Graphics Editor, Visuals team
Responsibilities: Coordinate, assign and execute short- and medium-turnaround graphics projects. Develop and maintain our system for generating, embedding and archiving code-based graphics, including starter templates for different graphic types. Edit graphics produced by other colleagues. Document and promote team projects and processes.
washingtonpost.com / Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive
Senior Designer / Politics
October 2004–December 2008
Responsibilities: Design of news graphics and special news features for washingtonpost.com. From 2006-2008, served as the primary designer for online politics projects, including interactive maps, section design and databased features.
Newspaper Association of America
Responsibilities: Writing, design and maintenance of the trade association’s Web site. Helped lead design and implementation of a sitewide redesign of NAA.org.
The George Washington University
Senior Programmer Analyst, Interactive Multimedia Applications Group
August 2002–March 2004
Responsibilities: Design and construction of websites related to University departments, organizations and events.
azcentral.com / The Arizona Republic
Full-time: December 1999–July 2002
Freelance: August 2002–2005
Responsibilities: Design and construction of news- and feature-related special sections for azcentral.com, as well as the design of commercial web sites for clients.
Master of Arts, Communication, Culture and Technology
Concentration: Politics and media
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication,
Arizona State University
Minors: Spanish, political science
Magna cum laude
Awards and Honors
- Emmy Award and SND Best of Digital Design gold medal for “Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt” (2013)
- SND Best of Digital Design silver medal for “NPR Election Party” and the NPR Visuals team portfolio (2014)
- Peabody award for NPR.org (2009)