Critical Hit Design

Owner - Designer/Artist

Freelance designer using the latest Adobe Creative Cloud programs. I also create custom, commissioned artwork.


the idea house

Digital/Senior Designer

Created, uploaded, and maintained digital artwork for clients as well as managed their online presence. Designed and coded HTML email blasts. Designed and produced printed materials; creating print ready art. Responsible for organizing and maintaining stock photos and client photos, client web changes, and the billing of monthly web changes. Also, managed client training and support for web sites.

Utilized a Macintosh computer and used Adobe CS4 programs: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat. Also used Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, WordPress, and Drupal, along with other CMS programs. Working knowledge of HTML.


Red 5 Studios


Freelance print and web designer, also created custom, commissioned artwork.


Aurora Borealis Gallery

Sales, Gallery Manager, Framer

Assisted in managing the gallery, hung artwork for shows, and framed artwork.


Off the Wall


Painted custom murals and commissioned artwork.


Rick Warner & Associates

Graphic Designer/Web Designer

Designed advertising and developed web pages, in coordination with the Art Director and Account Executives, from initial concept to final completion.

Utilized Macintosh G3,  Adobe PhotoShop 5.5, ImageReady 2.0, Illustrator 8.0, GoLive 3.0, Macromedia Freehand 8.0, and Acrobat.


Fast Signs

Graphic Designer

Sign Design and Production experience, specializing in sign production utilizing PC/Windows.



College of Design - ACA (now AIC)

Associate Degree in Applied Science/Computer Graphics

I studied Computer Graphics using Macintosh Operating System, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXpress, and Pagemill.


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