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Standing Dog Interactive, Dallas, TX. Apr. ’11 - Current User Interface Designer and Sr. Web Designer Responsible for working collaboratively to support higher-level staff to create visual designs for all interactive initiatives across different properties including, websites, emails, applications, and other online media. Responsible for creating compelling interactive experiences including, iPhone and iPad applications, Facebook applications, and online banner campaigns. Coordinate with the product managers, editors and developers to make sure visual design adheres to the requirements, objectives, and timelines. Implement innovative and appropriate current technologies as part of the overall interactive strategy.
ProjectBonfire, Dallas, TX. Nov. ‘10 – Apr. ‘11 User Interface Designer Responsible for creating wireframes for the creation of an online web application called Project Bonfire which serves the needs of Non-Profit Organizations to manage their volunteers and donors. Responsible for creating the marketing materials around promoting the software and presentation materials to investors.
Verizon Inc., Irving, TX Apr. ‘09 – Nov. ‘10 Interactive Designer – Senior Art Director Responsible for design and creation of elements, using the style guide, as low level as icons and buttons, up to the design and creation of complex wireframes and frame decks
Telligent Systems Inc., Dallas, TX Sept. ‘06 – Apr. ‘09 Interactive Designer – Senior Art Director Design and develop site themes, skins, and widgets for Community Server. Concept and design custom websites for social networking communities. (Includes XHTML and CSS) Design and produce the company branding, advertisements, website, banner ads, and web advertisements. Design and execute marketing and sales materials for conventions/trade shows. Experience embedding podcasts, audio and video files and digital docs.
The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX June ‘04 – Sept.’06 Graphic Designer – Art Director Design and develop special sections of editorial content. Concept, design and develop integrated advertising with editorial news. Concept and design ad campaigns for a high-end fashion section. Invent creative solutions for advertising clients who need rebranding for various publications. Coordinate and direct product photoshoots in a photostudio and on location.
Art Squad, Dallas, TX Feb ’03 – June ‘04 Freelance Graphic Designer Designed yearbook covers for Taylor Publishing. Magazine ads, packaging, and sell sheets for Hit Entertainment. Brochures, and presentation materials for VHA. Product catalogs, membership cards, website updates, and cling stickers for Toni & Guy.
Seiko Marketing International, Austin, TX June ‘02 – Feb. ’03 Graphic Designer Designed watch product, posters, packaging and catalogs. Created graphics for top-of-counter displays. Executed mechanicals for production. Designed watch packaging for kid’s product. Designed presentations for client meetings.
Fossil, Richardson, TX Sept. ‘99 -- June ‘02 Jr. Designer – Designer Designed product catalogs and art directed the photoshoots of the product for the catalog. Developed watch product and packaging for Academy watch lines. Developed watch product and packaging for Disney, Barbie, and Harry Potter. Concepted limited edition sculptures for Disney Watch Packaging. Executed sketches, measurements and mechanicals for production.
Tools MAC OSX PLATFORM Adobe – Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, Indesign CS5, Flash CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Fireworks CS5, Quark Express 6, Microsoft Power Point, Word, and Excell.
Education University of North Texas 1999 Bachelor of Visual Arts in Communication Design.