Authenticity, dogs, running, hiking, surfing, humor & a good beverage.
Exclusivity, racism, hate, reply guys, & red beets.
After 17 years in corporate healthcare I was burnt out and felt the creative pull. l quit the corporate ladder to ride the creator wave in December 2019 in search of something more fulfilling.
Part community builder, part designer, part podcaster, all operations and full human. Using my corporate past combined with my creative soul to show how operations can help creators succeed.
I started to openly talk about my journey on Twitter and to my surprise it resonated with so many. I created the Helping Creatives community and newsletter to share my story and to connect & support others on their own path.
17+ years in corporate healthcare
Business Healthcare Operations | Oncology Nursing | Operations Manager | Product Manager
Dec 2020 - present
Jan 2021 - present
Volunteer assisting with operations & community set-up
March 2021 - May 2021
6 week community building course
July 2020 - Jan 2021
Pixel Geek Community
Volunteer assisting with moderation & beta course
Jan 2021 - present
Freelance UI Designer
Oct 2020 - present
Mentorship with Dann Petty
Design Full-time community member
Mar 2020 - Jun 2021
Freelance Webflow Developer
Feb 2017 - Dec 2019
Product Manager and Jr. UX Designer
Sara can give you great insights into your unique context to your community operations as a creator
Sara is a community ops WHIZ
Sara eloquently balances her expertise at the intersection of business, technology, and user experience, and employs radical candor to truly get the job done and done well.
I recommend chatting to Sara
Sara is an absolute delight to collaborate with. In addition to having a wonderful attitude, she's extremely sharp and attentive to details.
Sara's not afraid to ask tough questions to ensure the best final product, and does so in a collaborative and thoughtful way.
There is a balance between management, technology, and design, and Sara just gets it.
Sara was immensely helpful when I designed my new Webflow site last year, even going above and beyond to help me
Here are some things others have asked before working with me
If you're looking for a formal definition, I've got you covered here and here. I define myself as a creative generalist with the below skills and interests:
🔸 Diverse and excellent skillset in operations, business management & strategy.
🔸 Toolkit in no code, automations, content creation and design.
🔸 Drive to continuously learn something new and seek out patterns.
🔸 Big picture thinker and connector of dots to build the path forward for founders.
🔸 Early stage founders focused in community, design, media or the creator economy.
🔸 Small startups (less than 20 employees)
🔸 Those looking to leave or have left corporate within the last 2 years who aren't sure what's next.
🔸 Community Building/Operations
🔸 Product & Business Strategy
🔸 UI Web Design for one page marketing sites
🔸 Video Tutorials for No Code Tools
🔸 Podcast Consuting for those looking to start
🔸 Coaching for those leaving corporate
As a creative generalist I'm able to help with a lot, but not everything. While I might not be able to help with these things, I can help connect you with someone who can!
🔸 Visual Development
🔸 Written content
🔸 Live , 24/7 support or being an embedded team member
A dream come true with a sprinkle of humor and a ray of sunshine. Okay, maybe not all that but I do try my best. While each client and project is unique there are a few things I keep consistent for project work.
🔸 Asynchronous communication via email and video updates.
🔸 Initial meeting and wrap up will be via 30 minute max video call
🔸 Design work includes organized Figma file and PSD files as relevant
🔸 Video walkthroughs of all project handoffs
No problem! If you aren't sure fill out the contact fowe're not a good match I'll do my best to get you in touch with someone who can help!
Once you've submitted the below form I'll follow up via email with next steps if we're a good fit.