Senior-level creative professional with substantial experience in marketing, promotions and communications in agency and in-house environments. Specializing in trademark designs and print design for corporate communications and brand design strategy.

Work Samples

  • Interior murals at Blackfinn Ameripub, Austin.

Work History

  • Design Director

    • Brand Architecture, Inc.
    • Apr 2013 - Present (1 year)
  • Owner/Designer

    • House of Thuan
    • Jan 2001 - Present (13 years 3 months)

    Owner, Creative Director, Designer, Visual Branding Strategist for solo design studio and consultancy.

  • Sr. Art Director

    • Brand Architecture, Inc.
    • Mar 2011 - Apr 2013 (2 years 1 month)

    I put tasteful pictures together with tasty words to convey meaningful messages. Sometimes I create the pictures. Sometimes I write the words. Mostly I use pen and paper.

  • Designer

    • University of Central Florida
    • Aug 2008 - Sep 2010 (2 years 1 month)

    Worked with an incredibly talented team of account managers, designers and writer to create reputation-building messaging.

  • Designer — Contract

    • Walt Disney World
    • 2003 - 2008 (5 years)

    Created internal communications materials for Cast Member, Imagineers and Enterprise-wide employess.

  • Art Director

    • DoubleTake Advertising
    • May 1999 - Dec 2000 (1 year 7 months)

    I worked with an incredibly talented team of creatives and account people to service marketing needs of hi-tech clients. Not many people can understand the essence of crystal oscillators. Then the tech bubble burst. Ugh.

  • Art Director

    • The Wooldridge Group
    • Jun 1998 - Apr 1999 (10 months)

    I worked with two talented ACDs who really didn't like each other. One was a writer, the other a designer. We did a lot work for a local high-profile family entertainment conglomerate.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Magic Pencil Studios
    • Mar 1993 - Jun 1998 (5 years 3 months)

    My first real design job. I did production and design.

  • Communications Director

    • Kautter Management Group
    • Jun 1992 - Mar 1993 (9 months)

    Developed, designed and maintained communications vehicles for multiple mid-size professional associations.

Education

  • University of Florida

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design
    • 1990 - 1992
  • Brevard Community College

    • Associate Fine Arts
    • 1989 - 1991
  • Rockledge High School

    • 1985 - 1988

Specialties

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