Education

Savannah College of Art and Design
Hong Kong | Savannah, GA | Atlanta, GA
Master of Fine Arts
Graphic Design
2012

University of Canberra
Bruce, A.C.T. (AUS)
Bachelor of Arts
Graphic Design | First Class Honours
2007

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Bachelor of Arts
Graphic Design
Student Exchange
2006

Canberra Institute of Technology
Reid, A.C.T. (AUS)
Advanced Diploma
Graphic Design
2005

Experience

Bearcage Productions
Reid, A.C.T. (AUS)
2008 – 2011
Broadcast Designer (8 months)
Senior Broadcast Designer (2.5 years)

  • Provided technical and creative guidance to other employees and junior designers
  • Designed and developed visual treatments of video footage and motion graphics
  • Graphic design of print work, promotional materials, DVD sleeves and other work as required
  • Guest lecturer at University of Canberra for senior Graphic Design students
  • Made internal creative and technical presentations

MaxMedia
Atlanta, GA
2012
Graphic Designer (Summer Internship)

  • Worked on visual directions, style frames and executed design solutions for web, broadcast, and iPad
  • Provided research and concepts for project pitches
  • and client meetings

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Encore, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fontlab, Final Cut Pro

  • Works well under pressure and within strict deadlines
  • Shows good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Works efficiently and effectively in a team environment
  • Learns quickly and shows initiative when working independently

Affiliations

AIGA (the professional association for design)
2012 – present

AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association)
2007 – 2011

Awards & Publications

SCADDY Awards
Packaging Design Finalist
2013

Adobe Design Achievement Award
Semi-finalist
2012

30th International Young Designer’s Exhibition
(YODEX), Taiwan

Designed identity & poster template for SCAD
2011

Gold Dolphin Award
Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards
2011

Best Australian Short
Night of Horror International Film Festival
2010

Carers Australia
Book design collaborator
2008

Best Image-Maker
University of Canberra Co-op Bookshop Prize
2006

Competition Winner
Wayne Kelly Trio album artwork
2005