Creative Services Lead | Above the Fold Branding – sept. 2019 – current
Oversee the creative direction, production, and implementation of branding collateral.
Design and build websites for customers using WordPress and some front end markup, HTML/ CSS.
Manage SEO for clients and present routine data updates for future online strategy.
Create print collateral such as company books, trifolds, brochures, business cards, signage and more in accordance with brand guidelines.
Freelance Designer | L2D Media – feb. 2017 – current
Produce media for clients and small-businesses: Doing logo work, print and web collateral, illustration, and photography.
Record, Mix and Master local musicians, produce their tracks for analog & digital distribution.
Creative Services Designer | Walsworth Publishing – sept. 2017- april 2018 | sept. 2006 – aug. 2012
- Meet with yearbook teams to lead the development and production of book cover design. Manage live session time with clients to oversee the completion of cover mock-up.
- Build rapport as a designer for Walsworth Publishing by helping to create a fun, collaborative learning environment, while producing cover designs which spoke to client identity.
- Ensure materials, inks, special applications, dimensions, ext. all match design mock-ups.
Audio Mastering Engineer : Creative Designer | National Audio Company – may 2014 – july 2017
- Re-master commercial music and spoken word for distribution on analog cassette tape format.
- Transfer, preserve, archive and deliver analog talking books in digital format for the National Library Service for the Blind
- Collaborate and design branding messages through print, web, and apparel collateral. Manage online presence through social media.
Recording Workshop | Chillicothe, Ohio – fall 2019
Focused on audio recording techniques; studio practice and etiquette; audio theory and signal flow.
Work in live sessions recording full arrangements and overdubs.
Graphics: Adobe CC, Corel Painter, Freehand MX, Blender, Microsoft Word, Atom, HTML, CSS, WordPress
Web Design: Team Treehouse, Free Codecamp, Trello, Lynda
Photo and Video: Canon, Nikon, Adobe Premier, Lightroom, After Effects
Audio DAW: Protools, Audition, Sonar, Ableton, Reaper, MOTU Digital Performer, Cubase
Interest and Activities
Freelance under LDerricksonDigital – Graphic/ Web
Design, Multimedia, Audio
Digital Web Design & Web Development with Tarrick
Co-Owner & founder of Kranium Salad Cassette Label
Voice producer and talent for “Tongbu Xuexi”
Volunteer Judo Instructor at Chillicothe Martial Arts & Missouri State Judo