Jan 2012 - Present (9 years 7 months)
Works with the military as well as commercial clients to produce screen-ready graphics for several different projects at a time while under strict deadlines. Generates screen-ready graphics from field photos (editing to keep size, lighting, coloring, perspective, etc., consistent as well as performing general clean-up and sharpening). Responsible for look and feel of product screens, including consistent and intuitive GUI design per customer requirements.Produces vector, raster, and flash graphics for many different projects. Created and daily maintains an exceptionally organized and highly practical graphics library and tracking system for all graphics used in each contract.
3M Purification Inc.
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011 (3 months)
Repurposed marketing materials within the company and ensured that all information and graphics were correct and up-to-date. Handled multiple projects while adhering to a tight time constraint. Efficiently produced the needed graphics and files without needing to be overseen.
Independent Consultant Graphic Designer
Palm Publishing LLC
Jan 2011 - Apr 2011 (3 months)
Designed and laid out six individual children's books for Disney/Pixar, as well as created twelve different downloadable children's activities (vector-based art).
Lead Graphic Illustrator/Art Director
Rand Media Co
Oct 2008 - Dec 2010 (2 years 2 months)
Supervised a team of two designers and oversaw all creative tasks while balancing multiple projects and adjusting to the
always changing priorities. Succeeded in designing within restraints of brand identities and style yet, at the same time, incorporated a fresh, unique artistic flair. Created and managed pre-press design work including illustrations, logos, posters, banners, ads, fliers, POP displays, and catalogue layouts from concepts through to pre-production. Communicated with customers in an easy going yet professional manner over phone and email to understand their
strategies and help them reach the goals for their product. Worked with various printers over the phone to ensure that
the final product met every single standard of each individual client. Laid out, illustrated, edited, and helped produce ten
different book titles belonging to The Skinny On™ series.
Independent Consultant Illustrator
Penny Press Inc
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008 (2 months)
Illustrated characters and scenes for crossword puzzle magazines by hand and then created digital versions of each for the final product.