Summer Hiring Ad Campaign

work in air conditioning

I am pretty proud of this summer hiring ad campaign! It’s been a tough time for hiring lately, and my company is feeling that strain. We’re located in a rural area where hiring before the pandemic was hard enough. I’ve been working with our HR team to come up with some creative advertising to attract […]

Open Enrollment Poster (SJE)

coming soon open enrollment

I created this fun poster for my employer to share news about some changes to our benefits. I wanted to share this important but sometimes dry information in a fun, eye-catching way. I hand-drew the background in Procreate on my iPad. I did the design in Illustrator.


sje rhombus pcb website

This is a website that I created for my work, SJE Inc. We have a division that creates custom printed circuit boards (SJE PCB) and we wanted to create a separate website for it. I got to design this new site from scratch using my favorite method for quick site creation. I purchased the domain […]

Polar Fest


I have been volunteering with Polar Fest for several years now as a member of their social media committee. I redesigned the website in 2019 to look more modern and better serve the needs of our users. This site is built entirely in Squarespace. I manage the website currently and help make social media posts […]

River Keepers Website

river keepers of fargo-moorhead website

For my college capstone project, I helped Fargo-Moorhead non-profit River Keepers by designing a modern website that met their growing needs. That was in 2016. I continued to help River Keepers with website maintenance, and they eventually hired me as their website contractor. In 2020, I completely redesigned their website, because frankly I’d learned a […]

ESOP Week 2020 Branding

esop 2020 reaching new peaks button

In addition to celebrating employee ownership for the month of October, at SJE we also spend a week in February building anticipation to our yearly stock price announcement. We have games during the week and end it with a banquet. Last year, I was in charge of coming up with the branding that we’d use […]

ESOP Month 2020

esop month poster

At SJE, we celebrate being employee owned during ESOP Month every October. We have fun games, snacks and training. It’s a great way to have fun while educating ourselves about our Employee Stock Ownership Plans. I made the poster for our socially-distanced 2020 celebrations and I’m really happy with the design.

SJE Values Videos

dave and taunia as cartoons

This is one of my favorite projects that I’ve gotten to work on at SJE Inc.! I created these values videos to celebrate the launch of our company’s new values and purpose statement. They hadn’t been updated for over a decade, so we really wanted to show that this was important and impactful for our […]

Sailboat Sculptures

the front of my large sailboat design

I am so excited to finally call myself an artist! I had the chance to create two pieces for a local project in Detroit Lakes, MN, called 150 Sails Up. To celebrate the city’s 150th anniversary this summer, the group created 150 sailboat sculptures that each feature a different work of piece by a local […]

Welcome to SJE Video

dave thomas president and CEO

I created this video for our HR team at work so that they had something current to show to new employees who had accepted the job offer. I worked with our CEO to write a script that conveyed the feelings of inspiration and excitement that come with starting a new job, while highlighting our unique […]