Concepts are my passion.
Sep. 2016 - Jan. 2019
CREATIVE MANAGER/A.D. at thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation. Hands-on manager leading a small creative team. Create campaigns, ads, collateral, and various other projects, applying the corporate brand as appropriate. Tasked with developing process efficiencies in the marketing department.
Oct. 2005 - present
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/SENIOR ART DIRECTOR, Behringer. Created the highest ROI for a measured advertising campaign (online and print) in company history. Developed compelling internal branding. Initiated video communications as video director/producer/ part time editor. Built the video studio. Vendor liaison as needed. Managed creative team and freelancers.
Nov. 2001 - Aug. 2005
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, Triad Business Marketing. Created ads, corporate identities, collateral and websites. Broadened experience in business-to-business marketing. Learned Dreamweaver.
May 1998 - Oct. 2001
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, Baxter Marketing Group, Inc. Created ad campaigns, corporate identities, collateral, point of purchase materials, tradeshow booths and websites. Broadened experience in the concrete, financial, foodservice, healthcare, office products and transportation industries. Increased experience in Powerpoint and Flash.
May 1993- May 1998
ART DIRECTOR, Keeton & Rich, Inc. Created international ad campaigns, corporate identities, service marks, brochures and miscellaneous collateral materials for the aviation market.
June 1991-May 1993
DESIGNER, Pro Set Inc. Created new trading cards, ads, package design and point of purchase materials for multiple product lines. Performed computer training and trouble-shooting for co-workers and supervisors.
Won numerous local “Addy” awards Houston Art Directors Club Merit awards
Highland Park High School, class of 1979 / Southern Methodist University / East Texas State University Honors: E.T.S.U. “Top Ten” Art class E.T.S.U. “Working Class” (in-house advertising agency) E.T.S.U. Dean’s List
Professors: Jack Unruh Bart Forbes Rob Lawton Mike Presley Charles McGough Student Show Awards: Houston Art Directors Club Dallas Soc. of Illustratorstop
Ampad (American Pad & Paper)
FreshPoint, Inc. (SYSCO)
Kewaunee Technical Furniture Group
K-C Aviation (Kimberly-Clark)
KOAI Radio (The OASIS)
KTKS Radio (KISS 106)
Mark VII (Exel) Logistics
Oilfield Electric Marine
The Perot Group
Teledyne Continental Motors
List of Capabilities: | Ads | Ad campaigns | Ad specialty design | Annual Reports | Banners | Billboards & other Out-of-Home media | Brochures | Collateral | Concepts | Corporate Identity (including logos) | Direct Mail | Displays | Graphic Design | Illustration | Invitations | Logos | Mechanical production | Package Design | Photo-retouching | Signage | Style guides | Trade show booths | Video Production | Websites |