I am a graphic designer/illustrator aiming to work somewhere within the music/web/creative industries upon graduation from the University of Tennessee's graphic design program in May of 2013. Aside from design, my interests include but are not limited to: Lord Of The Rings, hockey (go Preds), drums, UT Volunteers football, good beer, fishing, Star Wars, video games, climbing, heavy music, singing old r&b hits, and burritos.

Work Samples

  • Muir

  • Ryan Kenney

  • The Dark Knight Rises tribute poster

Work History

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE University of Tennessee RecSports // March 2012 to present Graphic Designer/Marketing Assistant -Design and distribute various media for UT RecSports -Promote department across campus and Knoxville -Educate incoming students about the department and what’s available to them as students/student athletes. Freelance Design // March 2008 to present -Full array of projects including design, web, and illustration work -Wide array of Clients including Facedown Records, ANGR Records, and the UT Sustainability Office -Thorough experience with the full Adobe Creative Suite (PS, AI, ID, DW, etc.) McClearen Design Studios // June 2012 to August 2012 Summer Design Intern -Full time, nine week position as a designer creating various print media and web designs under the guidance of senior designers and creative directors. LEADERSHIP & CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT The University of Tennessee Mens Chorale -Auditioned group honoring the male vocal tradition -Have performed alongside the Knoxville Symphony -Perform a number of concerts and events each year The University of Tennessee Roller Hockey Team Player, Officer, Team Designer, Team PR -DII competitors in the National Collegiate Roller Hockey League and South Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey League -Plays a full sixteen game travel season and hosts two home tournaments each year. American Institute of Graphic Artists - Knoxville Chapter -Design based group that organizes events and group projects on local and national levels for other designers and students -Committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force

Education

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville - Graduate May 2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA - Knoxville chapter

Awards

-Scholastic Silver Key Award for the Visual Arts -UT Volunteer Scholarship Recipient -United Methodist Gift of Hope - 21st Century Scholar -Tennessee Education Lottery Scholar -Phoenix Literary and Arts Magazine Artist

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