I started my path towards design at Green River College as a running start student majoring in English Literature and Creative Writing. While I loved to read, learn, and explore the narratives of others, I quickly found my own creative outlet in visual mediums. After a brief dabble in Business and Marketing, I recognized web design, advertising, and UX could act as a perfect blend of my interests; exploring the narratives of others - helping tell the story they sought to convey - through the design and presentation of their 'stories'.
At Eastern Washington University I realized what my future was all about. I received my Bachelor Degree for Visual Communications in Design and an undergraduate certificate in User Experience/ User Interface. In my school work, I've been most recognized for my passion to develop systems and processes, and for my willingness to embrace, create, and implement new ideas and concepts. Since graduating in 2020, I have stayed up to date on current and past trends. What makes me captivating is my novel insights and implementations! On a regular basis I build patterns, components, standards, and tools to improve in all things:
Designing while also coding this website has allowed me to consider how the pieces within a system interact and influence one another. Not only designing and coding, but also integrating how search engines communicate and decipher these elements. I think knowing the whole system from beginning to end is key to a successful user experience.