Based in the Oakland office, Erma is a firmwide resource for editing and formatting deliverables (including white papers, state DOT manuals, and technical reports), proposal content, and internal and external communications. She is familiar with several style guides, Adobe InDesign, and baffling Microsoft Word issues. Erma enjoys working with staff throughout a project’s lifecycle to ensure that documents are tailored to specific contexts and audiences and meet client standards. In addition, she supports all California offices with their administrative and marketing needs. Prior to joining Kittelson, Erma taught and developed writing courses at the University of Oregon, where she earned a master’s degree in English with research focuses on film and television critical theory and Old English literature.
In her free time, Erma enjoys traveling, concerts, subscriptions to multiple streaming services, a good cup of coffee, and exploring the Bay Area”“and any bakeries along the way”“on foot.