Conceptual Design, Marketing Collateral, Brand Guidelines, Key Art, Illustration, Layout, Photography Advertising, Presentations,
New Business, Cover Design, Music & Entertainment Collateral, Content Creation, Digital Advertising, Typography, Animation
Bachelors of Fine Art, Graphic Design, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, 2007-2012
Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, LightRoom, AfterEffects, Animate, Premiere Pro, Bridge; Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint;
SquareSpace, CaptureOne, Keynote, Sketch, Invision
Our Man in Havana, Brooklyn, NY | Sep. 2018 - Present
Senior Art Director / Designer
Leading visual art direction for Hyatt Hotels and conceptualizing new and fresh design vernaculars for Hyatt Hotel brands across the board.
Leading art direction for Pyure Organic, new business and internal creative pitches.
Michael Miller Design, New York, NY | 2018 - Present
Freelance Senior Designer
Clients Include Nickelodeon, TwoTwelve, AKA, BBDO, Tory Burch Foundation, CapeClassics Wine, and Publicis.
Art Directed and Designed signage, collateral, and show decks for the Tory Burch Foundation’s Embrace Ambition Summit.
I collaborated with several teams and was the sole designer for the environmental graphics attached to Alice Tully Hall.
Sony Music Entertainment, New York, NY | 2016 - 2017
Inherited assets from legacy artists and their estates to create high-end collectible vinyl packaging and reissues for
Stranger Things, Mystikal, Shawn Colvin, AC/DC, E40, Kenny Loggins, The Jacksons, Prodigy, Jeff Buckley, and Cypress Hill
for Certified and Legacy Recordings.
Collaborated with outside brands to pitch meaningful partnerships to bring awareness of the diverse talent within the Sony Music
catalog, brands include Royal Caribbean, Wingstop, Logan’s Roadhouse, Creem Magazine, KPMG, and BT Communications.
Led the development of an internal desktop and mobile experience for employee engagement at KPMG, resulting in over
100,000 posts within 3 months with hundreds of thousands of engagements.
Collaborated with Sony Music’s merchandising division Threadshop to create brand awareness and profitable merchandising
solutions for: Kansas, Chicago, Khalid, A$AP Rocky, Grace Vanderwaal, and PlayStation.
Led domestic and international prepress quality control for sustaining error-free printing of international album reissues.
BBDO, New York, NY | 2013 - 2016
Innovated how touchscreen experiences were pitched to brands. Evolving app proposals from static experiences to interactive
prototypes through use of Sketch and Invision. The result was a faster iterative process to fulfill client needs efficiently for the
new media landscape.
Conceptualized, designed and illustrated for Lowe’s Lawncare. Involved in directing a large team of planners, specialists, and user
Developed extensive advertising style guides. Worked with copywriters and translators to ensure consistency worldwide. Created
templates for print, OOH, mobile, and logo variations for all BBDO branches for universal consistency across the MobilDelvac brand.
Led the organization and creation of groundbreaking pitch presentations for Fortune 500 brands resulting in
creative wins for CVS, Johnson’s Baby, Visa, and Lowes.
Freelance Graphic Designer, New York, NY | 2012 - 2013
Directed creation of key art, front of house design, direct mail marketing, and institutional branding for broadway advertising
at AKA Promotions for Matilda, A Christmas Story on Broadway, and David Mamet's The Anarchist.
Created efficient marketing templates for the prestigious environmental graphic design firm TwoTwelve. Made the templates
versatile for different clients, easy to input new figures, punch lists, and proposed scheduling of project phases.
Produced engaging collateral for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards and Network Upfronts. Involved using
Nickelodeon’s diverse brand guidelines to create fun and wacky signage integrating slime in appropriate places.
Conceptualized engaging book covers by collaborating with authors and poets at Augury Books, an independent
publisher to design book covers involving photography, typography, and collage.
Spot Co., Design Intern, New York, NY | 2011