I am just as passionate about photography and art as I am design. I take advantage of any opportunity to draw, paint, or add other created elements to my designs. The computer can be so limiting sometimes, so I never let that determine how far I can go.

Work Samples

  • Websites

  • Fashion Photography

  • Los Angeles Post Music

Work History

EDUCATION Western Michigan University Lee Honors College, School of Art BFA in Graphic Design, April 2006 WORK EXPERIENCE PARTNER Design Racy, Los Angeles, California January 2009 - Present CREATIVE DIRECTOR BrainGain Marketing, Troy, Michigan March 2007 - November 2007 ART DIRECTOR Carlson Marketing, Troy, Michigan August 2006 - March 2007 ADVERTISING GRAPHIC DESIGNER Six Degrees Magazine, Detroit, Michigan April 2006 - September 2007 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP Design Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan August 2005 - April 2006 CLIENTS 5th and Sunset, Los Angeles, CA Amity Pictures, Venice, CA BRC Imagination Arts, Burbank, CA Gaia Development, Marina del Rey, CA GM R Works, Detroit, MI Los Angeles Post Music, Playa del Rey, CA Malibu Marathon, Malibu, CA OnGo Energy, Birmingham, MI Proximi, Hollywood, CA San Francisco Marathon, San Francisco, CA Six Degrees Magazine, Farmington Hills, MI Swoop Magazine, Manhattan Beach, CA Vicarious by Nature, Los Angeles, CA HONORS & AWARDS AIGA, Chapter President from 2004 - 2005 Golden Key International Honor Society, Western Michigan University Mortar Board Honor Society, Western Michigan University School of Art Enrichment Grant, Western Michigan University Kerr Award for Excellence in Graphic Design, Western Michigan University Dean's List, School of Art, Western Michigan University Medallion Academic Scholarship, Western Michigan University Fernstrum Academic Scholarship, Menominee, Michigan EXHIBITIONS Design Is, Group BFA Graphic Design Exhibition, East Hall, Kalamazoo, Michigan 11, Group Photography Exhibition, Lewis and Clarke, Kalamazoo, Michigan The Language of Dreams, Art Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery, Kalamazoo, Michigan PUBLICATIONS Ambassador Magazine, Detroit, Volume 2, Issues 1 - 5 Metro Times, Detroit Hour Detroit, March - June 2007 Real Detroit Weekly Strut Magazine, Detroit, July 2007 The Art of the One Act, New Issues Press, Pulished June 2007

Education

Western Michigan University

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA

Awards

Kerr Award for Excellence in Graphic Design, Dean's List, Mortar Board Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Graduated with Honors

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