Apply 30-plus years of diversified visual communication experience to support organizations requiring persuasive, and informative visual communications.
Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator – Photoshop – Dreamweaver – InDesign – Flash – Fireworks Microsoft Microsoft Office: Word – PowerPoint – Excel
Creative Director 2012 – Present | AlphaGraphics Commercial Printing Services Lead a creative team solving client communication problems and creating marketing materials for Southern Arizona’s largest and best commercial printer.
Art Director/Designer 2002 – 2012 The Boeing Company
Collaborated with engineers, managers, marketing and public relations personnel to define their needs then create compelling graphic designs.
Art directed teams of illustrators, photographers, 3D artists, exhibit designers, and web developers to provide communication services.
Prepared production-ready art, coordinated with offset printers, screen printers, digital output houses, and specialty merchandise providers.
Art Content Developer 2000 – 2002 Creative Assets – Seattle, WA
Increased government understanding of complex technical information in more than 20 government proposals.
Owner, Principal Creative 1998 – 2000 ShadowBox Media – Tucson, AZ
Established thriving design business. Responsible for marketing, sales, cost estimating, customer service, design, production, and print management of numerous communication projects in various media including print, web, and video.
Art Director 1997 – 1998 Moret Advertising – Tucson, AZ
Created the tabloid which later became “AZ Tourist News” aztourist.com/.
Art Director 1996 – 1997 The Weekly Bulletin – Sonoita, AZ
Redesigned weekly newspaper from tabloid to broadsheet. Produced spot advertisements.
Graphic Designer 1991 – 1996 | Graphic Illustrator 1984 – 1991 | Technical Illustrator 1977 – 1984 | The Boeing Company – Seattle, WA – 1977 – 1996
Motion Picture Photographer 1973-1975 US Army Special Photo Detachment
Education and Training
University of Washington Extension 1991 – 1992
Hands-on study in film and video production progressing from script development through studio and field production to post production.
University of Washington 1985 – 1987
Oil painting, graphic design and figure drawing with Michael Spafford, Doug Wadden, Richard Kehl, and Michael Daily.
Seattle Central Community College 1979 – 1981
Two years of intensive training in significant aspects of commercial and technical photography including studio lighting, and darkroom technique.
Pima County Public Library, CreateIT | Presenter 2011 – Present
Teach graphic design and information technology classes to teens.
Lead students in the process of creating a name and logo for the program.
Design4Kids Adventures, Guatemala | Leader 2007 – Present
Recruit adult mentors, coordinate schedules, design curriculum, facilitate workshop process for week-long creative travel adventures that team experienced adults with talented teens in Central America.
The Ponheary Ly Foundation, Cambodia | Photographer 2007
Documented the foundation’s work during a pivotal week-long period. Held multiple fundraising exhibits. Provided images to the PLF for use in donor promotional materials.
House of Hope, Thailand | Volunteer Photographer 2005
Supported 100+ people in resolving their disputes via mutual agreement.
Coached new mediators learning the art of mediation.
Our Town Community Mediation Center Tucson, AZ | Volunteer Mediator 1997 – 2000
Supported 100+ people in resolving their disputes via mutual agreement. Coached new mediators learning the art of mediation. Awarded volunteer of the year recognition in 1999.