MFA, Graphic Design & Visual Experience, SCAD, May 2022
BFA, Graphic Design, BYU-Idaho, May 2005
AA, Graphic Design + Illustration, BYU-Idaho, December 2004
Creative Services Manager / Brand Manager
BYU-Idaho University Relations
Dates Employed Sep 2019 – Present
Manage full-time employees who each manage a design team and content creation team respectively. Art direct and design high-level projects for the executive offices. Develop, maintain, and communicate brand strategies and guidelines for the university.
Adjunct Online/Campus Instructor
BYU-Idaho Art Department
Sep 2013 – Present
Teach creative processes, strategies, principles, and methods to undergraduates enrolled in online and on-campus courses.
Graphic Designer / Illustrator
Mar 2002 – Present
Develop brand strategy, logo design, print design, UX design, motion design, posters, storyboards, and illustration for businesses including Johnson & Johnson, MassMutual, Gravy, Dignity Health, Stotion, Northeastern University, Bottomline Technologies, Confused.com, Citrix, Spaulding Brand, 7 Gypsies, PerformanceArts Magazine, the City of Rexburg, and the State of New Jersey.
Senior Art Director
BYU-Idaho, Creative Services
Apr 2008 – Aug 2019
Art directed a team that serves the office of the president, administrative departments, and academic colleges through various media and marketing collateral. Regularly designed and art-directed content featured in the university’s online publication, Upward, which would reach an audience of 142,000 alumni. Contribute regularly to the development of branding guidelines for the university.
Data Visualization Designer / Illustrator
Column Five Media
Feb 2013 – Jan 2014
Created information graphics, data visualizations, interaction design, and motion designs storyboards. Worked with Column Five for a variety of clients including Entrepreneur Magazine, Intuit, Confused.com, and MassMutual.
Senior Graphic Designer
BYU-Idaho, Graphic Services
Oct 2006 – Apr 2008
Represented the office of the president, administrative departments, and academic colleges through various media and marketing collateral. Designed content featured in BYU-Idaho Magazine reaching an audience of 142,000 alumni. Contributed to BYU-Idaho's current visual identity.
Junior Graphic Designer
2005 – 2006
Developed advertising collateral, product design, font design, packaging design, environmental design, unique illustrations, and custom prototypes. Chatterbox's scrapbooking products were sold in companies around the world, including Michael's Crafts and Walmart.
Painting included in the 45th Anniversary of the Teton Dam Flood Art Exhibit at the Romance Theatre, in Rexburg, Idaho.
One painting was included in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show, in Rexburg, Idaho.
Two paintings were included in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show, in Rexburg, Idaho.
Multiple paintings, drawings, and prints were exhibited in the Alturas Parade of Homes.
My painting won the Merit Award in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show, in Rexburg, Idaho.
Invited to contribute to "The Everywhere Project" by Adrian Walsh. Illustrated two luggage stickers for the show, one for Rexburg Idaho, another for Opelika, Alabama.
Skills & Experience
Art Direction, Data Visualization, Illustration, Motion Design, Storyboarding, User Experience, Interface Design, Branding, Typography, Environmental Experience, Print, Packaging, Presentation Design, Marketing + Advertising Strategy, Wayfinding, HTML/CSS, Bootstrap Framework, Languages (English, Spanish).
XD, Sketch, Figma, Marvel, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, Sketch-up.