teaching experience

2013–present
Academy of Art University
| San Francisco, California (online)
Online Class Coordinator, School of Graphic Design
write, develop, deploy, and teach online courses for undergraduate and graduate level graphic design students

2013
University of Cincinnati
| Cincinnati, Ohio
Adjunct Instructor, Communication Design Program
foundation and advanced design systems studios

2007–2012
Miami University
 | Oxford, Ohio
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graphic Design and Interior Design Programs
develop and teach graphic design and interior design seminars, design studios, study abroad studio workshops

2004–2005
University of Arkansas
| Fayetteville, Arkansas
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Architecture
develop and teach foundation design studios and seminars

2003–2005
Northwest Arkansas Community College
| Bentonville, Arkansas
Adjunct Instructor, Communication Arts Program
develop and teach color studies and portfolio design studios


professional experience

2002–present
design8ed
(formerly design8ed and PhDv8) | Visual Communications Consultant
wayfinding, print, and digital design work on academic, political, and corporate websites, academic print collateral, political design systems, marketing packages, and identity designs

2012–2013
University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning | Creative Communications Director
in-house graphic design for the UC DAAP, including print, digital, and experiential design applications

2005–2007
Catt Lyon Design
| Environmental Graphic Design Project Manager
environmental design and wayfinding for convention centers, hotels, casinos, residential towers, and sports facilities

1995–2002
dsgn associates
| Architectural Project Designer
environmental and architectural design of residential, national-chain entertainment, and international retail facilities


education

Academy of Art University | MFA Graphic Design 2012
thesis on immersive education models for use in teaching wayfinding design

University of Texas at Arlington | BS Architecture 1995
concentration on architectural design theory

University of North Texas
1990–1992
concentration in mathematics and industrial technology