Resumé

Education

The University of Texas at Austin

2013

M.A. Advertising, Texas Creative Sequence

2011

B.S. Advertising, Texas Creative Sequence

John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Training Centre

2006

Psychological Operations Training and Korean

Creative Experience

Illustrator

February 2015 – Present

Navy Warfare Development Command

Design Intern

January – May 2013

Alamo Drafthouse

Psychological Operations SGT

2007-2009

Tactical PSYOP Development Detachment Team Leader Operation Iraqi Freedom

Design and Illustration: Anti-Terrorism Campaign
Designed posters, books, leaflets and handbills that were distributed all over Iraq to educate the Iraqi population. Illustrated a children’s book which encouraged younger audiences to question the legitimacy of adults intent on using them as bomb carriers, lookouts etc.

Copywriting: Radio and Printed Materials.
Wrote copy for over 200 radio spots that were played throughout Iraq. These ranged from op-ed pieces to informational and news segments, and were generally aimed at mobilizing the Iraqi population against insurgent groups and increasing support of the Iraqi government.

Military Service

2003-2009

4th Psychological Operations Group, U.S. Army.

At the end of Anti Female Suicide-Bomber, Anti Child Suicide-Bomber and Women’s Rights campaigns, mortality rates repeatedly dropped to near-zero.

Following a campaign to defuse a mass-violence threat from Muqtada al-Sadr, not a shot was fired.

An intensive campaign highlighting the progress made by local military and law-enforcement reform their ranks led to increased public cooperation in local anti-insurgency efforts.

Briefed all levels of command on pending campaigns and results.

Awards

Army Commendation Medal (x2)

Army Achievement Medal

Skills

Design: Spredfast, Google Analytics, WordPress, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and Dreamweaver, Maya, Mudbox, html5, css3, and Corel Painter

Business:Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Studio: Photography, Pencil, Paper, Words

Affiliation

Texas Advertising Group, Texas AdGrads

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