The Art Institute of Charleston • Adjunct Instructor/Academic Advisor
As an academic advisor, I am responsible for advising new, continuing, and at-risk students.
It is my responsibility to promote student persistence and ensure students understand their academic requirements to be able to stay on track until graduation in their program.
Member of the ADCOM Committee where I am a part of a team that reviews student applications.
Taught creative courses focused on proven design fundamentals as well as advanced skills with industry standard software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.
Served as a subject matter expert on the techniques used to create digital illustration, and motion graphic design.
Received a Faculty Leadership award in January 2017.
WCSC / CBS Live 5 News • Motion Graphics Designer
Work with producers providing promotional graphics for web, social media and broadcast.
Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements to enhance motion graphics.
Maintain and follow best practices for versioning control, naming convention and organization of graphic files.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest graphic design techniques.
Coca-Cola Enterprises • Technical Analyst
Assisted CCE employees with computer software, hardware and networking technical issues.
Worked with security ensuring CCE policies and systems remained secure while allowing users access as needed.
United States Navy • Sonar Technician
Served three years of a five year enlistment onboard the USS Asheville, a nuclear powered submarine.
Earned my Submarine Warfare Insignia (usually known as "dolphins" or "fish") and received an honorable discharge.
CW69 / CBS • Broadcast Design Contractor – Delta Global Solutions
Design on air motion graphics for Falcons programming.
Work with on-staff producers to Support the day to day graphical needs of the creative director and media department under tight deadlines.
The Weather Channel • Broadcast Design Contractor - Vitamin T
Assisted with the re-launch planned for November of 2013 by designing key elements for broadcast.
Designed pieces for daily use in a fast paced environment that literally changed with the weather.
Food Trucks South under Group 130 Inc. • Graphic Designer
Designed graphics for external vehicle wrappings for food trucks and other custom vehicles.
Designed logos for brands under the Group 130 Inc. umbrella.
Participated in marketing material and advertising campaign Design for clients of Food Trucks South including Andretti Autosport through Cinsay.
Cofradia • Freelance Motion Graphics Designer
Designed the motion graphics for instructional videos contracted by the “U.S. Department of Transportation.”
Communicated with clients in order to facilitate a clearer understanding of expectations and deliverables associated with individual projects.
Blue Sky Agency • Motion Intern
Assisted with motion graphics concept work for clients including “The Atlanta Braves” and “Off Broadway Shoes.”
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity
Provide on-site end user support for issues ranging from printing to network connectivity.
Conduct regularly scheduled network and systems maintenance.
Oversee the smooth operation of Technology in a growing local non-profit organization with over 20 employees.
Participate in various builds throughout the South Metro Atlanta area.
Rialto Arts Theater (Off the EDGE contemporary performance) • 2012
Designed the motion graphics and sound mixing for a choreographed dance performance titled “Occupy Art.”
Included with a series of site-works in Atlanta’s Woodruff Park.
Volunteer staff member
After Effects Crash Course instructor