General info
Denton, TX
I am a Designer/Art Director who is passionate about doing the kind of work that gets talked about. As a creative I believe in the power of great communication and its connection to our audience. Being multi-disciplined in my approach, I can carry polished solutions across many platforms. My collaborative spirit and strong leadership skills combine to create responsible, strategic, and effective work.
Experience
Dallas, TX
Aug 2005 - Present
Art Director / Principal
Royal Hue Studio

    - Worked closely with clients in various markets to execute compelling and effective work.
    - Provided concept, strategy, and design across many disciplines and media.
    - Utilized design principals, branding, photography, illustration and typography to

execute multiple projects, product development, and advertising campaigns.

Client List: Bravado International (Universal Music Group), OB Cues, ProPac
Marketing (Frito-Lay and PepsiCo), WinStar Casino, Radyx, Harbinger Sign, and
National Life Group.

Designed/Developed licensed apparel and merchandise for the following musical artists:
The Beatles, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, Queen, The Doors, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, Sublime, Drake, Ozzy Osbourne, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor, Nicki Minaj, Kid Cudi, Tyga, PSY, Run-DMC, Bring Me The Horizon, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, and Pantera.
Jacksonville, FL
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Key Accounts Designer

    - Developed and created cut and sew licensed apparel and accessories for the music

properties of Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, and John Lennon.
- Managed estate approval and oversaw production of items with vendors and factories,
both domestic and overseas.
- Art Directed various off-site freelance artists for key account apparel development.
Ada, OK
Sep 2010 - Nov 2011
Graphic Designer

    - Designed print/digital campaigns, branding, packaging, and clothing for several

casinos and businesses of the Chickasaw Nation.
- Worked with individual facilities, casino general managers, and marketing departments
to create and implement promotional campaigns that increased player participation
and revenue.
- Managed multiple projects simultaneously from creation to production on schedule.
Education
Tucson, AZ
Aug 2006 - May 2008
Visual Communication
Graduated with a BFA in Visual Communication
Denton, TX
Aug 2001 - May 2006
Communication Design
Courses focusing on Art Direction and Advertising
Awards/Honors
2014: Poster designs chosen for The Rolling Stones '14 on Fire Tour'
Poster and shirt designs for numerous shows in Europe and Australia.
2014: Apparel designs featured in Billboard Magazine
Apparel designs featured in the July Issue - Wear Marley Apparel
Oklahoma City ADDY® Award for Packaging Campaign: Champoli Chocolates
Oklahoma City Bronze ADDY® Award for a Stationery Package: Chickasaw Nation Telecom
Oklahoma City Bronze ADDY® Award for Poster Capaign: Davis Trading Post.
2008: Produced 32nd Annual Viscom Exhibition at the University of Arizona
Chosen to produce and art direct the exhibition. This annual event is an alumni juried Visual Communication exhibition and lecture series. The three judges that year:

Brian Stauffer (Illustrator)
www.brianstauffer.com

Jeff Barfoot (Creative Director, BarfootWorldwide)
www.barfootworldwide.com/

Stacey Vogel (Owner/Creative Director, Tilt Graphics)
www.tiltgraphics.com
2007: University of Arizona 31st Annual Viscom Exhibition, Award Winner
_Awarded “Best in Show”
_Gold Award: Color Illustration
_Silver Award: Book Design
Interned as a photo assistant to Scott Harben and other photographers at See Pictures: Dallas, TX.
Apprentice soccer player with Reading F.C. (Reading, England), 96/97 Season.