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EDUCATION

•Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
2005-2009

•The Illustration Academy
2007

SKILLS

Illustration, Concept Development, Print Design, Page Layout, Group Collaboration, 3D Modeling, Rigging, printmakin… Read More
EDUCATION

•Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
2005-2009

•The Illustration Academy
2007

SKILLS

Illustration, Concept Development, Print Design, Page Layout, Group Collaboration, 3D Modeling, Rigging, printmaking. Well versed in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & In Design, Maya, Mudbox, Z-Brush, Lightwave, Corel Painter X, Word/ Works, Excell and basic working knowledge of many other programs.

EXPERIENCE

• Student Promotion Head Designer, Tallahassee Community College's Campus & Civic Engagement.
Director: Michael Coleman. Concept, Design & Creation of promotional print materials including: Posters, flyers, banners, handouts, shirts & more. Takes photos, manage requests & organization. Monitors & Coaches student-staff members. July 2013-Current.

• Lab Monitor / Class Assistant, Tallahassee Community College.
Instructor: Carlos Miranda. Facilitate extended learning of software and responsibility of the Computer Graphics Lab. 2012-13.

•Magazine Illustration, DirtRag Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Kasprzak, Matt. Sole illustrator for the creation all artwork for the “Manic Mechanic" section in 2013's six issues. Jan 2013.

• Magazine Illustration, DirtRag Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Kasprzak, Matt. Article / section: “Feature Article: Cross Training" Full Page color Illustration plus six color Spot Illustrations. Sept 2012.

• Magazine Illustration, DirtRag Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Kasprzak, Matt. Article / section: Half Page color Illustration. Sept 2012.

• Magazine Illustration, DirtRag Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Kasprzak, Matt. Article / section: “Manic Mechanic.” Half Page color Illustration. June 2012.

• Editorial / Spot Illustration, Bicycle Times Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Haynes, Stephen. Article “Interview with Lennard Zinn.” Oct 2012.

• Magazine Illustration, DirtRag Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Kasprzak, Matt. Article / section: “Reader Response.” 2011.

• Editorial / Spot Illustration, Bicycle Times Magazine, an independent magazine.
Art director: Haynes, Stephen. Article / section: “Spoken’ Word.” 2011.

• Illustration & page layout, The Land Institute, Institutional Magazine.
Art Director / Editor: Bontz, Scott. Article title: “ On the Street By the Barn.” 2010.

• Concept, Design & Story-Boarding,Untitled, Independent Media Project.
Co-Director / Creator: VanKirk, Jason. 2009-Present.

• In-house Graphic Designer & customer service specialist, Sunshine Cycles, Tallahassee, FL. Design & illustrate web applications, banners, and Apparel. Arrange and coordinate company sponsored bike events with local cyclists and team members. 6/2009 – Present

• Sign-maker / retail assistant, Art and Frame, Sarasota, FL.
Advised customers on the selection of art materials and methods of their application, performed opening and closing duties, balanced cash registers, merchandising. Placed and processed special orders, received and processed large store shipments (~ $7,000.00), file management, data entry.

• Apprentice / Project Assistant, Jamero Contracting, Sarasota, FL
Fabrication of custom cabinetry, Fine woodworks and instalation. Other duties included ordering supplies, receiving and processing shipments, retrieval and transportation of materials, shop care.

PERSONAL

Society of illustrators Student Exhibition 2009, Best of Ringling 2009, the Illest of Ill an Illustration Showcase at Ringling College of Art and Design, as well as the “In Honor of Kid Robot” showing at the Clothesline gallery in downtown Sarasota. Member of the Figure Enhancement Workshop for Students, contributor to the local Sarasota zine, Blak and White. Commuter bicyclist, recreational writer/poet, voracious consumer of books and films! 100% Proud Papa!
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