I have turned a passion for art and design, music and adventure into a creatively rich career in the world of special events. My design career has reached from art direction in the commercial, print and motion picture industry to creative director and designer in the event design industry, and I am implementing distinctive, innovative, and forward-thinking design concepts for one of the leading resort companies in the world, MGM Resorts International.
Sixteen years professional experience building brands through innovative design concepts. Advanced experience with Art Direction in 2D and 3D rendering techniques. Comprehensive visual, organizational, and communication skills. Extensive convention services property knowledge and design experience with many major venues and vendors. Broad experience with stage, lighting, prop fabrication and logistics experience. From film and photo-shoots to stage designs and corporate events for fortune 500 companies, I have helped deliver brand messages with design through multiple disciplines.
Strong in depth knowledge of brand positioning and industry trends. Interior Decoration, 3D Rendering, Art Direction, Space Planning, Concept Development. Proficiency with design tools: AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Adobe CS5, Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended, SketchUp Pro, Vray, AutoDesk Viz, Cinema 4D, Kerkythea, Sketchbook Pro, Meeting Matrix, Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro. Large Scale printing and pre-press experience, Hotwire CNC foam cutting, Microsoft Office, Mac and Windows operating systems.