magazine about BMX (bicycle motocross).

I live in Chicago, Illinois.

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