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

Best of Floor Window Display, AmericasMart Atlanta, January
Exceeded Expectations Award, Inaugural Winner, IMAX Corporation
ADDY Award, Art Director/Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Art Director/Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Designer/Production, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
ADDY Award, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of Tulsa
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley
Citation of Excellence, Graphic Designer, Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley
Citation of Excellence, Production, Advertising Federation of the Roanoke Valley

2013
2006
2006
2006
2006
2003
2003
2003
2003
2002
2000
2000
2000
1999

Software
Adobe Creative Suite. Additional experience in Microsoft Suite.

 


 

Exhibitions

Heartstrung Art Exhibit – The Cottage Art Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Skulls Art Exhibit – The Cottage Art Gallery, Tulsa, OK
5×5 Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
“3 Squared: Capturing a Moment” – Solo Exhibition, TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
5×5 Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
5×5 Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Window Display – High Point Furniture Market, High Point, NC
Window Display – Atlanta Int’l Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Atlanta, GA
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
5×5 Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Window Display – Atlanta Int’l Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Atlanta, GA
Window Display – Las Vegas Market, Las Vegas, NV
Featured Artist – Christiane Lopez, Artist Representative, Naples, FL
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
5×5 Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Cohabitate, Recent works by Chris & Colleen Stiles – OKeq Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Women with Wings Public Art Project – Participating Artist, Stillwater, OK
Featured Artist – Christiane Lopez, Artist Representative, Naples, FL
Tulsa Taboo – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
MOREcolor Tulsa 2011 – OKeq Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Breast Impressions Gala and Live Auction – Tulsa, OK
VisionMakers 2010 – Living Arts of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Beyond These Doors – My Studio, Tulsa, OK
TAC Juried Member Show – TAC Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Featured Artist – Garden Diva, Tulsa, OK
Radford University, Radford, VA
20/20 Exhibit – Kingsgate Gallery, West Hampstead, London, England
Studio Capstone Exhibition – Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Dec 2016/Jan 2017
Nov 2016
May 2016
Jan 2016
Sep 2015
May 2015
Sep 2014
May 2014
Apr 2014
Jan 2014
Sep 2013
May 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
2013
Sep 2012
May 2012
Sep 2012
Mar 2012
2011
Jul 2011
Jun 2011
Sep–Oct 2010
Sep 2010
Sep 2010
Jun 2010
Sep 2006
2005
1999
Jun 1997
May 1998

 

Board Member – Tulsa Artists’ Coalition

2012-2014