Currently Pursuing Master of Science, Instructional Psychology and Technology
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Anticipated graduation 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Animation
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Graduated 2014

Associate of Applied Science, Graphic Design
Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA
Graduated 1995

Professional Instructional Design/Teaching Experience

Senior Analyst, Technical Training Developer
Ciena Communications, 2014-Present

Adjunct Faculty, Graphic Design Technology
Spokane Falls Community College, 2001-2002

Other Professional Experience

Graphic/Web Designer
Freelance 2008-2014
Ciena Communications, 2004-2008
Washington State University, 2003-2004
Webiness, 2000-2001
Columbia Lighting, 1997-2000
Zak Designs, 1996-1997


West, D. M., & Kimmons, R. (accepted). Twitter in education. In R. Hobbs and P. Mihailidis (eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. Wiley-Blackwell.


Instructional designer with eLearning, graphics, and animation expertise. Specifically interested in the use of animation and games for learning.