[degree]

Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio | BFA

[experience]

Emberos.com | 5.10-Present
Creative Direction & Design

Concept and design print and web material for a wide variety of companies,
including: Bankers Life, Washington National, Sakura Finetek, Franklin University, and The Foundation for Survivors of Abuse

Magnitude Agency
Creative Director | 3.14-8.14
Executive Creative Director | 8.14-4.15

Concepted, led, and designed national campaigns for clients in various fields

The Home Shopping Network
Digital Production Artist | 5.12-9.13
Senior Digital Production Artist | 9.13-12.13

Art directed and designed web, social media, and email materials for HSN and their partner companies,
including: Disney, Toyota, UNICEF, Coca-Cola, and Bon Appétit

Ryan Partnership | 6.09-12.09
Creative Intern

Brainstormed with designers, art directors, and copywriters, generating ideas for Coffee-mate, Columbus Crew, and Nestlé Tollhouse campaigns

Created print, environmental, and web designs for multi-industry brands

Ohio Electoral College Certificate of Votes | 10.08-11.08
Designer

Developed six official Electoral College Certificates of Votes utilized by the Ohio State Department in the state’s official vote casting during the 2008 election of President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden

Worked directly with the Secretary of State’s office in order to follow federal protocol for the design of legal documents

CCAD Design Group | 3.07-10.09
Lead Designer/Project Manager

Designed promotional pieces for Columbus College of Art & Design including print, web, and multi-media

Conducted marketing research through consumer analysis and focus groups

Strategically applied brand and campaign messages for the college

Interacted directly with printers to conduct press checks, both internationally and locally, to ensure quality

Engaged in departmental meetings which included frequent presentations to executive committees and senior administration

Established job tracking system which coordinates traffic between designers, staff, and administration

[strengths]

Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Screen printing, Pre-press

[weaknesses]

Netflix, Gummi Bears