Words mean stuff.
The adage is true: Find a job you love and you'll never work a day in your life. Editing has come naturally to me, and I've enjoyed it since I entered the field after college.
Education: University of Wisconsin—River Falls
Bachelor of Science in English Literature, minor in Professional Writing
- Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
- Adobe InCopy, InDesign, and Pro;
- Atlassian Confluence;
- JIRA scrumboards and agile work environments;
- Project managing content from the conceptual stage to release and iterations;
- AP, Chicago, MLA, and custom client style guides
Here are some of my favorite projects I've helped concept, execute, write, and edit. References and technical writing samples available upon request.
Minnesota Business Magazine: Where it all began—my first published piece.
Beckon: Contributing to a manifesto so powerful and visually appealing that it led to a company-wide rebranding initiative.
Symantec: Reinforcing a trusted logo synonymous with safety in real-world situations, emphasizing colors, messaging, and memorable imagery.
NetApp: Shaping the future of invisible high tech through visceral, earthly metaphors.
Ann Taylor: Helping frontline associates visualize their career growth potential.
VSP: Proofing full-page newspaper ads and magazine back covers to clearly show the value of health and awareness.