Designer and Creative Director with 10+ years of experience working on over 1,000 projects
for companies ranging from small start-ups to large corporations. Comfortable managing
and mentoring a team, directing projects, overseeing deadlines and team workloads, as
well as executing projects across multiple platforms. Experience working with both internal
teams and outside clients. Creating designs that are simple and user-friendly with a focus
on strong typography and visuals.


EDUCATION

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Graduated with honors obtaining a bachelor’s degree in fine art and graphic design


SKILLS

Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Powerpoint,
Microsoft Office, Google Office Suite, Project management applications, Fontographer,
Some Sketch, Zeplin, Lightroom, Adobe Premiere, Javascript, and HTML 5


EXPERIENCE

GREATIST  Design Director         08/2016 – 02/2017
– Projects include: corporate identity, brand style guide, logos, web design,
   UI/UX design, directed photoshoots, video shoots, designs, and illustrations
– Managed, directed, and mentored a team of designers, illustrators, and photographers
– Instituted and managed a project management system from scratch
– Planned and executed projects with multiple teams including editorial, marketing,
   platform, engineering, and sales
– Developed and implemented a consistent brand vision across desktop and mobile web,
   photography, video, social, presentations, and print

POPSUGAR         Lead Designer         03/2010 – 08/2016
– Projects include: custom minisites, websites, desktop, mobile, and tablet, banner media,
   apps, video, social campaigns, logos, events, and brochures
– Designed and art directed projects for clients including Levi’s, Gap, Frye Boots, Nike,
   Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashionologie, POPSUGAR, ShopStyle, and many more
– Built and managed a team of designers handling over 500 projects a year
– Won POPSUGAR's employee of the year award in 2011 as voted on by coworkers
– Won POPSUGAR's marketing department leadership award in 2015

KEY CURRICULUM         Senior Graphic Designer         07/2006 – 03/2010
– Projects include: corporate identity, environmental graphics, logos, software icons,
   user interface, advertising, websites, and packaging
– Concepted, designed and helped launch "Sketchpad Lesson Link", an online tool to aid
   teachers in the creative, management and sharing of lesson plans using Key Curriculum's
   Geometer's Sketchpad software
– Worked with the creative director to plan, create, and execute the strategy and look for
   Key Curriculum's product launches
– Helped update and modernize the corporate identity for Key Curriculum Press including
   the company color palette, fonts, business cards, and supporting materials


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