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Creatively Speaking

  • Strong design sense reinforced by fundamental fine art and digital media skills
  • Experience in small business environment under direction, along-side team members
  • Up to date on latest design trends

Technically Speaking

  • Adobe Creative Design Suite
  • Texture Packer
  • Rally Work Management
  • Microsoft Windows OS/Office 2010 & Mac OS
  • Traditional and digital pre-production (concept artwork)

Work Experience

2013: Williams Interactive, Cedar Falls, IA

Graphic Designer - Social Mobile Gaming

  • Created new UI layout and artwork for Jackpot Party Casino SlotsHD Lobby and SD/HD Store fronts
  • Assisted mobile gaming monetization POD to create new and execute projects for Jackpot Party Casino Slots Android/iOS platforms in Rally
  • Optimized game assets for JPSC using Texture Packer, working directly with mobile game producer, engineers, designers, and supervisor

Present: Part-Time Freelance

Graphic/Web Designer

2007 — 2013: OMJC Signal, Inc., Waterloo, IA

Graphic/Web Designer & Executive Assistant

  • Executed new corporate identity including company logo and sub brand logos.
  • Designed product literature, manuals, and an electronic industry standard (NEMA TS-5).
  • Re-designed corporate website front-end in coordination with web programmer.
  • Managed maintenance and content updates. (www.omjcsignal.com)
  • Launched and managed e-mail marketing campaign.

2012: Waterloo Community Playhouse, Waterloo, IA

Pro-Bono Graphic Designer

  • Created original posters for the theatre’s 2012-2013 season including, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Noises Off’.

2010: 8Monkey Labs, Cedar Falls, IA

GUI Designer/Concept Artist

  • Developed a non-interactive user interface for marketing 8Monkey Lab’s untitled FPS video game.
  • Pre-production concept artwork for main character.

Education

Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA

  • Graphic Communications, 2006—2010

Award and Publications

  • Liberal & Industrial Arts Award, Hawkeye Community College Art Show, mixed media painting - 2008
  • ETC Art & Literary Magazine - Layout design and copywriter - Hawkeye Community College 2006
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