Technology

Apple Macintosh; content management system LiveWhale; Adobe CC—InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge; Perfect Resize; Microsoft Suite.


Awards

American Advertising Federation–San Angelo ADDY awards: three Best In Show, 2012–14; Best Of Print, 2012 and 2014; Best Of Interactive 2013; eight additional Gold addys, and numerous Silver and Bronze addys while at Angelo State; American Advertising Awards—Judge’s Commendation and Gold, 2017; also won numerous addy awards during previous employment.

Council for Advancement and Support of Education IV (CASE IV) Accolades: 2014 Gold Award for Poster Design for Angelo State Foreign Affairs Speakers Program presenting Ambassador Robert Gribbin.


Work History

Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas | 2011–2017
Graphic Artist / Web Designer

Worked with numerous departments on campus including Admissions to create eye-catching designs to draw students, faculty or staff to events and programs across the university. Promoted the university for Admissions through a variety of products designed to recruit new students. Mostly worked in print, but also worked in digital and website design. During this time I learned new techniques to deliver the message and make artwork / photos shine.

McLaughlin Advertising, San Angelo, Texas | 2008–2011
Graphic Designer / Web Designer

Specializing in ad design and layout using skills as an advertising copy writer and photographer. Built ads and collateral materials for political campaigns. Met with customers to discuss their advertising. Award-winning advertising design for clients such as Mr. Boots and The Carriage. Website design for political campaigns and retailers.

San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texas | 1991–2008
Graphic Artist

Managed 10 graphic artists and two photographers, including training, Macintosh maintenance, equipment and software purchases, troubleshooting and more, for three years. Advertising composition, newspaper layout (special sections), collateral material design, copy editing / writing.