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

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

2002–2012
design8ed
(formerly PhDv8) | Principle, Founder
wayfinding, print, and digital design work on academic and corporate websites, academic print collateral, corporate design systems, marketing packages, and identity designs

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

1994–1995
Brinkley Sargent Architects
| Intern Architect
graphic presentation production, model building, architectural shop drawing development and coordination for medical, justice, and educational 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