Leading Print Projects Since 1996
From newspapers and magazines to large-format signs and graphics, my design career has centered on print marketing. In high school and after college, I helped Davison Sign grow from a small town sign shop to an online store serving national restaurant brands. I bought that company in 2008, and connected with larger print shops for grand-format and staging in Las Vegas and Southern California. In 2015, I came home to DFW and I'm currently working on my PMP certification.
DFW HIGHTECH SIGNS
Retail storefront graphics, vehicle wraps, and architectural signage.
02/2015 - Present
Print Production Manager
HEATHER ALLEN DESIGN GROUP
Retail environment design, visual merchandising, custom props and fixtures in Las Vegas, NV.
01/2012 - 12/2014
Grand-Format Design & Print
OFF THE WALL / ROOFTOP DIGITAL IMAGING / INWK
Building wraps and commercial murals in Las Vegas and San Diego.
03/2010 - 01/2012
B2B Online Store
Custom signs and point-of-purchase displays for YUM! Brands and other national restaurant franchisees.
02/2008 - 01/2010
Sign Shop Manager
04/2003 – 02/2008
Newspaper Ad Design
CENTRAL MICHIGAN LIFE
09/1999 - 06/2002
Sign Production & Install
09/1995 - 05/1997
Bachelors of Applied Art in Graphic Design & Interpersonal Communication
Central Michigan University, 2002
IELLO Games 2015-present
Teaching board games at conventions.
Vegas Hikers Meetup
Hike & Camp Organizer, 2008-2014
Guided 200+ trips around Southern Nevada and Utah. Certified for Wilderness First Aid, and Leave No Trace Awareness.
Las Vegas Contemporary Art Center
501c3 Board of Directors, 2010-2012
Recruited and scheduled volunteers, improved admin operations for gallery that hosted 6-8 national exhibits per year, plus local artist showcases and monthly fundraisers.