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ACCOLADES

2017 Brothers Finfer Scholarship Recipient

Inverse Courtyards

Illinois Institute of Technology

2016 Brothers Finfer Scholarship Recipient

Treehouse

Illinois Institute of Technology

2016 Peterhans Visual Training Project Prize Recipient

Field Studies

Illinois Institute of Technology

 

2012 Best Ad Ideas Contest Winner

Oregon Newspaper Publisher's Association

  • 1st Place; Best Single House Ad

  • Honorable Mention; Best Private Party Promotion, Best Promotion of the Classified Section, Best Online House Ad or Campaign

EDUCATION

 

Illinois Institute of Technology

2018 Master of Architecture

Architecture

 

Columbia College Chicago

2011 Bachelor of Arts

Advertising

SKILLS

RHINO

GRASSHOPPER

AUTOCAD

SKETCHUP

REVIT

3DS MAX

INDESIGN

PHOTOSHOP

ILLUSTRATOR

HTML/CSS

PHOTOGRAPHY

EXPERIENCE

 

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

Academic Intern

Jan 2018 – April 2018 / Chicago IL

 

Responsibilities primarily included research on tall buildings, 3D modeling, AutoCAD-work and graphic design of conference material, website collateral, promotional material and globally-distributed technical guides and reports on the architecture and engineering industries.

Tom Brock, Architect P.C.

Intern

Jul 2017 – Aug 2017 / Chicago IL

As an intern, I worked directly with the team and principal architect, assisting in floor plan revisions, 3D model construction and interior/exterior renderings. I was active in the schematic design phase and was assigned creative responsibilities within the project. 

Self-employed

Graphic Designer

Jan 2011 – Present

Contract design work for start-ups, non-profits, universities and corporations including website development, app development, logo design and branding, template development and strategy.

KLS Edition

Design Lead

Jun 2013 – Jan 2017 / Chicago IL

I set and maintained contemporary brand standards for corporations, non-profits and events. As the principal designer, I managed output and workflow standards for the creative team. I also regularly prepared graphically-augmented litigation and investment demonstratives for clients such as Apple, BP, Verizon and Kodak.

Oregonian Media Group

Designer + Copywriter

Feb 2012 – May 2013 / Portland OR

I built award-winning in-house and sponsorship ads from scratch – writing and designing for print, web, flash, direct mail and radio. Other major duties included branding, booth design and print production.

Icon Business Development

Designer + Copywriter

Aug 2011 – Feb 2012 / Portland OR

As the creative eye, my duties included copywriting, client relationship maintenance, print and web design, project management, e-mail marketing and social media gunslinging.