Multi-Media Designer - COMPAREX - 2017-2018
Lead Designer - Warbler Yearbook - 2015 - 2016
Designed artwork for initial client concepts to final production preparation for various screen-printed materials. Formatted client artwork for production, worked with clients to approve designs. Designed page spreads for magazines to fit page formats.
Freelance - 2013 - 2018
Re-energize sales staff with creative tools like customized art packages, name-drop templates and logo builders.
Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop were the programs i use to design and show the clients on site how everything would look, before sending to print we would need a approval or signature from them.
Art direct product photo shoots for print ads and marketing materials.
Forecast and promote upcoming trends, construct trend books, boards and mechanical comps to support marketing team and sales force.
Develop concept ideas and presentations for seasonal and specialty projects.
Contribute to product development, brainstorm with marketing clients, inspect and approve printed pieces, provide design direction to colleagues and work efficiently under tight deadlines.
Ui/Ux Freelance Contracts - 2014-2018
Spearheaded migrate projects that develop the common look and functionality to be migrated across the product suite to ensure user interface consistency.
Developed new mock-ups and UI specifications for holiday events and raised 25% more in total sale leads.
Developed user interface for internal and external applications and ensured usability during technical implementation.
Regularly work with multiple functional teams including product content management, software engineer, graphic designer, and product marketing.
Defined navigation, user workflows and layouts focusing on usability.
Developed wireframes, interface mockups and page prototypes.
Planned and executed usability testing, incorporated user feedback into final product design.
Produced graphic user interfaces for desktop browsers, tablet and mobile devices.
Bachelors in Graphic Design, Minor in 2D Art
Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920 - 3.9 GPA - 2016
Awards and Achievements
Dean’s list – 2011 – 2016
Graduated with honors 2016
Talented student award – 2015
Cash award for my work in school.
GIA Grant awarded for Design 2014-2016
Cash award for ink artwork created in 2014, and an extra cash award contracted projects
Graduated with honers from EIU.
Shows and Exhibitions
Juried exhibition at the Tarble Arts center – 2014-2016
Multiple pieces selected to enter the spring show, 2015 and 16.
Juried exhibition for the Fall art’s show – 2015
Single piece was selected and won best of show.
The full Adobe Creative Cloud
Branding (Logo Design, Packaging, ect)
UX & UI Design
Web Site Analytics
Information Architecture (IA)
A/B, Card Sort, User Testing