Designer / Illustrator

TLDR  //  Draws pictures - among other things...

 

Freelance 

Jan 2014 – Present

Austin, TX 

Select ClientS

  • HomeAway 

  • PETCO 

  • DRIBBBLE

  • Independence Brewing

  • FaMily Business Beer co. 

  • caffe medicI 

  • pataki coffee

  • Cratejoy

 

Palantir

CommuNications Designer

palantir.com

Jan 2017 – Present

Austin, TX / PALO ALTO, CA

Produce work with internal teams across the globe to elevate company culture, promote story telling and highlight the spirit of Palantir. 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • BRANDING

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • Event Branding

  • Print and Apparel Design

 

CREATIVE MARKET

SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER

creativemarket.com

AUG 2015 – Apr 2017

Austin, TX / SF, CA

Managed and executed projects ranging from branded campaigns to new product features. Played important roles on both the product team and brand team. Worked cross-functionally with every department in the company (design, product/platform, conversion/growth, community, content, & support). 

Brand Team

Helped lead a new initiative to redefine the Creative Market brand visual system and create a new standard for illustration in new core product work. Lead design for community and brand campaigns. Provided brand design and illustration for new product work and played a key role in shaping user experience pertaining to the Creative Market brand. 

Read on Medium >> Crafting a New Illustration Style for Creative Market

Product Team

Worked with a cross-functional team to develop new core product features for various user types (ex: shop owner vs. buyer). Designed wireframes, high fidelity comps, prototyped UI animations and helped with research/discovery and user testing. 

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • BRANDING

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • ANIMATION

  • PRODUCT DESIGN

  • USER EXPERIENCE 

 

SPUTNIK CREATIVE

Lead DESIGNER

AUG 2013 – Jul 2015

AUSTIN, TX

Lead designer on all brand focused client engagements - ranging from local coffee shops to Bay Area startups. Helped to lead all parts of client engagement and played a key role in the delivery of client presentations. Designed brand identity and style guides, campaign marketing pages, retail/food/SAAS websites, print/promo products, signage and paint installations, consulted on retail interior build-outs, and packaging.

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • BRANDING

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • web design

  • user experience

 

Hole in the Roof

DESIGNER

holeintheroof.com

AUG 2009 – apr 2013

Waco, TX

Worked as a in-house designer to produce apparel, promotional products, branding and web design. Worked directly with the sales team to manage client expectations and elevate and actualize their design ideas.

 

PRIMARY ROLES

  • apparel design

  • Print / Promo Design

  • BRANDING

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • WEB DESIGN

 

 

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

education

2005 – 2009

waco, tx

Marketing Degree / Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Interned @ Provident Records / Summer marketing internship in Nashville - 2008