Creative leader with over 15 years of experience in graphic design, art direction, and creative management. Motivated to guide others through a thoughtful design process and projects. Highly organized self-starter that specializes in designing marketing and branding print and digital solutions.
Experience
6/17 - Present
Creative Director
Applied Systems, Inc. - Atlanta
• Creative leader in the development and deployment of B2B marketing initiatives
• Leads team of creatives to produce multi-channel B2B marketing campaign assets
• Creative direction for corporate web, interactive infographics, and mobile apps
• Drives creative direction of annual user conference that host 4000+ attendees
4/17 - 5/17
Print Production Graphic Designer – Contractor
Boys & Girls Clubs of America - Atlanta
• Contract role assisting with design and production for national conference
10/16 - 3/17
Graphic Designer
DIRECPATH/GigaMonster - Atlanta
• Formulates and executes marketing campaigns in alignment with business objectives
• Manages and strengthens brand presence via print, email, and social media
3/16 - Present
Graphic Design Consultant
East Raven Designs - Atlanta
• Art directed and led four designers to support the annual national conference
• Supported and mentored other designers for both print and digital projects
• Implemented the look and feel of strategic initiatives across key touchpoints
• Focused on print design and branding of national club programs
9/15 – 9/16
Senior Graphic Designer / Instructional Designer
Quality Assist, Inc. - Atlanta
• Key design contributor in the creation of award-winning e-learning system
• Designed interactive e-learning courses, infographics and interactive web content
• Designed and deployed websites for company and service solutions
• Designed B2B print and email marketing campaigns
• Managed project workflow and pacing
7/14 – 9/15
Sr. Designer
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
• Art directed and led four designers to support the annual national conference
• Supported and mentored other designers for both print and digital projects
• Implemented the look and feel of strategic initiatives across key touchpoints
• Focused on print design and branding of national club programs
4/08 - 7/14 
Senior Graphic Designer
Verizon Telematics, Inc. - Atlanta
• Creative lead in the development of strategic print and digital initiatives
• Designed B2B and B2C sales and marketing print and digital campaigns
• Design and UI lead on interdepartmental team for the development of web and mobile apps
• Supported business development with the creation of PPT presentations and RFP responses
• Key clients: Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and State Farm
2/05 - 4/08 
Lead Graphic Designer
Advantage Dealer Services - Suwanee
• Assisted Creative Manager with project pacing and team supervision
• Designed 4C and 2C direct mail pieces
• Key clients: Longo Toyota
Education

9/12 - 5/14 
MA in Graphic Design
Savannah College of Art and Design - eLearning
8/00 - 12/04 
BFA in Graphic Design
Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta
Skills
Demonstrates well-balanced leadership and design skills.
• Leader and mentor to other designers
• Strong written and verbal communicator
• Organized and strategic thinker
• B2B and B2C Marketing experience
• Branding and creative conceptualization
• Understands design for print and digital
• Thrives in autonomous environment
• Receives direction and criticism well
Applications
Proficient in industry standard applications for both Mac and Windows.
Photoshop CC
Illustrator CC
InDesign CC
Audition CC
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Excel
Keynote
Lectora 16
MailChimp
Squarespace Site Builder