BE WHO YOU ARE! DO WHAT YOU LOVE! GO FOR WHAT YOU WANT!
Design is a tool to encourage, inspire, celebrate, and communicate what really matters. . . YOU!
Gaining a background in the print, silkscreen, and signage industry and acquiring my degree in Graphic Design has been a happy adventure. I LOVE Graphic Design and pursue quality and substance in not just only design, but in my dealings with others as well.
“To touch someone’s heart with design is an
honest and worthy cause to pursue in life”
Print and silkscreen design and production
Signage design & production
Fine art illustration
Associate of Applied Business, Information Technology/Graphic Design
Graduated March 2011. Maintained a 4.0 gpa
Wright State University, Celina, Ohio
Adobe CS3 and CS4: Illustrator, Photoshop,
In-Design, Dreamweaver, and Flash.
MS Office 07: Word, Power Point, Excel.
Gerber OMEGA 2 .1 Composer
Gerber 13" vinyl plotter
Roland GX 36" vinyl plotter
2011 - 2012
Creative Sign Resources
Graphics Production Artist
Setting up jobs for cut vinyl and digital print using Corel Draw, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flexi-Sign. Producing cut vinyl, digital prints on Epson Ink-jet wide format printers, wide-format laminating, trimming, and finishing.
Applying graphics (decals, sign faces, banners, vehicle graphics, and window graphics [commercial and private] to many kinds of sign faces and surfaces both in house and on site.
St. Marys Library Levy Campaign Designer
St. Marys, Ohio
Designed and help produce logos, flyers, yard signs, bookmarks, indoor signs, posters, and newspaper ads for our public librarys’ Levy Campaign.
2000 - 2007
The Way International, Design & Display Department
New Knoxville, Ohio
Sign Artist and Illustrator
Designed and produced indoor and outdoor signs, labels, and banners using hand-painted and vinyl lettered techniques on various substrates. Produced fine art illustrations for seasonal posters, magazines, and cards. Worked on a team to produce and set up events and party themes. Designed, produced, and set up seasonal display cases.
1987 - 1988
Prepared screens, mixed inks and dyes and screen printed sportswear, glassware, labels, signs and transfers using a screen printing spider and automated press.
1983 - 1987
C F Flag Company
Worked on a team to produce large volume, multi-color,
screen printed designs on flags of all kinds. Operated an
automated screen printing press, mixed inks and dyes.
1981 - 1983
Collegiate Pacific Sportswear
Produced multi-color designs on sportswear using a screen printing spider.