Experience

Career Objective

Experienced designer with print, web, and photography skills searching for an ideal team environment. My goal is to continue my career as a mid- to senior level designer that will allow me to demonstrate my creative and organizational skills with opportunities
to develop them further.

Experience

Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer

American Financial & Automotive Services, Inc. | Oct 06 – Present
As lead designer I am responsible for the execution of any and all design projects. From concept to completion I coordinate with
the creative team, account executives, vendors, and clients to complete the job on budget and on schedule. Special projects include designing/coding the yearly trip contest website and conducting/performing photoshoots.

Graphic & Web Designer / Photographer

Freelance | Aug 06 - Present
As a means to develop and expand my creative range I accept freelance opportunities that have produced logos, business cards, advertisements, invitations, and websites. Clients have included Lebanon Lutheran Church, Coalwood Electric, and Jewelry by Sara. As a photographer I have experience shooting family portrait sessions, engagements sessions, weddings, and senior portraits.

Production Artist

The Houston Chronicle | Sep 06 - Feb 07
Retrieved copy and requested images to design cover pages and assembled page layouts for the GLOSS publication according to the defined standards.

Graphic Designer / Production Artist

JWT SPECIALIZED COMMUNICATIONS | Apr 05 – June 06
Responsibilities included timely and accurate turnaround of daily ad production, including modifying existing ads and building
new ads that followed existing client templates and branding guidelines. I worked as an integral member of a creative team from conceptualization to creative execution of E-cards, employment inquiry cards, brochures, flyers and direct mail pieces for Hilton
family of hotels.