Here is an abridged version of my design CV. Feel free to enjoy it in whatever fashion you prefer—perhaps sitting by the fire with a glass of chardonnay, or listening while it’s performed by a gifted speaker (not included). If you think you might enjoy a look at my complete resume, I invite you to request it directly.
Freelance graphic designer, web developer & illustrator (current)
A few of the clients/projects I’ve been involved with recently:
- Cushman & Wakefield International
- Career Sports Entertainment
- Georgia Power
- AHC Media
- Leadership DeKalb
- Launch Interactive
Graphic designer/Web developer at The Sunday Paper & Half Off Depot
- Designed and built HalfOffDepot.com with input from production director and publisher; hand-coded several new Magento templates to meet organization’s needs
- Designed and built SundayPaper.com on WordPress platform
- Designed and hand-coded email marketing campaigns using Constant Contact and MailChimp
- Collaborated with Production Director, Publisher, and VP of Marketing to continually develop company’s voice across marketing and social media outlets; created and illustrated iconic company mascot
- Designed, laid out and preflighted various newspaper pages, signs, marketing materials, and client and house ads
- Managed online ad inventory
- Wrote editorial and marketing copy for web
- Brought company workflow up to date using various Internet technologies
Production Manager at The FSView & Florida Flambeau, Edge Magazine & Student Welcome Pack
- Supervised nationally-recognized department of 6–10 designers
- Designed newspaper’s and magazine’s print ads, layouts, and covers
- Coordinated with sales and editorial departments and outside vendors
- Designed and maintained publication websites
- Edited magazine copy and provided additional editorial content
- Print, Advertising, & Logo Design
- Website Design/Implementation
- Editing and copywriting
- Online/social media marketing
- Adobe Creative Suite (CS–CS5)
- HTML & Web Graphic Optimization
- Some PHP
- Advanced CMS installation/mgmt
- Basecamp, Jira, et al
- Google Apps administration
- Microsoft Office
- Mac & Windows OS
Florida State University: Bachelor of Science
- I designed and write KnuckleSalad.com, a crafts-and-cooking blog.
- I recycle old game pieces and comic books into jewelry. My jewelry line, Gangbusters, is sold in local shops.
- During college, I worked at an adult mental health center, where I taught group activities like arts and crafts, music, and dance.
- I’m a founding member of local art collective Magic Is Science, which puts on sci-fi and geek-themed art exhibits each year.
- In January of 2009, I founded a small group here in Atlanta that knits gifts for charity. We meet most Tuesdays.