Experience

Clear Creek Independent School District • League City, TX 
2014 – Current • Multimedia Designer

  • Conceptualize, design, and develop the layout, graphics and user interface of Clear Creek ISD’s websites and print marketing materials
  • Manage district and campus websites/intranet and provide training to new users (staff, teachers)
  • Develop print- collateral for the school district such as advertisements, brochures, posters, flyers, invitations, newsletters, logos, etc.
  • Create various online materials including web banner ads, web pages, micro sites, web content updates, email blasts and other design and production initiatives that support marketing and communication efforts
  • Produce advertising for print, web, email and large scale venues

Pasadena Independent School District • Pasadena, TX 
2010 – 2014 • Multimedia Specialist

  • Manage district and campus websites/intranet and provide training to new users (staff, teachers)
  • Write, produce, direct, film, and edit video for district
  • Encode, compress, and distribute video through various online channels including district website and social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Use and Implementation of social media for marketing purposes such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
  • Design graphics for video, web, and other marketing purposes
  • Serve as project manager and schedule filming sessions
  • Work as a team with communications department

University of Texas Health Science Center • Houston, TX 
2009 – 2010 • Graphic Designer

  • Designed and maintained branding and produced a variety of internal promotional items such as mailers, brochures, event invitations, and web graphics
  • Worked in a team environment with marketing/communications department
  • Designed and created presentations using Microsoft Power Point
  • Organized and managed multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Proofed and prepared all material for press

Th!nk Tank Idea, LLC • Houston, TX / Monroe, LA 
2009 – 2010 Freelance Graphic Designer /Creative Director

  • Designed and maintained branding for a variety of clients in an agency environment such as print, video, and web
  • Designed, created, and managed company website
  • Edited video (commercials and promotional materials) for TV and new media
  • Organized and managed multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Worked with marketing director and clients to develop project plans and effective design solutions

Tramontina Design and Service Inc. • Sugar Land, TX
2006 – 2009 • Package Designer

  • Designed and maintained branding and packaging for cookware and accessories for major international retail clients including Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Target, and Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Filmed and edited video for national tradeshows
  • Worked with art director and collaborated with teammates to develop plans and effective design solutions
  • Worked with photographer in a studio environment
  • Saved materials and time by initiating color calibration between workstations and printers
  • Proofed and prepared all materials for press and attended press checks regularly

Handy Hardware Wholesale Inc. • Houston, TX
2003 – 2006 • Graphic Designer

  • Designed and maintained branding and produced a variety of internal promotional items such as sales advertisements, mailers, brochures, magazines, web graphics, and digital presentations
  • Collaborated with marketing department to conceptualize and design themes for biannual trade show
  • Organized and managed multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Proofed and prepared all material for press

Education

Associates of Applied Science, Graphic Design
The Art Institute of Houston, June 2003

Skills

Mac and PC
Adobe CC 2015
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Web Content Management Systems such as Sharpschool, SchoolCenter, Sitefinity, WordPress, and Joomla
Social Media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, SchoolTube and Flickr
Microsoft Office 365

Awards

Star Awards, Texas Schools Public Relations Association • 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Best of Category for Digital Presentation, Best of Category for Ad Other, 9 Gold awards

ADDY Awards, American Advertising Federation, Northeast LA • 2010
Best of the Never Ran, 1 Gold award and 1 Silver award

ADDY Awards, American Advertising Federation, Northeast LA • 2009
Judges Award for Best Logo Design, 9 Gold awards and 3 Silver Awards

Community

AIGA, The Professional Association for Design
Member 2013 – Current

Texas School Public Relations Association, TSPRA 
Member 2010 – Current

Houston Association of Texas School Public Relations, HASPRA 
Member 2010 – Current

Via Colori, Center for Hearing and Speech • Houston, TX 
Artist for Via Colori Street Painting Festival 2006 – 2012
Featured artist 2007-2010
Designed logo and T-shirt 2009

Houston Art Car Parade Presented by the Orange Show 
Art Car Artist 2007 – 2012

Theater District Open House • Houston, TX • 2009
Featured street painting artist at the Hobby Center