EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Graphic Design
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

WORK HISTORY & EXPERIENCE

1-/15 3/15
FREELANCE MOTION DESIGNER
CXI Media
Created broadcast graphics and animations for pilot television show Vacation Hunters.

5/12 –present
ART DIRECTOR
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
FREELANCE DESIGNER
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
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
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
production.

4/02 – 3/05
ART DIRECTOR
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

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
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
PROJECTIONIST
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

Podcast Producer
1-16 - present
OnTheGridphx.com
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

CONTACT
cwayers at gmail dot com