I'm into design, art, music and making things. I love the Santa Monica Public Library!
Identity & Branding
--EDUCATION-- SIUC School of Art & Design Communication Design (BFA) / Carbondale, IL August 2000 - December 2004 --WORK EXPERIENCE-- August 2009 - Present Freelance Graphic Designer - Los Angeles, CA Working in conjunction with various marketing agencies, designing apparel, brand identity and marketing materials for a variety of clients. Attended MAGIC trade show in Las Vegas. Select work: • Excalibur Hotel and Casino - 20 Year logo, merchandise and promotional catalog • Luxor Hotel and Casino - 15 Year logo, merchandise and promotional catalog • Bellagio Hotel and Casino - Retail shirt design • Spike TV's Impact Wrestling - Apparel design for wrestlers including Hulk Hogan and Sting • Grand Ole Opry - 2010 Spring Apparel line, 2011 Spring Apparel line February 2008 - August 2009 Senior Designer, BrandCentrik - Nashville, TN Designed brand identity, point of purchase displays, private labels, apparel, advertisements and marketing materials. Worked with the creative director and marketing department. Managed three junior designers. Attended PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. Select work: • Backyard Burgers - New brand identity, in-store signage and advertising • Mapco Express Inc. - Point of purchase displays, private label and in-store signage • NHL Nashville Predators - Retail and promotional apparel • Georgetown University - Athletic apparel design • Acceptance Insurance - Advertising campaigns January 2005 - February 2008 Graphic Designer, Compass Companies - Nashville, TN Worked with the marketing department to design apparel, marketing materials and brand identities. Made art separations/film output for screen printing and embroidery digitizing. Managed two production designers. Attended ASI and PPAI trade shows in Las Vegas. Select work: • Nashville Star - Apparel design for the NBC television show • RCA Records - Apparel design and marketing materials for various recording artists • NFL Tennessee Titans - Apparel design for gameday giveaways • LifeWay - Wear the Faith, Share the Faith apparel and campaign materials --TECHNICAL SKILLS-- Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, InDesign CS6, Dreamweaver CS6, Flash CS6, Fireworks CS6, Acrobat Pro, QuarkXPress 8, MS Office, Mac & PC OS, Screen Printing and Embroidery. --REFERENCES-- Available Upon Request
SIUC School of Art & Design