International Academy of Design and Technology – Detroit • July 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Oakland Community College • June 2008
Associate’s in Liberal Arts
(PC or Mac platform)
jedesigns • March 2014 - Present
Manage client communication. Schedule meetings with clients to gather information to develop and design print materials. Research, present and generate conceptual designs that meet and exceed client expectations under tight deadlines.
onthetown Magazine • March 2014 - February 2020
Grand Blanc, MI
Manage team communication. Keep team on task to meet deadlines. Art direct cover photoshoots. Organize and design a 72+ page magazine. Design ads for clients and prepare final press-ready files to send to print.
BERLINE Advertising • August 2010 - March 2014
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Collaborate closely with art directors. Develop and design print materials. Generate conceptual designs for event invitations and logos for new business clients under deadlines. Responsible for preflight, packaging and formatting, in addition to collecting, processing, verifying and uploading files for print.
Formatted operational manuals that coincide with the brand look of Bagger Dave’s. Created ads for Buffalo Wild Wings promoting daily specials, while maintaining exceptional communication skills with Account Executives and Art Directors.
SMZ Advertising • May 2010 – July 2010
Obtained hands on experience working individually and with a creative team developing concepts, print ads, posters, digital billboards, and logos. Gained knowledge working with clients such as The Mall at Partridge Creek, SVS Vison, Woodward Dream Cruise, Flagstar Bank, and Fisher Theatre. Attended a photo shoot for a Michigan Lottery commercial.
Custom wedding invitations
Brand identity design
Thank you cards
Demonstrated leadership skills promoting high performance among direct
reports. Highly organized to achieve deadlines. Bring a professional and
positive attitude to the work environment.
Strong layout, editorial, and observational skills. Able to develop conceptual designs and provide feedback where necessary. Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
References available upon request.