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Design Technologist/Sr. Web Designer


Sep 2015 – June 2022

Graduated a two-stack program (MERN) at Coding Dojo. Web fundamentals exam: 9.9/10. MERN final exam: 9.5/10 (Black Belt).

Key skills: React; JavaScript; Node.js; Restful API; CRUD; HTML; CSS; SAP Hybris CMS management; Sketch; Figma; Adobe Suite; UI/UX.

  • Quickly prototyped user experiences to the fidelity required to gain insight into user testing.
  • Designed, coded, posted and managed responsive landing pages with cross-browser capabilities, allowing our marketing team to increase organic SEO and to test messaging and imagery.
  • Helped assess the technical impact of design decisions.
  • Provided in-browser proof of concept.
  • Ensured that designs and the code provide progressive enhancement and accessibility for all users.
  • Supported and enhanced reusable components to ensure a comprehensive design system for each site.
  • Coded and developed most of the pages on tirebuyer.com, tirepros.com, atd-us.com, and ntd-canada.com.
  • Collaborated closely with front end and back end developers to ensure a smooth transition from design to build to maintenance.


Design and Brand Consultant

Paul Morgan Designs

Jul 2014 – Sep 2015

Key skills: Brand strategy; logos; WordPress site design, setup & customization; CSS modification; SharePoint site customization; video editing; PowerPoint design; collateral design; social media content/design.


Senior Graphic Designer, Safeco Insurance Brand and Advertising

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Nov 2008 – Jul 2014

Key skills: Adobe Creative Suite; brand building; brand messaging; motion graphics; video editing; collateral design; client collaboration; social media content creation and management; clear communication with developers.

  • Lead designer and steward of the Safeco brand. Created communication that strengthened and advanced the brand; ensured that all communications met our color, typography, messaging and photo guidelines.
  • Worked with clients and business partners to determine the essence of each message, then built compelling communications to engage the audience.
  • Designed for print, web, video and motion graphics, with the goal of a clean, friendly and memorable user experiences.
  • Co-managed social media sites; conceptualized, designed and wrote posts, and tracked effectiveness. Facebook page grew from 0 followers to more than 80,000 in 4 years.
  • Designed and co-authored brand guidelines.


Visual Communications Specialist

Safeco Insurance

Aug 2007 – Nov 2008

Key skills: User experience design; user interface design; client collaboration; employee communications; executive communications; intranet management.

  • Designed and coded informative, immersive web experiences to facilitate Fortune 500 company’s employees’ understanding of the organization’s overall mission.
  • Collaborated with business partners to create communications strategies that motivated employees and ensured their success within the company.
  • Introduced many different interactive elements to the company’s intranet.
  • Helped company executives by adding visual impact to presentations to external and internal audiences.



Codo Dojo Bootcamp

Jan. 2022-June 2022

Web fundamentals exam: 9.9/10. MERN final exam: 9.5/10 (Black Belt). 

  • Two-stack program
  • React
  • Mongo DB
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Advanced JS
  • NPM
  • Socket.io

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Arts | Journalism, 1993



I had the pleasure of being Paul’s manager for several years during his time at Safeco Insurance and Liberty Mutual Insurance. From Day One, he established himself as one of the most uniquely valuable and versatile members of any team he was on.

Andrew Winstanley

Sr. Director, Marketing Strategy and Integrated Marketing, Zillow





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