My name is Kris.

I am a professional digital marketer and designer motivated by producing only the highest-quality work. In 2016, I won a Platinum MarCom Award and a Videography Award of Distinction for my work in editing and motion graphics. I’m currently available for selected projects and collaborations.

What I To Do

Music Production

Interactive Design

Digital Marketing

Motion Graphics

Email Marketing

Graphic Design

Video Editing

Social Media

Typography

Web Design

Branding

DJing


Skills

DESIGN: Over seven years commercial print experience in the full Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experience also includes Cinema 4d.

AUDIO: Over six years commercial broadcast experience in music production, voiceover recording, and sound editing. Programs include ProTools, Audacity, Reason, and Ableton Live.

WEB: Over eight years professional experience in HTML, PHP, CSS, Less, Javascript, Bootstrap, jQuery, Content Management Systems, SEO, Web Analytics, multiple social media platforms and SaaS solutions.

Current & Past Experience

Motion Graphics & Digital Designer / Kohl’s

2016–Current

  • Concept, develop, and execute motion graphics strategy for Kohl’s and its in-store brands across all social media channels
  • Assist in developing video content for social media

Digital Marketing Manager / VISIT Milwaukee

2015–2016 (See Work)

  • Designed and produced campaign-specific designs, motion graphics and video for pre-roll and social media
  • Planned, created, and edited web pages for the VISIT Milwaukee network
  • Ensured enhanced and improved online user experience via all digital marketing channels, including websites, microsites, landing pages, mobile and social media
  • Streamlined VISIT Milwaukee’s email communications
  • Assisted in managing project timelines, budgets, site design, UX/UI, web analytics, and strategy
  • Oversaw implementation and improvements to SEO strategy
  • Managed day-to-day operation of SEM/PPC programs
  • Assisted all departments with digital marketing projects
  • Worked directly with partners, festivals, and convention clients to meet digital marketing needs
  • Collaborated on and reviewed annual Official Visitors Guide and Map

Interactive Designer / Milwaukee Art Museum

2010–2015 (See Work)

  • Shot, edited, and produced in-house video, TV spots, b-­roll and motion graphics for television, web, and social media
  • Created unique microsites for traveling exhibitions
  • Managed and innovated Milwaukee Art Museum homepage and sub-domains
  • Composed and recorded unique music for each traveling exhibition
  • Managed email marketing campaigns

Motion Graphics and Graphic Designer / Miltown Beatdown (Seasonal)

2010–2015 (See Work)

  • Rebranded event to appeal to sponsors and advertising
  • Responsible for video production and motion graphics for event teaser trailers, as well as unique title cards for each sponsor and competitor

Graphic Designer / Racine Raiders Minor League Football Team (Seasonal)

2012-Current (See Work)

  • Rebranded organization to meet new marketing strategy and reach new audiences
  • Responsible for photo editing and graphic design for print and web, including t-shirts, player trading cards, schedules, signage, billboard ads, and social media graphics and banners
  • Video editing and motion graphics for web and social media

Awards

Platinum Award

2016

MarCom Awards

Logo: Platinum MarCom Award

Award of Distinction

2016

Videographer Awards

Logo: Videgrapher Award of Disctinction

Saturday Session DJ Set of the Year

2011

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Logo: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Awards: Saturday Session DJ Set of the Year

Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2004–2008

BFA, Digital Studio Practice (Graphic Design and Interactive Digital Media)

 
Logo: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee