General Branding Graphic Design Consultant - Upwork Global, Inc. Columbus, Ohio.
November 2015 - Present.
Work one-on-one with business owners to create personalized, professional branding following tight deadlines for use with various products and services. Design and optimize logos, advertisements, websites, documents, and website graphics according to client requests. Create assets using Adobe CS6 and package in digital and print formats. Manage multiple client correspondences and expenses based on hourly and per-asset contracts.
Logo and Website Design Consultant – Imprimis Networks, LLC. Houston, Texas.
January 2016 – June 2016.
Repaired and optimized company logo for multi-purpose print and digital use. Collaborated efficiently with management team to optimize website design and layout better representing brand. Managed and implemented changes to Wordpress site on a regularly scheduled basis. Designed assets using Adobe CS6 and format for both Apple and Windows devices.
Pixel-Art Animation Designer and Consultant - Stern Pinball, Inc. Chicago, Illinois.
October 2015 - February 2016.
Illustrate several detailed pixel-art panels for different licensed projects. Collaborate closely with animation team to meet strict palette guidelines which conform to the color limitations of a retro-style LED marquee display. Design assets with a combination of Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Cosmigo Pro Motion 6.5
Character Designer - Back Alley Games LLC, Kevin Lee. Mesa, Arizona. April 2015.
Commissioned as a free-lance artist to design a compatible 2-D character for Adobe Flash Professional in a cartoon vector art style, character designed in two possible iterations and was available to be exported into Flash as a 6-piece to 24-piece Movie Clip
Volunteered to lead a team of 9 to repair disorganized video game production project which had fallen far behind due to team member conflict. Organized team roles, regulated communication, created and presented weekly plans to cover design goals, managed and balanced assignments, and created all final documentation summarizing the final product.
Catalog Clerk and Technical Consultant - Robert L. Sell. Bellaire, Michigan. July 2013.
Worked as a part of a team of two to organize, repair, and digitally catalog a large library of farm equipment manuals for their eventual sale, created various documentation to explain accessing this library for a less technology-savvy audience, completed this task three weeks ahead of our scheduled deadline.
Independently produced two written Master's Degree level theses and presented results for the working staff along with traditional poster board visuals, info-graphics and explanations, and film interviews.