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Work experience

Mike and David's "MD" Signs

While underemployed in December and while going to school full-time I worked as a media and sign technician for MD Signs. In addition to cutting, weeding, and applying vinyl graphics, I also used photoshop, and printed on an large format printing and used an auto-cut machine.

I was also commissioned to create the company website:

Jun 2008Present

Graphic Artist/Designer

Iwanta Classifieds

I am a member of the Production Staff at Iwanta Classifieds. Situated across the river in North Augusta, SC, Iwanta Classifieds provides the CSRA and beyond with reliable and convenient classified ads for anything from baby cribs to motor vehicles. One need only drive thru Augusta to find the names of clients in our books.

Iwanta Classifieds is a part of the bigger corporate family: Target Media. As a production team member I have several responsibilities over 6 or more publications some of these include:

• Design/Edit display ads in Adobe InDesign various dimensions/complexity

• Multi-task on multiple publications simultaneously

Personally, working for Iwanta Classifieds has been an absolute pleasure. The production staff are well organized. The experience I gain on a daily basis has furthered my career goals.

Dec 2005Dec 2007

Graphic Designer/Media Tech

Digital Blueprint

Digital Blueprint is a reprographic company situated in the downtown historic part of Augusta, Georgia. As a graphic designer and Media  Tech I held several responsibilities including:

• Operate photocopy, large-format, binding, laminating, cutting equipment

• Photoshop CS3 design for print

• Apply window and printed sign graphics

While working at Digital Blueprint I was attending Augusta State University as student part-time.


May 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Augusta State University

• HOPE Scholarship Recipient

• Overall GPA 3.3

• Dean’s List

• Lillian Rosen Award for Art History and Color Theory


Production Skills
• Skilled in Adobe In Design, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator, Quark, Adobe GoLIVE, Large Format Printing Machine Maintenance, Customer Service, Digital Photography, Excel, Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Skills

Degreed Graphic Artist