Whether you’re looking for illustration, graphic design, product packaging or visual communications for social media, I have years of experience and the creative talent to interpret your vision and complete your project efficiently and with some fun thrown in!

 

EDUCATION

BFA – The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

EXPERIENCE

Patagonia Action Works / Catchafire ongoing freelancer

Freelance designer for various environmental non-profits.

 

Cat Rock Ventures: Created digital marketing materials while following their brand guidelines to showcase the impact of the organization on underserved teens in the Bronx.

Mississippi Parks Connection: Designed marketing materials and vector illustrations which were used on a National Parks Transit Van as well as sticker sheets for mailings.

Coastal Watershed Council: Illustrated the San Lorenzo River for a poster and social media images to raise awareness in the community on the value of this particular watershed.

 

Bainbridge Mercantile 2010-present

Art Director and lead designer at a consumer gift products company which has international wholesale distribution, as well as online retail. Responsible for all aspects of design including product design, email sales campaigns, printed catalogs, postcards, brochures and web design.

 

Roth Design 2008-2010

Web: Designed websites for a wide range of small businesses.

Icon Design: Designed and created icons for Microsoft and other software companies.

Print: Designed advertising, signs, packaging and posters for marketing material.

 

Allovus 2001-2011

Icon designer and production artist for various Microsoft icons including Bing weather icons.

Worked collaboratively with PM’s at Microsoft on several MS applications such as: Windows, Visio, Office, SQL and Word.

 

ABCNews.com 1999-2001

Graphic designer, Illustrator and Photo Editor for the Science Department.

 

Multicom Publishing 1996-1999

Interface Designer and Illustrator for Better Homes and Gardens and Home Depot Corp.

 

Pinnacle Post 1994-1996

Assistant Designer for the television show Bill Nye the Science Guy.

 

SKILLS

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe XD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Zoho CRM, Shopify & Print On Demand