Resumé

Qualifications

  • 4+ years pastoral ministry
  • 14+ years music ministry
  • 2 years home group ministry

Education

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership with emphasis in Organizational Management. Union University, Jackson, Tennessee. July 2014, Magna Cum Laude.

Associate in Applied Arts with emphasis in Character Animation. The Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, Texas. September 1999. With honors

Ministry Experience

Elder
Christ Community Church, Jackson, Tennessee, October 2011-December 2016

  • Preached expository sermons
  • Coordinated home group ministry
  • Taught adult Sunday school class and home groups
  • Mentored young men in spiritual formation
  • Performed baptisms and weddings
  • Provided pre-marital counseling to engaged couples
  • Involved in all aspects of decision-making

Worship Leader
Christ Community Church, Jackson, Tennessee, September 2003-December 2016

  • Planned and led Sunday morning services
  • Coordinated rotating worship teams of various skill levels
  • Provided regular teaching and rationale for song selections to congregation
  • Mentored and discipled aspiring worship leaders
  • Arranged song selections and developed chord charts
  • Integrated hymnody, contemporary worship music and Psalm singing into weekly liturgy
  • Delegated worship leadership opportunities to various worship team members

Secular Work Experience

Owner/Creative Director
BWCreativeJackson, Tennessee, July 2007-Present

  • Designed artwork for print, web, and social media
  • Developed brands for businesses, churches, and organizations
  • Provided creative direction to graphic designers
  • Maintained schedule of multiple ongoing projects
  • Researched printing vendors for various projects and clients
  • Consulted with clients on advertising and marketing strategies

Art Director
VIP City Magazines, Inc., Jackson, Tennessee, May 2003-June 2007

  • Consolidated five monthly magazine productions into a single month
  • Managed staff of three designers
  • Interviewed qualifying graphic designers
  • Wrote production policies for contracts, employees, and media kits.

Freelance Artist
Self Employed, Jackson, Tennessee, January 2002-May 2003

  • Designed and created three-dimensional sets for live events
  • Consulted with lighting artists to achieve maximum visual impact
  • Executed color keys utilizing a variety of media
  • Prepared compositions for client presentations

Computer Animator
Nickelodeon/Paramount Pictures, Dallas, Texas, September 2000-September 2001

  • Animated secondary characters
  • Performed character voiceovers
  • Collaborated with senior animators
  • Studied acting, anatomy, and animation techniques

Production Assistant 
Nickelodeon/Paramount Pictures, Dallas, Texas, May 2000-September 2000

  • Created animated storyboards
  • Trained editorial department in Adobe software
  • Acted as liaison between production departments
  • Served as errand-runner for production crew

Program Instructor
Imaginuity, Dallas, Texas, January 2000-May 2000

  • Taught Photoshop to five to ten students
  • Mentored at-risk children in pursuing career in graphic arts
  • Designed 12-week curriculum
  • Provided tech support to high school faculty

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