Overview

  • I lead, manage, mentor, and instruct creative, design, and technical teams to produce requirement driven standards-based on-budget assets.
  • My presentations with clients, business partners, and teams provide the platform to give insight, direction, critique and review of the current state of the project.
  • Over my 15 plus years in the creative, design, and technical field I have produced logos, brands, storyboards, applications, presentations, interactions, videos, and websites ranging from small business to enterprise audiences.
  • My extensive experience includes the use of or familiarity with HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, NodeJS, Angular, Bootstrap, PHP, SharePoint, Wordpress, and MySQL for mockups, prototypes, design, and development.
  • I produce assets and complete projects from concept to production with minimal oversight.

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  • Employment History

  • Digital Design Consultant
    Present to February 2018
    Velosio
    www.velosio.com
    • Specializing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CE; formerly CRM) Portals setup, configuration, customization and custom development.
    • Contributing member of a committee to design and develop our go to market portal methodology.
    • Mentoring consultants, and clients regarding web best practices, CE Portal standards, mobile standards, as well as working through the intricacies of the Microsoft CE Portal environment to achieve the desired outcome.
    • Working with clients to meet and exceed their expectations for how the CE Portal can function and adapt to their unique business needs.
    • Additional Skills include: Javascript, JQuery, Bootstrap, Liquid, CSS, and HTML
  • Founder / Owner
    Present to January 2017
    Elephant Sense Studios LLC
    www.elephantss.com
    • Elicit requirements, specifications, and scope of work.
    • Direct project and development towards (MVP) Minimum Viable Product to be iterated over and improved upon in order to reduce up-front costs.
    • Execute communication strategies through specific tactics for digital media, mobile, web, and social media to enhance market penetration.
    • Manage (CRM) Customer Relationship issues, problems, and difficulties to increase client satisfaction.
  • Sr. Developer
    December 2017 to July 2011
    Nationwide Insurance
    www.nationwide.com
    • ServiceNow Developer with 3+ Years experience, highly involved with the implementation and setting up of modules. Knowledge of the following areas of ServiceNow: Knowledge, Change, Notifications, Incident, Web Services, API (Rest), Service Catalog, and transform maps.
    • Led a team of 15 technical leads, contractors, and associate developers for UI reviews (information architecture, usability, layout, presentation, and content), critiques, and creative standards review as well as govern the evolving brand guidelines for the ServiceNow Project.
    • Produce logos, icons, graphics, diagrams, storyboards, concepts, navigational schemes, user experience designs, critiques, informational flows, and site maps as well as functional prototypes while adhering to business standards, requirements, and goals.
    • Update and maintain Microsoft SharePoint templates and email communication campaigns.
    • Directed and produced a video presentation/animation that was viewed by 530+ people in our department which depicted accomplishments for roughly 200 associates.
    • Spearheaded a software simplification initiative to increase efficiency that resulted in annual savings of more than $87,000.
    • Produced high quality branded graphics (2D/3D/Interactive), and presentations in 3D for an internal application that supports efficient data management across multiple departments.
    • Developed and implemented an internal sprite graphics solution with efficiency in mind to deliver front end graphics at a minimal cost to server traffic and storage.
  • Creative Director
    November 2015 to June 2015
    ZED Digital
    www.zed.digital
    • Led an off-site team by producing mobile ready concepts and prototypes that drive the digital experiences (a digital story) for each client's unique goals. These experiences encompassed usability, design, animation, content, and standardization based on client, budget, and timeline goals. I also led critique and review sessions in which I went over the client's goals and assigned updates.
    • Led consulting sessions with offsite vendors and clients when the work regarded company brands and standards.
    • My team improved our company website to simplify, solidify the content, style, and structure within a tight deadline and minimal budget.
    • The work that was tracked and reviewed was built on a system and process that I created, prototyped, gathered feedback on and ultimately developed and continually improved upon.
  • Multimedia Specialist
    2011
    TEK Systems
    Nationwide Insurance
    www.nationwide.com
    • Expertly prioritized clients needs to produce brand standard applications
  • Digital Artist
    2011
    The Creative Group
    Circone & Associates
    • Expeditiously managed and implemented client changes
  • Digital Artist
    2011
    The Creative Group
    Mills James Productions
    • Efficiently managed file changes from client into a comprehensive solution
    • Artistically articulated technical concepts into an aesthetic presentation
  • Digital Artist
    2011 to 2010
    Promedia Creative
    • Creatively orchestrated audio and visual elements into commercials
    • Successfully created intuitive DVD interactions and menu systems
  • HTML Developer
    2010
    inServe Worldwide
    • Expertly produced html websites from working comps
    • Masterfully designed and animated logo animations
  • Digital Artist
    2010
    Lotz Studios
    • Masterfully designed and implemented a motion graphics logo animation
    • Successfully completed rounds of revisions through constructive criticism
  • Flash Developer
    2009
    TEK Systems
    Resource Interactive
    • Masterfully quality assured and remedied Center of Excellence
    • Adequately researched flash VSX video and content tracking implementation
  • Flash Designer
    2009 to 2008
    TEK Systems
    S4 NetQuest
    • Successfully designed, art directed, and developed promotional application
  • 3D Modeler
    2008
    ROTO Studios
    • Organized 3D attraction scene for ride through
    • Successfully modeled and textured elements for 3D attraction scene
    • Gained excellent knowledge of 3D and video integration
  • Multimedia Designer
    2008
    Jards
    • Excellent proficiency with conceptual to motion graphic development
  • Web Designer
    2008
    EXPRESS
    • Produced web graphics for interactive and static site updates
    • Good knowledge of corporate team production and approval process
  • Multimedia Specialist
    2008
    KreativGenes
    • Chief Flash and 3D designer of application interaction
    • Adequate knowledge of large scale print processing techniques
    • Successfully organized in house procedures to maintain efficiency
  • Multimedia Specialist
    2007
    42Fish
    • Good knowledge of conceptual to application development procedure
  • Multimedia Consultant
    2007
    Simply Structural
    • Conceptualize and design brand identity
  • Multimedia Consultant
    2007
    E-Clips
    • Conceptualize and design brand identity
    • Develop advertisements for marketing campaign
  • Multimedia Specialist
    2006 to 2005
    Xcelerate Media
    • Excellent experience designing and implementing large scale applications
    • Chief designer/developer of flash interaction content delivery system
    • Well-versed in audio and visual interaction integration
  • Quality Inspector
    2005
    Tracermedia
    • Good experience working in a critical deadline fast-paced environment
    • Extensive experience with quality assurance and detail checking
    • Experience with large scale projects with short life cycles
  • Multimedia Intern
    2005
    Tracermedia
    • Emphasis on motion and still graphics
    • Integration of interactive content within Flash
    • Quality assurance of outbound digital content
  • Multimedia Consultant
    2005
    Workspace Environments
    • Conceptualize and design brand identity
  • Multimedia Consultant
    2004
    Exhaust-Works
    • Research direct and indirect competition and compare
    • Photograph business elements and structures for website implementation
    • Conceptualize, design, and implement website
  • General Employment

