Good design should be honest, functional and aesthetically pleasing without any gimmicks.

That notion resonates within me whenever I work. What's the objective? If no goal is defined, how can you measure your success? Trained and educated in the "design" mindset, I find that it's tools can be applied to many instances in life. In other words, I love creative problem solving.

I received my BFA with a specialization in Communication Design from Southern Illinois University Carbondale at the end of 2010. Since then, I've taken on a wide range of roles that have given me the chance to specialize in branding, photography, digital media, technical illustrations and flexographic printing and packaging. With nearly a decade of experience, I bring valuable insight into the conversation.

My spare time is consumed by projects where I continue to design solutions for my own hobbies. My main passion project is continually developing a vintage Datsun 510 race car to compete in the Sports Car Club of America's prepared class at regional Autocross races. When I'm not wrenching, you can find me tossing about the Datsun on a local airfield. Besides that, I have been diving much deeper into photography & videography. While previously a tool for design work, I am interested where it can take me in the future. Have something automotive related that you need a photographer for? I'm interested.

I really enjoy working with entrepreneurs and businesses looking to put their best foot forward with excellent branding and translating that into a digital and web presence. I specialize in utilizing the Squarespace platform for small and personal business websites. I am also a member of the Squarespace Circle developers network. I find that the platform is an excellent tool for the designer and the consumer, with the end result being a great digital solution for your business.

Please don't hesitate to contact me. I'm here to help!