Experience
Senior Designer/Senior Graphics Manager | adidas
September 2016-Present | Indianapolis, Indiana & Portland, Oregon
Oversee graphic development for NHL, MLS, and NCAA inline graphics for men and women. Provide creative direction, trend analysis, project management, and ensure quality of designs through prototype phase. Manage up to 5 designers including 1 remote employee and freelance designers. Relocated to Portland and continued in same role with new title of Senior Designer in December 2017.
NCAA Graphics Manager | adidas
June 2010 - September 2016 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Provided creative direction to design team for graphics on NCAA apparel and designed a variety of event logos for schools such as Nebraska, Louisville, & Notre Dame. Present to internal project managers and outside clients. Designs saw continued sales increases year over year.
Freelance Graphic Design
January 2004 - Present | Portland, Oregon
Major projects include: Identity for Indy Eleven (USL) including logos, uniforms, mascot and overall brand; and Athletic Identity for Carthage College including logo and font design. Other services include logos, posters, web, and apparel designs.
NFL Graphic Designer | Reebok
April 2007 - June 2010 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Graphic Designer | Norvax
June 2006 - April 2007 | Chicago, Illinois
Graphic Designer | Carthage College
January 2006 - June 2006 | Kenosha, Wisconsin
Graphics Division Leader | FOPPE DeSigns, Inc
May 2006 - December 2005 | Highland, Illinois
Education
Carthage College | Kenosha, Wisconsin
Bachelors of Arts in Graphic Design
Qualifications
Creative Team Management
Creative Direction & Strategy
Maintaining Brand Consistency
Designer Mentoring
Thrives in Deadline Driven Situations
Designs in a Variety of Styles
Excellent Relationships with Clients
Adapts Well to New Technologies
Apparel Decoration Knowledge
Creative Problem Solving
Tackles Challenges with Enthusiasm

Skills
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Logo Design
Illustration
Font Creation
Photography
Video
HTML/CSS
Quick Study for New Software & Skills
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