Welcome to the crazy and the unexpected.
A brief history.
Here are the three key things you may wish to know about me:
1. All of this info is included on my LinkedIn Account.
2. View my online portfolio at this link.
3. Prior to the work experience in my CV: Biotech/Pharmaceutical field in San Diego for 10 years in manufacturing planning, worldwide logistics, inventory management and FDA compliance/training.
The Nitty Gritty: I'm a media professional, Training Specialist for a large E-Commerce company, digital content creator and project manager, with work that has been utilized by numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. One of the projects people review most are my WordPress website and e-commerce builds, which utilize a great many of my talents. I also train people on how to properly use them, and occasionally will write articles technical articles that demystify software programs for ease of use and offer real-world solutions. I am also often tasked on special projects, such as website UI/UX, building social media engagement, creating unique retail-and production-oriented catalogues as well as more technical process guides for e-commerce production.
More Details: In addition to website design, graphic design, photography, illustration and writing, I have also been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards for his service to community-based projects and endeavors, and has over 25 years of of combined retail, professional office and non-profit management experience, dealing with events as small as bar fundraisers to multi-day festivals and managing Oregon's largest parade.
The Audio Program: The number one thing driving traffic to my website is my weekly audio anthology program/podcast "What You're Not Listening To", which has earned its own website, aceofspadespdx.com. It encompasses many of my talents and some newer, self-taught ones. I am not only the host, but the producer, researcher, writer and even the audio engineer. Annually, I am proud to be a program producer for online International Jazz Day events in association with UNESCO.
Software Proficiency: Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Creative Suite 6 for Mac and PC, particularly InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Audition; MS Office, Mac and PC/Windows 10 and even Microsoft Publisher.
Besides Here: My work has been featured in two different retrospectives over the last ten years entitled Tangible Vandalism 1 and 2. The third installment was to happen this summer, but has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Why Ace of Spades? On his right shoulder is an ace of spades tattoo. One day, if you are lucky, he may tell you it's secret origin.