Manager, Design & Creative
JD is a skilled artist with over 6 years of experience who has won a variety of awards for his creative work ranging from design, to animation, to video editing, and production. He works to define and achieve our clients’ goals through creative problem solving and delivering well-informed creative solutions based on a foundation of strategic thinking and research.
Prior to The Focus Group, JD served as a graphic designer at BancorpSouth Bank and as a multimedia designer at the Beau Rivage. He also brings years of experience in print and publication design, tourism, hospitality, financial services marketing, and advertising. He has worked with various organizations throughout his career ranging from Mississippi State University, BXS Insurance, West End District, Ascend Hotel Collection, Mississippi Development Authority and Mississippi Tourism Association where he was part of the team in charge of producing the Official Mississippi Tour Guide.
Areas of Expertise
- Creative Design & Direction
- Publication & Print Design
- Marketing Communications
- Tourism & Hospitality
- Multimedia Design
- Video Production
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in Graphic Design, Mississippi State University
- Minor in Marketing, Mississippi State University