• Currently:

    Student in the inaugural class of the USC Iovine Young Academy studying Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation.

     

  • Experience

    Mira Labs

    Director of Communications

    Present

    Daily Trojan

    Daily Trojan

    Editorial Board Member

    August 2016 - Present

    Facebook

    Product Marketing Intern

    Summer 2016

    Daily Trojan

    Tech Columnist

    January 2016 - Present

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    USC Undergraduate Student Government

    Director of Marketing

    April 2015 - May 2016

    PINK

    Campus Representative

    May 2015 - May 2016

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    Autodesk

    Product Marketing Intern

    Summer 2015

  • Education

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    Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation, Bachelor of Science 2014 - 2018

    The Iovine Young Academy aims to instill in its students an entirely new way of thinking. To accomplish this, the program offers a highly select group of students an integrated, four-year course of study that provides in-depth learning in three essential areas: art and design; engineering and computer science; and business and venture management.

     

    Caitlin in the press:

    WIRED

    Interview with EdTech

     

    Iovine Young Academy in the press:

    New York Times

    Wall Street Journal

     

    Presidential Scholar

    USC Polymathic Academy Fellow Candidate

  • Skills

    Social Media

    Content strategy and analytics for multiple platforms including Facebook, Instagram, MailChimp, and Twitter.

    Adobe Creative Suite

    Skilled in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign, and Illustrator.

    Fundraising

    Managed various groups that have raised over $10,000 for chapters of Best Buddies International.

    Community

    Led and organized monthly events for 600+ students during Presidency of Troy Best Buddies.

  • Community Service with Airbnb

     

     

    Future Lions 2016 Submission

     

    Art: Chris Han
    Copy: Caitlin Tran

     

  • Program Board Website Redesign

     

     

    Led a team that rewrote the entire Program Board website for our 2015 redesign. Our goal was to present the organization in a clear and exciting way to ultimately encourage undergraduate students to join the organization or attend our events.

  • Photo to Video Conversion

     

    Challenge: transform a 2D photo into a 3D scene

     

    Original image by Chris Ebarb

     

    Created with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop

  • 3doodler usc iovine young academy project

    3D Pen Tower

     

    Broke the world record for tallest structure drawn created by a 3D pen. The 16 foot tower doubled the previous record of 8 feet and was created in just 48 hours using several techniques including trusses and repeating patterns to maximize stability.

  • Linkedin hr hackathon

     

    Designed an app and strategy for a new hire onboarding process that maximized employee engagement.

     

    Top 5 finalist out of over 40 teams.

     

    Written about by Pat Wadors