PROFILE

Myers-Briggs: INFJ

Well-rounded, muture, strategic and process-oriented thinker experienced in Art Direction and Design from concept through completion.

 

EXPERIENCE

Kung Fu Tea

Senior Designer, Marketing

New York, NY, 2018 – 2019

Strategize and execute visual media communications for all aspects of marketing. Interview and coordinate with advertising agencies and branding companies to create events, in-store spaces, and videos. Concept and design in-store posters, tv screens, the corporate website, motion graphics, teabag packaging, or anything else needed. Direct, style and photograph product images.
 

IBM

Visual Designer (Contractor), Creative Design Services, DSG

New York, NY, 2016 – 2017

In Agile, UI and Visual Design for mobile apps, web apps, webpages and micro-sites. Data visualizations. Motion graphics. Brochures and trade-show banners.

Transfast

Manager/Designer, Development & Marketing 

New York, NY, 2016

Designed and connected marketing graphics, motion graphics and UI of the Transfast website and App. Created and updated the brand guidelines, managed junior designers and freelancers, over-saw all visual communications for brand consistency.
 

Baruch College

Graphic Designer, Office of Communications, Marketing & PA 

New York, NY, 2013 – 2014

Visual and Graphic Design for digital and print media, marketing collateral, trade-shows and installations. Art Directed photo shoots. Photo retouching, research, editing and selection.
 

Tech Media Network

Senior Graphic Designer, Laptop Magazine

New York, NY, 2012 – 2013

Print and online magazine features, sections and graphic element design. Photo research, digital retouching, selection and editing.
 

DOTmed

Senior Graphic Designer

New York, NY, 2011 – 2012

Designed and coordinated DOTmed Business News magazine for print and web. Designed and concepted DOTmed.com, 2 annual buyers’ guides, advertisements, and marketing materials for print and digital.
 

Kangol Headwear

Freelance Graphic Designer, Global Marketing

New York, NY, 2009 – 2013

Designed marketing collateral, look-books, e-vites, advertisements for print and digital.
 

Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) 

Freelance Graphic Designer, Creative Services

New York, NY, 2006 – 2010

Conceptualized & designed posters, postcards, marketing collateral, ecards and print advertisements
 

Ziff Davis Media

Graphic Artist, PC Magazine

 New York, NY, 2004 – 2005

Conceptualized and created information graphics and spot illustrations for the magazine. Designed pages for print
 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

McCann Worldgroup, Rapp Collins

Advertising

Toniq

Branding

New York University SCPS

Education

Ann Taylor

Fashion

Banta Integrated Media

Media

Sony Music

Music

CDM Publishing, Harvard University Business School Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, Macmillan, Pearson Custom Publishing, Prentice Hall, Tufts University Office of Publications

Publishing

Freelance Visual / Graphic Designer

Boston, MA & New York, NY, 2001 – Present
 

EDUCATION

Pratt Institute

Master of Science, Communications Design

New York, NY, December 2015
 

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bachelor of Arts, English

Amherst, MA

GODDARD COLLEGE

Undergraduate English

Plainfield, VT
 

SKILLS

Adobe CC, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision, Keynote, MS Office, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Sketch, Squarespace
 

EXPERTISE

Agile, Art Direction, Branding, Concepting, Copywriting, Digital Design, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Mobile Apps, Motion Design, Music, Photo Selection and Editing, Responsive Design, Retouching, Social Media, Storyboards, Typography, UI, UX, Video Editing, Visual Design
 

DELIVERABLES

Animated Gifs, Animations, Brand Manuals, Brochures, Comps, Data Visualizations, Email Blasts, Fliers, Instructional Videos, Magazine Ads and Pages, Posters, Presentation Decks, Responsive Media, Social Media Tiles and Video, Spec Sheets, Storyboards, Video Shorts, Web Banners, Wireframes
 

CERTIFICATION

IBM Design Thinking Practitioner

March 2017

Experience Design, Empathy, Ideation, User-Centered Design, 
User Experience, User Research, UX
 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
 

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Active Lifestyle, Animals, Art & Design, Coffee, Environment, Guitars and Music, Healthy Lifestyle, Movies, Photography, Physical Fitness, Travel