I love the challenge, the stressful period in-between the brief and the execution, the thing that makes most Creatives want to rethink their career. I love the who-knows-how-late-we-will-be-up-tonight process of coming up with the BIG IDEA.
Senior Art Director – TracyLocke l 2017-Present
I am currently a Senior Art Director on Samsung (global and US) and Audi. I am dedicated to forming big ideas, elevating creative output, strengthening the junior/mid-level team, and presenting work effectively.
Art Director – TracyLocke l 2015-2017
Working on the Samsung account, I was a part of many product launches. I also had the pleasure of working on other projects for Pepsi, Pizza Hut, and T-Mobile.
Art Director – Screamer Co. l 2012-2015
Working through the conceptual, development, and production phase, I created work for a broad range of clients. I also actively took part in strategy, copywriting, and led multiple teams of design and copywriting interns.
Freelance Graphic Designer – Open Door Creative l 2011-Present
I have executed creative and graphic design work for NASA, IKEA, AARP, Q1 Media, On The Edge Motorsports, Hillsborough Community College, and many more.
WHERE I LEARNED
University of Texas at Austin l 2012
BS Advertising: Texas Creative Sequence
Business Foundations Certificate
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro,
Keynote, Microsoft Office, basic HTML/CSS, basic WordPress.
PATS ON THE BACK
National American Advertising Awards l 2018
Gold Addy for illustration series (Audi)
Silver Addy for campaign (Audi)
Silver Addy for direct mail (Audi)
Graphis Awards l 2018
Silver for poster series (Audi)
DSVC Show l 2018
Gold bulb for poster design (Audi)
32 Under 32 l 2018
Honoree recognized by Ad 2 Dallas
Lürzer's Archive’s 200 Best Illustrators l 2018
Magazine publication (Audi)
American Advertising Awards l 2017
Bronze Addy for promotional packaging (Samsung)
Aster Awards l 2014
Gold for brochure series, silver for radio, and silver for print campaign
(Asuragen, Seton Healthcare)
Healthcare Advertising Awards l 2014
Gold for campaign, gold for mobile media, and silver for newspaper campaign (Dell Children's Medical Center)
HBA Max Awards l 2014
Best Billboard in Show (Community of Blanco Vista)
YOU SHOULD ALSO KNOW...
• I have a slight obsession with reality TV
• I have over 200 PEZ dispensers
• I have a YouTube channel called OpenDoorCreative