To share my enthusiasm, dedication and work ethic with your organization in conjunction
with a desire to utilize my skills obtained through education and experience.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AIP) __ [Dec. 06]
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
Proficient in both Mac and PC operating systems.
TECH – Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver,
QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office
DESIGN – Digital Illustration, Graphic Illustration, Traditional Painting, Design Production, Publication Design,
Advertising Design, Concept Development, Concept Sketching, Logo Design, Traditional Photography,
Digital Photography, Website Design, Flash Banner Design, WordPress Manipulation
Entrepreneur __ [Dec. 07 - Present]
DeadLast Graphix – Owner/Designer
Design custom ATV graphic kits and quad wraps that cater to customer demands and a very distinctive lifestyle.
Freelance __ [Feb. 04 - Present]
DBdesignCo – Designer
Freelance design for various clients and organizations. Work completed in all mediums and implemented
on numerous types of vehicles.
Internship __ [Sept. 06 - Nov. 06]
Heinz History Center – Senior Designer’s Assistant
Responsible for designing, cutting, mounting and laminating display text and artwork. Operated vinyl cutting machine
and mounted work for public display.
Sterling Jewelers (Signet), Fairlwan, OH __ [Nov. 08 - Present]
Design, produce and fully execute the launch of various print mediums pertaining to industry-leading jewelry
stores located across the nation, 13 divisions in all. Major asset in brand development, building and strengthening
for Open Hearts by Jane Seymour, Love’s Embrace, Neil Lane, Tolkowsky, The Leo Diamond and LeVian.
Currently working exclusively in the Kay division.
JWT Action (Malone Advertising), Akron, OH __ [Jan. 07 - Aug. 08]
Studio Graphic Designer
Conception and design of ads, circulars, floor graphics, posters, logos, web banners, direct mail and other
marketing materials for clients such as Goodyear Engineered Products, Kimberly-Clark, John Deere,
Sherwin-Williams, Pfizer, Revlon, HSBC, and Exxon Mobil. Responsible for art/photoillustration
direction, photo retouching and preparation of files for pre-press.
Committee Member __ [Sept. 10 - present]
AAF – A (American Advertising Federation – Akron)
Membership Committee board member responsible for brainstorming continued member growth of the organization
at both the college level and with industry professionals.
Signage Development __ [Aug. 09 - Oct.09 - current]
Sterling – Division and branded window displays
Conception, design and development of a relaunch for corner stone and stand alone window displays, located
in all 1,400+ locations. Secondary source of printed brand recognition.
Concept Design __ [Aug. 07 - Feb. 08]
2008 Daytona 500 Kimberly-Clark – NASCAR print material
Conception and design of signature posters for fans and employees, pit wall banner, pit box wrap,
employee and VIP in-room signage, lobby posters, corresponding circulars and POP displays.
Concept Design __ [Aug. 06]
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust – parking lot design
Concept selected into top 3 of 28 entries, voted best concept by board members.
Selected artwork applied to parking lot located in downtown Pittsburgh’s cultural district.
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