Washington University in St. Louis
Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Majoring in Communication Design
The Charter School of Wilmington
Fall 2003–Spring 2007
Guten Monsters, Newark, DE
Co-Designer and Head Writer, Summer 2010–Present
Currently interning and advising at a new, small business that produces plush monster toys. Helped design several new characters that later became manufactured products, as well as wrote and revised many official tags and descriptions for said products. Was involved in all aspects of the business, from helping obtain materials and basic manufacturing to writing a tie-in webcomic for the products.
Simutronics Corp., St. Charles, MO
Design Intern, Fall 2010–Spring 2011
Worked on design team for Fantasy University, an adventure point-based humorous RPG for Facebook and Kongregate. As a design intern, worked 18+ hours a week to develop overarching plot lines and in-game text, including quests, dialogue, items and their
descriptions, and creatures. Worked closely with both coders and artists to develop content under tight deadlines. Designed and implemented an exclusive in-game holiday event with great success while still an intern.
Center for the Creative Arts’ Summer Arts to Grow On, Yorklyn, DE
Assistant Camp Director, Summer 2010
Helped manage day-to-day operations, handled a great deal of camp’s administrative work, and took care of 50+ children (ages 6-14) during lunch and
approximately a dozen children during camp’s After Care program, and filled in for absent teachers five days a week.
YMCA of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
Counselor, Summer 2008
Was put in charge of over 50 children with other counselors and
regularly took groups of children ages 5-8 on trips throughout the city five days a week, keeping them entertained and safe.
SKILLS AND AWARDS:
The Mary Cowan Harford Award in Watercolor recipient, 2011
Proficient with software development tools created with Ruby on Rails, including
requirement strings and parses.
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and InDesign.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office products.
Studied Japanese language for five semesters.