Work History

Work History
2005 - Present

Owner/Operator

Middletown Creative / Middletown Dreams LLC

Graphic design, photography, and retouching. Recent clients include the Minnesota Wild, University of Wisconsin Athletics, Hastings Music Festival, Dakota County Historical Society, Bemidji State University, Iowa Wild Hockey Team. Originally (and still) a small business dealing with my images made in and around Hastings, MN.

Jan 2009 - Present

Freelancer

Minnesota Wild

Occasional help with overflow work from many departments during busy times of the year. Mostly Production Art & Retouching/Photoshop work with some photography.

Feb 2014 - Present

Freelancer

Albarella Design

Assist with a wide variety of projects, ranging from client revisions, to design, photography and retouching.

May 2013 - Present

Photographer

Black Dirt Theater

Volunteer position. I am the official photographer for Black Dirt Theater in Hastings, MN. I shoot photos for posters and other advertising, as well as rehearsals and performances of several productions per year. 

Mar 2010 - Present

Freelancer

Casey Jelinski Design

Production artist/retouching work for mostly medical technology clientele.

2000 - 2009

Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Sight Creative
  • Designed, or implemented the designs of others, to create a variety of materials, including sports team yearbooks and media guides, brochures, flyers, posters, CD/DVD packaging, and PowerPoint presentations for a wide variety of clients, including the Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Twins, Medtronic, 3M, General Mills, and Rollx Vans. Was also project manager for the Wild and Twins projects, which included all contact with the customer throughout the duration of the project.
  • Digital product and location photography.
1995 - 2000

Digital Imaging Specialist & Art Camera Technician

Sight Creative

Digital Imaging Specialist - 1997-2000: Print client and internal files on a variety of output devices, including MGI film recorders, Xerox Regal color copiers, Mimaki inkjet printer, and Fujix dye-sublimation printer. Troubleshoot and/or revise files as needed or requested for proper output. CD burning and duplication. Technical Services, Creative Department and Poster Shop assistance. Provide customer service and support.

Art Camera Technician - 1995-1997Produce flat art, reverse-outs, product shots, and format changes to client specifications. Slide duplication and mounting. Poster Shop and film processing assistance.

1992 - 1995

Custom Printer / Lab Technician

Custom color and black and white printing. C-41 dip-and-dunk processing. Mix and monitor chemicals. Negative cutting and sleeving. Proof-sorting and print-cutter operation.

1991 - 1992

Custom Printer / Technician

Black and White Labs

Custom black and white and color printing and processing. Produce copy negatives. Product photography.Customer service. Chemical mixing. Equipment maintenance.

Skills

Skills

Photography

People, places and things. (see portfolio link above)

Software

Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat), Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Office