Visual Artist
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
University: Texas
Major: Graphic Design, Fine Arts, and Photography

Visual Artist

Houston, TX.


Experience

Freelance Visual Artist - REN X Designz

1/2006 - Present
•Graphic Design - Fashion Design, Company Branding, Website Illustration
•Fine Art - Painting, Sketching, Realism to Abstract
•Photography - Events, Sports, Commercial, Custom
•Videography - Promotional video, Short film,Lecture and Instructional video
•Skilled in PC and Mac - Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, Sony Vegas Pro

Nabisco - Sales service representative

2/2018 - Present
•Provided contracted grocery stores with Nabisco products
•Informed store managers on upcoming promotional campaigns and new product
•Provided information on product deliveries and store inventory


Visual Art Instructor - Young Picassos

6/2017 - 1/2018
•Taught the fundamental elements of fine
•Students range from 1st - 10th grade
•Community empowerment lectures and mentoring

Senior Graphic Designer/Assistant Manager - FSP Promotions

12/2015 – 12/2016
•Managed shipping, production, inventory, product qualifications, and design
•Created website templates, joint meeting illustrations, digital proofs for online customers
•Lead U.S. Factory Graphic Designer
•Helped start up the company Rapidwristbands
•20% growth in profit per month

Fine Art/Photography Instructor - 5th Ward Enrichment Program

2/2015 – 12/2015
•Taught photography, drawing classes, held empowerment lectures
•Students range from middle to high school
•Mentored boys from the 5th Ward Houston area

Visual Art Instructor - Blazin Brook Management

2/2010 – 11/2014
•Contract full time Art teacher for multiple HISD schools
•Taught after school art classes, graphic design and photography
•Held a summer mentoring program with DARS
•Instructed at 8 Houston area schools and 3 school districts

Sports/Events Photographer - Lifetouch Photography

5/2007 - 6/2009
•Southern Illinois Sports photographer for regional high schools
•Photographed track and field, football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball , and wrestling
•Event photographer for high school proms and homecoming
•Awarded Southern Illinois Lifetouch Sports photo of the year in 2008 and 2009

Construction/ Truck Operator - Village of Godfrey Street Department

2/2001 - 12/2005
•Operated freightliner dump trucks and street construction equipment
•Concrete and asphalt road repair
•Winter season of plowing snow, vehicle maintenance
•Obtained a CDL


Education

University of Houston
Art / Education
2017- Present (part time)
•Estimated Graduation date Fall 2020

Lewis and Clark College
Graphic Design / Photography
2002 – 2005
•Associate in Applied Science, Computer Graphics

Graphic Design, Photography, Fine Art, drawing, sketching