Work Experience

Graphic Designer & Illustrator

The Art of Education University
2023 – present
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Product Design
  • Video Editing

Web & Graphic Designer

Freelance
2004 – present
  • Web Design
  • UX/UI Design
  • Branding & Logo Design
  • Sales Deck / Presentation Design
  • Illustration
  • Project Management

Designer & CEO

Aligned Adventure
2014 – Present
  • Product design
  • Illustration
  • Blogging, copywriting & SEO
  • Landing page design
  • Lead magnet / opt-in design
  • Email Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Management of both project-based and long-term virtual assistants

Transformational Coach

Julia Baldwin Taylor
2020 – present
  • 250+ hours of coaching clients in 1:1 and group settings
  • Areas of focus: career transition, entrepreneurial success, work/life balance
  • Help clients set and reach goals, find purposeful work, build sustainable habits, and grow their confidence
  • Designed and delivered interactive workshops in Keynote and Zoom
  • Built sales funnels in ClickFunnels

Designer & CEO

Wild Blue Weddings
2017 – 2020
  • Created and sold successful wedding stationery brand in under 3 years
  • Brand/identity design
  • Product design
  • Content strategy, creation & management
  • Blogging, copywriting & SEO
  • Created 64-week email marketing sequence based on customer wedding date
  • Designed and wrote 48-page e-book that was used as lead magnet
  • Grew Pinterest account to 1.2M monthly viewers

Web & Graphic Designer

Blizzard Internet Marketing
2006 – 2014
  • Designed and built hundreds of client websites, including custom WordPress themes
  • Managed up to 15 projects at a time
  • Maintained long-term customer relationships
  • Led and maintained communication between internal and external stakeholders
  • Translated high-level visions into technical specs for backend developers

Adjunct Faculty

Colorado mountain college
2009 – 2012
  • Taught semester-long credit courses in graphic design, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver (in person and online)
  • Led student critiques and provided constructive feedback
  • Mentored students seeking a design career

Graphic Designer

Raymond Geddes & Co.
2003 – 2004
  • Package Design
  • Magazine/Catalog Design
  • Photo Retouching

Skills & Traits

Technical Skills & Software

Design:

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Lightroom
  • Figma
  • Procreate
  • Canva

Web:

  • WordPress (Divi, Beaver Builder)
  • HTML/CSS
  • Shopify
  • New Zenler

Marketing:

  • ClickFunnels
  • Email marketing platforms like Klaviyo, MailerLite, MailChimp, etc.
  • Social media scheduling tools like Tailwind, Metricool, Later, etc.

Misc:

  • Keynote
  • Premier Rush
  • Miro
  • Project Management software like Asana, Trello, ClickUp, etc.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Workspace

Essential Traits

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Awesome at finding solutions to complex problems
  • Supportive, collaborative team player
  • Ability to work independently with little or no guidance
  • High level of emotional mastery
  • Empathetic, compassionate, and intuitive
  • Great sense of humor
  • 16+ years of experience working in a remote environment

Education

Coaching Certification

Transform coaching academy
2020
  • ICF Accredited Program
  • 80 Hours ACSTH

BS in Graphic Design

Towson University
2004
  • AIGA Student Chapter Founder & President