• Over 14 years’ experience in visual communications
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, and WordPress
  • Experience in teaching graphic design and theological subjects
  • Skilled in publication design, branding and identity design
  • Mindful of the relationship between aesthetics and theology


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.

Work Experience

Art Director
4Memphis Magazine, Memphis, TN. September 2012-Present

  • Create advertisements, editorial, and all branded collateral for monthly publication
  • Advise clients on developing effective advertising
  • Design front-end concept for WordPress web site
  • Edit and manage high volumes of photography
  • Develop organizational strategies to collaborate with remote team
  • Plan and implement monthly production schedule

Pastor of Worship
Christ Community Church, Jackson, TN. September 2003-Present

  • Maintain church web site and create promotional graphics
  • Plan and lead worship for weekly services
  • Manage two rotating worship teams of various skill levels
  • Mentor young men in spiritual formation
  • Teach adult Sunday school class and home groups
  • Organize and promote special worship services
  • Preach expository sermons based on the Revised Common Lectionary

Freelance Graphic Designer
BWCreative, Jackson, TN. July 2007-September 2012

  • Designed branding and marketing materials for print and web
  • Managed multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Coordinated and designed monthly magazine publication
  • Consulted with clients to determine effective marketing solutions
  • Administrated bookkeeping and billing
  • Responsible for negotiation and conflict resolution

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

  • Managed a team of three designers and photo editors
  • Consolidated production of five monthly publications
  • Provided creative direction for design staff and freelancers
  • Coordinated editorial content with multiple offsite teams
  • Resolved software and hardware issues
  • Composed office policy documents for staff

Freelance Artist
Self Employed, Jackson, TN. 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 [Jimmy Neutron Project]
DNA Productions/Nickelodeon/Paramount Pictures, Dallas, TX. May 2000-September 2001

  • Animated secondary characters in crowd sequences
  • Assisted editors with development of storyboard animatic
  • Acted as coordinator between various departments
  • Provided stand-in character voiceovers

Program Instructor
Imaginuity, Dallas, TX. January 2000-May 2000

  • Taught Photoshop procedures to high school students of various skill levels
  • Created lessons and projects for daily classes
  • Managed a classroom of six to ten students
  • Provided technical assistance for teacher

Join the conversation!

  • Good Day,

    I am Huzafa Hayat from Thailand. I studied in Malaysia in Taylors University & University of West England and completed my degree in Public Relations & Marketing. I would want to kick off and start my career with your company who has such high stature.

    A person who loves to communicate and a people’s person. A company with such environment and work condition would be the best suitable for me. Also passionate about working in a Social Media, Advetising, Sales & Marketing, Entertainment, Public Relations, Journalism, Writing, Production & Event company.

    I’ve also worked in AMG International Sdn Bhd as Sales & Marketing Intern/Executive which is a magazine publishing company and Royal Chains in Thailand, a jewelry firm. I would apply all the knowledge and skills gained to benefit the company. At the moment working in an education industry, for an International School as a Marketing Executive in Thailand. (International Pioneer School)

    It would be an honor to work as an employee in your company with such high standards and a great learning experience for myself. I was born and raised up in Thailand, but my nationality is Pakistani. I would like to hear back from you about the availability to work with your company.

    Attached file is my resume. Hope to hear from you soon

    Huzafa Hayat

  • Hello I am sorry for disturb you here.
    I am a fresh graduate in Multimedia design from Tar University College and I would like to apply for a job here as a brand identity/creative/graphic designer with your creative team.
    I have a very strong passion in this line of work(Design Industry) and my passion will ensure my absolute effort and perfectionism for every task that i assigned to.
    I am a good team player and believe that communication is the key to great teamwork so I am ready to be a great support party in a team.
    I also have a big curiosity so I am always looking for opportunity to improve myself and keep learning new knowledge.

    Below here are my resume and portfolios.

    Thank you in advance for your consideration.


  • Hi ,
    Just need you to send HR email address to me .Need to send my resume But couldn’t find BW Creatives email address in ur website. Anyways, I hope there’s any vacancies available at BW. Looking forward for your reply.

    Haneesa Syahirah Binti KHairul Azlan

  • Hello! My name is Alexander Sanchez and I am currently working on a business plan for my future establishment, ‘E-Gamers Cafe’. My partners and I are looking for a credible designer who can perform various works which range from logos, business cards, email signatures, and more. We are actually local, since my partners and I are looking to open up our business in Jackson, Tennessee. We’ve heard of your excellent services from Cam Tracy, a faculty personnel at Union University. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

  • Hi Secasso, I apologize for a tardy reply. Unfortunately, I am a solo designer and am not looking to hire anyone soon. However, I’ll keep your contact info on file. You never know. Good luck.


  • Hi Huzafa,

    Thank you for contacting me. Unfortunately, I am a solo graphic designer and am not in need of hiring anyone at this point. I’ll keep your contact info on file for future reference, though. Good luck.

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