Travis Kirsch

Pixel Pusher Extraordinaire

Professional Experience

BH Media Group (Omaha World-Herald)
Creative Manager · 2017-Present

Job duties include managing a team of six graphic designers in the advertising operations department who design print ads, digital ads, email campaigns, marketing materials and logos. My primary focus has been on training them in best practices and better coding methods for mobile-first email design and landing page design.

H&A Media Group
Senior Media Developer (AKA Multi-Media Monster) · 2007-2016

Web Designer and Developer:
Designed, built and maintained websites. Comfortable in a coding environment. Expert in HTML. Solid knowledge in CSS and Bootstrap. Worked with software engineers in both Cold Fusion and .Net.

Email Designer and Developer:
Designed and built email marketing campaigns. Expert knowledge in responsive email design and best practices for deliverability.

Graphic Designer:
Designed marketing materials, advertisements, magazine pages and logos.

Motion Graphics Designer:
Created presentations and holiday cards with Flash and video.

Trained and mentored other graphic designers in website and email development and Photoshop techniques.

Media Developer · 2005-2007

Job duties included creating various web, print and email projects for data acquisition platforms. And also managed a team of graphic designers with the same duties.

Edata Enterprises
Creative Director · 2002-2005

Job duties included total creative control in creating various web, marketing and animation projects for all of eData's clients, some of which included Premier Singles, River City Lancers, The Reader, HP/Compaq, Nebraska Health System and Sitel.

Software/Technology Expertise (MAC or PC)

Adobe Photoshop - 25 years
Adobe Illustrator - 25 years
Adobe Flash - 18 years
Adobe InDesign - 12 years
HTML - 20 years
CSS - 10 years
Bootstrap - 5 years
Adobe Premiere - 2 years


Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska
Double Major:
Bachelor of Science - Graphic Design - GPA: 3.955
Bachelor of Science - Marketing - GPA: 3.0

What I Do REALLY Well

Website Design
Email Design
Logo Design
Print Design
Coding with HTML/CSS
Motion Graphics Design
Graphics Production
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