Brand / Graphic / Set / Stage
Sr. Graphic Designer
After a brief tour on the road and starting the hard rock band Cranked Eleven, I was honored to be given an opportunity to lead the new Graphics Division at CCAD Reprographics in Nashville, TN. Here I am in charge of maintaining customer's needs from 3 offices. (Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin)
FILM STUDIOS L.A. / THE PHOENIX SPOT
Production Designer / Art Director
In 2010 I was given the opportunity to move to
Los Angeles and become the Production Designer / Art Director at a film studio, which allowed me to work with some big names in the film and television industry. After 2 years we designed and built a new studio called The Phoenix Spot in Van Nuys, CA. which was featured in 2 feature films and dozens of big name celebrity music videos before closing the doors in late 2013.
ROCKIN CAMEL RECORDS
Graphic Designer / GM
I was fortunate to work with the staff and artist at this amazing blues label. My business partner Curt Brewer and I started working with the owner help bring his visions to life, and to help build his brand. Co owned by legendary producer Johnny Sandlin (Capricorn Records), Rockin' Camel Music featured artist including: Bonnie Bramlett, Capricorn Rhythm Section, Jimmy Hall, Danny Brooks, Microwave Dave and the Nukes, Toy Shop, and Highly Kind.
MEDIA WORKS COMMUNICATIONS
Graphic Designer / Production Manager
Since 2006 Xaust Media has teamed up with the Media Works Communications team to produce many music videos for it's clients. In addition to managing productions for 3 reality television series pilots.
XAUST MEDIA / ALABAMA LINE
Graphic Designer / VP
Moving back to Nashville, TN and partnering up with long time friend Curt Brewer, Xaust Media helped build brands and imaging for many talented songwriters and bands, including Tanya Tucker, Tommy Tutone, Wayne Mills, Jamey Johnson. The Alabama Line Showcase began in 2004 and featured many more legendary singer/songwriters and became a weekly original music showcase in Nashville for 10 years.
1997 - 1999
CREATIVE STAGE DESIGN
Designer / Crew Chief / GM
After many years of performing with bands from across the eastern US, I finally started working within the industry I was most interested in. I began sweeping the floors and organizing the shop 5 months before becoming Crew Chief and General Manager. I was also able to hone my skills as a designer to design and construct staging & lighting systems for a few big name acts.
Since 1990 I have designed logos and flyers for bands across the Eastern U.S.