Illustrator and cartoonist for over 30 years. Web development professional with over 10 years in the field. Broad knowledge of coding, project management, with a strong focus on graphic and web design.
Senior Creative Consultant, The Northeast Ohio Media Group
Cleveland, OH — July 2013 - Present
Lead designer on all projects for the creative services team. Managed and delegated projects to all designers and developers. Produced designs for the marketing, advertising and sales departments as well as helped develop various products
Restructured look and feel of multiple internal sites
Lead on web driven projects for clients like the Cavaliers and Giant Eagle
Catalyst for revamp of equipment upgrade for all designers
Provide design and technical assistance for all designers
Creative Services Supervisor, cleveland.com
Cleveland, Ohio — Nov 2005 - July 2013
Lead designer on all projects for the creative services team. Managed and delegated projects to all designers and developers. Produced designs for the marketing, advertising and sales departments as well as helped develop various products.
Lead projects for clients including Dollarbank & The Cleveland Clinic
Managed projects on Pointroll and Adinterax platforms
Development of projects on flash and non flash environments
Lead on most animation and multimedia projects
Technical support and software management for all Mac Computers
Assisted in developing concepts used in other markets
Multimedia Specialist, Self Employed
Cleveland, Ohio — September 2001 - November 2005
Freelance developer of websites, small content management tools, print layouts (flyers, magazine ads, brochures, etc.). Provided Flash animation and logo development for small businesses. Also provided music production for local acts, websites and other projects.
Developed banquet booklet for The Cleveland Clinic
Opened the Buzz and Nimbus Art Galleries in Ohio City
Opened G.R.A.M. Studio in Cleveland, Ohio
Created The Cleveland Incubators with Paul Sadler
Created partnerships with businesses on projects like Radio One
Senior Graphic Designer, Cleveland Live
Cleveland, Ohio — June 1997 September 2000
Lead designer on all projects appearing on the Cleveland Live website. Approved all creatives from other team members. Produced designs for the marketing, advertising and sales departments.
Developed The Food and Drink Sections
Produced projects for clients including Cleveland Central Cadillac and WKYC Cleveland
Developed mini sites and creative for the Home and Garden Show
Developed vital materials for the 1999 AAU Jr. Olympic Games.
Created displays appearing at Cleveland Hopkins Airport
Intern for 3 weeks, full time employment in 6 months
Became Senior after 1 year