Resume

Education

Academy of Art University, Master of Fine Arts Degree in Web Design/New Media, expected 2016
University of Houston, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Communication, Cum Laude, 2008
Alvin Community College, Associates Arts Degree, 2002

Selected Skills

Research and concept development in 2D and 3D design including packaging, books, identity, information graphics,
typography, logos, motion graphics, online ads and web design and development.

Proficient in using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and Microsoft Suite including Power Point. Experienced in HTML,
Dreamweaver, WordPress, Drupal, Flash, Soundbooth, and Quark Express.

Experience

S.O. Creative, 2008–2014
Designer
Responsibilities include design, layout, and concept while handling a multiple project load. Prepare all print materials for final production,
advanced retouching skills, develop and schedule email marketing campaigns, online banner ads, and art direct photo shoots.
Creative direction, press checks and intern management when applicable, work with team members and outside vendors for job completion.
Update content managed and html coded websites. Organized and managed deadlines/calendars for all projects. Experience in Flash,
Dreamweaver, WordPress, Account Service, Account Traffic, third party vendor costs, and estimates.


Woodforest National Bank, 2003–2008

Manager
Daily responsibilities included customer service, bank deposits, balancing, opening new accounts, open and closing procedures,
new employee training, and team management.


New Leaf Publishing, 2007–2008

Intern, Freelance Graphic Designer
Responsible for logo design and layout of various publications. Assisted in concept development for new and reoccurring projects.


Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 2004–2006

Intern
Responsible for exhibit design and layout, label system design, inventory control, and new art consignment.

Exhibitions + Awards

Lantern Awards, Award of Excellence, 2013

American Advertising Federation, Silver Addy, 2012

University of Houston, Graphic Communications Senior Exhibition, Space125 Gallery, Houston, 2008

Tupelo Grease Company, T-Shirt Design Collaboration, 2008, juried

University of Houston, Graphic Communications Student Exhibition, 002 Gallery, Houston, 2007

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, ABC Show, 2006

Associations

AIGA, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Houston Chapter, Member

GCSA, University of Houston Graphic Communications Student Association, Class President

Portfolio and References available upon request.

 

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