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Hi! I’m an artist, designer, and front-end developer living in Vancouver, BC.

I’m seeking opportunities where I can leverage my design & development skills in creative, educational ways as part of a mission-driven company.

My unique blend of technical experience and education includes graphic & web design, front-end web development, video editing, technical writing, and more. For samples of my work, please see my portfolio. If you think I might be a great fit for your team, please get in touch!

Past Projects

ConvertKit Documentation

A selection of written articles, tutorials, and video content I created during my time as a Content Specialist at ConvertKit for the purposes of educating customers and team members on the platform. See more →

Digital Art Tutorials

A past personal project of mine for which I created a 3-part digital art video course, as well as composed educational blog posts to help fellow artists get started with using Adobe Photoshop for creating digital illustrations. See more →

Forever Lost in Travel Blog Redesign

A complete redesign of a travel blog, including new visual branding & logo as well as custom WordPress child theme development. See more →

To view more, please see my portfolio.

Work Experience

As a Content Specialist at ConvertKit, I independently created customer-facing product education materials in written, visual, and video form. This involved creating for & maintaining a comprehensive knowledgebase for customers and team members, as well as assisting customers directly via various support channels.
As a Digital Experience Designer at Best Buy Canada, I designed visually compelling and functional retail experiences to drive business value. This included designing promotional graphics for merchandise, hand-coding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, presenting my design work and articulating my rationale, and working in an Agile/Scrum development environment.
As a Software Developer at Finger Food Studios*, I collaborated in small teams to design, develop, and deploy high quality web-based solutions. This involved coding in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on a daily basis, maintaining version control using Git, estimating tasks and managing time effectively using JIRA, and assisting with the QA process as well as creating automated tests.

* Acquired by Unity Technologies in 2020

For further details, please view my resume or LinkedIn profile.