I have an AAS degree in commercial art and a BFA degree from Center for Creative Studies, one of the top design schools in the country. Highly motivated creative and driven professional in Graphic Design and Art Direction, digital imaging/retouching, illustration and photography. I have years of experience working in small to large ad agencies, design firms and corporate in house for AAA Michigan as their art director, and its because of the variety of different work environments and disciplines that I have experienced that it has allowed me to service clients creative needs in the best way possible and that they deserve. I can work as a team player or as an individual problem solver. Over the years I have worked for a variety of clients and on a diverse multitude of projects such as logos, brochures, pocket folders, ads, newsletters, packaging, posters, digital media, etc. I develop original concepts as well as alternative ideas to help facilitate client satisfaction and the creative process. Also able to manage multiple projects and keep them on track and objective focused.
Honorable Mention – GDUSA Digital Print Cover Contest - 2014 & 2018
Healthcare Marketing Award – Botsford Hospital Ad - 2009
Contributed to the design of the State of Michigan’s license plate - 2006.
Chosen to design CD packaging “Reach Out Everyone” to benefit hurricane Katrina - 2005
Various gold and silver awards for Addy, IABC, MARQ and Ambrose Paper Awards.
Art Directors Club of Detroit – Past President & Vice President
No Bike Left Behind (Non-Profit) – Past Design Director