WORK EXPERIENCE

American Airlines– AA.com – Ft. Worth, Tx
UX Visual Designer
11/11 – Present

Build mockups for both customer-facing and internal projects on AA.com and it’s ancillary products. Currently working on a merchandising product designed to allow users to upgrade their flights based on available seats during the check-in process. Work on the Mobile web team at AA.com with Information Architects and business representatives to improve the customer experience on AA.com’s mobile website. Previously the Designer and Information Architect for the AAdvantage program’s Award Map, which is a one of a kind tool that enables the user to search for destinations based on their mileage balance.

Broadvox LLC – Dallas, Tx
Visual Communications Specialist
12/08 – 11/11

Produced all marketing materials ranging from printed media to front-end web design as a member of the marketing team. Designed logos and other collateral such as agendas for annual events. Created illustrations for promotional materials such as mail-outs and t-shirts. Designed various banners and tiles for the company website. Collaborated with webmaster to redesign the company website utilizing Drupal.

United States Marine Corps – Active and Reserve
Naval Air Station JRB Ft. Worth, Tx
Combat Engineer Platoon Sergeant / Designated Marksmanship Instructor
5/02 – 5/10

Ensured safe completion of Engineer missions ranging from explosive demolition to construction. Instructed personnel in the fundamentals and application of Marine Corps marksmanship.

Div@ Communications – Underground Shopper Magazine
Farmers Branch, Tx
Production Artist (Web)
7/00 – 8/01

Created web graphics for use on various company and client websites. Designed graphical user interfaces for potential client products.

Freelance – Self-Employed
1998 – 2008

Designed and developed various print publications and advertising material for local businesses ranging from non-profit firms and school districts to a full service advertising agency.

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas, TX
Associate of Applied Arts in Multimedia
October 2000

The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas, Tx
Associate of Applied Arts in Graphic Design (Honor Graduate)
September 2008
GPA 3.7, President’s List once, Dean’s list twice

SOFTWARE

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver
Apple Final Cut Pro
Microsoft Office