Resume

EXPERIENCE

Creative Director: Chums & Beyond Coastal 2011-present

At Chums and Beyond Coastal, I am charged with determining the best way to visually represent our brands’ identities in every arena. I push the communication design, interactive design, and concept forward in all work requested by the Marketing, Sales, Product Development and Customer Service departments. I facilitate decisions in a deadline-driven environment in the most efficient way possible and coordinate the Marketing team’s projects in an accurate conceptual direction. I am constantly involving the Marketing team in constant creative/brainstorming efforts to further the brands while fostering a creative environment. Ultimately, I am responsible for the quality of all creative work.

  • brand identity
  • marketing materials
  • digital photography
  • product photography
  • catalog development
  • website content
  • website maintenance
  • e-newsletter
  • social media
  • copy writing
  • digital sales
  • product packaging
  • product aesthetics
  • printed sales collateral
  • tradeshow planning
  • booth concepts
  • booth aesthetics
  • booth construction

Assistant Production Manager: Salt Lake City Weekly 2006-2011

At City Weekly, I helped manage a Production team in a very fast-paced environment with daily and weekly deadlines. Tasks included a vast array of print media including banners, advertisements, stickers & apparel created using the Adobe Creative Suite. Web tasks included uploading each week’s editorial content to CityWeekly.net via an in-house content management system, online advertisements and various website maintenance. I was also the lead designer working with a third-party CMS to develop the new CityWeekly.net. As Assistant Production Manager, I acted as the liason between the Production & Sales departments. I also functioned as the “Help Desk” for all things related to the website–both on the front and back ends.

  • newspaper layout
  • website maintenance
  • website development
  • e-newsletter
  • marketing materials
  • photo treatments
  • editorial flow
  • copy writing
  • press production

Various Freelance & Consulting Work: Nick Clark Designs 2006-present

I have worked with a wide range of clients to provide them with website design & maintenance, branding, print media & packaging. I have also given workshops on how to improve website performance and search engine optimization (SEO). I have also provided private website training to teach clients internet basics and how to update their own websites.

  • website development
  • website maintenance
  • brand identity
  • catalogs
  • print materials
  • marketing materials
  • office materials

Juan Diego Catholic High School: Marketing – Graphic Designer 2004-2007

Along with various Development duties, my graphic work consisted of website management & creation for six of their websites including JDCHS.org. I also served as the newsletter editor and created many different types of print collateral.

  • website development
  • website maintenance
  • brand identity
  • print materials
  • marketing materials
  • office materials

EDUCATION

University of Utah

Graduated in spring of 2004 with a BFA Degree with Graphic Design emphasis

COMPUTER SKILLS

I am proficient the Adobe Creative Suite on the Mac platform. I have created and updated websites using a variety of techniques and content management systems. Through my variety of clients, I have also become proficient in other online tools.

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • HTML/CSS/PHP
  • Microsoft Office
  • WordPress
  • Mail Chimp
  • Google Analytics
  • Goodle AdWords