Samantha Barnes

Interactive Designer and Creative Coder, Adjunct and Track Lead

New Orleans, LA, USA

Work Experience

Tulane University

Adjunct and Track Lead, Interactive Design

Classes Taught:
Foundations of Interactive Design
Interactive Design Studio 1
Interactive Design Studio 2
Interactive Technologies
January 2019 - Louisiana, United States


Interactive Designer and Creative Coder

May 2010 - New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Story Block Media

Inbound Marketer

creative strategy and art direction, graphic design, web design and development, email marketing, social media profile management and content strategy, blogging, SEO management and quality control
March 2016 - February 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States


Inbound Marketer

February 2013 - July 2015 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Deep Fried Advertising

Graphic Designer + Front-End Web Developer

July 2011 - July 2012 Louisiana, United States

Mudbug Media

Graphic Designer + Front-End Web Developer

June 2010 - June 2011 Louisiana, United States

Kwik Kopy Business Center Of Houma

Graphic Designer

January 2010 - June 2010 Houma, Louisiana, United States

Nicholls State University

Assistant Designer / Ad Designer

January 2010 - May 2010 Thibodaux, United States


Nicholls State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Concentration in Graphic Design
August 2006 - May 2010 Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States


English (Native),


Hermes Creative Awards

Gold Award, Website Design


Hermes Creative Awards

Platinum Award, Website Design


Tulane University

Distinguished Faculty Award


AIGA New Orleans

Merit of Excellence in Promotion category


Nicholls State University Juried Student Exhibition

1st Place, Poster Design


Nicholls State University Juried Student Exhibition

1st Place, Poster Design



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, CMS Customization, Creative Strategy, CSS, CSS3, HTML, Illustration, Inbound Marketing, Social Media Management, Social Media Marketing, Theme Building, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress,


Tulane University AIGA Student Group
• Faculty Advisor | Term: January 2019-current

AIGA New Orleans
• Board Member | current
Communications Director | Term: June 2012-June 2017
• AIGA National Conference, Local Committee Co-Director | Term: April 2014-October 2015
• President | Term: June 2012-August 2014
• Secretary/Project Manager | Term: August 2010-June 2012

Training & Certifications

HubSpot // Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing, Landing Page Fundamentals

LinkedIn Learning // MailChimp Marketing

Codecademy // Golang Fundamentals, Data Visualization with Python

Adobe Education Exchange // Data Visualization