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Graphic Design / Advertising Professional
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
Art Director looking to make every experience and every design better than the last.
E X P E R I E N C E
Ackerman McQueen — Colorado Springs, Colorado
Art Director--May, 2011–Present
Supervisor: Clay Turner – Creative Director
Responsibilities: Publications Art Director working on both print and digital publications for a variety of demographics. Specializing in feature design and concepting for the pubs while also developing branding elements for a variety of applications.
Bank of Oklahoma — Tulsa, Oklahoma
Junior Graphic Designer–June, 2009–April, 2011
Supervisor: Jenny Brown–VP of Creative Services
Responsibilities: Marketing team member working on a wide variety
of projects to achieve precise strategic brand goals. Designing business to business materials as well as
promotional materials including direct mail, event announcements, in-house collateral, etc.
Communicating with local & regional publications to have ads placed.
Zebco — Tulsa, Oklahoma
Graphic Design Intern–Spring 2008
Supervisor: Clark McCune–Senior Industrial Designer
Responsibilities: Industrial Design team member working with a
wide range of professionals to achieve specific creative goals & produce products for international retail..
Designed & implemented graphics, cosmetics & logos for entire product lines with multiple
customer specific platforms for BassPro, Cabela's, Wal-Mart, Academy and others.
T O O L S / S K I L L S E T
Hardware: Macintosh & Windows operating systems.
Camera, lighting & general studio equipment.
Large scale printer & electronic cutter.
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flexi Sign Pro,
Microsoft Office (including Powerpoint), HTML
Art Direction: Developed concepts for ad & product photos, coordinated with
professional photographers to execute the concepts to their full potential.
Developed concepts for 3 Dimensional objects and worked in coordination with
model makers & industrial designers to have them produced.
Worked in coordination with web developer to produce web sites for various clients.
Press checked large scale print runs.
O R G A N I Z A T I O N S & A W A R D S
• Art Directors of Tulsa – Member, 2006–2009
• Future Art Directors – Secretary – Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, 2006–2008
• Sapulpa High School Art Club – President, 2004–2005
• Foreign exchange student U.S. /China, Spring 2005
• Governor’s commendation in the discipline of art, Summer 2005
Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee