University of Kansas
BFA in Visual Communications
Minor in Art History
Kansas City Art Institute
May 2007 - December 2007
Freelance Social Media Photographer + Art Director
Using my design and photography foundation as a base I've worked with world renowned companies from Walt Disney to Michael Kors to increase brand awareness and create impactful product driven campaigns. In just under a year I've grown my personal global following to an audience of over 60k followers.
Designed and managed all brand needs from concept to deliverables for the mass market beauty company’s eight global brands as well as developed brand style guides and design standards across the board.
Worked on the team responsible for unifying all packaging design for thousands of products and giving Hallmark a major brand refresh - a new and modern look for the 100-year old company.
Responsible for design and brand creation, revision, extension and development of retail clients as well as non-profit organizations in the form of print, one-to-one, video and identity. Taking each project from art direction and design through production and development.
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects,
Photography, travel, illustration, tennis