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The University of Cincinnati, College of DAAP, School of Art, MFA, 2006

Northern Kentucky University, BFA, 2003

Additional Training:

Gnomon Master Classes, Telecommute, 2008

Autodesk Certified Instructor Training, Centre NAD, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2008


Red Tail Studios – Owner (2009 – present)

  • Develop interactive applications using Adobe Flash and ActionScript 3.
  • High Polygon and Low Polygon Modeling, Digital Sculpting, UV unwrap and texture creation.
  • Independent and Contract Game Development for multiple platforms.

Miami University, Oxford Campus, Full-Time Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Art./Interactive media Studies (2015-Present)

  • Teach courses and develop curriculum for game art and game development.
  • Develop and maintain research agenda within the field of game development.
  • Serve on committees as assigned.

Columbia College Chicago – Full Time Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Game Design (2010 – 2015)

  • Coordinate the Game Art, Development, and Game Sound Concentrations of the Game Design Major.
  • Develop and teach courses about game art creation and game art/development production pipelines.
  • Chair, Interactive Arts & Media Department Curriculum Committee.
  • Chair, School of Media Arts Curriculum Committee.
  • Hire and manage adjunct instructors for the game art and game sound majors.
  • Represent the Game Major at the Game Developers conference.
  • Lead the Game Art Concentration to over 50 percent growth in enrollment in three years.

Springfield College, Springfield, MA – Full Time Assistant Professor of Animation (2008 – 2010)

  • Developed and taught courses in 2D/3D animation and Game Design.
  • Committee work as assigned.

 Casper College, Casper, WY – Instructor of Digital Design (2006 – 2008)

  • Developed the Graphic Design major.
  • Designed and oversaw the construction of the design lab.
  • Taught graphic design courses and developed curriculum.


  • Unreal Engine 4 and Unity3D
  • Allegorithmic Substance Designer and Substance Painter
  • 3Ds Max and Maya
  • Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator,InDesign, and After Effects
  • Pixologic ZBrush
  • Allegorithmic Substance Designer, Substance Painter and Bitmap2Material
  • Quixel Suite
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Agile Development and Scrum
  • Mobile Game Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Game Art and Animation Pipelines
  • UI/UX Design for Interactive Media
  • C#, JavaScript, Unity Shader Scripting and Actionscript 3