Designer and journalist based in Chicago. Working at the intersection of user experience design and data. Passionate about purposeful, data-focused storytelling.
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Proficient in data visualization, interactive design, graphic design principles, user experience and user interface design, typography and written communication.
Chicago Tribune, data visualization journalist
(March 2012 to present)
Design and develop web presentations for chicagotribune.com, placing emphasis on clear and purposeful communication and a focus on user needs.
Produce data visualizations, charts, maps and other interactives. Analyze data to identify storylines and translate them into engaging graphics.
Manage the needs of multiple stakeholders and timelines while working with a multidisciplinary team.
The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville.com, graphic artist
(May 2009 to March 2012)
- Produced charts, maps and other graphics for the web and printed newspaper. Conceived and produced illustrations for entertainment, sports and special section covers.
- 2018 Outstanding Young Alumnus – Ball State University Department of Journalism
- 2012 Society for News Design Award of Excellence
Ball State University
B.A., Journalism graphics, 2005-2009
Certificate, User experience design, 2019
Investigative Reporters & Editors
Society for News Design