BRANDING • ILLUSTRATION • PRODUCT DESIGN

RESUME

 

RESUME

 

INDEPENDENT DESIGNER

Jan 2014 – Present
Austin, TX 

I am a designer and illustrator, and love being both. I partner with people that are passionate about their product or brand and have a desire to create something special together. Whether it's web design or icon development I approach every project with a brand forward focus and aim to create truly unique and impactful work.

SELECT CLIENTS

  • HomeAway 

  • PETCO 

  • DRIBBBLE

  • Independence Brewing

  • Tecovas Boots

  • Family Business Beer Co. 

  • Medici 

  • Patika Coffee

  • Camp Gladiator

  • Cratejoy


PALANTIR

COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNER
palantir.com

Jan 2017 – Jun 2018
Austin, TX 

Produced work with internal teams across the globe to elevate company culture, promote story telling and highlight the spirit of Palantir.

PRIMARY ROLES

  • Branding

  • Illustration

  • Event branding

  • Print and apparel design


CREATIVE MARKET

SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER
creativemarket.com

AUG 2015 – Apr 2017
Austin, TX / SF, CA

Managed and executed projects ranging from branded campaigns to new product features. Played important roles on both the product team and brand team. Worked cross-functionally with every department in the company (design, product/platform, conversion/growth, community, content, & support). 

BRAND TEAM

Helped lead a new initiative to redefine the Creative Market brand visual system and create a new standard for illustration in new core product work. Lead design for community and brand campaigns. Provided brand design and illustration for new product work and played a key role in shaping user experience pertaining to the Creative Market brand. 

Read on Medium >> Crafting a New Illustration Style for Creative Market

PRODUCT TEAM

Worked with a cross-functional team to develop new core product features for various user types (ex: shop owner vs. buyer). Designed wireframes, high fidelity comps, prototyped UI animations and helped with research/discovery and user testing. 

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • Branding

  • Illustration

  • Animation

  • UI and UX Design


SPUTNIK CREATIVE

Lead designer on all brand focused client engagements - ranging from local coffee shops to Bay Area startups. Helped to lead all parts of client engagement and played a key role in the delivery of client presentations. Designed brand identity and style guides, campaign marketing pages, retail/food/SAAS websites, print/promo products, signage and paint installations, consulted on retail interior build-outs, and packaging.

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • Branding

  • Illustration

  • Animation

  • UI and UX Design

LEAD DESIGNER

AUG 2013 – Jul 2015
AUSTIN, TX


HOLE IN THE ROOF

DESIGNER
holeintheroof.com

AUG 2009 – apr 2013
Waco, TX

Worked as a in-house designer to produce apparel, promotional products, branding and web design. Worked directly with the sales team to manage client expectations and elevate and actualize their design ideas.

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • Apparel design

  • Print / Promo Design

  • Branding

  • Illustration

  • Web Design


BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE

2005 – 2009
Waco, TX

Marketing Degree / Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Interned @ Provident Records / Summer marketing internship in Nashville - 2008