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Education
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 1993–1997
Bachelor of Fine Arts, GPA 3.7, Dean’s Honor Roll

Professional Experience

Senior Art Director 2005+
IMAX Corporation, IMAX Worldwide Imports
Responsible for the creation of marketing materials including catalogs, email marketing, print advertisements, showroom graphics, signage, storyboards and designs for Flash video presentations, webpage designs, logo designs, direct mail and promotional bags. Development of materials from conception to completion. Provide direction to web programmer and production artist. Liaison with other departments such as Sales and Purchasing to create marketing plans and schedules to support company endeavors. Assist in photography direction, retouch and image cataloging. Work closely with my Creative Director and team to ensure the best marketing position for our company.

Graphic Designer 2000+
Stiles Design Studio, Freelance
Development of marketing materials for a variety of clients. Services include logos and identity packages, brochures, flyers, packaging, signage, print advertisements and webpage designs. Responsible for all aspects of business including billing and customer relations.

Graphic Designer 2001–2004
Envision Creative, Design Firm, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Responsible for the creation of marketing materials including print advertisements, tradeshow graphics, signage, webpage designs, logo designs and identity packages, direct mail and promotional items. Development of materials from conception to completion. Worked with a wide variety of clients, large and small.

Graphic Designer 1998–2000
O’Connor Group, Advertising Agency, Roanoke, Virginia
Responsible for the creation of marketing materials including print advertisements, trade show graphics, signage, logo designs and identity packages, direct mail and promotional items. Development of materials from conception to completion. Worked with a wide variety of clients, large and small.

Graphic Designer 1995–1997
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Assisted with design and production on a variety of projects including brochures, course catalogs, university magazines and publications, signage and illustrations.

Awards
Company Recognition, IMAX Corporation
Exceeded Expectations Award, Inaugural Winner 2006
Advertising Federation of Tulsa
ADDY Award, Art Director/Designer 2006
Citation of Excellence, Art Director/Designer 2006
Citation of Excellence, Designer/Production 2006
ADDY Award, Graphic Designer 2003
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2003
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2003
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2003
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2002
Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2000
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2000
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer 2000
Citation of Excellence, Production 1999

Software
Adobe Suite. Additional experience in Dreamweaver, Flash, Freehand, Microsoft Suite.

 


 

Exhibitions


2012 Schedule
Women with Wings Public Art Project - Participating Artist, Stillwater, Oklahoma March 2012
Cohabitate, Recent works by Chris & Colleen Stiles - OKeq Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma Sept 2012

Past Exhibitions
Featured Artist – Christiane Lopez, Artist Representative, Naples, Florida 2011
Tulsa Taboo – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma July 2011
MOREcolor Tulsa 2011 – OKeq Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma June 2011
Breast Impressions Gala and Live Auction – Tulsa, Oklahoma September/October 2010
VisionMakers 2010 – Living Arts of Tulsa Gallery, Brady Craft Alliance, Tulsa, Oklahoma September 2010
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma September 2010
Beyond These Doors – My Studio, Tulsa, Oklahoma June 2010
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma September 2006
Featured Artist – Garden Diva, Tulsa, Oklahoma 2005
Radford University, Radford, Virginia 1999
20/20 Exhibit – Kingsgate Gallery, West Hampstead, London, England June 1997
Studio Capstone Exhibition – Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma May 1998