More than 15 years of experience in graphic design
Highly creative, energetic and flexible
Passionate about customer service
Excellent team player but works well independently
Able to multi-task and work efficiently under demanding deadlines
Company, Close Quarters Defense (independent contractor) vienna, Maryland
January 2016 - Present
Independent Contractor - At CQD, my role was to redesign their current website on the front end and also create multiple brochures that conveyed the vast array of training they offer to military, law enforcement, executives, athletes and youth. I work directly with the owner on ways we can further promote the brand, locally and nationwide.
Company, Kerrent design
September 2008 - Present
President and Graphic Designer - After working at a real estate graphic design firm for five years in Jacksonville, Florida, I relocated back to my hometown and started a design business in which I continue today. I deal directly with my clients to ensure I am providing timely services to meet their advertising and branding needs.
Company, Stoneside Blinds & Shades • Los Angeles + San Francisco, CA
October 2013 - December 2014
Traveling Design Consultant - I took a hiatus from graphic design to pursue my passion for travel by taking a position as a traveling design consultant. Stoneside sent me to various major cities throughout the US to help fill areas where a design consultant is needed. Through strategic internet marketing and trusted referral partners, clients booked appointments for me to recommend window covering solutions for their
home or business.
Company, Algin Retro furniture • Cincinnati, Ohio
August 2011 - October 2013
Sales and Design- In addition to my design business, I pursued my passion for mid-century modern design by selling and curating furniture. Besides day-to-day operations, I created long lasting relationships with many of my clients. I was often commissioned for in-home consulting, helping customers stage their homes for re-sale or suggesting key furniture pieces to modernize their decor.
Company, Renaissance creative • Jacksonville, Florida
January 2004 - September 2008
Graphic Designer- Lead Renaissance Creative’s efforts in becoming the go-to agency in Jacksonville, Florida for all real estate development projects. I became well-versed in numerous areas including print collateral, direct mail campaigns, graphic identities and comprehensive signage programs. Renaissance used me primarily on any time-sensitive projects that targeted sales to young professionals and we became one of the 50 fastest growing companies in North Florida.
Flagler College, st. augustine, florida
B.A. Graphic Design
Graduated May 2003
University of Kentucky
August 1998 - May 2000