I am a graphic designer and illustrator operating under 'TK Creative' - which consists of myself and a dedicated network of web developers, copywriters and photographers. Fast, efficient, friendly and capable of producing the highest quality artistic direction for a multitude of projects types. Specialties: Branding, marketing collateral, advertisements, logos, illustration, photographic manipulation and just about anything you can add color and design to.

Work Samples

  • Mad Troll IPA Illustration

  • CarVerse Branding and UI Design

  • Various Art Pieces

Work History

  • Contract Web Designer

    • PetSmart
    • Oct 2012 - Present (2 years 1 month)

    Freelance Web Designer for PetSmart SSG Creative Services Department (PetSmart corporate HQ). Primary duties include email design, and design for PetSmart.com hero/header images, ad tiles and external banners. Occasional print work.

  • Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Art Director

    • TK Creative LLC
    • Oct 2007 - Present (7 years 1 month)

    I am head of TK Creative, which is primarily a sole proprietorship, but I also work with a small but dedicated network of experienced copywriters and designers for larger scope projects. We handle a large range of creative projects from annual reports, custom t-shirt illustration, advertisements, auto wraps, brochures, logos, and point-of-sale material to web development and full branding initiatives.

  • Communications Coordinator

    • Irvine Chamber of Commerce
    • Oct 2004 - Oct 2007 (3 years)

    Designed marketing collateral for events and organization promotion. Copy wrote and edited event articles and advertorial content.

  • Archaeological Field Excavator/Surveyor

    • Scientific Resource Surveys
    • Apr 2000 - May 2002 (2 years 1 month)

    Archaeological Field Excavator, location surveyor and feature map maker.

Education

  • California State University-Fullerton

    • 2002 - 2004

Specialties

Awards

• 2-page art feature and in-depth interview in Der Bildbearbeiter issue #83 • Advanced Photoshop 5-page tutorial describing one of my illustration techniques • Featured on cover of Advanced Photoshop's 50th edition • “Best in Show” Peer Pressure Award, Advanced Photoshop Magazine issue #38 • Featured monthly artist on Illustration-Source.com (December 2007) • Juxtapoz...
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