Resume

Skills

  • Visual Design: Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Premiere), Procreate, Sketch
  • Web & Mobile Design: HTML, CSS, jQuery | CMS, FTP, GitHub, SEO | 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, Assurant Labs, Cleveland Bagel Co., CoverMyMeds, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, heypoletti!, Hilary Bovay Photography, Mackenzie Creamery, Muse Content Group, PDF Systems, Sidekicks Salsa, St. Edward High School & St. Vitus Church

Illustrator @ A List Apart | November 2014 - March 2016 | (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