Experience

skinnyCorp / Threadless — Chicago, IL
Designer, July 2009–Present
Interactive design for all of the skinnyCorp brands including Threadless, Threadless Kids!, TypeTees and The Select Series.
Freelance Design + Direction — Chicago, IL
Print, Web, Motion & UI Design/Development, January 2005–Present
Collaborative exploration, direction and design for a wide variety of creative studios, agencies and clients alike. In addition print, web, motion and UI work, poster printing and design is done for venues across Chicago and beyond
WHITTMANHART Interactive — Chicago, IL
Designer, June 2008–June 2009
Interactive design for a range of well-established clients including Barilla, Culligan, Harley-Davidson, SC Johnson and Sears
Segura Inc. — Chicago, IL
Designer, May 2008
Supported the Segura creative team as a designer engaging in logo exploration and execution
Rule29 Creative, Inc. — Geneva, IL
Designer, October 2007–May 2008
Joined the studio to work on a wealth of identity, print, web, motion and video projects in addition to leveraging my experience with social networking to push Rule29 and its clients to new communication platforms
Thynk Design, Inc. — Westmont, IL
Creative Intern, June 2007–August 2007
Gathered experience in strategic branding through a mix of packaging design, illustration, motion graphics, studio photography, web design and development—all while ensuring the perfect pot of coffee was brewed
McGuffin Creative Group, Inc. — Chicago, IL
Designer, May 2007
Assisted the McGuffin design team in creating imagery overnight for the website redesign of Allstate Insurance
Roxor Games, Inc. — Austin, TX
Web & UI Designer January 2005–April 2007
In-game interface graphics and websites were created for Roxor's worldwide arcade and console games

Brand Experience

Allstate Insurance / Barilla / Circuit City / Culligan / Eaton / Hallmark / Harley-Davidson / Holt McDougal / Nicor / PowerShares / Rand McNally / Sears / SC Johnson / Threadless / Total Living Network / TravelCLICK / The University of Illinois / Valspar

Education

The Illinois Institute of Art — Schaumburg, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design (December 2007)
President's List, Dean's List
Winter 2007 Graduate Speaker
Winter 2007 President's Award Recipient

Associations

The Society of Typographic Arts
Student & Young Professional Liaison, January 2008–Present
Member, January 2007–Present
AIGA — The Professional Association for Design
Social Media Liason, January 2009–Present
Member, June 2006–Present
Visual Voltage — The AIGA & STA Student Chapter at ILIS
President, October 2006–September 2007
Vice President, August 2005–October 2006

Achievements

Print Magazine
New Visual Artists 2009 Nominee
CMYK Magazine
Work Featured in Summer 2008 Issue
The Society of Typographic Arts
Work inducted into The Chicago
Design Archive '07
AIGA Chicago
Work featured in Snap Shot 2006–07
Rockport Publishers
Two identities selected to be published
in LogoLounge IV
The Art Institutes Design Competition Sponsored by Adobe
2nd Place National Winner
SQUARE ONE Annual All-Day Design Competition Held at ILIS
Best In Show 2007
Best In Show 2006

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Technical Skills

After Effects
CSS
Dreamweaver
Flash
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Premiere
QuarkXPress
XHMTL