Resume

goal

To absorb and passionately execute any creative task that is thrown at me. Sip some coffee. Surround myself with like-minded creative individuals... collaborate. Script it. Film it. Render it. Print it. Publish it. Build it. Craft it. Burn it. Love it. Please the boss.

experience

senior graphic desiner
Coley & Associates, San Antonio, TX
March 2014 ~

Key designer for graphic elements of eLearning courses. Front end Wordpress theme design and editing for several projects. Advanced audio production and captioning for training-related contracts. Tradeshow collateral and event promo design. Multimedia presentations involving motion graphics and sound production. Script development and storyboard development for mutimedia projects.

interim art director
NewTek, San Antonio, TX
August 2011 ~ March 2014

Leading visual artist for all marketing material on a customer-focused level, from concept to packaging design to tradeshow displays, to web-joomla! and other online marketing. Create user experience design to enhance existing products and new design for new products as they get created. Design eye-catching concepts with pixel perfection and present to senior staff. Show a return on investment for elaborate campaigns based on limited budget. Direct and assign workflow received from senior staff while supervising and implementing design processes.

interactive media & web producer
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, San Antonio, TX
December 2009 ~ August 2011

Was primary marketing editor, project manager and key designer for all on-line content via CMS platforms–drupal, joomla, REI CMS and flash. Designed wire frames and web comps for promotional campaigns, contests, giveaways. Maintained web assets and content within the CMS architecture. Acted as liason between marketing and developers and event coordinators, editing content on-the-fly.

senior designer
BDA, Woodinville, WA
January 2001 ~ November 2008

Led a small team of designers on specific branding-based projects-from initial concept to fully elaborate productions involving photography and web content. Concepted web interfaces, E-store UI’s, wire frames for retail clients. Created efficient workflows for designers on design, content management and maintenance. Brought photography in-house to save on external costs, showing a definite return on investment. Primary goal was to bring awareness to their brand through the means of merchandising.

art director
Oneworld Creative, Miami, FL
January 1999 ~ 2001

Led creative, design and marketing agency servicing national Fortune 500 clients in the supermarket, banking, and pharmacy sectors, from all stages of all projects, from idea to reality, to fulfillment. Worked with production project managers, artists, copy writers and other external vendors to establish and carry out design goals for each project. Designed and devised elaborate campaigns involving photography, models, products. All stages of the project, including press checks were a common practice. Maintained a small, yet effective crew to help make projects a real success.

design director
Bridge Studio, Miami Beach, FL
October 1995 ~ 1996

Executed specific projects for a realty, development and
leisure-focused clientele, from planning to final production. Acted as stock photographer for realty-focused projects. Worked closely with creative driector and project managers to meet client expectation.

graphic designer
Trinity Church, San Antonio, TX
February 1994 ~ September 1994

Created editorial content, on-going newsletters, bulletins and various promotional advertisements. Worked with senior pastor and other church administration to meet deadlines.

freelance

San Antonio 48HR film festival audio production, photography, promo design
San Antonio Film Commission audio production and photography
San Antonio Convention & Visitor’s Bureau web content and photography
Sew Much More art direction, advertising, marketing, web & print
fivehumans.com photography, web consultation
Weyerhauser photography
the Winterpills photography
Mono in VCF photography
the Dimes photography
the Sun-Ups photography, art direction, web/print
True Dimensions graphic designer - miscellaneous ad campaigns
Plantation House graphic designer - advertisement
Meek creative direction/graphic designer - music cd

formal education

associate of applied science
San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX
January 1991 ~ May 1994

graphic advertising arts, photography, video production

technical skills

win/mac, Adobe CC (complete), Office 365, Wordpress, Mailchimp, Marketo, iContact, Constant Contact, joomla!, drupal, all cameras and polaroids

references

Available upon request.

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