Highly motivated and self-disciplined professional UI/UX designer and graphic illustrator with over 20 years of experience. Exceptionally pro-active and well organized with a strong work ethic, a natural team leader, and a willingness to achieve employer objectives.
- TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
- Web 2.0
- Drupal 9 Theming and Development
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Adobe Aftereffects
- Adobe XD
University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Communications
(August 2019 – Present) – Tucson, AZ
Senior UI/UX Strategist and Designer
Full-stack web developer for Health Sciences flagship website. Prototyped and launched flagship branded news website. Supervised Biocommunications web-team by facilitating skills training, website production, project strategy, and maintenance of over 130 websites. Coordinated across multiple teams to design and build website infrastructure in support of multiple communications media channels. Collaborated with stakeholders in designing and launching numerous Strategic Initiative websites.
University of Arizona College of Medicine Biomedical Communications
(October 2007 – August 2019) – Tucson, AZ
Graphic / Web Site Designer
Designed visually pleasing website for the Arizona Health Sciences’ centers, colleges, and departments as well as other University of Arizona Institutions. Developed custom responsive Drupal 7 themes. Created detailed and accurate medical illustrations and 2D animations.
Arizona Technology Consulting
(2005 – October 2007) – Tucson, AZ
Graphic / Web Site Designer
Senior graphic designer and web developer for the non-profit community transferring their brand to print and web. Supervised one part-time employee in the print services department. Minor server management.
(2000 – 2010) – Chicago, IL
Freelance Graphic / Web Site Designer
Developed digital and print branding for local independent business owners and artists. Worked with international manufacturers to design and print music CDs. Produced and distributed music through early digital channels. Produced and distributed small press runs of local comic illustrators in Tucson, AZ which helped create the foundation for the creation of Tucson ComiCon.
(2000) – Chicago, IL
Web Graphic Designer
Developed visual style and layouts for 2 e-commerce sites
Artisians for Hire
(2000) – Chicago Il
Freelance Web Graphics
Updated web graphics for clients
EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION
Truman College – Chicago, IL
Graduated with honors; Associates in Arts – 2005
MCM Fine Framing, Mansfield, Callahan, Melville (1993 – 2005) – Chicago, IL
Custom Picture Framer
Divanation Records (1997 – 2000) – Chicago, IL
Professional Musician / Producer
Cineplex Entertainment (1986 – 1988) – Chicago, IL
Theater Assistant Manager