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hello! ni hao! bonjour! nong ho!
it looks like you've stumbled across my little piece of the world wide web. i'm a duke 2015 grad, food enthusiast and certified graphic designer. i'm currently based in the big 🍎, but originally from sunny washington state.
i'm a lover of cute things, going to broadway shows, and testing my cooking skills in the kitchen. i'm also a social media guru, experienced marketer and adobe creative suite expert. i'm also an agency-signed fashion model with americana models.
currently, i work full-time as an associate designer on the wework communications design team + the new powered by we division. i'm always open to collaborating on freelance projects on the side though!
born in detroit, michigan. eventually became the middle child of 3 sisters.
moved to washington state for grades 6-12. hellooo gray skies (and beautiful nature!).
started my first website, a pixel website called scribbliness. self-taught HTML/css.
accepted to duke university during early decision, aka still one of the best days ever!
volunteered to design for yellow pages magazine. self-taught adobe creative suite.
worked at dream a dream, a non-profit in bangalore, india. a life-changing experience!
graduated from duke; moved to dc and started my first marketing job at curiositystream.
furthered my passion for graphic design at shillington nyc. #shillony4life.
started my professional design career freelancing -- namely for tommy hilfiger and penguin random house.
got scouted by a recruiter and started working at houghton mifflin harcourt full-time in their in-house agency.
signed with my first modeling agency, americana models on halloween!
made the switch to work at wework full-time as an associate designer, and able to do what i love every day!