+ Designed graphics and motion graphics for a wide variety of media including, film, video, broadcast television, web and print in 7 countries.
+ Generated more than $20M in sales and 69 new clients in 4 years through sales demos.
+ Managed projects for high-profile clients, such as The Weather Channel, Good Morning America, KABC-TV Los Angeles, WLS-TV Chicago, and Univision.
+ Implemented $.25M graphics budget for industry events and trade shows.
2015 – Present
Dean Health Plan | Motion Graphics Artist, Graphic Designer
Design a series of promotional videos for display at public space kiosks. Storyboard with Dean’s marketing team effective visuals that reflect marketing message. Train marketing team on animation basics and use of Adobe After Effects.
2014 – 2015
Tascet, Inc. | Art Director
Created branding for company’s eight product verticals. Developed and implemented corporate style guide. Designed presentations for internal and external use.
2012 – Present
Gristmill Studios | Graphics and GUI Designer
Design title screens and custom user interfaces that reflect unique game themes for Independent PC and Xbox Games.
2012 – Present
John Clark Design, LLC | Proprieter
Create custom 3D animations and graphics, present on-site software demonstrations, and provide consultation to sales,
software development and product management teams of private clients.
2008 – 2012
Weather Central LP | Senior Designer
Provided consultation to sales, software development and product management based on 11 years of active involvement
with the company and its proprietary software; introduced and implemented new sales demonstration concepts
that helped generate $5M in new product sales and more than $2M in annual recurring revenues.
2003 – 2008
Weather Central LLC | Product Demo Artist, Design and Integration Specialist
Introduced and demonstrated interactive presentation concepts at global broadcast tradeshows.
Created customized sales demonstration material and onsite sales engineering support for major broadcast accounts.
Provided consultative direction to client executive management to ensure effective brand placement
and successful deployment of strategic objectives.
2001 – 2003
Weather Central | Marketing Assistant, Designer
Developed and implemented corporate style guide as extension of existing branding. Collaborated with Marketing
management to develop impactful sales collateral. Worked with trade publishers to ensure designs met layout specifications.
1999 – 2001
Pip Printing | Manager of Pre-Press and Design Department
Directed a 3-person team of designers and pre-press specialists. Created brochures, posters, logos, business cards, postcards,
and direct mail campaigns. Coordinated design and press department project scheduling to ensure maximum workflow.
Graphic Design | Bachelor of Fine Arts
Minors in Drawing and Painting
School of Art & Design
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Blackhawk Church Worship Arts Community
Member of Thirsty Jones band (www.thirstyjones.com)
Member of The Graphic Artists Guild