SUMMARY
•  Over two decades in the industry and an extensive history of large market creative leadership
•  A curious multi-disciplinarian with a UI/UX/IA background since 1998
•  Professional experience as an educator at the higher-ed level
•  Award-winning reputation


EDUCATION
MFA Graphic Design — Indiana University, 2013 — Bloomington, IN, USA

BFA Graphic Design — The University of Akron, 1998 — Akron, OH, USA

Additional studies at the Cleveland Institute of Art (ID) and Purdue University (OLS)


TECHNOLOGY
Adobe CC design applications, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Keynote, Balsamiq

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015
~ Present — Oliver Winery & Vineyards: Art Director — Bloomington, IN, USA

1998
~ Present — Forge Four Creative: Principal/Creative Director — Bloomington, IN, USA

2011
~ 2014 — Indiana University: Associate Instructor/Visiting Professor — Bloomington, IN, USA

2002
~ 2010 — Hirons & Company: Senior Art Director — Indianapolis, IN, USA

2000
~ 2001 — Morelli Systems: Art Director/Interactive Developer — Chicago, IL, USA

1998
~ 2000 — Interlink New Media: Associate Art Director/Interactive Developer — Akron, OH, USA


AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2020 / Graphics Excellence Award of Merit - Great Lakes Graphics Association

2020 / American Advertising Federation Awards - AAF Akron Addy Awards Judge

2018 / National Center for Employee Ownership - Innovations in Employee Ownership Award
2018 / The ESOP Association - Annual Award for Communications Excellence (AACE)
2017 / AAF Addy Award - Oliver Winery & Vineyards
2011 / AAF Addy Award - Indiana Office of the Attorney General
2009 / Telly Award - DMD Pharmaceuticals
2007 / MidwestBusiness.com, Top 10 Business Web Sites: #7 - IOSnet.com
2007 / Award of Excellence - PRSA East Central District Diamond Awards - IndianaUnclaimed.com
2006 / PR News (Marketing Communications) - IndianaUnclaimed.com
2005 / Webby Award - St. Elmo Steak House
1999 / AAF 5th District Addy Award - Toyo Tires
1999 / AAF Addy Award - Toyo Tires
1998 / HOW Design Annual Merit Award - The University of Akron
1998 / AAF Addy Award - The University of Akron
1998 / AAF Addy Award - The University of Akron
1998 / AAF Citation of Excellence - Biddie's Bakery


REFERENCES
Available upon request
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