Professional Experience

2017

Designer

Mellow Elephant LLC
  • Developed original hand-lettered logo and iconography.
  • Devised the brand identity which aligned with the company’s mission and products.
  • Designed a cohesive front-end web experience and print materials.

Illustrator

Eric P. Green. Duke University
  • Designed book cover and supporting digital materials for the book series "Design Science."

Sound Designer

Hubert Department of Global Health. Emory University
  • Engineered audio narration for a mobile game focused on intervention to help young people avoid HIV through increased knowledge and skills in Kenya.
  • Enhanced visual assets to support the production and release of the pilot.
2016

Illustrator

Serif Ltd.
  • Contributed 200 custom brush tools for the award winning software’s inaugural launch on the Windows platform.

Designer

WrenWorks
  • Established the “Box Set” a reputable brand of tools for Serif’s Affinity applications that are used by hundreds of illustrators worldwide.
  • Headed the grassroots product advertising through community outreach and social media.

Art Director

Zin Studios LLC
  • Spearheaded a unique visual style and all assets for the gameplay experience.
  • Generated promotional materials for print, web, and social media ad campaigns.
  • Established brand identity, custom logo, and Website for the company.

UX Designer & Illustrator

Robocreator
  • Instituted responsive user interface/experience wireframes the web and iOS app focused on personal investing.
  • Illustrated logo for the startup’s app codenamed

Illustrator

Eric Green. Duke University
  • Designed cover art for “Global Health Research & Design Methods”
  • Crafted presentation slide deck design which corresponded with the book cover art.
2015

Illustrator

Anne Rice
  • Illustrated painted portraits by commission of the acclaimed author for the estate’s brand and marketing.
  • Coordinated with the author’s estate on the concept and direction of the portraits.

Illustrator

Kill Screen Magazine
  • Delivered digital illustration as reward for backers of the publication’s Kickstarter campaign.
  • Crafted masthead illustration for the feature “a Two5Six Conversation about Cities, Skylines, and Cities: Skylines.”
  • Coordinated with editorial staff to deliver illustrations in an accurate and timely manner.

Illustrator

Becket Ghioto
  • Generated full page digital paintings for a children’s novel chronicling stories of the Bible.
  • Worked with the author on connecting the ideas, deadlines, and deliverables.
2014

Designer

Sears & Robuck Co.
  • Crafted multiple layouts for Valentine’s Day product advertisements.
  • Enhanced product photos to meet the standard of digital and print distribution.

Illustrator

Kill Screen Magazine
  • Created digital painting for the feature article Surveillance.

Designer

Georgia Center for Assessment
  • Orchestrated successful workshop on brand development which led to the organizations rebranding.
  • Introduced new print design direction in cooperation with the established team and workshop.
  • Directed and Animated the video series used for professional development in assessment item writing.
2013

Illustrator

Balboa Press
  • Formalized illustration and layout of typography for the book Beyond the Light is the Love of God By Lorna Gallimore.
2011

Senior Applications Analyst

Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • Pioneered user Interface & Experience for Broad Prize winning school system’s first Student Analytics Application.
  • Founded the Innovation Initiative, an educational project which afforded students ways to demonstrate learning through play and video games.
  • Collaborated with district leadership, third-party vendors, and Gwinnett schools to produce the innovation initiative’s pilot program.
  • Programmed the front-end website for both the Assessment and Fine Arts Departments.
  • Oversaw and maintained graphic image library of thousands of images used on district wide student assessments.

Skills

Digital

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Affinity Designer
  • Affinity Photo
  • Clip Studio
  • Sketch
  • Flinto
  • ZBrush
  • Blender
  • 3D Coat

Analogue

  • Life Drawing
  • Oil Media
  • Aquaeous Media
  • Color Theory
  • 2D & 3D design
  • UI/UX Principals
  • Typography & Lettering

Code

  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Education

2011

Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship, Painting

Columbia University. New York, NY

2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Drawing & Painting

Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw, GA

Lectures & Workshops

2014

Building A Brand

Georgia Center for Assessment. Athens, GA. Leader

Innovative Careers

Grayson Technical High School. Grayson, GA. Panelist

2013

Innovation in Education

Leadership Conference. Suwanee, GA

Innovation Initiative in Gwinnett

Digital Innovation Learning Initatives Conference. Athens, GA.

2012

Post-Graduate Lecture

Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw, GA.

2009

Artist Talk

Collage: Arts Colloquium. Dalton Gallery. Decatur, GA

Exhibitions

2014

Hambidge Auction

The Goat Farm. Atlanta, GA

2013

Hambidge Auction

The Goat Farm. Atlanta, GA

Group Show

Kissenich Contemporary. Atlanta, GA

The Price is Right

Swan Coach Gallery. Atlanta, GA

2012

Mimic & Matter

Kibbie Gallery. Atlanta, GA

2011

Hot Ground

Leroy Neiman Gallery. New York, NY

2010

Pinup

Museum of Contemporary Art. Atlanta, GA

2009

Collage: Arts Colloquium

Dalton Gallery. Decatur, GA. Juried

All Small

Dalton Gallery. Decatur, GA. Juried

Painting for Hope

Doog Gallery. Atlanta, GA.

Senior Exhibtion

Sturgis Gallery. Kennesaw, GA.

Fabrications

Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw, GA.

2008

Small & Cheap

Art Space International. Atlanta, GA.

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts

Mason Murer Gallery. Atlanta, GA.