Work Samples

  • Footwear Design

  • Illustration

  • Graphic Design

Work History

Nike Sports Centers, Beaverton, OR Nike, Inc. September 2012 - Present, Freelance Designer Self Employed May 2011 - Present • Apparel graphics, editorial illustration, logo design, and print media. Pensole Footwear Design Academy, Portland, OR Future of Footwear scholarship recipient July 2012 - July 2012 (1 month) • I was selected to a group of 20 by former Jordan brand design director Dwayne Edwards from applicants around the globe to attend the "Future of Footwear" Zappos & FN Platform footwear design competition where I was assigned a specific project brief to complete for Skechers. Cobb Cycling, Tyler, TX Design Manager May 2011 - July 2012 (1 year 3 months) • Managed a $100,000+ annual advertising budget • Saddle development with Taiwanese factory agent • Wind tunnel product testing • Global print & web material design • Packaging design • Social media development and blogging Premier Fitness, Tyler, TX Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor January 2008 - May 2011 (3 years 5 months) • Personal Trainer - individualized consultation, exercise prescription and management • Summer Program Coordinator – managed 100+ participants • Group Fitness Instructor XTC Fitness & Sports, Tyler, TX Lead Sports Trainer December 2007 - August 2009 (1 year 9 months) • Lead trainer at speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) summer camps (20+ participants) • Lead instructor at "Journey to the Core" wellness camp (20+ participants) Encore Multimedia, Longview, TX Graphic Design Internship for practical experience. • Professional creative design team experience • Logo design, ad design, photography ACCOMPLISHMENTS / AWARDS • 2012 “Future of Footwear” Pensole Footwear Design Academy scholarship recipient • 2012 Adidas “Future Talents” online video feature for outstanding work ethic and drive • Nationally published print design work: Bicycling Magazine, Triathlete Magazine, Decline Magazine, Mountain Bike Action, LAVA Magazine, TriMagAsia Magazine, BSCENE magazine • 2010 UT Tyler Multisport Club Treasurer SKILLS • MAC & PC user: Adobe creative suite, Microsoft Office • Photoshop & Illustrator proficient • 3D rendering (hand sketch & digital) • Illustration (hand sketch & digital) • Graphic Design (printed materials, apparel graphics, branding) • Shoemaker 3D modeling experience • Effective written / verbal communication ability • Experienced in leadership roles, highly organized and reliable, resourceful, motivated, creative problem solver INTERESTS • Footwear Design, Illustration, Ultra Running, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Triathlons, Traveling, Guitar, Recorded Music • Professional growth through reading, research, tutorials, handiwork, and networking

Education

  • University of Texas at Tyler

    • B.S. Kinesiology & Art
    • 2008 - 2011

Specialties

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