The Art Institute of Dallas | Dallas, Texas
Associate of Applied Science in Video Production, 2003. Recipient of Outstanding Portfolio award
- Apple Final Cut Studio
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe After Effects
- Adobe Flash
Henderson Hills Baptist Church | Edmond, Oklahoma | 05/06-Present
Senior Graphic Designer
Created printed, web and video content for promoting church internally and externally. Aided in developing communication strategies for ministries. Maintained church website. Created micro-sites as needed Designed iPhone compatible website. Managed email newsletters. Developed web banners and ads for advertising on Facebook, Google and other online advertising sites.
Bramlett Multimedia | Norman, Oklahoma | 07/04-05/06
Ministry Division Coordinator
Developed marketing plan that seeks a client base in churches and ministries throughout the country. Created video, print and web media using the latest tools and techniques. Involved in a wide range of projects ranging from commercial spots to identity packages.
KWTV News 9 | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | 06/99-01/00
Produced graphics for the 4:30, 5:00 and 10:00 o’ clock news broadcasts.
Bridge Productions | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | 01/98-03/99
Assisted in the production of a live-to-tape broadcast television show (camera operator, switcher), assisted in the production of a music video (camera operator), which circulated on a major satellite network. Designed and managed company website.
Awards and Side Projects
GetSignboard.com | 1/10-Present
In early 2010 I created a digital signage solution for Henderson Hills Baptist Church using off-the-shelf hardware and software components. The result is a robust digital signage system that we use throughout the HHBC campus. I've made my work freely available for use by other churches and non-profits at GetSignboard.com
OpenBeta Launch Award | 04/10
Received the OpenBeta Launch Award for my work on Audio Footnote. The award is given to locals in the Oklahoma City Area who have taken a business idea, service or product from idea to launch.
iThemes.com: Builder Child Theme Contest | 03/10
Entered and won a contest to design a Wordpress Child Theme for ithemes.com’s Builder theme. My winning entry can be viewed at credenza.ericgranata.com.
The Journal Record: Innovator of the Year | 02/10
Recipient of the Innovator of the Year award in the On the Brink category by The Journal Record, an Oklahoma based business magazine for my work on Audio Footnote, an iPhone app I developed.
ChurchTechDump.com | 02/10-Present
ChurchTechDump.com is a blog that I started to collect my ideas and thoughts related to church technology and design as well as relevent resources from accross the web.
StopForwarding.Us | 02/08-12/09
Created a website that allows users to politely and anonymously ask others to stop sending forwarded emails. What started as a weekend project ended up winning an award for the Most Enterprise Potential at OpenBeta, gained national attention on blogs like Lifehacker.org, DownloadSquad.com and the Kim Komando Show. I ended up selling the website and all related properties in 2009. It was a fun ride. I learned a lot and I met many fantastic people along the way.