Though I'm still young, I'm fortunate to have had many opportunities to grow, both professionally and personally. Being a results-driven person, it's easy to get mired by the daily challenges of being a young professional. I like to keep this list as a hyper-abridged journal of highlights each chapter in my life has offered.Read More
In addition to my portfolio and gallery, I sometimes feel inspired to share the process of learning new software or techniques. Here you'll find a combination of tutorials, news and image/scene breakdowns.
I care about what I do and I spend lots of time doing it. Sometimes I work too much. When it stops being fun, you’re doing it wrong. We’re not given a lifetime so we can piss it away doing something we don’t enjoy. Being honest with yourself and taking action are two things you can do to ensure you enjoy your work and life.Read More
Freelancing has its perks of course, but I’ve been keeping an eye open for an opportunity that will allow me to work in a collaborative environment with a team of people I can learn from. This reminds me of what it took to land my first job out of college as a fresh graduate. Today, I want to share with you my story of the first 3 months after I graduated.Read More
I recently had the opportunity to write another guest post for Core77. This time, I spoke with Jeff Reuschel of Haworth, a leading office furniture manufacturer to discuss his experiences with graduating from a designer through the ranks up to Global Director of Design & Innovation. He shares helpful tips to anyone who hopes to become a Design Director.Read More
How many times have you emailed someone about a possible design position just to get zero response? Why is it so difficult to get a reply from the company you wish to work for or intern at? Here's what you can do to get around the email obstacle!Read More
Whether you're used to taking on freelance clients or just considering getting started, there are 9 questions I like to ask in order to get a clear understanding of the project. The responses to these specific questions often provide me with enough information to make a decision as to whether or not I should get involved with the project.Read More
Congratulations, you’ve finally identified the job you want. You’re confident that you could spend long days solving delicious design challenges for this company. Then it hits you like a ton of bricks and you think to yourself, I don’t have the experience they want, there’s no way they’ll hire me. Don’t pack your bags quite yet, I’ve got some good news for you.Read More