Experience

Freelance |  2011 -  present
I have worked on a variety of independent and commercial projects, focusing on brand identity and logo design, as well as animation for feature-length documentaries. Additionally, I have conceived the campaigns for international brands including Nike, Dr. Pepper, The NFL, and Motorola. Further, I illustrated and concepted “The Catalogue of Extraordinary Beings” (a book on archetypes) and continue to work on various independent and collaborative artistic projects.

 

Sol Design FX | Creative | Chicago, IL | 2008-2011
Worked closely with a wide range of clients on motion graphics, design, and concepts using various media and tools.  Assisted in the direction of shoots involving both products and talent.

 

Digital Kitchen | Intern | Chicago, IL | 2007
Worked on design, illustration, and animation projects. Worked closely with artists on projects, shoots, and production.

 

Visual Resources Design Team | Designer | Mke, WI | 2006-2007
Worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s in-house design firm. There I maintained tight deadlines and expressed clients’ visual identity through design, motion, and illustration.

 

Freelance |  2007 - 2008
Worked for a variety of clients creating brand identity, illustrations for campaigns and posters, as well as animations for sporting events in the city of Milwaukee, WI.

 

 

Education

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design | 2008

BFA in IllustrationMinor in Communication Design

Academically honored on the President’s List

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Acrobat Professional

 

Mac and PC platforms
Final Cut Pro
PF Tracker
Silhouette
Mocha

 

 

Visual Identity
Production
Art Direction
Compositing
Motion & Print Design
Traditional media and image creation
Client relations

 

 

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