Owner & Creative Director
May 2000 - Present (21 years 6 months)
Brand consulting, art direction, print design, web design, copywriting, and content writing for a variety of clients. Industries serviced include retail, personal services, professional services, technology, transportation, non-profit organizations, food and beverage, music, and education.
Technical Writer (contract)
Fort Worth, TX
May 2020 - Jul 2020 (2 months)
Contract technical writer on a branding and website overhaul project for a tech company in the oil & gas space. Tasks included website planning, sitemap building, wireframing, copywriting, technical writing, and graphic design.
Co-founder & Owner
Oct 2009 - May 2020 (10 years 7 months)
Print and online branding, marketing and advertising for automotive restoration and customization business. Identity and website design and maintenance including SEO and social networking. Also handled operations, accounting management, IT, human resources, and public relations responsibilities.
Art Director & Brand Manager
May 2000 - Oct 2009 (9 years 5 months)
Direction, design and identity management for high-fashion international hair, cosmetics and education company. Hands-on concept, proposal, creation and implementation for marketing, advertising and promotional campaigns, trade shows, new location build-outs, and educational materials. Management over web, print and production artists including hiring and performance appraisal responsibilities. Website art direction and design. Creation and maintenance of brand standards manuals. Copywriting, ghostwriting and editing. Photo shoot and video storyboarding, on set art direction, and post-production including extensive photo retouching from raw format. Maintaining vendor relationships and maximizing creative outcomes efficiently. Traffic management and multitasking within tight deadlines.
May 2000 - Jul 2000 (2 months)
Web and print conceptualization and design for web design firm including company branding and new client proposals as well as maintenance and redesign for current clients.