Earned my Associates Degree in Graphic Design and Visual Communications from The Art Institute of Houston in June of 1999. Made the Dean’s list 3 consecutive times and graduated with Honors. Completed an additional 2 years of my BFA (2008-2010) in Digital Film & Video Production. Added Scriptwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Lighting, Directing, and Film Producing to my skill set.

Work Samples

  • Email Marketing/Lead Generation

  • Drake Container Direct Mail Piece

  • Video - Green Screen/Editing/Lighting

Work History

  • Partner/Marketing Consultant

    Marketing Houston Group, LLC is a Houston-based Digital Branding & Creative Advertising Agency. We help companies in the Houston Metropolitan area build and maintain their Brands, on and offline.

  • Multimedia Designer

    • InsurMark
    • Houston, TX
    • Mar 2012 - May 2013 (1 year 2 months)

    Design and develop Wordpress content management systems. Shoot and edit video content and create email marketing material. Build social media profiles and implement SEO strategies. Launch and monitor lead generating landing pages. Build and manage dedicated server with multiple client domains.

  • Freelancer

    Worked with Houston-based companies such as Innova Design & Advertising, Barnes & Stonedale, Walker Entertainment Group, ALC Church, The Creative Group, McCarty BMX and Thompkins Marketing.

    Currently manage 2 Linux web servers with over 65 client websites and email. Launched 3 Basecamp project management systems for internal/client use. Built and currently admin over 13 Facebook profiles, including Twitter & Youtube. Educate and train clients on the use of Social Networks and Content Management websites such as Wordpress and Joomla. Produce and edit video content for a range of clients.

    Case Study: (ALC Church)

    Graphic, Web, Video and Social Media consultant for one of Houston's leading churches. Rebranded ALC Church and implemented strategic marketing plan. Increased website traffic from 250,000 hits, to 2.7 Million in 2 years. Designed custom email campaigns with viable analytics and a list of over 17,000. Built the creative department and trained other employees in the department. Produced/Edited video content and printed a high quality weekly newsletter. Helped build a mobile marketing network, SpiriText.com that opened up a new market and revenue stream for ALC.

  • Package Designer

    Package designer and web developer for the leading corrugated packaging company in Houston, TX. Helped launch programs for clients such as Pennzoil, Wal-mart, Clorox, and Crayola. Used 3D/Photoshop renderings to cut costs of manufacturing corrugated mockups, and expedited client approval. Trained other employees and interns as needed. Built websites and flash presentations to support multi-million dollar accounts.

  • Web Designer

    • ComSpace.com, Inc.
    • Houston, TX
    • Jun 1999 - Dec 2000 (1 year 6 months)

    Comspace was one of the largest website design companies in Texas at the time. I worked in a team environment as a Graphic/Web Designer. We created multiple websites and print material. I interacted with clients and programmers and met very strict deadlines. Maintained accounts such as the Houston Aeros, Chevron, Lyondell Citgo, WCSC Woodlands, and many more.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • Patrick Advertising
    • Houston, TX
    • Oct 1998 - May 1999 (7 months)

    Worked on Houston Chronicle ads and helped the Owner and Art Director with tasks as needed.

Education

  • Art Institute of Houston

    • Digital Film & Video Production
    • 2008 - 2011
  • Art Institute of Houston

    • Associates of Applied Science Graphic Design & Visual Communications
    • 1997 - 1999

Specialties

Awards

Dean's List 3 consecutive times/Graduated with Honors

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