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 earning my PMP certification to take on larger projects or new industries.
ROCKWALL HIGHTECH SIGNS
Retail storefront graphics, vehicle wraps, and architectural signs. Launched 2nd location in 2016 and grew $100k annually in DFW.
02/2015 - 11/2019
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.