I'm enjoying my new hometown of Charlottesville, VA and can't wait to work with some new local clients and friends. Frequently in DC, I continue to do work there as well. Drop me a line and let's work on something together!


EXPERIENCE

I'm currently working for a variety of local and national freelance clients.

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Washington, DC
Creative Services Manager, November 2013-present
Manages all creative projects within publications department of non-profit organization, acting as art director and brand manager.  Works directly with internal clients to collaborate on project plans and execute according to objectives. Coordinates freelance designers and illustrators when necessary.

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Savannah, GA
Senior Art Director, March 2013-present
Provide art direction to a team of designers to produce university collateral including printed materials, event signage and branding, interactive campaigns, and branding initiatives. Works with creative directors, visual media and interactive departments to achieve consistency in visual communication. Provide comprehensive branding support of existing and future materials.

TRAVEL CHANNEL Washington, DC
graphic designer, July 2012-March 2013
web design, web animation and graphics, press kits, DVD covers, brainstorming with writers/producers/videographers for branding of new programming, execution of branding for specific shows with an eye toward keeping everything within the Travel Channel brand

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington, DC
Senior Graphic Designer and Art Director, July 2007-July 2012
Art director for in-house rebranding effort; performed lead role in conceptualization, design, and production of brand style and guidelines. Was responsible for management and development of brand style guide. Designed and produced a variety of materials including: magazines, event signage, brochures, invitations, web graphics, advertising, posters, and web pages. Managed press checks, art directed and styled photos and videos, supervised design team efforts, including junior designers and freelancers.

SLICE Gaithersburg, MD
Junior Graphic Designer, October 2006-July 2007
Lead designer on monthly magazine for the U.S. Navy. Designed and produced a variety of materials including: annual reports, stationery materials, event signage, catalogs, brochures, web pages, and newsletters

THE CHILDREN’S GROUP Charlottesville, VA
Graphic Designer, October 2005-October 2006
Created logos, packaging and collateral systems for products. Conceptualized and implemented redesign of catalog. Designed emails and direct mail pieces.

GRAFIK Alexandria, VA
Graphic Design Intern, September 2004-October 2005
designed logos, business cards, brochures, packaging, signage, website banners, and publications


EDUCATION
The Corcoran College of Art and Design
Washington, DC
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, September 2000-May 2004


SKILLS
branding  |  logos  |  publication design  |  html  |  css  |  ux design  |  advertising