RESUME

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: 

• Design Strategy • Project Sponsorship & Management • Problem Solving • Leadership • Marketing & Branding • Multi-Media Campaigns (Print, Video, Interactive, Online, Offline) • Storytelling • Mentoring Creatives • Budget Management • Translating Design Goals for Non-Design Professionals • Communication & Influencing • Cross-Functional Collaboration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

LEVELONE DESIGN LLC, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

2010Present

Freelance Senior Art Director 

• Deliver client materials across multiple platforms as a Freelance Senior Art Director

     o Determine the needs and requirements for projects to define success and scope

     o Create and manage budgets and deadlines to ensure projects meets client’s objectives

     o Hire and oversee subcontractors including photographers, copywriters, and vendors to control
        costs and meet deadlines

     o Solve problems as they arise and report to clients on progress 

     o Collaborate with client team, vendors, subcontractors, and other professionals to ensure each
        project is a success

SOFTWARE:
Proficient in
Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), Microsoft Office
(Word,Excel, Power Point),
and Keynote

 

Knowledge of interactive

software including

Dreamweaver, Drupal,

Joomla, Ektron, Sharepoint, SiteCore, WordPress and

basic JavaScript,
HTML/CSS

 

Understanding of video

and additional software

such as After Effects,

Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Flash, Adobe XD

and SketchUp 

QUIPA, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

JUNE 2019 DECEMBER 2019

Freelance Senior Art Director / Full-time Contract

 

• Led the creative development for a start-up online software application in the soft furnishing industry

     o Designed the interface and all main landing pages for the software

     o Created assets for the social media campaigns, trade show graphics and print collateral 

KING & SPALDING LLP, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

JUNE 2017JUNE 2019

Freelance Senior Art Director / Full-time Contract

 

• Worked as a team member of the marketing department to refresh and launch the
   new King & Spalding brand throughout eleven countries firm wide in a two-year period

     o Re-designed the firm’s identity package, communication assets, and established brand standards
        for all printing techniques and paper stock selections for the firm’s marketing materials

     o Developed and designed all branding templates for digital communication and
        social media channels for streamlined business units in several languages

     o Managed subcontractors, print vendors as well as photographers for all marketing
       and events projects

     o Worked with the video team to ensure all visual assets and design solutions adhered
        to the brand standards 

     o Designed and worked with the facilities team to create the story of King & Spalding’s
        history through a three-dimensional interactive space

     o Designed the interior space using historic relicts, a three-dimensional metal map
        to highlight the firm’s locations, and interactive videos showing the firms current accomplishments 
     
o This wall is located in the lobby of the headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia

     o Assisted in hiring the internal design team for the fast-growing needs of the marketing department

COX AUTOMOTIVE, ATLANTA, GEORGIA,

JANUARY 2017 – MAY 2017

Freelance Senior Art Director / Full-time Contract

 

• Senior art director working as part of the creative studio to execute both print
   and digital campaigns for the Cox Automotive family 

     Projects included: branding and identity, print publications, e-mail development, digital
       and printed signage, micro-site design and various interactive projects 

     Managed and assisted with the launch of a new product line for a Limited Powertrain
       Inspection at Manheim® and the new brand guidelines for RMS Automotive®, which
       includes the Mini Cooper, BMW®, and the Mercedes-Benz brands

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EDUCATION:


PARSONS SCHOOL
OF DESIGN,
MFA, New York, NY
(Attended 1998-1999)

UNIVERSITY

OF DENVER,
BFA, Denver, Colorado
(Graduated with Honors)

AWARDS:​

PRSA Best of Show
for 2018 Cobb Galleria Centre

& Cobb Energy Performing

Arts Centre

2018 PRSA Finalist
for GTRI (Georgia Tech Research Institute) and M&M Mars®

Online New Products Press Kit

Site of the Year by SiteCore Freelance design work
for both the Recall and

Streamlite websites 

Mohawk Fine Papers
Creative Use of Paper for the

2010 Cobb Galleria Centre

Annual Report

2nd place in The
International Design Award
The Home Depot’s Micro site 

Addis Award
from gold to bronze for University Hospital, Augusta, GA  

Published in Rockport Books
logos, direct mail pieces, and packaging designs have been selected and published

Golden flames from IABC
Shaw Carpets’ 401K Campaign

and Cobb Galleria Centre’s

Annual Report 

 

Received accolades
from Handango and PC Magazine and Palm One for the design and development of the goMDM.com website and packaging

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Contact

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