Stay Curious.

Who am I?

I aim to guide clients and companies to the unique brand solution that is memorable for them and, most importantly, memorable for their customers. With a focus on branding and UI / Web Design, I enjoy diving deep into the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of successful design.

My Resume

Professional Experience

Senior Graphic Designer
Surface Shields / Ram Board
2018 – Present

  • Executing and overseeing production of packaging, eblasts, print ads, website design /support, presentations, sell sheets, product data sheets, custom product requests, and tradeshow booth design.
  • Fielding ongoing requests from 25+ sales reps.
  • Executing a complete brand overhaul for Ram Board including target market demographics / psychographics, competitor analysis, customer profiling, brand pillars, messaging architecture, and brand assets and usage. Collateral / examples available on request.

Art Director
LLT Group
2016 – 2018

  • Website, print, branding, packaging, and logo design executions.
  • Competitor research, research & discovery deliverables, wireframes, mobile / tablet / desktop versioning, and working with the development team to ensure correct implementation of the design.
  • Working directly with the client and addressing feedback to a team of 4 Web Designers while managing my workload.
    Spearheaded a website re-design for the agency itself. (www.llt-group.com)

Art Director
Upshot Agency
2013 – 2016

  • Creating ad campaigns, in-store P.O.P. setups, seasonal marketing collateral, and packaging design for large brands such asHead & Shoulders, Kraft, Corona, Modelo, Pacifico, CVS, and Target.
  • Working with a team of Creative Directors, Project Managers, Proof-readers, Retouchers, and Production Designers expressing design concepts and implementing / finalizing ideas.

Education

Eastern Illinois University
BFA in Graphic Design
2009 – 2013

Skillset

Logo Design
Branding
Web Design
UI Design
Wireframing
Package Design

Proficient In

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Elementor
Pardot

I’ve Dabbled with

Adobe After Effects
Adobe XD
WordPress
HTML / CSS
Salesforce