Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Graphic Design
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
WORK HISTORY & EXPERIENCE
FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER
Created broadcast graphics and animations for pilot television show Vacation Hunters.
RightThisMinute - Phoenix, AZ
Created and maintatined RightThisMinute visual brand across television and digital platforms.
Created show open and graphics package for television show. Co-designed set of the television
show. Designed graphics for digital advertising campaigns. Edited TV promos. Managed day to day
operations of art department.
6/07 – 5/12
MULTIMEDIA ART DIRECTOR
CBS 5, KPHO-TV – Phoenix, AZ
Creation and management of CBS 5’s on-air graphics package and branding elements,
including technical systems. Management of day to day operations of art department.
Creation and animation of on-air promo elements. Creation of graphics for CBS5AZ.com
as well as mobile and social media platforms.
10/06 – 6/07
Quicksilver Associates – Chicago, IL
Creation and animation of design elements for corporate multimedia presentations. Clients
included Accenture, Zebra Printers and Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches.
3/05 – 7/07
WBBM-TV, CBS 2 – Chicago, IL
Creation of news graphics and animations for CBS 2 Morning News. Set design, creation
and animation of on-air promo elements, print design for ads and billboards. Commercial
4/02 – 3/05
WCCB-TV, Fox Charlotte – Charlotte, NC
Duties include creation and management of Fox Charlotte’s on-air graphics package, creation
and editing of on-air and print promo elements and management of company’s website.
5/2000 – 4/02
WCNC-TV, NBC 6 – Charlotte, NC
Duties include production of graphics for daily newscasts, creation of graphics and branding
elements for the company’s website and print materials.
3/98 – 5/2000
COPY CENTER ASSOCIATE
Office Max – Pineville, NC
11/94 – 8/98
United Artist’s Haywood Cinemas – Greenville, SC
Ongoing – Various freelance jobs for small clients, ranging from logo design to video production.
Clients include Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Gear Guide Tennis,
Consumer Advocate TV, Shubuta Cotton Spinners.
SOFTWARE & SKILLS
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Affects, Adobe Illustrator, Curious World Maps.
Experienced in Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Chyron HyperX.
Hand illustration and typography.
ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCE
1-16 - present
DC Legacy Filmcast
The People v Batman v Superman
Radio DJ for Radio Phoenix, online radio station
11/08 – 5/09
Organizer for Phoenix Indie Music Meetup – Meetup.com
10/09 – present
Assistant Organizer for Phoenix Independent, Foreign and Art House Film Club – Meetup.com
6/08 – present
Production Manager for independent film “2 Julies” shot in Charlotte, NC – 2005
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2006 – BDA Gold – Interactive Media, Promo for Website
2006 – BDA Silver – On-Air, General Entertainment, Art Direction
2004 – Promax Gold – Non-Promotional Animation Campaign
2004 – Promax Silver – Holiday Image Campaign
2003 – Promax Gold – In-House Non-Promotional Animation Campaign
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