OBJECTIVES
To lend my natural design abilities, big ideas and extensive experience to a team of creative professionals that take major pride in their work.
Grow and sustain relationships by consistently providing smart strategic creative, while always meeting deadlines and budgets.

EDUCATION
University of North Texas
BFA (Concentration in Communication Design), Aug. 1996
Minor in Advertising Journalism

EXPERIENCE

Red Metal Creative
Designer/Owner (Aug. 2010 – Present)

  • Create a wide range of marketing communications for
    small businesses
  • Projects include identity systems, web design, newsletters,
    online ads and direct marketing
  • Responsible for all aspects of a project from start to finish

TPN
Creative Director/Senior Art Director (Feb. 2006 – Aug. 2010)
Key Accounts: 7-Eleven, Bank of America

  • Guided the creative development of monthly and quarterly
    POS campaigns
  • Concepted and executed campaigns in tandem with copywriters
  • Other responsibilities included presentations, photo shoots, staffing and staff reviews

SullivanPerkins
Graphic Designer (Oct. 1999 – Feb. 2006)
Key Accounts: Verizon, Pets.com, Crossroads Group

  • Designed and produced city specific magazines for Verizon
  • Developed corporate brand identities, collateral and annual reports
  • Other responsibilities included presentations, press checks and mechanical production

VWA Group
Graphic Designer (Dec. 1996 – Jun. 1999)
Key Accounts: Phoenix Properties, Lincoln Properties

  • Created marketing materials and environmental graphics
    for real estate properties
  • Other responsibilities included vendor coordination, writing technical specs and mechanical production

TECHNICAL SKILLS & AWARDS

  • Adobe CS5 & CS6
    (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver)
  • HTML and CSS
  • Keynote and Power Point
  • Strong photography background
  • Awards from Graphis and Graphic Design USA
  • Recognized by UNT for identity design
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