Office work; PDF based editable templates and newsletters along with standard MS Office documents.
Photography and extensive photo editing using Photoshop and Lightroom.
Animation; interactive content, presentations, video and multimedia in Flash; vector, GIF, and basics in 3D and video animation in various programs.
Teaching; graphics based curriculum including intro to HTML/CSS/web design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino, and The GIMP.
Video; editing, scaling, and conversion, formatting for web, CD, DVD, TV and portable devices.
Web standards; accessibility/design standards, cross-browser/platform issues, and encyclopedic knowledge of image optimization.
Promotional graphics; social networking campaigns, web banner ads, fliers, stickers, and event postings.
Vector based work; Illustrator, 3D splines (Rhino/AutoCAD/3DS Max), Flash, conversion of raster to vector, design and layout, logo and print.
Print reproduction; expert in scanning of images/slides, including photo correction and restoration of damaged photos.
Licensing and publishing; trained and self-taught in Copyright, Creative Commons, and Public Domain, including categorical knowledge of free to use for commercial purposes legal media and creative content.
Training and Background
Averaged 21 credit hours a semester while being on the Dean's List.
Graduated gold cord honors, with a degree in Commercial Art & Graphic Design with Multi-Media option and emphasis on Computer Graphics from Vincennes University.
Portfolio was ranked highest in the graduating class by judges in the Graphic Design field from Indianapolis, Chicago, and Louisville.
As a freshman, was voted to be Vice President of the Commercial Art Club. The next year voted into office as President.
Was a contributing member of The 1801, a self-started and published online magazine and guide for the town of Vincennes by a Graphic Design student. It focused on spotlighting events and locations in the town for students who where new to the city. I was a graphic designer, writer, and pollster for the group.
High School Activities/Achievements
Participated in numerous extra curricular activities including: Marching Band, Concert Band, Indoor Drumline, Percussion, Blast!!, Drama, Tech Club, Web Team, Stage Crew, etc.
Tri Kappa Arts Fair
First place in Computer Graphics (2004)
First place in Graphic Design (2004)
First place in Computer Graphics (2003)
Mooresville High School 2004 Awards Ceremony
Life Time Project Achievment Award 2004
Best Movie 2004
Most Improved - Spring Play/Drama
Ivy Tech State College (Bloomington)
One of two students selected to represent our high school in an AutoCAD/drafting competition against other top high school students. Placed in the top 5 after only 4 months of using the software.
I've been doing freelance work since 2004. One of my most notable clients is artist/sculptor G.L.Rittenhouse.