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  • Animations
  • Game in Progress

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, PHP, jQuery
  • Graphic design, desktop publishing, website design, UI/UX
  • 3-D Modeling and Animation, 2-D animation, CSS Animation
  • Adobe Suite CC; Flash/Animate, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere

    Computer Science/Coding teacher 2016 - Current, Muscatine Community Schools, Muscatine IA

  • Develop coding curriculum for 6th-8th students focused on logic, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity using markup(HTML and CSS) and programming languages(JavaScript)
  • Write developmentally appropriate, adaptable for differentiated instruction, and engaging lesson plans incorporating various cross-curricular topics
  • Teach concepts of using online coding software, best practices of technology and internet responsibility
  • Technology Director and Instructor 2014-2016, Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf, IA

  • Network Administration - routers, switchs, phone systems, internet filter, and Cisco wireless network
  • Systems Administration -Windows servers, virtual machines(vSphere, Azure), 1-1 student laptops, and peripherals
  • Teach 8-12th grade computer science and multimedia classes
  • Manage accounts, licensing and deployment of Windows OS, Microsoft 365 Business, Adobe CC
  • Coach FTC Robotics, organize and manage robotics meet at Rivermont Collegiate
  • Direct district technology plans, policies, and curriculum
  • Technology Director and Instructor 2002 - 2013, Preston Community Schools, Preston IA

  • Design and maintain district websites, digital signage and other electronic forms of communication
  • Teach 7-12th grade Technology focusing on real world lesson plans and marketable skills
  • Network and Systems Administration, train support staff in management of various student databases and software
  • Graphic Designer, Webmaster and Multimedia Designer 2000 - 2002, Mancomm, Inc., Davenport, IA

  • Develop and design online course registration for OSHA courses taught nationally
  • Develop and monitor websites, maintain dynamic web content and databases
  • Produce graphics for courses, seminars and interactive training software
  • Design book covers, brochures, course materials and company products
  • Create graphics, 2-D and 3-D animations for video production
  • Transition Advisor 1999 - 2000, Black Hawk College Outreach, East Moline, IL

  • Work individually with alternative high school students planning college and career goals
  • Coordinate with local search programs, financial aid and academic counselors at various colleges and organize career oriented group activities in cooperation with teachers
  • Establish "jobs for at-risk students" program with area businesses
  • High School Art Teacher 1995 - 1999, Assumption High School, Davenport, IA

  • Taught Photography, Ceramics and Studio Art Courses to grades 9 -12
  • Coordinated the design and building of theater sets for fall and spring plays

    Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Create graphic designs for web communications and marketing materials
  • Communicate with clients to understand specific brand usage principles in designs
  • Create high quality images for newsletters, business articles and blogs
  • Develop effective imagery concepts
  • Du State Du Duathlon Co-Race Director, Illinois City IL 2015-2018

  • Designed and marketed event promoting individual and team competition for cash awards
  • Pre-race management - registration, race day planning, permits, securing and purchasing equipment, purchase race day consumables, design and purchase race shirts, recruit volunteers
  • Race day management - set up course, direct and assign duties to volunteers, assist racers, set up post race area, set up transition areas, oversee the safety of the course
  • Post Race management - oversee race results, announce sponsors and future events, announce and present awards, clean up and check equipment with the assistance of volunteers

    Bachelor of Arts University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

    Majors in:
  • Art
  • Classics
  • Art Education