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I'm a graphic designer working across various media. Feel free to contact me about employment opportunities and freelance work. Hope you enjoy my portfolio!
EDUCATION University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign BFA in Graphic Design SKILLS Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML/CSS, Final Cut Pro, After Effects EXPERIENCE The Distillery Co. / February to June 2012 Designer / Chicago, IL Designed concepts for Oliver Stone’s personal website and Facebook app for his film Savages. Implementated final design across secondary and tertiary pages. Created poster concepts for horror-thriller film Crawlspace. Designed and maintained brand identity for collateral and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Google+) of various clients, including Relativity Media, Vuguru Studios and Stan Lee. Walgreens / March 2011 to February 2012 Web Designer / Chicago, IL Designed new and update web interfaces, layouts and site graphics for pharmacy branch of ecommerce division. Off Broadway Booking / 2009 to 2011 Freelance Graphic Designer Design posters, brochures, and mailer for various Off Broadway productions. Manifest Digital / February 2011 Freelance Web Designer / Chicago, IL Designed promotional Flash banner for Bally Total Fitness (design only). Outside Magazine / January 2011 Freelance Print Designer / Chicago, IL Designed print ads and promotional materials for outdoor/adventure lifestyle products. Handled print production and InDesign file packaging. Crate & Barrel / December 2010 Freelance Web Designer / Chicago, IL Designed web banners and handled web production for website graphics and emails. Harp Interactive / October to November 2010 Freelance Web Designer / Chicago, IL Designed conceptual pitches for website proposal. Designed web graphics, motion graphic bumper and Flash hotspots for travel-based site. AnswersMedia / August 2010 Web Designer / Chicago, IL Designed web comps for website proposal. Designed web graphics, motion graphic bumper and Flash hotspots for travel-based site. Horizon Hobby / August 2008 to July 2010 Web Designer / Champaign, IL Collaborated with web development team on website designs, email campaigns, web ads and daily graphical updates. Maintained graphical needs for corporate site and multiple hobby-grade radio controlled product brand sites. Off Broadway Booking / January 2009 to present Freelance Graphic Designer / NYC Design posters, brochures, and mailer for various Off Broadway productions. Ars Nova : Black Dynamite / 2008 Freelance Graphic Designer / NYC Design poster for film Black Dynamite. Image Graphics Enterprises Inc. / 2008 Web + Graphic Designer / Champaign, IL Worked part-time designing for web and print. Carried out HTML and CSS coding, as well as designed print material including identity systems for various clients. Ninth Letter / 2007 to 2008 Graphic Designer + Videographer / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Produced print and video pieces for Ninth Letter, an award-winning arts and literary journal published by the Department of English and the School of Art + Design at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Designed magazine spreads, cover iteration, video interview piece and video interpretations of chapters from "The Girl Detective" short story by Kelly Link. Illinois Fire Service Institute / 2007 Graphic + Motion Designer / Champaign, IL Collaborated on a team of designers in producing a fire safety campaign for student housing at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Designed a logo, print material and motion graphic commercials including sound design. Urbana Park District / 2007 Freelance Graphic + Motion Designer / Urbana, IL Collaborated with another designer in designing commemorative book and DVD for local park district. DVD included designed interview pieces and image gallery. Spurlock Museum Guild / 2007 Freelance Designer / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Designed print material for Egyptian Auction. Creative Works at IlliniMedia / 2006 to 2007 Graphic Designer / Champaign, IL Designed cover for dining brochure and advertisement campaigns for local businesses. The Center for the Study of Reading / 2006 to 2007 Freelance Web Designer / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Created website for a research center focusing on literacy, teacher professional development and curriculum design. EXHIBITION + AWARD 16th Annual Graphic Design Exhibition Held at Ispace in Chicago, Spring 2008. Community Service Award 2007 For outstanding contributions in the advancement of parks, recreation and leisure services with work on local park district centennial book. REFERENCES Available upon request.