Morgan’s Experience

Never Been Afraid of a Challenge

Once she started out on her own, she accepted any challenge that was thrown her way. If she didn’t know how to do it, she learned how to quickly, creating an exciting career journey with experience in multiple fields.

Positions She’s Held

  • Senior UX Designer
  • Senior Copywriter
  • Lead Instructional Designer
  • Reporter and Contributing Editor
  • Teacher and Tutor

Corporate Contracts

  • Ascena Retail
  • Huntington
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Verizon Wireless

Agency/Startup Work

  • El Toro Interactive
  • Fahlgren Mortine
  • Lextant
  • The Creative Lab
  • The Shipyard

Organizations

  • Co-Leader of IxDA Columbus
  • Columbus Web Group
  • Experience Design with Agile and Lean UX Columbus
  • TechLife Columbus

Her Career Journey

2005-2006
Advertising and marketing for local real estate company.

2006-2007
Reporter, photographer, and layout designer for weekly newspaper.

2007-2008
Freelance copywriter for print and digital collateral.

2008-2009
Started UX work and design thinking processes.

2010
Freelance writer and website designer while getting master’s degree.

2011-Present
Instructional designer, UX designer, and Professional Storyteller.

Continued Education and Growth

Morgan’s constantly learning and growing so that she can provide the best work possible for those who are working to make their dreams come true. Below are classes/certifications she has completed or is currently trying to complete.

Degrees

  • Mass Communication and Social Issues (OSU)
  • Professional Writing Minor (OSU)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (NCSU)
  • Study Abroad, Diversity Program (Brazil)

LinkedIn Learning

  • UX Research Fundamentals
  • Foundations of UX: Content Strategy
  • Advanced Branding
  • Storytelling For Designers
  • Data Visualizations Storytelling Essentials
  • Public Relations Fundamentals

Udemy

  • Effective Small Business Marketing
  • Google AdWords for Small Businesses
  • Systems Thinking Made Simple
  • Analysis of Everyday Things
  • HTML5: Learn HTML5
  • Accessibility Features on Android & iOS

Other

  • IDEO, “Human Centered Design”
  • Coursera, “Information Design”
  • Coursera, “Design Thinking for Innovation”
  • Khan Academy, “Pixar in a Box: The Art of Storytelling”
View Examples Of Her Work