Work Experience

Art Director 2011 - Present

Hubbard One Thomson Reuters / One North Interactive

Chicago, IL
Achieve client needs through innovation and better UX/UI design and strategy. Thought leader on the future of interactive marketing. Discover and implement new technologies to create better online experiences on mobile and PC browsing. Craft succinct messaging & solutions from concept to completion to align with client strategy. Manage a team of concept designers. Maximize team cohesion and efficiency.
Senior Front-End Web Designer 2001 - 2011

Peapod llc /

Skokie, IL
Develop and design email marketing content, microsites, logos, print marketing materials. Shape and ensure ideal user experiences with UX/UI best practices. Optimize content for all email clients and web browsers. Update and design Peapod website content. Maintain brand integration and design. Designed Mobile App interfaces and user experience.
Owner / Manager 1997 - 2001

Discus CD Exchange llc

Lansing & Chicago, IL
Owned and maintained a small retail chain selling music. Created company brand and marketing strategy. Managed multiple locations and employees and oversaw the company budget and payroll.
Graphic Designer 1995 - 1997

Roeda Signs & Screentech

South Holland, IL
Designed and created screen printed decals for heavy machinery and outdoor use.

Freelance Experience

Creative Director 2005 - Present

Clandestine Web

Chicago, IL
Lead creative direction for web solutions, specializing in UX, UI, Print Design, Logo Design, Email Marketing, Brand Design, SEO, Wireframes, Consulting and Content Implementaion & Maintenance.
UX / UI Consultant 2011

Digital Youth Network

Chicago, IL
General creative input across all formats and mediums. Bringing experience to help mentor production designers. Bridging the gap between developers and creative.
Graphic Design 2007 - 2009

Keel Labs

Chicago, IL
Created websites from the ground up, including all UX, UI and web optimization for various small businesses.
Graphic Design 2006 - 2007

Ars Interactive

Hoffman Estates, IL
Developed web and graphic design for various campaigns for companies such as Sears and Kenmore. Created banner ads and Flash storyboards.
  • Photoshop
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  • Illustrator
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  • pro-tools
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  • Quark Xpress
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  • Dreamweaver
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  • flash
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  • indesign
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  • VI
  • Putty
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  • Filezilla
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  • After Effects
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  • homesite
  • HTML
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  • CSS
    Graphic design, ux, ui, interactive design, web solutions, Web Browser and email client Compatibility, Mobile User Interface and Design, Brand and Logo Creation, Creative Thinking, content strategy, Creative Interaction, project Management, personnel management, Team Building, Template Creation and modifications, attention to detail, Pragmatic Solutions.


Bachelor of Science: Speech Communications
Minor in Film Criticism
Specialization in Graphic Design

University of Illinois

Urbana-Champaign, IL

Outside the Box

Humble Facilitator of Tones - Creator of the space motown genre and national touring music group intigrating computer technology and video.
Creative Writer - Various short stories and screenplays.
Director A/V Xplo - Manage and organize ongoing live music and visual arts parties at various venues and cities.