Hi, I am
A left-brained creative.
- Education: BFA Graphic Design
- Position: Production Artist
- Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
I am a production artist at MGM Communications – a full-service advertising agency helping clients get their brands working harder to achieve their goals, and maximizing their marketing efforts with strategic creative. I enjoy the opportunity to work on mix of campaigns for small to large companies in diverse industries.
- October 2012 – Present
I realize creative concepts to the finished product, preflighted and ready for press or digital. I also create new pieces within existing brand visual identities.
- May 2008 – December 2011
The Ben Silver Corporation
I was responsible for seven to ten catalogs per year, advertising, website design & maintenance, store signage, labels and more for a multi-channel, high-end clothing company as the in-house designer.
- April 2008
Internet Programming Certificate
Trident Technical College
I enhanced the web design skills I had been teaching myself with courses from the local college.
- December 2006
BFA in Studio Art, Graphic Design
University of South Carolina
I graduated with Honors from the South Carolina Honors College, Magna Cum Laude, with a GPA of 3.78, where I was the recipient of National Merit, Carolina, and LIFE scholarships.
- 1995 – 2002
Visual Arts Major
Charleston County School of the Arts
From grades 6-12, I attended an arts magnet school. Enrollment was limited based on a portfolio review. Daily art instruction was given in addition to the standard curriculum.
realizing concepts into finished works
flowing text and images into organized, appealing catalogs and newsletters
optimizing final files for print or web
updating content and making edits to existing website structures