PROFILE 

  • Experienced in designing and building merchandise displays including department store windows, point of sale displays, fixtures, event sets and 3D installations
  • Comfortable with both traditional media and computer-based design tools
  • Collaborates well and consistently with other artists and designers in creating joint work, group art projects, design projects, fashion show sets and merchandising efforts
  • Earned Nordstrom's 2001 & 2008 'All Star' award for top performer in regional Visual Merchandising customer service

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

SketchUp . Illustrator . Photoshop . InDesign . MacOS . Shop Tools & Machines . Traditional Artists Tools

EMPLOYMENT

SET Creative . Senior Designer . December 2014 to current

  • Developing design concepts from rough sketch to final design that can be interpreted to retail environments, fixture design, window display, event and promotional execution
  • Work closely with Creative Directors, Design Directors, Project Managers, and the client to reach a larger collective goal
  • Lead projects from inception to completion, keeping in budget and meeting deadlines

Nordstrom . Environmental Design Lead . November 2011 to current

  • Developing design concepts from rough sketch to final design that can be interpreted to retail environments, fixture design, window display, event and promotional execution
  • Work closely with Project Managers, Design Engineers, Graphic Designers and Creative Directors to reach a larger collective goal
  • Lead projects from inception to completion, keeping in budget and meeting deadlines

Nordstrom . Visual Merchandising Lead . March 1992 to November 2011

  • Designed and constructed 3D visual displays, event sets and installations to enhance store merchandise promotions
  • Led several teams in installing and maintaining window and store interior displays to promote new merchandise
  • Worked with department managers to evaluate inventory, sales figures and current trends to merchandise floor accordingly
  • Created floor plans to rework existing floors/fixtures within departments for sales or floor moves
  • Kept accounts for suppliers to reconcile departmental expenditures
  • Chosen to lead teams at various Nordstrom stores to implement new strategies in merchandising

ART & DESIGN 

  • Designed and installed window displays for VF, Inc. trade show booth
  • Digital collage for 12' x 160' mural used to wallpaper seven Nordstrom store interiors
  • Several original designs for cycling team clothing
  • Original artwork for limited edition snowboards for Burton and Twelve
  • Painted original artwork for a room at the Ace Hotel in Portland, Oregon
  • Print media and graphics for Hi-Fi Cycling Components
  • Original artwork for Squid Bikes pro rider signature series 
  • Artist in Residence for Manual for Speed summer collection

ARTIST

  • Internationally known Graffiti & Gallery artist for over 25 years
  • Credited as an originator in the Abstract Graffiti movement 'Graffuturism' and known for original style within the movement, and Graffiti overall
  • Founding member of the TRANSCEND artist collective, and member of London based Agents of Change
  • Continually collaborate with fellow artists on large-scale mural projects and gallery installations