1976 - Jersey Born. 1980 - Moved to Savannah with mom and sis. 1984 - Schools were... eh... moved back to NJ with mom and sis. 1993 - Sis got accepted to SCAD. Moved back to Savannah with family. 1995 - Finished high school. Then I enrolled at SCAD. 1998 - Began freela… Read More
Jersey Girl who is no stranger to the south.
1976 - Jersey Born. 1980 - Moved to Savannah with mom and sis. 1984 - Schools were... eh... moved back to NJ with mom and sis. 1993 - Sis got accepted to SCAD. Moved back to Savannah with family. 1995 - Finished high school. Then I enrolled at SCAD. 1998 - Began freelancing. 1999 - Internship at Vigilante Records in New York City 2000 - Graphic Design Graduate! 2002 (early) - Moved back to NJ/NYC to work in with the music industry. 2002 (late) - Music Arts Technologies, INC., a Broadway based music tech company that provided electronic music, sound effects, and virtual orchestras. 2005 (early) - Company shut down due to the 802 Musician's Strike, banning the technology used for Broadway shows. 2005 (late) - Landed dream job at Studio Distribution, as Graphic Design Project Manager... or so I thought. 2006 - Music pirating and downloads were shutting down music stores like a virus. Company had to shut it's doors. Went back to freelancing full time. 2007 - Freelanced for BizBash Media in New York. Eventually became a full time graphic designer for the marketing + production departments. 2008 - Recession hit. Layoffs were handed down to certain employees. Returned to freelancing full time. 2012 - Music industry crumbled, and album sales are nonexistent. Moved back to Savannah for a new start. 2012 (late) - Landed job at a small print shop 2013 - Accepted a job as the Advertising Art Director for 'South' magazine in Savannah 2014 - I reluctantly quit 'South' magazine, but it was just too toxic to work there. 2014 - Present - The #1 Design/Print house in Savannah, Creative Approach, quickly snatched me up where I am currently a designer. 2015 - Promoted to Art Director at Creative Approach, Savannah, GA 2015 - Diagnosed with Colon Cancer. Surgery, recovery, chemo. Continued to work full time. 2016 - Finished chemotherapy in January. So far so good. Read Less