Process Walkthrough


Process Walkthrough For a typical project I would be given the basic designs, art direction, & formats needed from the graphic designers & product managers. I take the designs & reformat them to fit the necessary templates, as well as updating SKU's, UPC's, legal lines, color settings, layer order, special finishes, & other technical information [...]

Template Layouts


Template Layouts When the graphic designers create art, I take those files & step them across the appropriate template formats for each collection. Often the art needs reworking to fit a particular template: adapting a twinwire notebook design to fit a stationery set or casebound journal, for example. Every template file is thoroughly checked for [...]

Prototypes & Mockups


Prototypes & Mockups Production samples aren’t always available for outside sales meetings, but prototypes & mockups are well within my comfort zone. I print, foil, mount, finish, cut, punch, bind, glue, paint, staple, sew, label, & wrap each item to be as close to the real thing as possible & frequently compare with similar production [...]

Apparel Design


Apparel Design I produced the majority of these screen print designs at Dapper Ink for their promotional catalog that targets the summer camp market, showcasing the design capabilities & merchandise potential. The Red Falcon/Blue Hornet set were made to the specifications of The Wilds Junior Boot Camp & printed for several hundred junior high school [...]

Catalog Layouts


Catalog Layouts At Springs Creative Products Group I primarily designed the interior layouts of several wholesale catalogs, which are sent to independent retailers. My duties were to assemble all the fabric designs, update the SKU’s on each page, & lay out all the designs appropriately without overlapping different licensors (Disney properties shouldn’t touch Teenage Mutant [...]