Interest

Reading

History

Illustration

Design

Astronomy

Science

Drawing

Photography

Humanitarianism

Volunteerism

Objective

To have a design position where I may offer my skill set in design, illustration, and photo editing. Also working on marketing and adverting of projects and events for targeted audiences.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Intern/Graphic Designer/Project Development

Creative Campus

While working for Creative Campus I have assisted in the organization, development, and design work for various on going CC related projects and assisted in the directing and maintaining a design and marketing team. Many of the projects I worked on consist of marketing/advertising for PixelCon 2011, Creative By Design, Coloring Outside the Lines, and many more just to name a few.

Jan 2010 - Present

Graphic Designer

Probono Graphic Design

As a designer I have a deep interest in working with nonprofit organizations and volunteering my skills to an organization in need.

West Alabama AIDS Outreach

- Development of WAAO's trade show banner. 

Tuscaloosa's One Place

- I have worked to redesign and update their printed program materials

Big Brothers Big Sisters

- The redevelopment and redesign of BBBS's No Show Ball 2010 invitational.

Capstone Creed Week Committee

- Development of CCW logo and print materials

Jan 2010 - Present

Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Consultant

Rising Phoenix Design

Rising Phoenix Designs is my freelance business where I operate as a graphic designer, illustrator, and events advertising consultant.

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Intern Graphic Designer

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

My responsibilities for the USSRC include design and layout for the museum and summer camps, signage, and general assistance around the Dept. of Graphics.

Mar 2004 - May 2010

Junior Designer/Production Assistant

Sign Pro Tuscaloosa

My primary responsibilities are assembly, production, and instillation of various signage. I also work as a stand in designer and printer for our two main designers.

Aug 2009 - May 2010

Intern/Graphic Designer/Project Development

Creative Campus

While working for Creative Campus I have assisted in the organization, development, and design work for various on going CC related projects and assisted in the establishing a design and marketing team. My largest contribution to the Creative Campus effort was the development of a science/arts convention titled 2010: A Space Oddity that explores the relationships between the sciences and the arts.

Sep 2008 - Apr 2009

Event Photographer

Snapster Foto

While working for Snapster Foto my primary function was to photograph various fraternity and sorority parties and events.

Aug 2006 - May 2008

Sophmore Graphic Designer and Assistant

Dept. of Marketing and Communications, Delta State University

While I was employed for University Relations I worked on various projects consisting from event photography, brochure and book layout, as well as general assistance to the primary graphic designer. Much of the skill set that I gained from working for University Relations became the founding base of my design ability.

Aug 2006 - May 2008

Photographer

Freelance Photography

While attending Delta State University I worked for various local companies as an event photographer.

Bolivar Commercial

- I photographed various events upon request for the BC. My most notable was the annual Junior Auxiliary Ball.

Delta Business Journal

- I worked as a freelance photographer upon request. My most notable work for the magazine was a the documentation of a book signing at Morgan Freeman's estate.

Town of Cleveland Chamber of Commerce

- For the Chamber I worked photographing various events that the town held such as their annual Octoberfest and Italianfest.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Illustrator

For several years I have practiced in the traditional and digital arts. I have proficiency in traditional drawing and inking as well as illustration skills used for digital media.

Photographer

Over the course of my high school and college career I have become proficient in both black and white darkroom photography and digital photography.

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator