I am an illustrator with a background in animation currently working in the Dallas, TX area.

Work Samples

  • Design

  • illustrations

  • Email & Social Media

Work History

Currently: Working as a technical illustrator for the airlines industry. August 2013 - Current Self-employed creating custom animations, illustrations and designs for multiple clients. 2011- July 2013 Passages Hospice, Creative Media Specialist. I work as the in-house graphic designer creating brochures, booklets, magazines, corporate emails, and presentations. I support the media manager by taking photos and video at events and for our corporate needs. Hospice Dreams, Creative Media Specialist. Creation and print production including brochures, business cards, flyers, & event programs, and web graphics. Creation and layout of quarterly newsletter of all Dreams granted to hospice patients, including editing photos, creation of graphics, and production and distribution of digital edition. Previous experience: 2010 - 2011 Yes Promotions, Sales & graphic design in the promotional product industry. In addition to managing the graphic needs of 100+ companies, I was the social media manager and created targeted email marketing campaigns. 2005 - 2009 Reed Law Group, Ltd Graphic design. Created illustrations for training materials for bar exam studies. Laid out multipage bar exam course books, as well as created flyers for company's marketing materials. Other experience: McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade - Volunteer Board member, Chair of Route Marshals As a member of the volunteer board and chairman of the route marshals for the McDonald's Thanksgiving parade I was responsible for training volunteers in parade day management, timing, and safety. As head of the route marshals I ensured the safety of both the viewers and participants.During my time we never had an injury or issue with protestors, nor did we have a major tv delay due to parade timing!

Education

  • Columbia College Chicago

    • Computer Animation Film
    • 1998 - 2005

    Bachelors Degree in Film with concentration in Computer Animation. Attended part-time.

Specialties

Affiliations

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators; Adobe User Group; Urban Sketchers Chicago

Awards

2012 Chosen as an artist for Tartan Art on the Avenue, a special exhibit on Michigan Avenue in conjunction with the 2012 Ryder Cup, raising money for Ronald McDonald House. 2009 Rosenbach Museum and Library 21st Century Abe exhibit poster design winner

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