Resume

Education

LCC International University, Klaipeda, Lithuania (in progress)
Master of Arts in International Management
Joint degree with:
Taylor University, Upland, IN (in progress)
Master of Business Administration

Ball State University, Muncie, IN (July 2012)
Master of Science in Information and Communication Sciences
Graduate Assistantship with Emerging Technologies

Taylor University, Upland, IN (May 2011)
Bachelor of Science in Media Communication and Computer Systems
Semester in Klaipeda, Lithuania at LCC International University

Experience

Automattic (October 2015-present)

Engineering Happiness

LCC International University (July 2013-October 2015)

Taught web design, ICT, and systems coursework

Supported faculty use of Moodle

Helped develop new faculty development system

Copyedited and developed styling for accreditation documents

Reamplify Design (February-June 2008, May 2011-October 2015)

Founded a web development company

Designed marketing, sales, and website implementation templates

Managed 3 employees and several dozen projects

Lensrentals.com (May-August 2009, consulted August 2009-January 2011)

Produced, directed, and edited informational videos

Edited website copy to follow inverted pyramid, updated and fact checked

Developed website styling and standards guidelines

Authored several informational blog posts on video production.

Sentry Data Systems (June-August 2010, June-December 2011)

Designed daily checklist for Technical Client Support

Refactored existing PHP code

Wrote custom data parsers in Ruby for client implementations

Envision Productions (January-May 2011)

Produced live chapel broadcasts, graduation, other events

WTUR (September 2007-January 2010)

DJ’d and produced a live topic-based show, Spring 2008-Spring 2009

Assistant Station Production Manager, Fall 2008

Station Production Manager, January 2010

Taylor Computer Science Department (September 2007-February 2010)

Performed server updates and upgrades on Gentoo and Red Hat

Created and implemented automatic installers for academic software

Supervised labs and helped students with problems

Certifications

Apple Certified Associate in Final Cut Pro X
Apple Certified Associate in iWork ’09
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CS6
Adobe Certified Associate in Web Communication with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 and CS6
Adobe Certified Associate in Video Communication with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
Adobe Certified Associate in Rich Media Communication with Adobe Flash Professional CS5 and CS6
Apple Certified Professional in Final Cut Pro X Level One

Honors

2010 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
2010-2011 Certificate of Merit in Leadership at Taylor University
2010-2011 Excellence in Service for an outstanding contribution to the Media Communication Program at Taylor University
2009-2011 Guest lecturer for Taylor University public speaking classes
2009-2010 Excellent Service and Dedication to WTUR
2009 Taylor University Business Plan Competition Finalist
2008-2009 Best Produced Show on WTUR 89.7FM
2007 USA Memory Championship High School Team Champion
2006 U Make the Cut video contest Semi-Finalist
2006 Chicken Little Prognostication Award from ARISS (Amateur Radio on the ISS)