I love designing and coding and feel fortunate that I get to spend my career making functional, beautiful things for the modern web and mobile environments. I am an enthusiastic advocate for great work, education and community in the Louisville area.
“Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.” –Paul Rand
May 2015 – PRESENT
UX Designer / Front-End Developer / Motion Designer
Freelance designer for personal clients and for other agencies. Projects range from branding, graphic design, moton design and web development.
August 2016 – May 2017
UX / Web Designer / Front-End Developer
UX-UI design and front end and WordPress theme development for public and private colleges. Special attention was paid to accessibility and user experience.
July 2015 – October 2015
Graphic Designer / Front-End Developer
Client and internal work for local/regional brands, mostly consisting of website UX-UI design and updates.
July 2013 – May 2015
Sr. Designer / Developer – jump! team
Worked with local and regional clients to develop branding, websites, infographics and other marketing materials. Worked with the IT team to reorganize how websites were deployed and maintained. Collaborated with other individuals and teams (SEO, Social Media, writers, etc…) to ensure consistent branding/messaging.
July 2012 – July 2013
Designed client print/web materials, and internal company projects using various technologies. Troubleshot/Correction of pre-flight issues with variable print jobs.
March 2012 – May 2012
Designer / Front-End Developer
Short-term contract to help with overflow, web design, coding and development using WordPress, and other technologies.
New Life Church
March 2010 – January 2011
IT Consultant / Designer & Developer
Designed and developed multiple websites, with new print, web and marketing assets. Re-branded the main church identity and several smaller groups. Recommendation and implementation of new Windows 2008 servers and setup of 50+ Windows and Apple OS X users, network maintenance: Exchange, backups, break\fix, firewall, wireless networks.
January 2006 – January 2009
Graphic / Motion Designer
Designed interactive videos for showcasing software applications and websites. Collaborated with contract developer for creating the first interactive videos in the Microsoft Silverlight platform. Design and production of in-house websites, email and print marketing. UX/UI Design for core Autodemo products and services. IT recommendations, deployment and maintenance.
October 2000 – January 2006
IT Consultant / Technician / Designer & Developer
Recommend and setup solutions for several hundred customers, utilizing Microsoft and Open Source technologies. Design and development of internal/external websites for clients and in-house projects. Deployment and maintenance of multiple server technologies including: Microsoft NT – 2008, Exchange, ISA, SBS and Linux.
February 2000 – October 2000
Conception and creation of multiple print ads, for multiple magazines and papers. Updated the work flow for the creative department, moving the team from physical pasted layouts to an all digital pre-press workflow.
- AIGA Louisville
- skillsUSA National
Judge / Technical Team
- WordCamp Louisville
SOFTWARE / TECHNOLOGIES
I have worked with many kinds of software and languages, but here are a few I am most proficient with.
- Adobe Creative Suite
- JS / jQuery
BRANDS I HAVE WORKED FOR
- Barnes & Noble
- National City
- Comdata / SVS
- Facility One
- The Natural Grip
- Infinite Solutions
- Cincinnati Opera
- Derby Dinner
- Midwest Metals
- Miragee Corp.
- Cousin Willies
- Cooks Locksmith
- Wick’s Pizza
- Many, many more..