Employment

Brand Labs

Apr 2008–PresentRochester, MI
Designer of e-commerce websites, blogs, logos, email newsletters, banner ads, and print work for a wide variety of clients.

Fathead

Dec 2006–Apr 2008Livonia, MI
Designer of the Fathead website, email newsletters, banner ads, logos, and print materials associated with the Fathead brand.

PGN Agency

May 2001–Jan 2003Royal Oak, MI
Art Director in charge of a 4-person design department producing websites, logos, print materials and advertising campaigns.

Colorbök/Flying Colors

Jul 1995–Dec 1999Dexter, MI
Designer of children’s toys, toy packaging, logos, product catalogs and overseeing catalog print press checks.

Skills & Proficiency

Adobe Photoshop100

Adobe Illustrator100

Traditional Drawing & Painting100

Mac OS X100

WordPress90

Squarespace90

Webflow90

HTML/CSS85

Sketch 380

FileMaker Pro70

Freelance Client List

During the breaks in between full time employment listed above, I was still handling freelance clients on a one-to-one basis. A selection of these are listed below:

  • Ann Arbor Ad Club (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Bite Me Pet Toys (Otter Lake, MI)
  • Eklektika Press (Chelsea, MI)
  • Holtzbrinck Publishers (New York, NY)
  • Hyperion Books for Children (New York, NY)
  • Kmart Corp. (Troy, MI)
  • Random House Publishing (New York, NY)
  • SmileMakers, Inc. (Spartanburg, SC)
  • Tangerine Moon Productions (Clawson, MI)
  • Vanguard Creative Group (Farmington, MI)

Awards

2004 Silver Citation Addy Award for presentation of previous year's award winners.
Ann Arbor Ad Club

Education

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

Fall 2015

Birmingham, MI
One semester of book binding and printmaking.

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College for Creative Studies

Fall 2003

Detroit, MI
One semester of children’s book illustration with author/illustrator Wong Herbert Yee.

Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University

Graduated 1994

Kalamazoo, MI
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design. Minor in Art.

Grosse Ile High School

Grosse Ile High School

Graduated 1989

Grosse Ile, MI