Book Design & Illustration • 2003 - present
Create illustration, design, and concept art for publishers and exhibitions. Clients include Cricket Media, McGraw-Hill, Renaissance House, Laredo Publishing, Highlights magazine, Rigby, Arté Publico, and the National Heritage Museum. Extensive knowledge of character design, story boarding, and technical aspects of book design.
2D Game Art
– Fussy Kid, Independent Game Developer • 2013 - 2015
Created character design, background art, and animation.
– Associate Professor Texas Woman's University • Fall 2018 - present
Teach a wide range of subjects including Typography, Branding & Advertising, Web & Print Design, Illustration. Provide resume & portfolio building opportunities for students. Manage Graphic Design program. Coordinate community outreach & recruiting for Visual Arts Program.
– Texas Woman's University Design Studio • present
– Peru State College Design Studio • 2016 - 2018
– Rivier University Design Internship • 2003 - 2013
Manage on-campus design internship, in which emerging designers & illustrators create branding, web, & print collateral for campus clients, non-profit organizations, & businesses.
Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, After Effects.
Extensive knowledge of drawing & collage techniques. Knowledge of painting, animation, photography, print-making techniques.
Typography and Visual Systems
Extensive knowledge text formatting, type hierarchy, page design, history of typography.
Member • Fall 2014 - present
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Nebraska Chapter Illustrators Coordinator • 2018 - present
New Hampshire Creative Club
Steering Committee Member 2012 - 2014