Dish Network, March 2011 – Present
Englewood, Colorado
Senior Graphic Designer | Marketing Specialist | Illustrator

Eagleye Creative, April 1998 – Present
Littleton, Colorado
Owner | Manager | Art Director | Designer | Illustrator

Denver Advertising, August 2009 – March 2011
Englewood, Colorado
Creative Director | Web Designer | Designer | Illustrator

American Throttle, Inc., May 2004 – May 2014
Littleton, Colorado
Owner | President | CFO | Creative Director

Ross Printing & Marketing, Inc., January 1996 – April 1998
Denver, Colorado
Creative Director | Account Management

Busch Creative Services Inc., March 1993 – November 1995
St. Louis, Missouri
Associate Creative Director | Manager of Branding

The Waylon Company, January 1993 – March 1993
St. Louis, Missouri
Art Director | Designer

Phoenix Creative Services, July 1991 – December 1992
St. Louis, Missouri
Art Director | Designer

Obata Design, June 1986 – July 1991
St. Louis, Missouri
Designer | Illustrator | Comp Artist


Excellent graphic design and photo software skills:
• Highly skilled on Macintosh Platform – Adobe CC including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Audition and Acrobat.
• Experience in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and i-DVD.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
• Also some basic skills in Dreamweaver and the WordPress platform.
• Basic Skills on PC Platform.

Knowledge of:

• Office practices, procedures and documentation requirements.
• Print and Web production processes.
• SEO, Pay Per Click campaigns for Web Marketing.
• Award winning graphic design and illustration skills.
• Ad agency, promotions agency, design studio, and corporate team participation experience.

Ability to:

• Work in a multi-project, team environment.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management, other employees, vendors and the general public.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of faculty, staff and customers.
• Translate the vision of an organization to design applications.
And very good with a “pencil”.


• Developed and executed marketing strategies for retail brands, including communicating and reinforcing the brand positioning.
• Worked with Merchandising and Vendors to develop integrated marketing programs and coordinate marketing activities.
• Developed, analyzed and managed the annual marketing budget and programs for specific brand lines.
• Recommended and managed outside advertising, promotion and other marketing suppliers.
• Development of Website/Internet strategies and programs for major companies and start ups.
• Lead cross-functional teams and managed projects to completion.
• Developed and implemented strategies, plans and programs for branded beverage lines.
• Worked collaboratively with sales teams on execution of marketing plans, distribution drives and new product launches.
• Co-developed and managed day-to-day brand building programs for retail core product lines including advertising, point of purchase, on-premise promotions, web and packaging communication.
• Managed cross-functional teams to develop line extensions and implemented product modifications.
• Work independently, in teams and with clients directly.
• Provided strategic direction on packaging graphics in line with brand identities.
• Worked collaboratively with Manufacturing and Research & Development on cost savings initiatives and product supplies.
• Identified industry, consumer and competitive trends to make recommendations for action plans and programs.
• Presented concepts, marketing and incentive programs and projects to various management committees.
• Provided artistic leadership.
• Supervised outside suppliers including photographers, comp artsists and illustrators.
• Exercise cost effective procedures.
• Personally created digital production files.
• Participated in presentations internally and externally.
• Staff and team management.
• Art directed photo shoots.
• Performed high resolution scanning and photo touch up.
• Created and designed computer generated photographic images.
• Conferred closely with faculty, staff and students in educational situations.
• Operated a wide variety of computer equipment and software.


To contribute my many years of experience, knowledge and skills to management and guidance at a creative, state of the art, high impact agency. Bring great concepts and ideas to life with remarkable visualizations.


University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas – August 1981 – December 1985
Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts: Visual Communication – concentration in graphic design, advertising and illustration.


– Thirty years of experience in design, producing creative marketing materials in multiple formats for mass media, advertising, information technology and entertainment industries.
– High level of skills in commercially successful print production, advertising and promotional concepts, website design, audiovisual media and digital media production.
– Multiple roles in illustration and graphic design, including development of visual products like logos and trademarks, advertising and marketing campaigns, and promotional point of purchase lines.
– Worked with beverage companies on branding and marketing strategies for over 20 years including Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Coca-Cola Companies, Coors Brewing Company, Celestial Seasonings and Hawaiian Punch.
– Worked with Anheuser-Busch, Inc. as a major client creating branded promotions for over 10 years.
– Created a home-based advertising, marketing and design business. Project management with companies including The Integer Group (work for Coors Brewing Company), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Satori Creative, McGowan/Crain, Kear/Stevens, Rio Creative, Mile High Harley-Davidson, Val-U-Ads Direct Mail Advertising, Printing and Imaging Association Mountain States, and the Rocky Mountain Direct Marketing Association.
– With Eagleye Creative, have consistantly produced work for many clients from 1998 to present.
– Development and production, roll-out, and marketing of a trivia board game targeting the motorcycling consumer.
– Appreciation and recognition awards from local and national associations, organizations and magazines including Print Magazine, How Magazine, Step by Step, Graphic Design USA magazine and Printing & Imaging Association.
– Creative Direct Marketer of the Year Nomination by the Rocky Mountain Direct Marketing Association in 2001 – one of three finalists for Creative Direct Marketer of the Year.
– Concepted, created, and a participating committee member as an event coordinator for shows including Chrome & Chroma, A Motorcycle Exhibit (08, 09,10), Roxborough Fine Arts Show (08, 09), Roxborough Spring Festival (09, 10), Rides & Rods Scavenger Run (09), and Colorado Alliance of Illustrator’s Annual Art Show (08, 09). Created promotional materials including flyers, banners, postcards, posters, and print ads using a consistant branded look.
– Web development and design along with SEO and coordination of programmers for companies including Steel-T Heating and Air Conditioning, Rosemont Ridge Apartments, Centennial Gun Club and Positive Spin Magazine.
– With Dish Network, worked closely with training managers and the sales channel training team concepting, designing, and producing collateral, promotional, and training pieces to support the sales trainers and sales team and consistently reflect the company’s brand identity.
– Played a lead role on most projects and was responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing and training strategies. Creation of design solutions, from concept to completion, in a wide range of graphic applications including: collateral materials, multimedia graphics, publications, brand identity, training guides/brochures, and video conceptuals.
– Worked closely with bilingual specialist to create Spanish versions of training guides, brochures, and posters.
– Consulted with print buying representatives on the needs of multiple projects, and presented recommendations to managers and team members.