WORK EXPERIENCE

Akins Parker Creative - march 2014 - current

ART DIRECTOR

UI & UX design for international websites, mobile apps, interactive experiences & print campaigns.

Notable clients include: TRD, Toyota, LBA Realty, Preferred Hotel Group,Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

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Zther Interactive - nov 2011 - feb2014

SENIOR DESIGNER/ ANIMATOR

Worked on fashion, sports & recreation web designs from pitch to completion.
Collaborated closely with Creative Director to ideate & create key visual pitches for
clients on jobs ranging from motion graphics to interactive & print design.

Notable clients were Genetic Denim, True Religion, BJ’s
Brewhouse, Sportsbook.com, SportsCity & Dickies Girl

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Grand Jeté - 2005 - 2011

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Provided art, design and graphic artistry to title sequences, post -
ers, commercials, business cards, album packages, websites and
various motion graphic sequences. Conceptualized & laid out
storyboard sequences. Oversaw motion & still graphics deliverables
and ensured that timelines for delivery were met.

Notable Clients Include:
ABC, Carls Jr, .CBS, The CW, F. Gary Gray, Genetic Denim, Hansomecharlie Films,
Harry Morton Holdings, HBO, Pink Taco, Rat Entertainment, Scott Caan, Oliver Stone,
The Spare Room, Spencer Susser, Stussy, Taschen, Twentieth Century Fox

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QUALIFICATIONS

Highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
& After Effects. Working knowledge of Flash & Dreamweaver.

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AWARDS/ RECOGNITION

Emmy Nomination - Outstanding Art Direction & Graphic Design 2011
Forget the Film, Watch the Titles - DVD collection
The Art of the Title Sequence - Online Editorial ‘09
Apple Review - Online Pro Interview ‘07
Student Show - Cal State Long Beach ‘04 and ’05
President’s List (Fall 2004)
Dean’s Honor List (Fall 2003-Spring 2003)
Student Show - Animation Academy of Arts, San Francisco ‘00

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EDUCATION

California State University, Long Beach
Major: Graphic Design
Minor: Marketing
Graduation Date: Spring 2007 / G.P.A: 3.5