One Accord Printing
Oct 2014 - Present (7 years 3 months)
Creating custom logos and t shirt designs for clients that come in looking for screen printing services.
Vectoring images and preparing them for printing.
Creating Marketing materials ( i.e flyers, brochures, digital media )
Creating and burning screens for screen printing.
Co Founder / Designer
Atak Life Corp.
Nov 2011 - Present (10 years 2 months)
Atak Life is a celebration of success, achievements and the never-ending pursuit to obtain knowledge and reach our dreams. Founded in 2011 by 4 young men looking to change the way people viewed successful young minorities in our nation. We created a brand that not only is unique and stylish but will preach that message of achieving your goals no matter what obstetrical may come in your way. We are more than just an apparel line, our key goal as a company is to continue to give back the the communities that have made us into the men that we are today. By doing these things we will show that we support our communities and want to give everyone that comes from them a better opportunity to be successful from them than we had.
This is not about labels, scenes or popularity. Atak is a state of mind and lifestyle we live every single day. We want people to understand that with hard work, and a plan any dream can be a reality. We believe that education in every form is the key to reaching these dreams, and knowledge is one thing that can not be taken from you. So, no matter what our goals in life are, we can Atak them. We dream bigger. We work harder. And we live an above par lifestyle. We Atak Life.
We sell clothing and apparel that is inspired by positive aspects of life.
Elementary Art Teacher
Woodgate Elementary School
Aug 2010 - Present (11 years 5 months)
Hands on experience in planning and implementing instruction that meet curriculum needs
Work side by side with teachers to establish a curriculum that helps develop student's according to
Proficient in coordinating instruction with other teachers in order to run a trouble free class.
In depth knowledge of art and design and different ways of relaying that knowledge to kids of all ages.
Victorinox Swiss Army
Sep 2008 - Nov 2008 (2 months)
Came up with a design for luggage that could be collapsible and save space for the consumer.
Make the luggage to fit into international carry on standards.
Take an idea from concept sketches, to final CAD model and works-like model.
Do research on consumer needs and wants from the product being developed. By taking surveys and doing user observations.
Research new materials and manufacturing methods that would allow for the most efficient and sustainable ways to produce a quality and durable piece of luggage.
Paint selection design
Jan 2008 - May 2008 (4 months)
Came up with new and innovative ways to sample paint without doing any permanent damage to the walls.
Participated in the stage gate design processes.
Collaborated with marketing graduate students in a effort to find out what the consumer really wants when searching for paints for their home.
Took an idea from concept to production in a 6 to 12 month time period.
Constructed surveys to get user feed back, and did in-store and in-home observations to see how
consumers used paint samples.