Sr. Graphic Designer
Sep 2013 - Present (8 years 3 months)
Sr. Graphic Designer for branded experiences that include trade show environments, retail locations, road shows, and other marketing events. Art Director for internal and client marketing videos; photographer for client and internal events.
Airbus, Ericsson, American Airlines, Galderma, GameStop, NEC, British Airways, Softlayer/IBM, Gates Corporation, Wilsonart, Funimation, Gold's Gym.
Member of the Brand Task Force that was formed to rebrand the company from Skyline DFW to Skyline Sector 5. Developed the new company logo, tag line, new office building graphics, printed collateral pieces, forms, and video graphics. I also developed the logo for Sector 5 Digital; Skyline Sector 5's digital partner.
Elected into "The Council", a group of five employees that act as a conduit between the employees and upper management.
Oct 2002 - Jan 2015 (12 years 3 months)
Lead Creative on visual branding and social media presence. Graphic designer for web and print collateral. Project manager, art director, production artist, illustrator, and comic book creator.
Comic/Creative Clients include:
Indy Comic Book Week (Co-Founder, Social Media Manager), Synesthetic Anthology (Co-Founder, Project Manager/Editor), Solomon Azua (Branding, Letterer), God of Rock (Web Design), DreamTales (Graphic Design for web banners), Dragon Slayer (Coloring Direction, Flatting)
Corporate Clients include:
University of North Texas (Mascot redesign: 2013), NORML DFW (Illustrations), GrapevineStar Entertainment (corporate and product design, production), KLP Fine Arts (website), RiverRain Productions (website and promotional collateral), Phoenix Entertainment (promotional collateral), WorldPainter (book production).
Feb 2010 - Aug 2013 (3 years 6 months)
Production Artist for The Neiman Marcus Group (Neiman Marcus, Horchow, CUSP, and Bergorf Goodman). Materials include catalogs, collateral, direct mailers, in-store signage, magazine & newspaper ads, magazine inserts, billboards, The Book, and Bergorf Goodman Magazine.
The Book, Catalogs, and BG Magazine: Develop and maintain file templates. Work closely with project managers, senior designers, and art directors to collect, submit, and organize photography. Work with senior designers and copy editors to create pages, implement changes, and format copy. Keep the mechanical integrity of the publication throughout the design process. Work closely with photo retouchers to convey changes and notes from senior designers and art directors.
Collateral/direct mail: Work with project mangers to prepare design files for print and troubleshoot file issues.
Freelance Designer / Production Artist
The Creative Group
Sep 2006 - Jan 2010 (3 years 4 months)
Freelance Graphic Designer and Production Artist for business collateral, publications, POP material, and direct mail. Also worked as an illustrator and copywriter.
Corporate Clients Includes:
JC Penney, Reuters, Hagger’s, Harcourt Inc., Centex, Cookies by Design, The Urban Alternative
Agency Clients Includes:
Concussion, Tic Toc, Ivie & Associates, Vertis
Planet Anime Dallas
Dec 2001 - May 2004 (2 years 5 months)
Maintained store front, handled bank deposits, hiring/firing, store maintenance, product ordering, ran company booth at various conventions. Worked until store closing in 2004.