Born in Chicago, I have always been an artist. It always came natural to me to explore different ways of expressing things. I spent much of my life studying and doing art, looking to the Masters for inspiration, I set forth in fine art achievements. Yet, my career had me working in business and marketing environments. Through all those years, I usually ended up doing some kind of artwork for people along the way, and it was very often for my employers.
Today, I have a degree in graphic design and illustration, as well as a rich background in fine art and familiarity with marketing strategies in design and a natural . My professional work has been in the service of the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin for over 17 years.
Mac & PC proficient
Creative project management
Office 365: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Strong leader in any project, either alone or within a team
Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Premiere Pro and After Effects
Engage UX design tactics to brainstorm ideas
Virtual work capabilities
Expertise working in marketing environment
Proficient writer and proofreader
HTML5 and web design
Strong concepting skills
Learning & research, part of work life
Self-starter, fast learner
Can travel and work remotely
2016: Won an award from the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) for the design concept of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board's Dairy Update newsletter.
2011: Won a student award for designing the official poster for the MATC's Performing Arts group's play, The Odd Couple.
2011: Won a student award for designing the official staff note cards for the Madison College Graphic Design & Illustration department instructors.
For more information about me, my work, or if you would like a consultation and quote for an upcoming job, feel free to contact me to set up an appointment.