I'm a 23-year old self taught graphic designer from the Chicagoland area who specializes in illustration and typography. I love developing identities and creating visuals to help tell the story of the brand because that's the most important part. The story creates a relationship between the brand and its customers.
I've been developing brands since I was 9. I created an elaborate fictional 32-team football league, complete with rosters, histories, and stats, all in the bindings of a cheap sketchbook. It's been a personal mission of mine to complete this project. I picked up Adobe Illustrator at the age of 16 and continued to grow, completing my first commissioned freelance project at 17. I dropped out of college in March of 2013 to pursue freelancing full-time and enjoyed every minute of it. In December of 2013, I accepted a position at Jimmy John's as a full-time graphic designer in Champaign, Illinois, all the while maintaining freelance projects and continuing to chase the dream.
That's my story, I'd love to hear yours. Drop me a line, let's work together!