Designer
no image
Location: Austin, TX, USA
University: University of Texas at Austin
Major: Art

Designer

Strategic creative with 5+ years of client-facing marketing and communication design. Specialized in creating scalable design solutions and leading design teams through creative development processes.


Obzervant | Feb. 2015 - Apr. 2018
Creative Director
· Oversaw design direction, content development, and branding services at a B2B digital marketing agency
· Delivered marketing and design services, implementing social media, paid search, SEO, and email campaigns for five mid-market and enterprise clients
· Managed and mentored a team of 5 direct reports across design, UX, and marketing functions
· Developed design service products, including webpages, landing pages, display ads, videos, whitepapers, and eBooks
· Created brand guidelines and brand books for clients by understanding the product, interviewing stakeholders, and researching internal materials to get a cohesive brand feel
· Led brainstorming and design sessions to reconcile differing brand aspects and personalities
· Collaborated with the UX team on integrating brand requirements into deliverables and final products


Freelance | Jan. 2014 - Feb. 2015 Art Director / Designer
· Verizon
◦ Conceptualized assets for an augmented reality app for Verizon stores allowing users to interact with a 3D character
◦ Designed the characters and the storyboard for the character's movement
· Ruffles
◦ Headed animation pre-production by creating detailed storyboards, character designs, and visual direction
◦ Oversaw the creative direction of the animation production with an external animation agency
◦ Originated illustrations for a social media campaign
· Lifesize
◦ Storyboarded videos showcasing Lifesize's video conferencing technology


Stems Floral Design | Mar. 2011 - Jan. 2014
Designer / Fabrication Manager
· Ideated and produced production items, sculptural installations, and dimensional signage for large-scale corporate events Communicated with clients on project progress, design specification, and budgetary constraints
· Directed the production process, methods, and materials procedures to ensure compliance with the budget and quality standardsCoordinated with clients on project guidelines and quality standards.

Design, marketing, brand, illustration