Freelance - Northern JerseyArt Director: January 2014 - Present
We recently made a big move from the midwest to the east coast and couldn't be more thrilled.I am currently working on a variety of interactive projects.
Arketype - Green Bay, WIArt Director: July 2013 - January 2014
Art directed & designed both traditional and interactive projects. Client work included Kimberly Clark, Goodwill, U.S. Oil, Shopko as well as many more local businesses & non-profit organizations.
Winner of BtoB's Best Branded App 2011
Field Ref was an app distributed to 170 consultants to rice farmers. It allowed the consultants to quickly look up product labels, pests, and product guides while offline or online in the field.
Bader Rutter - Milwaukee, WIDigital Art Director: July 2010 - June 2013
Part of both the creative & digital departments. Tasks include wireframes & visual design for full brand websites, mobile sites & iOS Apps. Concepting, designing & programming web banners, emails and single page brand sites. Creating site templates for CMS' as well as email templates for ongoing newsletters, all while adhering to brand guidelines. Other tasks include creating custom animations in After Effects and concepting brand platforms for future campaigns. Clients include GE Healthcare, Dow AgroSciences, Pfizer Animal Health, Office Max's OM Workspace division.
PDN Photo Annual 2010 winning website
Walgreens.COM - Chicago, ILWeb Designer: April 2010 - July 2010
Design web promotions and email blasts that follow style guide parameters. Work with and edit templates for new sections of the website. Create support for the launch of their new pill reminder iPhone application as well as designed the new icon for the app.
J. Walter Thompson - New York, NYFreelance Designer: June 2009 - November 2009
Part of in-house design team. Touched 9 different projects in the 6 months being at JWT, for clients such as UPS, Microsoft, Macy's and Simple Shoes. Part of a team of 3 designers to create a new brand identity for the investment company T.Rowe Price, Other projects include, new business book layout, presentation design, logo design, book cover design and campaign look/feels. Concepted and designed for 2010 Microsoft Office campaign.
Freelance Web Designer & DeveloperClients in Chicago & New York: November 2009 - Present
Dark Heart Studios: Concept and design web page layouts for new clients. Design and program Flash components for existing clients. Build, update and maintain existing client sites, this includes: creating and optimizing visual content for web, creating and adjusting stylesheets and HTML elements.
leepowers.com: Created a custom design & site to showcase and promote Lee’s work. Developed the site through Squarespace. Implemented custom style sheets, module windows and extensive amounts of jquery to work around Squarespace’s restrictions on html access.
hugocariss.com: A work in progress, this site is a promotional tool for Hugo’s commercial film work. Built through cargocollective with custom style sheets.
thescratchpress.com: A light e-commerce site for an independent publishing company, built through cargocollective, with custom styles.
lakeanngrocery.net: A work in progress. Promotional site for a family owned grocery store in northern Michigan with a lot of character. Taking this site from design to development, custom xhtml and css through the movable type cms.
Ringling College of Art and DesignBachelor of Fine Arts Degree: May 2009
Graphic Interactive Communications major
Digital Film minor
Skills & Proficiencies
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
After Effects, Premiere
HTML & CSS
A little PHP, Jquery, AS3
Video Editing - Final Cut, Avid
Creating Mock-Ups / Prototypes