Creative designer, illustrator, art director, project manager with a degree from Columbus College of Art and Design, over 19 years experience, and a passion for clean, smart design. I add artistic vision, leadership, and management skills to teams engaged in creating high-end, eye-catching design.

Work Samples

  • Slot Machine Graphics

  • Illustration

  • Promotions Agency

Work History

  • Art and Digital Manager

    Creative lead and art manager for Las Vegas location for national large format print and display solutions company

    • Lead and mentor a team of pre-press, production, and junior artists
    • Develop R&D, custom graphics and signage components
    • Act as a direct client liaison
    • Create mock-ups to present new products and material applications, provide print options, conduct presentations
    • Drive the concept for Toyota dealership original graphics, including designing one entire facility from concept to installation; art director for over 30 other regional facility graphics
    • Art-direct and design internal creative projects: marketing invitations, sell-sheets, carpets, fabric structures, LED signs, displays, frames, wallpapers, and large-scale banners
    • Knowledge of art creation and processes for Distortion Print and Thermoforming
    • Aid in developing new Standard Operating Procedure improvement processes and create internal training documents
    • Understand color for print and digital output; Direct color correction and trouble-shoot to color match prints
    • Read and utilize mechanical templates
    • Hold interviews, and recommend hiring; Create graphic skills test for candidates
    • Archive and manage files with Cyrious, MediaBank, and Filemaker software
    • Press-check all prototypes and final prints

  • Principal Manager Print Art/Creative Services

    • WMS Gaming
    • Chicago, United States
    • Oct 2001 - Oct 2013 (12 years)

    12 years of experience in the art department of game development for second largest worldwide gaming company


  • Columbus College of Art and Design

    • BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS Columbus College of Art & Design Columbus Illustration and design focus
    • 1994 - 1998
  • Indiana Academy for Science

    • 1992





AWARDS: • Nominated for Rising Star Award, Casino Enterprise Management Magazine’s Great Women of Gaming 2010 • Lead Designer on the Grand Group’s Thomas the Tank Engine “SurPrize Station” campaign, nominated for “Best Marketing Campaign of the Year 2001” by the Toy Industry Association • Member of WMS Team of the Quarter Award 2009