Always be more than you were the day before.
I’m a graphic designer with experience designing engaging and user-friendly interfaces (UI) and experiences (UX) along with other marketing graphics for large brands on a desktop, mobile and traditional media's. Although my experience crosses many industries, my passion lives where human interaction meets design and the creative idea.
Art Director, 93 Octane; 2017 – 2018
Develop logos, concepts designs for print collateral, advertising (print, digital and social media), and a variety of communications. I basic understanding of web fundamentals and best practices, websites and landing pages knowledge along with performing website and macOS maintenance.
Digital Designer, SAS; 2015 – 2017
Design flexible, re-usable web page elements and templates that follow corporate standards and styles. Designs must be responsive for mobile devices, compliant with accessibility standards and usable by all employees. Other duties include creating graphic elements, assets and visual treatments for the site, creating a style guide, and working with content producers to use WordPress to create attractive and user-friendly pages.
Senior Graphic Designer, Sokal Media Group; 2013 – 2015
Conceptualize and design art including but not limited to print ads, direct mail, e-marketing, web banners, websites & storyboards for a set group of clients. Work with art department to complete approaching deadlines. Assist in Directing Junior Designers and making decisions on art direction in high-profile projects as needed.
Lead/Management Graphic Designer, Trident Marketing; 2012 – 2013
Responsible for managing the graphic development and implementation of lead generation and websites for Trident Marketing, both online and offline. Stay abreast of emerging technologies and best practices and be responsible for analyzing, reviewing, and making changes to processes along with managing day-to-day changes and business requests.
Art Director, Creative Director, 3 Birds Marketing LLC; 2010 – 2013
I managed a team of interns, designers and art directors, working together to produce great creative and content for the world’s biggest automotive brands and retailers.
Graphic Designer/Webmaster, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce; 2009 – 2010
Interactive Designer, Koroberi, Inc; 2007 - 2008
Interactive Production Artist, BCF (Barker, Campbell, Farley & Mansfield); 2006 - 2007
Interactive Art Director, Coyne Beahm Shouse; 2005 - 2005
Lead Print/Multimedia Designer, DNDS.com; 1999 – 2005
Virginia Commonwealth University B.F.A. (VCU)
Executive Education, Entrepreneurial Thinking (VCU Brandcenter)
Wake Tech (Continuing Education)