Well-rounded, muture, strategic and process-oriented thinker experienced in Art Direction and Design from concept through completion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
McCann Worldgroup, Rapp Collins
New York University SCPS
Banta Integrated Media
CDM Publishing, Harvard University Business School Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, Macmillan, Pearson Custom Publishing, Prentice Hall, Tufts University Office of Publications
Freelance Visual / Graphic Designer
Boston, MA & New York, NY, 2001 – Present
Master of Science, Communications Design
New York, NY, December 2015
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Bachelor of Arts, English
Adobe CC, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, InVision, Keynote, MS Office, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Sketch, Squarespace
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
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
IBM Design Thinking Practitioner
Experience Design, Empathy, Ideation, User-Centered Design,
User Experience, User Research, UX
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Active Lifestyle, Animals, Art & Design, Coffee, Environment, Guitars and Music, Healthy Lifestyle, Movies, Photography, Physical Fitness, Travel