Objective: Searching to be a permanent asset on a creative team where my contribution is to simplify complex ideas visually and creatively in any medium.

March 2007-present
Web and Information Designer
Texas A&M University Libraries | library.tamu.edu
  • Maintain a unique brand for the Libraries while still following university guidelines
  • Produce all significant print materials for the Libraries (6 libraries total)
  • Initiated and developed communications plan for design
  • Work with IT group to implement design for the Libraries’ web presence
  • Create all promotional systems for major events
October 2005-present
Freelance Designer
  • Accommodate diverse clients in various industries
  • Develop hand-coded static websites and WordPress themes
  • Design printed materials including brochures, signage, promotional pieces
October 2005-March 2007
Lead IT Technical Consultant
Texas A&M University Admissions | admissions.tamu.edu
  • Managed web redesign to comply with initial university branding
  • Designed an e-card system, reducing number of incomplete applications
  • Collaborated with .NET programming team for new UI design for various projects
April 2004-October 2005
Visual Graphics Designer
DivX | DivX.com
  • Performed research and located vendors for marketing graphic needs
  • Designed branding campaign for company’s largest tradeshows
  • Produced new giveaway collateral for tradeshows
February 2002-April 2004
Graphic Designer
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
  • Took command of scheduling and acquiring project specs for clients
  • Designed multiple colleges printed pieces for recruitment, reports, and invitations
April 2000-December 2001
Production Specialist
Visualization Laboratory, Texas A&M University | viz.tamu.edu
  • Designed and maintained department website
  • Served as promotion chair for Viza go-go (annual show) designed posters, and invitations resulting in largest audience ever
  • Collaborated with PIXAR art director, David Skelly, to produce class dvd cover and poster for class project competition
October 1992-August 1999
2D/3D CAD designer
Yeatts Architecture
  • Created production drawings for various architectural projects

Software »

  • *Photoshop
  • *Illustrator
  • *InDesign
  • Maya
  • AutoCAD
  • Flash
  • After Effects

Required skills »

  • Ability to take direction
  • Initiative to create new ideas and follow through from concept to execution

Special skills »

  • *Hand-coded HTML / CSS
  • *WordPress Template Design
  • Client Interaction
  • Group Collaboration
  • JQuery familiarity

*Denotes advanced knowledge

Education »

  • MS - Visualization Sciences
    Graduated: December 2002 Texas A&M University College Station, TX
  • BFA - Graphic

    Graduated Cum Laude: May 1999 University of Houston Houston, TX


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