1987Born July 11 in Edmonton, Canada.
1999First job at the age of 12.
2003-2005Working with Mitsubishi, becoming a salesman on 18th birthday.
2006-2010Enrolled in Design Fundamentals at Grant MacEwan University. Followed by teaching in Japan including contracts with Panasonic and Honda. Later graduating with a diploma in Digital Media and Design from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
2010-2012Operated my first multimedia freelancing business in Canada - dHodgson Design. During this time I also moved to Japan, living in Nagano and occasionally racing at circuits on weekends as a hobby. I also taught at Sony, Fuji Electric, and Murata.
2012-2014Moved to Yokohama and worked at two companies. The first as a graphic/web designer with an accounting company. The second as a multimedia and fashion designer at Aristrist - a clothing brand owned by a famous professional wrestler.
2014-2016Established Bizable, my first business in Japan which offered bilingual branding and web design services. Eventually contracted to work full-time for Nicolai Bergmann Flowers & Design.
Lot Attendant & Salesman
2003.6 - 2005.8
Grant MacEwan / NAIT
2006.9 - 2010.4
2010.4 - 2012.4
In-house Graphic & Fashion Designer
2012.4 - 2014.4
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe After Effects
- Final Cut Pro
- Soundtrack Pro
- Autodesk Maya
- Autodesk 3DS Max
- HTML5 & CSS3