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SKILLS

Editing

Feature Writing

Photo Research
Adobe Suite

Salesforce

Microsoft Office

Drupal CMS

JIRA

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2020

  • Adobe XD Essential Training: Design Course

  • Advanced Accessible PDFs Course

2019

  • Accessing Higher Ground  Accessibility Conference

  • General Assembly Visual Design Course

2014

  • TEFL Certification

  • Photojournalism Course

  • Media, Design, and Editing Course

  • Multimedia Reporting Course

  • Writing for Print Media Course

interests

Photography

American History

Women and Gender Studies

 

 The CollegeBoard, New York, NY

Associate Director, December 2019 – Present​

  • Support distance learning by designing Pre-AP slide decks and enforcing ADA and WCAG compliance of supplemental materials. 

  • Create and modify digital prototypes to successfully integrate multimedia into instructional materials through an Agile, iterative process.

  • Examine trends in higher ed course catalogs and develop survey questions to garner interest in a potential AP American Studies or Pre-AP Ethnic Studies course offerings. 

  • Work with a vendor, the production team, and the legal department to conduct an audit of image assets used across 53 publications. 

Editor, English Language Arts, May 2019 – December 2019

  • Served as the lead editor of the SpringBoard Grade 12 English Language Arts 2021 Texas Edition.

  • Supervised the production of alternative text for digital content and created internal ADA guidelines that are now used across various units within the organization. 

  • Collaborated with editors to create image specifications and oversaw the search, selection, and procurement of fine art, including the work of Jacob Lawrence, Kehinde Wiley, Frida Kahlo, and Mitch Epstein.

  • Onboarded freelance artists and incorporated commissioned artwork to accompany literary passages within grade 6-12 instructional materials. 

  • Formalized the tracking of image asset metadata and license agreements. 

  • Aligned SpringBoard content to Common Core and state standards to meet state-specific adoption requirements.

Assistant Editor, English Language Arts, February 2017 – May 2019

  • Reviewed and edited student and teacher edition content in Adobe Acrobat, InCopy, and InDesign from the manuscript phase to the confirming stage.

  • Provided vendors and freelancers—including editors, copyeditors, assessment item writers— with direct feedback to ensure the quality of print and digital materials.

  • Oversaw the sourcing, selection, and approval of artwork for SpringBoard’s Florida Math high school editions and ELA core and ancillary materials (encompassing 12 publications).

  • Monitored the image budget and tracked payments to keep image permissions within (5% margin of error of projected) budget.

Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey

Editorial Assistant, September 2016 – January 2017

  • Managed the creation and delivery of art manuscripts to the production and photo research teams.

  • Supported the Acquisition Editor for the Physics, Geology, and Geography business lines.

  • Worked with vendors to ensure the delivery of high-quality instructional resources.

Pearson, Hoboken, New Jersey

Editorial Assistant, April 2015 – April 2016

  • Collaborated with the editorial, production, and sales teams to publish 23 titles across 5 disciplines. 

  • Wrote marketing copy under the guidance of the chief editors of Advanced Studies and Communications. 

  • Managed and proofread supplemental material (PowerPoints, Instructor’s Manuals, and Test banks) for each title. 

  • Oversaw author contract signings, commissioned pre-revision reviews, processed royalty agreements, and processed payments for freelancers and external stakeholders.  

Inked Magazine, New York, NY

Social Media Intern, March – May 2015

  • Curated social media content (Tumblr, Wanelo, Tapiture, and Pinterest) and managed posting schedules for Freshly Inked, a renowned lifestyle and tattoo magazine.

  • Interviewed emerging and established tattoo artists and wrote feature stories for print and digital publications.

No. 3 Senior High School, Shenzhen, China

Foreign Language Teacher, August 2013 – July 2014

  • Designed adaptable 80-minute lessons and facilitated classroom instruction to 225 high school students.

  • Used differentiated instruction to improve students’ use of conversational English with a focus on vocabulary and grammar.

  • ​Established a nurturing classroom environment and incorporated IELTS and TOEFL into daily lessons.

 

Rutgers Today, New Brunswick, NJ

Editorial Intern, January – May 2012

  • Submitted draft feature stories to the Editor-in-chief for final review and future publication. 

  • Conducted photoshoots and created visuals to accompany content published on the Rutgers homepage and digital platforms.

  • Used Drupal CMS to upload and calendarize weekly articles to the “What’s Happening” section of the Rutgers Today homepage.

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