Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA Graphic/Web Design
May 2016
Liberty University, Master of Arts in Children’s Ministry
May 2012
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA Visual Effects/Editing
December 2010
Mississippi College Communications/Theater * Minor: Art
May 2001

Professional Skills

Computer Software Skills:
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Edge Animate, Adobe Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Muse, Celtx, iBooks Author, Microsoft Office, Processing, Java Programing, Protools

Design Skills:
Corporate Identity Design, Film Editing, Logo Design, Publication Design, Usability Design, UX Design, Web Design

Fine Art Skills:
Audio Editing, Ceramics, Drawing, Glazing, Jewelry Making, Photography, Script Writing, Videography

Career Related Experience

gtlyfe – (2017) Media Director & Designer – gtlyfe – Direct daily functions, graphic design, large scale events, logo design, branding, social media, marketing, advertising campaigns, analytics, managing ambassadors, writing, management, photography, videography, web design, and sales.

Freelance Artist – (2009 – 2017)  Freelance UX Design, Web design, Social Media, Photography, Videography, and Graphic Design for companies in metro Atlanta.  Create marketing campaigns, and provide all social media and web services to produce said campaign.  Also provide any photography and film services as needed: architectural, headshots, events (concerts, conventions, parties, etc.)

Associate Director Media Children’s Ministry, First Baptist Church Atlanta, (2012-2013) Create and produce a weekly children’s program (writing content, casting, teaching and performance production). Lead large group, organize and lead VBS, create weekly theme nights, manage children, volunteers, co-workers, and writing curriculum.  Create large scale events and outings.

Created special needs program for church and community, which consisted of both children and adults.

Graphic/Web Designer/UX Design, The North American Mission Board, (2008-2009) Creation and maintenance of website, bi-weekly email blast, podcast creation, and design of pamphlets, brochures, booklets, and promotional materials.

DJ/Gameshow Host, The Answer Is Productions, (2006-2012) Host of weekly trivia and bingo games across metro Atlanta.  Managed large scale events.  Public interaction, customer service, and sales.

Videographer, Big Screen Productions, Atlanta, GA (2007-2008) Audio, lighting, and camera work for weddings and receptions.

Awards /Organizations/Activities

Volunteer, Singles’ Ministry Leadership at Buckhead Church 2006 – present

Finalist of the Fortune 500 Internship Challenge, Design and Usability Track June 2015

Student Member, American Institute of Graphic Arts – present