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MAS - Web Design and Development: University of Denver, Present
Web Design Diploma: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2012
BFA - Graphic Design: Iowa State University, Graduated 2005 with Honors and Distinction

Honors and Awards:

Outstanding Work & Exceeds Performace, Sports Authority: Denver, CO • 2007-2008
Best of Category (Dolcezza Packaging) & Award of Excellence (Mud Fest Identity) Award of Excellence (Simple Beauty Photo) Art Directors Association of Iowa Exhibition Des Moines, IA • 2004 - 2005

Work Experience:

Art Direction & Consultant, Kami Nelson Web + Graphics: Denver, CO • 2005-Present
Created exhibit design for Denver Children's Museum: Firefighter Exhibit. Conceptualize and execute high-end design for albums for professional photographers. Develop branding materials such as: DVD covers, postcards, brochures, banner and magazine ads for various companies.

Packaging & Graphic Design, Colomer (American Crew): Denver, CO • 2011
Soley rebranded entire American Crew product line over 43 products, totaling 95+ sizes and different files. Created Branding materials for all 6 brands under The Colomer Salon Division.

Pre-Press Packaging Specialist, All Packaging: Denver, CO • 2010
Minimized printing problems by preparing, trapping and correcting pre-press files for multi-million dollar companies, such as Larabar, Epson and Kong. Monitored pre-press workflows, including color iterations and color modification to achieve desired result. Prepared plates for offset presses on a CTP screener; conducted proof checking to ascertain color density and file accuracy.

Lead Production Artist, Sports Authority: Englewood, CO • 2007-2010
Supervised team of 4-5 production artists. Conceptualized new design for SNIAGRAB, that had not been changed in over 30 years. Devised pagination and communicated with printer to ensure quality control for 90+ different newspaper. Increased team ad accuracy by over 50%. Facilitated team operations, training new employees; assigned tasks and motivated existing employees to meet deadlines.