EDUCATION

Kendall College of Art and Design

Grand Rapids, MI
BFA in Graphic Design
BFA in Digital Media

WORK EXPERIENCE

PUSH22

Bingham Farms, MI
May 2017 – Present
Senior Graphic Designer
Design logos, posters, icons, car tags, portfolios, and templated website for Pep Boys Auto Sales; concept visuals for Pep Boys TV spots; design eBooks, social posts, web banners, and emails for 3DS Dassault Systemes; design print ads, web banners, and a celebratory pin for Ascension and its local hospitals, edit and combine videos for use on the Push22 website.

ORGANIC

Troy, MI
February 2016 – May 2017
Graphic Designer / Senior Art Director
Concepted social posts, print ads, emails, sourced photos, and worked on Keynote deck for a Sephora Beauty Insider campaign, designed web banners, social posts, and email newsletters for Kimberly-Clark brands—Depend, Poise, and U by Kotex; designed landing page and product selector to introduce new potential customers to Depend and Poise products; designed 20-40 unique images (including several animated Gifs) for Depend’s Facebook feed per month; designed web pages, sourced stock photos, designed decks for client reviews, and created retoucher notes for American Family Insurance while working directly with the client.

RadicalMedia

New York, NY
August 2013 – November 2015
Graphic Designer / Art Director
Designed website and iconography for QFI Tile Maker web app; Designed website, iconography for the NASA Mission Juno website and Junocam web app; Designed Iconography, print ads, and design progress decks for the Emmy Award winning American Express: Taylor Swift Experience App; Designed web page for One Stitch Closer on Gap.com; Designed TAGD mobile app, iconography, and web page; Designed website for Billy Joel’s residency at Madison Square Garden; Designed web ads, pitch decks in PDF and Keynote, and production design for both digital and print for a wide variety of clients.

Optimal Solutions, Inc.

Grand Rapids, MI
October 2012 – August 2013
Graphic / Web Designer & Social Media Manager
Designed promotional material, designed and developed a website and implemented PerchCMS, maintained Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts for Optimal Solutions and its products, designed and illustrated UI background skins for television software for use in schools and hospitals.

BIT Studios

Grand Rapids, MI
April 2012 – July 2012
UX Designer
Designed wireframes in Axure, wrote design briefs and directed final web and logo designs, made sure the developers did not deviate from the approved designs.

SalesPad Solutions

Grand Rapids, MI
January 2012 – March 2012
Graphic Designer
Designed icons, email newsletters, and logos; wireframed and concepted a website, designed a trade show display.

Kruse Design

Grand Rapids, MI
October 2011 – November 2011
Graphic Designer
Designed and typeset brochures and email newsletters, built websites, customized wordpress themes.

Steven’s Advertising

Grand Rapids, MI
June 2011 – July 2011
Web Design Intern
Designed and updated web page content in a CMS, wireframed websites, built email newsletters.

Petoskey News-Review

Petoskey, MI
June 2010 – August 2011
January 2012 – December 2012
Flash / Web Designer
Created Flash and static ads, helped the News-Review sell more ad space by mocking-up ads to show potential clients, designed and built mobile sites.

FREELANCE DESIGN

TradeUp

New York, NY
July 2013
Designed website in Bootstrap framework; created custom illustrations.

ASL Marketing

New York, NY
May 2013
Designed website in Bootstrap framework; designed tradeshow display and business cards.

Sarorn Sim

Grand Rapids, MI
April 2013
Sitemapped, designed, and developed a portfolio website with PerchCMS.

Conjure Development LLC

Grand Rapids, MI
June 2011
Designed UI, menus, and icons for mobile game.

Mark Baron

Grand Rapids, MI
December 2010
Designed and coded a portfolio website.

VOLUNTEER

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit, MI
February 2016 – Present
Gallery Services Volunteer
Assist the DIA security officers in making sure no one is breaking any museum rules, offer help and answer questions to museum visitors.