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Director of Web Development

The Grossbauer Group Chesterton, IN • May 2014 to Present
  • Creative/development direction of all web-based solutions
  • See the bigger marketing picture and determine the role of web development
  • Facilitator of internal creative brainstorms
  • Collaborate with team members to plan IA, UI, and UX
  • Project management (i.e., identifying project scope, budget, and timelines)
  • Day-to-day management of 3 full-time employees
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Deliver solutions that meet/exceed client expectations
  • Serve as marketing partner to clients through a consultative approach
  • Manage RFP responses, proposals, and custom presentations
  • Guide optimization of team workflow

New Media Designer and Developer

Pivot Design Chicago, IL • September 2013 to May 2014
  • Front-end development
  • Utilized Drupal for custom client CMS development
  • Managed 3 special account clients individually, in addition to completing projects with those clients from design to development
  • Maintained client relationships

Web Development Intern

Ogilvy & Mather Chicago, IL • May 2013 to September 2013
  • Assisted web development team whenever necessary
  • Created a product feature showcase for an international brand
  • Learned absolutely as much as possible about ad life

Ad/Graphic Designer

The Times Media Company Chicago, IL • December 2011 to May 2013
  • Designed ads for daily newspaper
  • Adhered to unforgiving deadlines


Columbia College Chicago

BA in Marketing CommunicationChicago, IL • September 2009 to May 2013
  • 2013 Columbia College Valedictorian
  • Summa Cum Laude from the Honors Program
  • Advertising focus
  • Minor in web development

Honors & Awards

Individual Honors

  • 2015 Typewolf Site of the Day
  • AAF Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society
  • 2013 Columbia College NSAC Team Presenter
  • 2010 Columbia College Strategic Media Plan Winner
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Team Awards