  • Customer Service
    2005
    CallTech Communications
    • Manage and solve computer related customer inquiries
    • Successfully communicate complicated tasks to a wide audience
    • Fast-paced customer demanding environment
  • Discussion Participant
    2005
    Jury Research Project
    • Critical thinking and discussion of evidence and concepts
  • Handler
    2005 to 2001
    United Parcel Service
    • Fast-paced and detail driven environment
    • Follow fundamental safety regulations
  • Member
    2004
    Kelley Services
    • Successfully adhere to safety regulations for detail driven work
  • Acquisition Specialist
    2001
    Grey Stone Mortgage
    • Acquire and retain new clients
    • Build strong relationships with current client base
    • Enhance client knowledge of company services
  • Media Specialist
    2001 to 2000
    Grey Stone Mortgage
    • Maintain product stock and organize department inventory
    • Successful customer service interaction
  • Customer Service
    2000
    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
    • Expertly conducted product maintenance and retrieval with detail tracking
    • Extensive monetary management accountability
  • Education

  • BFA: Time Based Media Studies
    2010
    Columbus College of Art and Design
    Dean's List: Super Honor Roll
    Columbus, Ohio
  • AAS: Interactive Multimedia Technology
    2005
    Columbus State Community College
    Phi Theta Kappa, Cum Laude
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Computer Science
    2003-2002
    DeVry University
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Extra Information

  • Activity & Exhibitions
    • 2007 Orange in 3D (Juried), deviantART
    • 2007 Mac Worthington Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2007 Columbus College of Art and Design 128th Annual Student Exhibition (Juried), Canzani Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2005 Vice President of Columbus State Community College Journalism Club, Cougar News, Columbus, Ohio
  • Awards
    • 2001 National Honor Society, Briggs High School, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1998 Outstanding Students, Columbus Youth Foundation, Briggs High School, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1995 Honorable Mention Medallion, District Wide Chess Tournament, West Mound Elementary School, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2005 Vice President of Columbus State Community College Journalism Club, Cougar News, Columbus, Ohio
  • Publications
    • 2002-01 Who’s Who Among American High School Students, Briggs High School, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1998 Outstanding Students, Columbus Youth Foundation, Westside Messenger, Briggs High School, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1998 Students Prep for Mission, Students Interview John Glenn, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Ohio
    • 1996-95 Honor Students Recognized, Westside Messenger, Hilltonia Alternative Middle School, Columbus Ohio
  • Scholarships & Grants
    • 2006 Ohio Choice Grant, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2006 Merit, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2005-01 United Parcel Service Education Assistance, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 Last Dollar, I Know I Can, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 Franklinton Board of Trade, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 American Federation of State and County and Municipal Employees, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 Ohio Association of Public School Employees, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 Secretaries Union Local #150, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 Union Plus Scholarship Program, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Volunteer
    • 2006 Scholastic Exhibition, Columbus College of Art and Design, Canzani Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2002 I Know I Can, DeVry University, Columbus, Ohio

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