Specializing in graphic design, marketing & product design – my passion for problem solving helps me focus on finding new solutions to fit my clients needs. With experience working in manufacturing, marketing agencies & consumer retail environments, I offer unique insight on how to drive businesses forward – whether it's print, web, product design or marketing.

Skills
Adobe Creative Suite 
• PhotoShop
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• Premiere
• Lightroom
• XD
• Audition
Marketing & Advertising
• Strategy & Development
• Social Media
• Digital Advertising - Google AdWords & Facebook/Instagram
• Email Marketing - MailChimp & Constant Contact
Web/UX Design
• CMS - Wordpress, Shopify, SquareSpace, Expression Engine, etc...
• basic HTML & CSS 
• hosting & domain management
• Adobe XD
• currently learning webflow & sketch
Product Design & Development
• Tech Packs
• currently learning 3D – Blender & Fusion 360
Photography & Video
• Studio and Field – 1st & 2nd shooter
• Direction & Management

• Photoshop
• Lightroom
• Premiere
• Final Cut
• currently learning After Effects
Google Suite & Microsoft Office
Creative Problem Solving
Learning Quickly
Copy Writing
Sales
Brand Development
Work Experience
Freelance Design 
(2001 - Present)
Trekka Outfitters/Blue Ridge Fly Fishing Co.
Owner/Manager (2015 - 2018)
Started & grew a fly fishing retail shop through social interaction, authenticity & community development.
KMT Creative Group
Art Director (2011 - 2013)
Campaign Development & Design on regional & national projects for clients such as CBL, Gaylord Opryland & Ryman, Frogg Toggs, Tinks, Covenant Transport and Shaw.
DX Printing
Design, Production & Customer Service (2010/11 & 2014)
Manage all print projects from design to production. Manage/operate digital press room, inventory control, accounts receivable & customer service.
JDC Marketing Group
Creative Director (2007 - 2009)
Professional Sports Marketing & Design, including truck & boat wraps, Pro-Angler jerseys, Directing Photo Shoots, Maintaining Multiple Websites, receiving major coverage on ESPN 2, in outdoor magazines. Clients ranging from Coca-Cola/Vault and Early Times to dozens of Bassmaster Classic Elite Pro Anglers.
American Trading Company
Art Director & Shipping Manager (2003 - 2006)
Developing P.O.P., Apparel, Promotional Products, Quarterly Catalogs, and more for retail in stores such as: Bi-Lo, Kroger, Walgreens, CVS and Family Dollar. Working with clients ranging from: Coke Racing Family, Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Football Town, Nascar, John Deere, Miller High Life, Coors Light, NFL, NFL Superbowl, Reebok, American Chopper and Corona.
Andalan Confections
Production Line Manager & Design (2000 - 2003)
Started as a Line Worker, promoted to a Production Manager, while helping to manage the warehouse & shipping department. Promoted to the Office Assistant/Shipping Manager, from there I moved to marketing & graphic design, where I stayed until the close of the company in early 2003.
John Dale Cement & Asphalt 
Concrete & Asphalt Labor (1996 - 2000)
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