Work History


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Emphasis, 1999, Mississippi State University


  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • jQuery
  • Javascript
  • Command Line
  • Git
  • Google Office
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • QuarkXpress


Work Experience

Parthenon Publishing

Front End Web Developer • July 2016 - present
  • Expert knowledge of WordPress theming, HTML, CSS and SCSS along with working knowledge of HTML5
  •  Demonstrated thorough understanding of media queries and responsive design and performed cross-browser and cross-platform testing
  • Hand-coded custom WordPress themes and plugins for new websites based on specifications from internal design and strategy teams
  • Implementation of jQuery and Javascript for creating page actions
  • Performed updates and maintenance on existing websites
  • Created wireframes and website design mockups
  • Contributed regularly to the company blog on topics related to my areas of expertise
  • Edited graphic and web designs according to client specifications
  • Demonstrated a mastery of version control software; identified and archived almost 400 inactive websites, audited websites and plugins for active sites and created 150+ repositories for them on Github
  • Creation of two monthly email newsletters (“The Parthenon Post” and “Unsung Nashville”)


Permelia Media

Front End Web Developer • November 2015 - present
  • Translated finished Photoshop designs into custom-themed WordPress pixel perfect websites
  • Edited purchased themes via child themes to create custom design and functionality solutions
  • Performed cross-browser testing and debugging
  • Implemented SEO best practices
  • Administered tutorials to website owners
  • Excelled in customer service with non-technical web users



Front End Web Developer • June 2012 - October 2015
  • Full knowledge of HTML, PHP, CSS and SCSS along with some knowledge of HTML5
  • Full knowledge of WordPress CMS
  • Expertise converting Photoshop and Illustrator mockups to hand-coded WordPress websites
  • Gained knowledge of jQuery and Javascript for creating page actions
  • Secured experience with git for managing theme repositories
  • Coordinated with clients on change orders
  • Demonstrated solid design skill for converting client artwork into themes
  • Self-managed website development milestones within a project management tool (Podio, Basecamp, etc.)
  • Displayed ability to design for the web and/or adapt existing designs to fit site requirements
  • Experienced managing web hosting accounts using cPanel


Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum

Graphic Designer • July 2006 - October 2006
  • Creation and visual development of promotional materials consistent with organization brands and strategy
  • Oversaw and designed brochures, ads, retail products, exhibit materials, signage, magazines and printed collateral material
  • Supervised printing, manufacturing and delivery of materials produced


Freelance Graphic Design

December 2004 - July 2016

Clients included:

  • Music Services Unlimited
  • Vanderbilt University Press
  • East Nashville’s Annual “Thirth of July Block Party”
  • Adventure Science Center
  • Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association
  • Betsy Phillips
  • Dennis Greeno, CPA
  • Dr. Robert W. Cowden
  • SonyBMG
  • Emotiva Audio
  • Creek Content
  • Primarily Rye


Iliad Inc.

Art director • June 1999 - December 2004
  • Gained extensive experience in compact disc and DVD packaging, point-of-purchase, and onesheet design
  • Concepted, designed and executed all music-related design projects
  • Coordinated and art directed photo shoots
  • Concepted and designed presentation to promote the firm to high-profile clients and corporations
  • Collaborated with external designers on client jobs
  • Acted as a liaison between service bureaus and printers