PROFILE

I love messy problems and empowering people to live better lives through design.

Experience

Software Engineering Professionals

UX Designer (2020 – Present)

  • Working with cross-functional teams to research, design, and test vital software.

Chartley Creative

Owner, Designer & Photographer (2009 – Present)

  • Creating intentional solutions for leading tech companies, tech consulting companies, and Indianapolis-based organizations through marketing design, product design, and photography.

  • Select Clients: Studio Science, Lessonly, Zylo, Salesforce, Codelicious, UIndy Office of the President, Visit Indy, Yelp Indy, and Huse Culinary Family of Brands (St. Elmo’s Steak House, Harry & Izzy’s).

Catalyst Group Marketing

Partner + Creative Director (2016 – 2019),  Senior Designer (2014 – 2016)

  • Developed and executed design-led strategies for websites, brands, and digital campaigns. Results achieved include an IPA Top 300 website with +78% monthly sessions and +98% pageviews.
  • Led project teams with empathy and managed budgets while building trust with clients by uncovering underlying problems and delivering precise results.
  • Purchased the company 8 months after leading it through a transition from a growth-focused niche consultancy to a specialized marketing agency. Roles in transition included vision/strategy, brand, and website.
  • Select Clients: USA Diving, Baker Tilly, Warren Averett, Association for Accounting Marketing, Baker Newman Noyes, Abbott, Stringham & Lynch, and Vertellus Holdings.

Monarch Beverage

Graphic Artist (2012 – 2014)

  • Created custom campaigns and product graphics for key accounts while simultaneously developing an internal system for managing and implementing supplier brand guidelines.

Community + Volunteer

Indy Design Week

Marketing Committee – Photographer + Designer (2020 – 2021)

Creative Mornings Indianapolis

Volunteer + Photographer (2017 – Present)

AIGA Indianapolis

Kickball League Photographer (2019)

Association for Accounting Marketing

Blog Committee Co-Chair (2019)

Blog Committee Member (2017 – 2019)

Website Committee Member (2017 – 2019)

Summit Conference Committee Member (2018 – 2019)

Herron-Morton Place Foundation

Oktoberfest Event Committee, Marketing & Design (2015 – 2018)

Home Tour Committee + Photographer (2016)

Skills & Tools

Skills

  • Visual design
  • UI/UX design
  • Art direction
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Photography
  • Storyboarding
  • Business strategy

Tools

  • Adobe CC
  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • HTML + CSS
  • InVision Studio
  • Procreate
  • Sketchbook
  • iPad Pro

Education

University of Indianapolis (2012)

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Visual Communication Design

Magna Cum Laude

Accolades

National AAM-MAA Award (2017)

National Accounting Marketing Industry Award for Baker Tilly Healthcare Report

Professional Panel (2017)

University of Indianapolis Senior Design Project Panelist

Eagle Scout

Fort Wayne, Indiana