Dynamic, versatile art director/graphic designer
FREELANCE Project work, 2014–Present
Shell, TGI Fridays, Whataburger
Concepted, designed and oversaw printing/installation of large-scale installation graphics, event space design, signage and promotional items. Additional needs include app design/tweaks, web page designs, logo designs etc.
FREELANCE Head of Design, 2013–2014
Kimbell Art Museum
Hired to develop, design and produce all pieces for the museum including, but not limited to: print and outdoor advertising, large scale display graphics, environmental signs, event invitations, brochures, direct mail, emails
and other digital correspondence
FREELANCE ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, 2012-2013
Originally hired to lead the $1.2 million strategic redesign of 40+ EU sales force materials including: shipping boxes, 40-60 page how-to guides, 10-20 page supplemental guides, product & how-to videos, DVD cases and order forms.
Due to outstanding creative and organizational skills was asked to design and produce first ever global Gift Guide and Holiday video as well manage the production of the quarterly magazine
FREELANCE SENIOR ART DIRECTOR, 2010 to 2011
DIGITAL DRAFT/FCB – New York, NY
Collaborated with account team, project managers, information architects and developers to identify goals and conceptualize, develop and produce compelling results that addressed account/client needs.
ART SUPERVISOR, 2007 to 2010
GSW WORLDWIDE – New York, NY
Managed creatives and liaised with team, supervisors, vendors and strategic partners, ensuring accuracy, consistency and compliance with branding and campaign requirements. Planned and managed photo shoots; trained and mentored junior personnel. Coordinated across functions and resolved issues to meet budgetary and deadline requirements.
ART DIRECTOR, 2006 to 2007
DINOTO ADVERTISING – New York, NY
Provided leadership, organization and support while assigned to high-end Eos Airlines account. Collaborated with copywriters to initiate and develop concepts and craft mechanicals to individual domestic/international publications’ specifications. Managed freelancers and partnered with web designer and overseas vendors.
Junior Art Director, 2003 to 2005
New Business Coordinator, 2001 TO 2003
Mccann Erickson – New York, NY
Partnered with copywriters to conceptualize and develop new advertising collateral; coordinated with traffic and production teams as well as directors, production companies and account/strategic teams. Provided expertise in casting, wardrobe, location selection and director/production company selection. Oversaw studio artists to ensure smooth workflow and compliance with ad specifications. Delivered presentations and provided expert problem resolution.
Art Director, Graphic Designer, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PDF, Adobe, Creative Cloud, IMovie