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

Education: University of Wisconsin—River Falls
Bachelor of Science in English Literature, minor in Professional Writing 


Proficiencies

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Adobe InCopy, InDesign, and Pro;
  • Keynote;
  • 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


Portfolio

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 beganmy first published piece.


Beckon: Contributing to a manifesto so powerful and visually appealing that it led to a company-wide rebranding initiative.

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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.

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VSP: Proofing full-page newspaper ads and magazine back covers to clearly show the value of health and awareness.