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Education
MFA in Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University (2008) gpa = 3.875
BFA in Graphic Design from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (2002) gpa = 3.73

Work Experience
- Freelance Graphic Designer 2007-present
- Senior Designer at yogg 2012-2016
- Adjunct Instructor, Department of Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 2006-2012
- Graphic Designer at Morris Creative Group January 2003 - August 2005 (Brand Identity, Print and Web Design)
- Graphic Design intern at Morris Creative Group, Knoxville, TN. Summer 2001 and Spring semester 2002
- Cartoonist for University of Tennessee Daily Beacon. 2000 - 2002

Teaching Experience
- 491 Typeface Design, Fall 2010 (VCU) - 308 Web Page Design, Fall 2010 (VCU) - 213 Typography II, Spring 2010 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Spring 2010 (VCU)
- 491 Typeface Design, Fall 2009 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Fall 2009 (VCU)
- 366 Sequential Design II, Spring 2009 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Spring 2009 (VCU)
- 391 Typeface Desgin, Fall 2008 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Fall 2008 (VCU)
- 367 Interaction II, Spring 2008 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Spring 2008 (VCU)
- 216 Imaging II, Spring 2008 (VCU)
- 212 Form & Communication, Spring 2008 (VCU)
- 345 Print Design Studio I, Fall 2007 (VCU)
- 308 Web Page Design, Fall 2007 (VCU)
- 216 Imaging II, Spring 2007 (VCU)
- 291 Interactive Design Lab, Fall 2006 (VCU)

Honors + Awards
- 2006 Knoxville Addy Award—The Preserve at English Mountain Sales Promotion (product or service sales presentation kits & info sheets)
- 2003 Knoxville Addy Award—University of Tennessee Graphic Design Senior Show 2002 Poster/Invitation
- Participant in University of Tennessee Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Achievement 2002
- Kennedy Award for undergraduate graphic design - University of Tennessee student art exhibition 2002
- Golden Key National Honor Society
- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
- University of Tennessee Bicentennial Scholar

Skills
- Fluent with Adobe software suites
- Experience in Aftereffects
- HTML and CSS programming
- Drawing / Illustration
- Typeface Design (TypeTool + FontLab)
- Watercolor
- Screenprinting
- Photography (film & digital)
- Sound/Music recording & composition (Logic Express)

Published
- Typographic Design: Form and Communication Fourth Edition (Carter, Day, Meggs 2007)
- Floyd 06/07 (Department of Graphic Design: Graduate Studies, 2007)

References
Sandy Wheeler / Graduate Thesis Advisor
sawheele (at) vcu (dot) edu

Roy McKelvey / Head of VCU Graphic Design Graduate Program
rmckelve (at) vcu (dot) edu

Jaques Palin / MCG Art Director
jpalin (at) morriscreative (dot) com

Chuck Morris / MCG Principle & Creative Director
cjmorris (at) morriscreative (dot) com

Sarah Lowe / University of Tennessee Faculty
slowe (at) utk (dot) edu

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