Review my experience and capabilities in Graphic Design, Architecture, and Interior Design
12+ years designing award-winning physical and digital communications across numerous advertising channels. Proficient in creative strategy, visual design, and team management within agency and in-house settings.
ART DIRECTOR & DESIGNER
April 2011–May 2016
A.E.R.O., Inc. + Granite City, IL
Core focus was unifying the visual appearance of insight-driven B2B/B2C communications for all brands, across multiple advertising channels, in support of sales and business goals. Successfully led a small in-house marketing team.
Channels — web, digital, social, blog, exhibition, email, PPC
Skills — concepts, creative strategy, copywriting, visual design, product photography, research, team management
Sectors — general aviation, manufacturing, distribution
ART DIRECTOR & DESIGNER
Freelance + St. Louis, MO
Collaborate on-site in the visual design of physical and digital communications for national brands with agencies and in-house teams. Consistently commended for self-starter mentality and needing minimal supervision.
Channels — B2C/B2B websites, email, direct mail, exhibition
Skills — concepts, visual design, typography, illustration, pitch work
Sectors — automotive, landscaping, medical, beauty, financial
January 2007–January 2009
Gray Design Group, Inc. + St. Louis, MO
Collaborated with project leaders to develop architectural and interior assets used in the design and construction of award-winning commercial structures of 100,000+ sq. ft. Additionally served as firm’s in-house Graphic Designer on branding of corporate interiors.
Channels — B2B, digital, web, presentation, branding, outdoor
Skills — construction documents, site work, 3D renderings, digital modeling, environmental graphics
Sectors — corporate Interiors, corporate office, industrial, remodeling, education
YEARS OF TEAM MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
YEARS OF ADOBE CS/CC APPS EXPERIENCE
PROFICIENCY IN CREATIVE STRATEGY
YEARS DESIGNING FOR PRINT
- Conflict resolution
- Mac OS
- Windows OS
- Microsoft® Office apps
- Social media platforms
- Facebook® Insights
- Google® Analytics
- Graphic design
- Visual ideation
- Color theory
- Pitch work
- Direct mail
- Press releases
Friedrich/Rose Fund Scholarship for Design
Linda Wellons Richichi Award in Environmental Design
IIDA St. Louis Design Contest Winner
GDUSA American Inhouse Design Award
B.S. in Architectural Studies
Minors: Art History, Fine Arts
University of Missouri
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