2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design Communications, emphasis in Illustration, minor in Photography. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. Member of the Graphic Artists Guild.
2002 to Present:
Marketing Specialist, Designer, Photographer, Illustrator, Studio Vos, Richmond, Texas
Maintain clients’ promotional needs through design and illustration. Provide photography for events and individuals.
February 2013 to June 2013:
Editor, RE/MAX of Texas, Houston, Texas
Design and maintain the regional news site, www.remaxoftexas.net. Design and disseminate bi-monthly newsletter through mass email system. Maintain all social media outlets for the region. Edit & disseminate press releases from offices and agents to interoffice and statewide news media sources.
August 2012 to February 2013:
Graphic Designer, RE/MAX of Texas, Houston, Texas
Provide graphic design through print and digital media while adhering to the RE/MAX graphical standards. Operate and maintain the company’s digital press and print shop. Helped to develop and maintain the RE/MAX social media experience. Assisted with web development and online communications.
2004 to 2011:
Art and Journalism Instructor, Beckendorff Junior High School, Katy Independent School District, Katy, Texas.
Started and maintained school’s newspaper and yearbook while carrying the duties of the lead Art Instructor. Formally nominated for Teacher of the Year for 2005’-6 and 2007’-8. Art Club Sponsor, Chess Club Sponsor. Assisted campus faculty/staff with technology and mentored 2 to 4 students per scholastic year. Helped the school save thousands of dollars in printing expenses by encouraging and assisting students and staff to work “paperless.”
Desktop Programs: Microsoft Office; Apple Pages, Numbers, Keynote
Graphics Programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; Apple Aperture.
A/V Programs: Apple iMovie, iDVD, Quicktime Pro; Working knowledge of Apple Final Cut Pro
Equipment: Xerox Digital Press with Fiery support, Paper Folding Machine, Guillotine Cutter, Aerial Drone Camera, DSLR Video Camera, Film Equipment