Skills
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 (primary)
Spanish (secondary)
Programs
XD, Sketch, Figma, Marvel, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, Sketch-up, Procreate, Microsoft Suite.
Education
MFA, Graphic Design and Visual Experience, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2022
BFA, Graphic Design, BYU-Idaho, 2005
AA, Graphic Design + Illustration, BYU-Idaho, 2004
Professional Experience
Creative Services Manager / Brand Manager
BYU-Idaho University Relations
Sep 2019 – Present
➝ Manage BYU-Idaho’s Creative Services: branding, design, and content creation teams. Art direction and high-level design projects for the university under the oversight of the executive offices. Develop, maintain, and communicate the university’s brand strategies and visual identity guidelines to the campus body.

Graphic Designer / Illustrator
Freelance
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, Spaulding Brand, and the State of New Jersey.

Senior Art Director
BYU-Idaho, Creative Services
2008 – 2019
➝ Art directed a team that serves the president’s office, 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
2013 – 2014
➝ Created information graphics, data visualizations, interaction design, and motion storyboards. Clients include Entrepreneur Magazine, Intuit, Confused.com, and MassMutual.

Senior Graphic Designer
BYU-Idaho, Graphic Services
2006 – 2008
➝ Served the President’s Office, administrative departments, and academic colleges by designing various media and marketing collateral. Designed content featured in BYU-Idaho Magazine, reaching an audience of 142,000 alumni and contributing to BYU-Idaho’s current visual identity.

Junior Graphic Designer
Chatterbox
2005 – 2006
➝ Developed advertising collateral, product design, font design, packaging design, environmental design, unique illustrations, and custom prototypes. Designed products for Michael’s Crafts and Walmart.

Teaching Experience
Adjunct Online Instructor / Adjunct Campus Professor
BYU-Idaho Art Department, Art 235 Graphic Design

2013 – Present
➝ Teach the strategies, principles, and conceptual design methods to undergraduates online and on-site. Provide comments, feedback, and encouragement to several class sections at once. Generate supplemental course material to aid in student understanding and success. 

Assistant Course Lead
BYU-Idaho Art Department, Art 235 Graphic Design
2015 – Present
➝ Built the online version of Art 235. Maintain the course through regular updates and fixes. Facilitate the communication between online instructors, the Course Lead, and the Course Designer. Assists Course Lead in the grade norming between online and on-site courses. Develop course materials and training for other Art 235 instructors.

Teaching Assistant Internship
Savannah College of Art and Design
Professor Shawn McKinney
GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design
Sep – Dec 2021
➝ Provided comments, feedback, and encouragement to enrolled students. Weekly meetings were held with the professor to discuss the class and learn teaching techniques. Developed four teaching videos with corresponding PDFs to help supplement the existing teaching materials.

Exhibitions
➝ Painting in the 45th Anniversary of the Teton Dam Flood Art Exhibit at the Romance Theatre. Rexburg, Idaho. June 2021
➝ Painting in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show in Rexburg, Idaho. July 2017
➝ Two paintings in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show in Rexburg, Idaho. July 2017
➝ Multiple paintings, drawings, and prints were exhibited in the Alturas Parade of Homes. May 2017
➝ Won the Merit Award in the Art Grows Rexburg Art Show in Rexburg, Idaho. July 2016
➝ Contributed to “The Everywhere Project” by Adrian Walsh. Illustrated two luggage stickers for the show, one for Rexburg, Idaho, and another for Opelika, Alabama. 2013