Creative for Hire Woodbridge, VA
I’m an artist and designer that enjoys learning and doing creative things. I take my work seriously and love to flex my problem-solving muscles.
I'm a newly found graphic designer and enjoy both ends of the design spectrum (clean cut to organically intricate). A lot of my design work is centered around illustration and I pride myself as a designer that can do both illustration and photography (but I prefer illustration).
September 2015 – Present • Occoquan, VA
Teaching and providing instruction in advanced art techniques and direction. Specializing in Copic illustration and markers.
May 2015 – Present • Washington, DC
Primary graphic designer creating printed promotional work for Anime USA, an anime convention in the DC-Metro area. Responsibilities include promotional flyers, convention program guide, and other design work for the convention.
December 2011 – November 2012 • Reston, VA
My team was responsible for the purchase, distribution and disposal of the firm's provided computers to its employees. I worked extensively on creating and designing the team's updated standards of procedure guide, and was the primary team contact with the internal FileMaker (database) team. My primary daily duties included processing internal computer-related purchases and creating extensive Excel reports on daily, weekly and yearly purchases for every team with the firm.
I also provided internal design work (labels, website, posters, and internal flyers) utilizing the firm's graphic standards guide.
September 2011 – April 2013 • Northern Virginia
As the production designer for the indie film, the Quantum Suicide of Sophie Miller, I was in charge of creating a cohesive, artistic feel for the film. Additionally, I provided set direction, created prop/scene/set items, and designed t-shirt and promotional designs for the film.
George Mason University
BFA, Art and Visual Technology (Digital Art)
September 2005 – May 2009 • Fairfax, VA
I focused on a Digital Art concentration, which encompassed 2D digital and 3D animation (conceptual design, storyboarding, asset creation, modeling, texturing, and animation), digital illustration, and large format printing. I also focused on classes available to the Graphic Design concentrations, which include corporate branding, publication design, typography, and promotional design.
Riverbend Films Ningen Manga Productions Bit and Bites Candy Self projects Varied (commission work) Anime USA
Illustration Art Direction 2D Animation 3D Animation Graphic Design Logo Instruction Storybaording
Photoshop Illustrator inDesign social media SketchBook Pro marker illustration 3Ds Max Maya After Effects HTML/CSS/Java familiarity Fire Alpaca instruction customer service