Senior Art Director
SAM is a full-service Ad Agency working with clients in a variety of industries: health care, law firms, non-profits, education, technology, real estate development, and public service. My duties begin with client acquisition and span the distance of concept through completion on all projects. I work on every aspect of a campaign; managing multiple projects at once. I am charged with locating, choosing, and managing; vendors, freelance and staff designers.
Creative Director | Lead Artist
Reaction is a boutique design studio working on projects across all of the creative disciplines: 3D/2D animation, motion graphics (broadcast and film), photography, illustration, web design, print design and multimedia authoring. Reaction’s clients include: Dr Pepper, Ford, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, The Discovery Channel, The Science Channel, A&E, MillerCoors, Denver’s Children’s Hospital, Sprocket Design+Build, Medtronic, Nicorette and advertising/marketing firms. My responsibilities include creative direction and project managing. I was heavily involved as a Senior Designer while leading teams of contractors and freelancers. I was responsible for all duties involved with business operations.
Senior Art Director
Aspyr is a leader in the Macintosh platform computer games. In addition to the Mac, we also produced: PC, XBOX, PlayStation2 and Nintendo DS platform games. My responsibilities were the creation and direction of all art related projects. Packaging design for the games which include; box, manual, CD/DVDs, jewel cases, and inserts. Website design and management. Magazine Ads that ran in magazines such as: Macworld, MacAddict and Mac Home. Tradeshow graphics and space design.
Datacom TEXTRON (now RIFOCS Corp.) is a leading supplier of fiber optic test equipment, components and cable assemblies for the commercial telecommunications, data communications, military and aerospace markets. My responsibilities included: web design and management, Flash animation/coding, Director CD/DVD authoring and other multimedia projects. These projects focused on advertising, marketing, and sales tools.
3D Artist / Animator
Precision Forensics creates accident reconstruction and product failure analysis for law firms. My duties included working closely with Engineers by taking their data to create animation for court cases and multimedia projects. I accomplished this by utilizing 3D modeling, texturing, lighting and animation of scenes to precise accuracy. Our standard was 1/10th of a second accuracy in our recreations. Media Icon is a sister company of Precision Forensics. My responsibilities with Media Icon included: print, web, and multimedia design.
Wallace Marx and Associates
Director of Graphics
Wallace Marx and Associates (now Kantar Media) provides clients with advertising expenditure, creative advertising, and media monitoring data. My responsibilities were the management of the Graphics Department. Creating new standards and procedures for the department. Managing up to 6 designers on three different shifts. My duties were: graphic design, photo correction, data collation, and image scanning.
Senior Graphic Designer
Primetime Graphics is a publisher for newspapers and magazines in the San Antonio Market. My responsibilities included working on various publications and projects: San Antonio Medical Gazette (weekly newspaper), San Antonio Medicine (monthly magazine), newspaper/magazine advertisements, newsletters, Privilege Savings Coupons, corporate identity, digital/traditional illustration and various other projects.
School of the Communication Arts
Certification of High-End 3D Graphics
School of high-end animation, motion graphics, video editing, and special effects. Specialized in 3D with Autodesk 3DS Max and Autodesk Softimage.
Associates of Visual Communications
School of traditional fine art and graphic art.