Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in online marketing and
Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements. Very comfortable with following directions, and able to balance great design with real-life constraints.
Massachusetts College of Art
Graduated BFA in Design & Communications
Freelance Art Director
Graphic Design // Web Design
Create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. Develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, websites, banners, and corporate reports. I have become very fond of developing WordPress websites and would like to continue to develop my skills.
- Proven ability to take concepts and strategically transform them into a functioning interactive web experience.
- Keen sense for marketing and branding
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong communication skills
- Flexible enough to complement an existing team or work independently
- Well-organized with the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and handle last-minute projects
- Ability to synthesize complex topics and create graphics which support clear messaging
Recent WordPress sites that I have done for organizations in my community:
http://www.burlingtonspedpac.org (special education parent advisory council)
http://www.foxhillpto.org (for a parent-teacher organization)
Associate Creative Director
Mullen Lowe, U.S.
Lead teams of Art Directors and writers on both regular workload and larger strategic projects
Participated in concept development and presentation of ideas to both internal teams and to clients; worked in partnership with ACD/CD to develop creative strategies, budgets, and scopes of work; concept development through completion of the design for pitches and integrated new business initiatives.
Review, advise and contribute to work <I like to be hands-on> from junior, mid-level, and senior teams
Extensive client contact, project management, and staff management skills
THINK New Ideas
Responsible for all aspects of interactive design (concept development, print design, design development & brand level development, production) for Web sites, online media efforts, and interactive/multimedia experiences.
Grew from Production Designer to Interactive Designer. Clients included StratusTechnologies, Fidelity Investments, Progress Software, Liberty Mutual, and IBM.
Featured Skills, Software &Technology
Creative Strategy • Interaction Design • Graphic Design • Web Design • User Experience • Logo Design • Concept Development • Advertising • Interactive Advertising • Social Media Marketing • User Interface Design • Branding & Identity • Integrated Marketing
Expert knowledge and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Experience with mobile and/or responsive design
Hands-on WordPress design, development, and maintenance, knowledge.