I am concerned with the balance between design that is beautiful, design that is functional, and design that is intelligent. I challenge myself to achieve the finest relation between those three in every project. Work that embodies all of these qualities sensibly can be enjoyed timelessly.
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Last updated 06.23.2010
3342 North Lincoln Avenue #3NL
Chicago, IL 60657
B.F.A., Applied Media Arts, May 2008
Concentration in Graphic Design with a Minor in Speech
Communication, Magna Cum Laude
Smith Brothers Agency
Worked in large teams for worldwide brands such as Del Monte®, Heinz®, and Nestle®. Helped conceptualize and produce pitches for both digital and traditional ad campaigns.
Mind Over Media
Operated as primary designer jumping from interactive to branding projects. Gained experience working for multiple educational clients, and created the visual base for a capital campaign for Grove City College.
Supplying branding, interactive, and illustration for small businesses and non-profit organizations. Personal work conducted primarily to explore a different method of or approach to designing.
Designed and developed web sites for small businesses. Gained experience drafting contracts and communicating with clients. Developed a bare bones CMS solution with PHP.
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Professional, Fireworks, AfterEffects, Quark Xpress, Keynote, HTML, CSS
Alcoa, Chaminade University, Giant Eagle, Global College, Penn State University, Grove City College, ITT, Kiski University, Colorado School of Mines, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, PNC, Surgicorps International UNC Greensboro University, USC, Woodberry Forest University, Waynesburg University, Penn Ave Fish, Lincoln Interactive, eSchoolTools, Genilogix, Lincoln Interactive, Pezzuolo Insurance, Tazza D'Oro, Refresh Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh Project, Travis Neely, FirstShowing.com, The Edinboro University Highlands Center for Faculty Iniatives, New World Lighting, Del Monte® Corporation, Del Monte®; Fruit Naturals, Del Monte® Fruit Chillers, Del Mont®e Fruit Smoothie, Bagel Bites®, Nestle® Drumstick, Skinny Cow®, Brown Mackie College, Kings Family Restaurants
References Available Upon Request