Instructional Designer and Learning/Development Leader

My mission is to design and develop e-learning tools to contribute to the future of automotive education, including k-12 education, vocational training, and continuing professional development. 

Currently, I specialize in Technical Training in the automotive industry.  For just over two years, I have been an Instructional Designer in automotive technology and electric vehicles.


Texas A&M University, College Station, TX — 

M.Ed. Learning Design and Technology

SEPTEMBER 2019- MAY 2022

-Created e-learning modules in Rise and Storyline

-Developed educational videos in Camtasia

-Used Backward Design in e-learning development

-Used systematic instructional design processes and rapid prototyping, including documentation, ADDIE, 5D, and SAM/Dick and Carey methodologies

-Utilized online authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline and Rise, Camtasia

-Course Maps and OSCQR Rubric for Online Course Evaluation

University of Texas, Arlington, TX —

B.A. Critical Languages and International Studies - German

SEPTEMBER 2003 - MAY 2015

-Certificate of Localization and Translation

-Minor: Mathematics


Fisker Automotive (Manhattan Beach, CA) - Associate Manager, Curriculum and Course Development

Instructional Designer, Technical Service, March 2023 - December 2023
-Utilizes Articulate 360 Storyline and Rise, Adobe Creative Studio, Camtasia, JigSpace AR, and CAD Software (CATIA V5/Siemens Teamcenter) and Adobe Learning Manager for in-person, virtual, and self-paced courses.
-Project leader in Technical Training for Service Technician Training, Collision Repair, and Train-the-Trainer programs for domestic and international audiences.
-Develops interactive in-person and virtual learning experiences incorporating gamified elements, educational technology, ID frameworks (ADDIE, SAM, Rapid Prototyping) and adult learning theory for technical service professionals.
-Performs qualitative and quantitative needs assessments and identifies gaps in course development.
-Utilizes agile project management and launched Atlassian Jira for the Technical Training team.

Repairify, Inc (Plano, TX) Instructional Designer
JUNE 2022-JANUARY 2023
-Created engaging ,effective, and interactive e-learning content, including micro-learning resources, job aids, and simulations

-Articulate Storyline and 360

-Learning Engineer Area9 Lyceum, an industry-leading adaptive learning platform

-LMS Management

E-Learning Module Development

Texas A&M University 

JANUARY 2022-MAY 2022

-Leadership and project management

-Implemented ADDIE and Backward Design processes

Haltom High School, Birdville ISD (Haltom City, TX) — Math Educator

JULY 2019 - JUNE 2022

O.D. Wyatt High School, Fort Worth ISD (Fort Worth, TX) — Math Educator

JULY 2015 - MAY 2019

-Instructional design, curriculum and content development

-Created engaging and effective STEM instructional curriculum to support mastery of learning goals for in-person and e-learning environments

-Implemented technology based on needs analysis

-Conducted both formative and summative assessments to track learning progress, as well as needs assessments to determine prior knowledge

-Managed various LMS’s such as Google Classroom and Canvas

-Developed manageable objectives driven by the desired learning outcomes

-Mentored teachers with technology implementation

-Managed multiple projects both independently and collaboratively

-Microsoft Office, Apple, and Google Tools 

Aveda Institute, Dallas, TX — Cosmetology Instructor

JULY 2011 - DECEMBER 2011

-Implemented various instructional strategies to engage learners in an adult learning environment

-Designed and developed hands-on instructional materials for adult trade education