6+ years experienced creative with expertise on both agency and client side - delivering meaningful solutions for national brands and the people who matter to them. Seasoned creative for TV, editorial, brand strategy and sponsorship activation across digital and print platforms.
Experience managing and prioritizing projects in deadline-driven environments, leading cross-departmental team collaboration, and coordinating internal and external aspects of the project.
Mac OS, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Adobe Acrobat Professional), Quark, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Wrike, Basecamp, ProofHQ, DJ Mavic
Freelance Art Director
Austin, TX: Nov 2018-Present
Devising B2B and B2C advertising strategies and presenting to senior management. Ensuring web and print graphics are in compliance with corporate branding standards.
Senior Multimedia Designer at ION Media
West Palm Beach, FL: Nov 2014-Oct 2018
Executing marketing solutions from conception to completion, including full-scale campaigns, custom content development, sponsorship solutions, branding and identity design, web design, presentations, infographics, and email campaigns in a fast-paced environment. Project Management implementation, project process, prioritization, organization, and training. Strong communication and collaboration with team members, clients, and leadership.
Original Series Private Eyes Premiere Launch & Campaign
• averages 104m viewers, ION's best performing original series
• full-scale OOH campaign, PR tour, branded b2b launch party
Project Management implementation
• department-wide training
• project process application
ION Television Rebrand
• went from #8 in Prime and Non-Prime to #5
• 4x higher viewership than other networks for syndicated shows
ION Television Website Redesign
• page views increased by 62%
• time spent per page increased by 45%
• spurred on-air and ION Television rebrand to follow
Yearly Upfront Campaigns - Concept, OOH, Digital, Print, and PPT
Art Director at Whitehaus Media Group
Miami Beach, FL: 2013
Collecting and editing supplemental art, cover conceptualization and layout, page layout/design, typography, and final approval of magazine/client layout—all on deadline. Responsible for managing a junior designer and also creating ads for clients, producing web graphics, and email campaigns.
Art Director at Bieber Silverstein Group
Miami, FL: 2012
Branding and identity design, web design, flash animation, and print design for brands nationwide. Art direction and implementation of promotional materials, email campaigns, direct marketing campaigns, television spots, and pitch concepts for clients such as AvMed, Carnival Cruise Line, and Del Monte.
BFA Visual Communications, University of Delaware
2007-2011, Study Abroad London: 2010
Ranked among the top 10 design schools in the nation with a focused study of Graphic Design, Typography (taught by Ken Barber and Ben Kiel of House Industries), Advertising, Illustration and Communication.
Study Abroad London 2010 included a five week exploration of London as well as meetings with Saatchi + Saatchi, Peter Saville, M&C Saatchi, David McCandless, Michael Johnson, Rumpus Room, Pentagram, and others.
Created and managed group for all incoming University of Delaware freshmen to answer questions and provide mentorship during Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years of attendance. Mentorship continues exclusively to current Visual Communication students to discuss real-world preparedness, internship opportunities, and provide portfolio feedback.
Some Selected Accolades
Twenty20 Volume 1, 2015
Typeface Design, 2013
University of Delaware BFA Show, 2011
University of Delaware Art Catalog, 2011
Not Yet Famous Artists Revealed, 2010
Wilmington Colour Works Show, 2009