Resume

A self–motivated artist and designer, my skills and passion constantly strive me to educate my clients and associates in new media, design and art appreciation. This drive is to not only complete a job but to provide the best solutions while informing them of the “why.”

Employment

Freelance Designer | 12.2009 – Present
Jacksonville, FL
Management of a wide range of projects and clients to include brand development, website design & development, print design, illustrations, murals and artwork. On larger projects a creative staff is employed where as I assume the roles of creative director and project manager. Consulting to local design agencies on a project–to–project basis to provide support for design and HTML/CSS coding of websites.
Web/Graphic Designer | 12.2006 – 12.2009
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Solely responsible for re–design and re–architecture of 300 plus page website for Coggin College of Business to meet interdisciplinary needs of individual departments. All designs followed UNF's visual identity standards with a focus on utilizing semantically correct HTML/CSS code that adheres to ADA compliance. Various marketing strategies for print design included: ads, posters, postcards, logos, and assorted email marketing all on a strict budget. Provided photography services for events, buildings and documentation of Faculty & Staff within Coggin College of Business and it's affiliated programs.
Marine Field Technician | 07.2001 – 12.2002
University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Conducted training and educated over 75 students as scientific divers and small boat handlers for field operations. Supervised and assisted in diving and small boat operations for the Underwater Archaeology and Marine Biology Divisions. Re–outfitted 54' research vessel to accommodate specific marine research missions. Repaired and maintained a fleet of 4 small boats and associated diving equipment.
UXO Specialist | 09.1996 – 04.2001
EOD Technology, Inc. | USA Environmental, Inc.
Making the world safer one explosion at a time. Properly located, excavated, identified, and disposed of unexploded munitions. Supervised and assisted in the use of heavy equipment to remove unexploded ordnance waste and related scrap material. Maintained and repaired various equipment for clearing and excavating.
EOD Assistant | 10.1991 – 08.1996
U.S. Navy | EOD Mobile Unit 8, Det. Rota, Spain
Organized and maintained a library of over 5000 classified/secret publications. Conducted over 60 diving operations for support of the Atlantic Fleet and mine counter operations. Participated in over 30 retrograde ordnance disposal operations saving the government money on costly shipping costs. Represented as a US Navy Special Forces in 3 successful bilateral exercises with foreign services.

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