Repping the great state of Louisiana? Light up sneakers from the 90s? A note to follow "So"?
(Nah – It’s just short for Lauren.)
On the career personality tests in school, I always scored high on opposite sides of the funky, 5-pointed graph: Art and Technology. Everyone else scored high on adjacent subjects, presenting clear topics for their career path essays. I'm pretty sure I split my essay into two mini-essays, unable to choose a side.
I was a 12-year-old rebel.
My undergrad degree from Oglethorpe (aka Atlanta's Hogwarts) is in Studio Art with a Psychology minor. I worked as a Graphic Designer and marketer for 5 years before going to Georgia Tech to earn my MS in Human-Computer Interaction (with equal focus in Digital Media and Industrial Design). I spent a few years in agency life before becoming my own boss and I currently freelance, taking on project-based gigs that align with my interests and expertise. Find my full resume here.
I brainstorm, collaborate, and throw ideas at walls. I organize, prioritize, and simplify. I hack and tinker, research, test, and solve. I ferociously attack design problems from both strategic and creative angles, pouncing on the user-friendliest of solutions. Roar!
I’m always looking to expand my knowledge and abilities, but here are some of my favorite things – things that I am confident I can do well.
Here's some other cool stuff I've seen and done along the way.
I like to keep busy. Here are a few extracurriculars.
Just about the only time you'll see me on stage on purpose.
My second home, where I volunteer and help out with events and marketing.
107 coasters and counting! I really like ranting about park accessibility and storytelling choices...
It's been a bit since we've thrown one, but it's one of my favorite things to plan.
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