In the fall of 2015, I took a web design class. There I learned the basic ins-and-outs of HTML5 and CSS. In the last two years, I've continued to learn and expand on these skills by working on a made-from-scratch portfolio. To get by in the meantime, I've become an expert in WordPress, using it for both the Writing Center blog, and my immediate portfolio site.
A viewer-reader theory on the hit show, The Handmaid's Tale. I think that the TV story line of Handmaid's is "what really happened." In case you haven't read the book, that's seriously exciting news for the rest of the show's run, especially since it's been picked up for a second season.
Forward: Sleep is a siren. For those with narcolepsy, sleep sings a song that never fails to ensnare.
Forward: Imagine the world post-apocalypse. This poem is not imagined violence or gore but how nature, and human nature, would slowly take itself back.
Forward: Midwestern towns far past their prime have had to find new ways to reinvigorate themselves and bring people and life. Some develop downtown districts. Some lure new business. Others consider flooding themselves. My hometown was one of these.
Freelancing is a 360° job. I love it. I'm my own client manager and my own marketing and accounting departments. Being in charge of my schedule has allowed me to work on special projects, such as moving to the Denver area and putting together this portfolio.
We executed exemplary work which came to life for Helmke library's grand re-opening. Effects of our projects will extend into the library's future in the form of greater awareness, interaction, and cross-departmental campus partnerships.
My boss at the writing center once called me a "wonder woman." Admittedly, I wish I could play Wonder Woman and do all of the stunts. Sadly, though, I'm a different kind of workplace superhero. While composing a blog page at my old job, a university writing center, I ran into a problem. Each writing consultant would have a … Continue reading Wonder Woman. Who me?
I'm currently seeking a career with a company that is growing and wants to be around for 100 + years. Ideally the position I fill would offer: endless learning possibilities, reliance on my well-trained written and verbal communication skills, growing potential, myriad creative outlets, teamwork, goal-oriented assignments, 401k, medical, and (eventually) PTO. All of this may seem like a … Continue reading Company to Keep
In 2014, I was recruited to work as a technical writer and UX consultant on an academic research toolkit. Together with an amazing CS team, we exceeded stakeholder expectations, presented at symposiums, and traveled to Puerto Rico to share our work. The result was the Digital Director-Matcher Toolkit, DDMT for short.