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May 2022 - current

Enamel Pin Designer / Writer

Independent - Greenwood, Mississippi

I've designed two collections of enamel pins, one aimed at word lovers, writers, and introverts and another celebrating my home state of Mississippi.

I have also been working on memoir-style writing in order to find my voice.


  • Created a partnership with Pinultimate to sell my introverty pins
  • Opened an Etsy store to support sales of my Mississippi pins
  • Working to build my own presence on Medium
April 2021 - May 2022

TEKSystems / Web Developer (Contractor)

Employment Agency — San Francisco, California

I was an HTML and CSS developer for our client Pottery Barn Teen.


  • Wrote the HTML and CSS for Pottery Barn Teen’s high-traffic landing pages including collaborations with Harry Potter, the NAACP, and Lilly Pulitzer
  • Collaborated with designers to figure out the best solutions for technically challenging design requests
  • Quickly shifted gears when last-minute changes are made
November 2012 - June 2020

Zoosk / UI Developer & Technical Lead

Online Dating — San Francisco, California

As the senior UI developer, I wrote the HTML and CSS for many features on our mobile and desktop apps. I also advised product managers and engineers on UI strategies.


  • Developed mixins and CSS patterns to cut dev time and promote UI consistency
  • Optimized our code to reduce compile time and increase file efficiency
  • Hosted a three-day internal CSS bootcamp
  • Won awards in four Zoosk hackathons
  • Posted nine articles to our engineering blog (two curated by Medium)

Other Positions Held at Zoosk:

  • Interim Revenue Team Manager (November 2015 - January 2016)
  • UI Team Manager (April 2015 – August 2015)
May 2011 - July 2012

Netriplex / Senior Designer & CSS Developer

Data Center Solutions and Cloud Services — Asheville, North Carolina

I coded the CSS for our cloud services customer portal and designed in-house product sheets and digital ads.

September 2005 - May 2011

TopFloorStudio / Art Director & Web Developer

Digital and Creative Agency — Asheville, North Carolina

In this multi-functional role, I served as the company's graphic design and web designer, and I built the HTML and CSS for most of our clients’ websites.


  • Served as a project manager for many of our clients
  • Created the information architecture for our clients’ websites
  • Configured content management systems
  • Defined our in-house brand direction

Design Samples

February 2003 - September 2006

Red Cat Creative / Principal & Creative Director (Freelance)

Digital and Graphic Design Services — Asheville, North Carolina

I provided affordable services to small businesses and not-for-profits, including graphic design, web design, and web development.

Code Samples

Key Skills

  • HTML, CSS, Sass, and SCSS
  • Web and graphic design
  • Responsive UI
  • CSS animations
  • Web accessibility
  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • JavaScript (beginner level)
  • Writing and editing


  • Mississippi State University
  • Major: Communication with an emphasis in journalism
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts