The Outbound Collective
Explorer / Content Creator
2017 - CURRENT
As a contract content creator, I work closely with The Outbound Collective on their studio trips. Studio trips involve tourism bureaus, services or brands hiring us to create unique adventure content that includes telling stories, writing up adventures and documenting through photo and video.
Neature and Company LLC
Freelance Storyteller, Photographer and Graphic Designer
2011 - Current
I am a self-employed creative working to tell stories in the outdoor industry and create meaningful design work. Neature and Company LLC is my business title.
Graphic Designer | VAIL, COLORADO
JUNE 2014 - June 2018
"We are a team of creatives who guide passionate brands." That's the bread and butter! 970 Design is a creative agency out of Vail, Colorado. I spent four wonderful years working here. I partook in a collaborative process that our team get to know our clients. While I was working at 970 I dabbled in everything from; custom web design, branding, print design, etc ... Managing and creating for local and national clientele.
Custom Web Design
Brand Design and Development
Moodboards / Discovery Sessions
Real Estate Guides and Collateral
Advertising and Marketing Assets
Business Card / Letterhead / Stationary Design
What To Do Vail Valley
Production DESIGNER | Vail, Colorado
SEp. 2014 - Nov. 2014
What To Do - Vail Valley is a magazine publication thats showcases the interests and activities of the Vail Valley and Summit County. I was in charge of the production of both the Vail Valley and Summit County magazines for the winter of 2014-2015. Placing advertisements and business listings. Updating the magazines with fresh content and making subtle design changes to stay within brand. I also partook in in-house ad creation.
The Calgary Sun
photo internship | Calgary, Alberta
may 2014 - June 2014
The Calgary sun is a publication run out of Alberta, Canada. After graduating from Northern Arizona University, I made my way north to gain some experience in the everyday journalism world. I was with the Sun as a photo intern for just under a month. Photographing various events all over the city of Calgary. Learning quick turn around times for the daily publication, and on location impromptu lighting setups for journalism portraits.
PHOTO Editor - Designer | Flagstaff, Arizona
August 2011 - May 2014
The Lumberjack is the student run newspaper at Northern Arizona University. I began my work with the publication shortly after starting college at NAU. Initially a staff photographer, I climbed the ladder to the role of Assistant Photo Editor for two semesters and then settled into the title of Photo Editor for my senior year of college. My position encompassed photographing everything from sports, spot news, portrait and event photography. Carrying my camera with me at all times. Acting as the role of photo editor, I was in charge of holding multiple weekly meetings for story assignments and review sessions, along with providing semester critiques and pass / fail recommendations to administrators for staff photographers.
Awarded Best Photographer - Fall 2013
Northern Arizona Univerity
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major in Visual COmmunications, Minor in Photography
Class of 2014 | Flagstaff, Arizona
Deans List | Fall 2013 - Spring 2014