Resume

Work Experience

Rule29 Creative, Inc. — Geneva, IL
Freelance Designer, October 2007–Present
Created the start of a viral video campaign in addition to designing a variety of print, web and motion projects
Thynk Design, Inc. — Westmont, IL
Creative Intern, June 2007–August 2007
Gathered experience in strategic branding through a mix of packaging design, illustration, motion graphics, studio photography, web design and development
McGuffin Creative Group, Inc. — Chicago, IL
Freelance Designer, May 2007
Assisted the McGuffin design team in creating imagery overnight for the website redesign of Allstate Insurance
Roxor Games, Inc. — Austin, TX
Freelance Interface & Web Designer, January 2005–April 2007
Working closely with the development team, in-game interface graphics and websites were created for Roxor’s worldwide arcade and console games
FlashFlashRevolution, Inc. — Naperville, IL
Freelance Interface & Graphic Designer, March 2004–April 2007
A mix of motion graphics presentations, web banners and print promotions were created for the online gaming community "FlashFlashRevolution™" and its sister games

Education

The Illinois Institute of Art — Schaumburg, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design (December 2007)
President's List, Dean's List
Winter 2007 President's Award Recipient

Memberships

The Society of Typographic Arts
Member, January 2007–Present
Co-Student Liaison, January 2008–Present
AIGA — The Professional Association for Design
Member, June 2006–Present
Visual Voltage — The AIGA & STA Student Chapter at ILIS
President, October 2006–September 2007
Vice President, August 2005–October 2006

Technical Skills

After Effects
CSS
Dreamweaver
Flash
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Premiere
QuarkXPress
XHMTL

Achievements

The Society of Typographic Arts
Work inducted into The Chicago
Design Archive '07
AIGA Chicago
Work featured in Snap Shot 2006–07
Rockport Publishers
Two identities selected to be published
in LogoLounge IV
The Art Institutes Design Competition Sponsored by Adobe
2nd Place National Winner
LogoPond
Logo selected for July 2006 Gallery
SQUARE ONE Annual All-Day Design Competition Held at ILIS
Best In Show 2007
Best In Show 2006