Resume

Skills

  • Visual Design: Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Premiere), Sketch
  • Web & Mobile Design: HTML, CSS, jQuery | CMS, FTP, GitHub | iOS, Android
  • Audio Production: Cubase, Pro Tools, Audacity | Steinberg & Yamaha Hardware
  • Game Design: Source SDK, Relic Editor, Unreal Editor
  • 3D (CGI & VFX): Autodesk Maya, Blender

Experience

Freelance Visual & Interactive Designer | August 2015 - Present | Cleveland, OH

Producing illustrations, branding materials, graphic, web & mobile application designs for local businesses & institutions throughout the Midwest & East Coast. Clients include: A List Apart, AMG Marketing Resources, Cleveland Bagel Co., CoverMyMeds, heypoletti!, Hilary Bovay Photography, Mobile Defense, PDF Systems, Rising Lens, Sidekicks Salsa, St. Edward High School & St. Vitus Church

Illustrator @ A List Apart | November 2014 - Present | (Remote)

Illustrating key art for articles that focus on web standards & best practices. Working remotely with editors to explore concepts & refine rough drafts.

Designer @ Mobile Defense | June 2014 - July 2015 | Cleveland, OH

Designed & implemented UI/UX for responsive websites & prototyping tools. Collaborated with developers to create layouts for server-side & native mobile applications across desktop, iOS & Android devices.

Graphic & UI Designer @ SparkBase | March 2012 - April 2014 | Cleveland, OH

Maintained graphics for branding materials, print assets & mobile applications. Designed & implemented UI/UX for responsive websites & dashboards. Collaborated with developers on internal software UI.

Lead Interactive Designer @ Lachina Publishing Services | June 2011 - March 2012 | Cleveland, OH

Led UI/UX design on an educational platform that could support rich media, including web code & game content. Managed programmers & artists, locally & remotely.

Designer @ Sideways | May 2010 - May 2011 | Cleveland, OH

Produced art & designs for mobile applications & games on iOS. Designed internal publishing platforms by producing flexible visual templates for the Xcode development environment.

Education

BFA, T.I.M.E. - Digital Arts | Cleveland Institute of Art | 2010

With an emphasis & thesis on Game Design.

Other Employment

Tutor, Academic Writing Center @ Cleveland Institute of Art | August 2006 - May 2009 | Cleveland, OH

Aided students with learning and/or reading disabilities through essay comprehension & revision.

Recognition

  • AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts | 2010
  • Cleveland Institute of Art – President's List | 2009 & 2008