Bachelor Degree of Fine Art in Graphic Design
The Art Institute Of Houston, 2006
Associate Degree of Applied Science in Graphic Design
The Art Institute Of Houston, 2003
Art Director – Sierra Pacific Apparel, 2009-Present
Expertly manage the in-house designers, contracted photographers, agencies and printers for national print, online and social marketing campaigns. Successfully help increase sales, brand awareness and web traffic for five separate clothing brands by directing all concept development and execution of advertising campaigns as well as trade shows and product promotions. Skillfully develop and maintain all brand identities for five clothing lines. Coordinate all media buys, marketing budgets and advertising strategies. Produced multiple product catalogs from concept to print.
Graphic Designer – Sierra Pacific Apparel, 2005-Present
Designed extensive national print and online advertisements as the in-house designer producing creative and effective designs. My projects included designing: logos, catalogs, magazine ads, email ads, brochures, presentations, mailers, trade show graphics, packaging, video productions, and overseeing the brand identities and media library.
Freelance Graphic Designer – Phillip Ambros Designs, 2003-Present
Produce multitude of print and online advertisements and marketing collateral across a myriad of industries. Create brand identities for start up companies and consulted on re-branding efforts for established businesses. Lead designer for a local magazine helping it to become nationally distributed within a year. Extensive experience working directly with clients and multitasking multiple projects from concept to production under intense deadlines.
Graphic Designer – Edge Marketing, 2004
Collaborated on the layout design of a 1000+ page product catalog within a small team of designers.
Graphic Design Intern – MicroSearch, 2003
Designed print advertisements and store signage. Assisted on video productions, website designs and maintenance. Conducted studio and location photography projects.
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