University of Arizona, Honors College
Graduated: May 2018
Creative Writing and Computer Science Double Degree, 3.693 GPA
Dean's List 2014-2018
Worked on computer programming team projects with a focus on object-oriented design, using a Scrum-based development process, including one to develop a smart calendar app
Worked extensively with a variety of coding languages such as Java, C, C#, and Python
Participated in writing workshops, involving both giving and receiving feedback, critique, and constructive criticism, as well as generating original ideas and short stories
Experience conceptualizing, creating, and editing creative stories
June 2019 - Present
HEAD GAME MASTER
Responsible for monitoring escape room games and guiding players through puzzles. Tasks include greeting customers, providing constructive hints, and closely observing multiple rooms at once. Also involves managerial and supervisory duties such as directing Game Masters and taking reservations.
November 2020 - Present
ONLINE WRITING TUTOR
Responsible for reviewing and editing student essays across a wide array of subjects. Tasks include identifying problem areas in essays, providing constructive feedback tailored to individual students, and ensuring compliance with MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides, along with giving general structural and grammatical advice.
June 2019 - June 2020
FREELANCE GAMING WRITER
Tasked with writing list style articles about various video games and related subjects. Jobs include submitting topic pitches for review, conducting research, reviewing my work for errors, and completing articles by set deadlines.
November 2018 - February 2019
Tatum Games, LLC
Responsible for writing and developing stories and lore for characters in the mobile game Heroes vs. Villains. Responsibilities include content generation for existing characters, review and revision of my work and the work of my peers, and the creation of new characters for the game.
June - August 2017
RESEARCHER AND EDITOR
University of Arizona Book Art and Letterpress Lab
Researched various pieces of equipment, compiled notes on historical significance, and presented findings in reports on each machine investigated. Reviewed and edited the Lab’s instructional manual to eliminate redundant passages and create a more readable text.
Strong written communication skills
Certified in Udemy Technical Writing Course
Proficient in the Eclipse compiler
Proficient with unit testing in Java
Proficient with the Madcap Flare software
Character and story development experience
Critical review and analysis skills
Basic foundation in Spanish
ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS
Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards Finalist, 2019
Created, wrote, and managed Dark Inspiration, an online comic, illustrated by DC Comics artist Gabe Ostley, (https://darkinspirationcomic.wordpress.com/) 2016
National Merit Scholar, 2014
Write Michigan Short Story Contest Published Finalist, 2013
Attended Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Center, 2010 - 2014
Founded University of Arizona Honors Writing Club 2015
Math tutor 2012 - 2013
Founded Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Center Book Club, 2010 - 2012