Resume

Resume

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I am an experienced and knowledgeable creative leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and tested experience across graphic and web design as well as impactful promotional campaigns. I am known as an amicable and talented business partner with a wealth of experience steering multi-faceted, fast-paced departments across both corporate settings, singular ventures, and projects. I am highly adept at collaborating with senior stakeholders to drive project alignment against corporate initiatives. You will see that I liaise with core business units and lead cross-departmentally to surpass all outcomes while meeting various organizational objectives. I am especially good at fostering and fortifying business relations with all staff of all levels as well as external vendors. I am widely considered a trusted advisor who transforms strategic planning into actionable initiatives with real results.

Design Director

Informa Tech
San Francisco, CA
December 16 – Present

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Self Employed

San Francisco, CA
April 2014 – December 16

  • Lead clients through creative development regarding various hands on projects, including brand consultation, campaigns, promotions, as well as graphic and web design.
  • Guarantee delivery of timely and high-quality media that exceeds client expectations while meticulously aligning with industry best practices. Primary point of contact for diverse clientele, ranging from architects and designers, to politicians and food manufacturers.
  • Liaise between designers and web developers at local agency, spearheading all technical communication.

Art Director

Hornblower Cruises
San Francisco, CA
April 2008 – January 2014

  • Developed, launched and maintained creative direction of a variety of brands.
  • Oversaw campaigns and brand identities, including supporting ads, brochures, direct mailers, web sites, landing pages and email promotional strategies.
  • Designed new business bids and potential marketing materials that helped the company win new business including the Niagara Falls Cruises Tours.
  • Introduced new processes and procedures to streamline work flow while supervising and training junior team members.
  • Enhanced performance, project transparency, and quality three-fold by recalibrating project flow and organization.
  • Appraised and planned annual departmental budgets to ensure optimal operation and targets were met or exceeded.
  • Selected and trained junior staff, transforming new employees into self-sufficient and successful designers across fast paced and challenging environments.
  • Collaborated with marketing and design teams on new business proposals, including winning proposal for Niagara Falls Cruises Tours account.

Senior Graphic Designer

GA Communications
San Francisco Bay Area
January 2006 – April 2008

  • Drove creative team, including up to 16 designers for nonperishable product divisions at Safeway.
  • Successfully revitalized multi-market product sales inserts across four month time span.
  • Created and presented solutions to clients, directed creative strategies and executed artistic direction of photoshoots.

Self Employed

Michigan, July 2003 – December 2005

Graphic Designer

Biggs-Gilmore, Michigan, May 2002 – June 2003

Graphic Designer

Copper Advertising, Michigan, June 2000 – March 2003

Test1 Director

Informa Tech
San Francisco, CA
December 16 – Present

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Test2 Director

Informa Tech
San Francisco, CA
December 16 – Present

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Visual Communications

Ferris State University, 1996-2000

Printing Technology

Ferris State University, 1995-1996

Past Brands

Former Brands

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