resume

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education
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, Spring 2007
BFA in Visual Communications
Michigan State University, 2003–2005
Studio Art Major—Graphic Design and Photography

technical proficiency
Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, MS Office, WordPress as a CMS. Mac & PC Platforms.

volunteer experience
Tree House Humane Society, 2008–2009
Volunteer Designer— presently working on redesigning website; creating invitations, announcements, and brochures.

work experience
Seam Studios, 2011–present
Senior Designer—Design and develop projects from start to finish for print and web. Art direction, design, production, print management, project management, client liasion, digital publishing specialist. Clients include Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Randall Manufacturing, Modern Retail and Peerless-AV.

DKP Image + Media, 2007­–2009
Graphic Designer—Design and produce promotional pieces, collateral, ads, and logo
design. Clients include Architex & H. Marion Framing. Project management and print management key duties as well.

Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007
Design Intern—Work with design department to execute, install and spec projects.

freelance design: client list + highlights
Kelly Scott Madison, 2012
Freelance Graphic Designer & Art Director— Design, project & print management, art direction for annual State of Media report.

Pappageorge Haymes Partners, 2009–2012
Freelance Designer & Art Director—designing
real estate development proposals and a promotional book to work within the existing
P/H visual suite.

Boulevard Group/ Axia Development, 2010
Freelance Graphic Designer & Art Director— Design, project & print management for large building proposal & presentation suite

Additional Freelance Clients:
Active Transportation Alliance
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Museum of Contemporary Art
The Community Builders & HHDC
Chicago Cyclocross Cup
Humble Frameworks
Robots p/b <3 Cyclocross
Kinky Llama Racing
Star Lounge + Dark Matter Coffee
Lawyer Jim Freeman
Mottspoint
CircEsteem
Sustainable Solutions Inc.
Point A to Point B Transitions.
JSE Design Group
Ranquist Development
Talent Drive