GRAPHIC DESIGNER (ADVERTISING) – BTV
Designed print ads for local businesses that appeared in one of Vermont’s oldest, most trustworthy weekly print publications. Laid out typography, call to actions, and photos in line with creative briefs and brand standards using the Adobe Creative Suite.
SENIOR DESIGNER – E-LEARNING DEVELOPMENT – BTV
Created print, digital, and video based eLearning training materials for EdTech software. Assembled and managed a small in-house team to achieve initiatives with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Updated the brand guide for cross-channel consistency and success in a competitive market.
OWNER, ART DIRECTOR – INT’L
Owner of a successful graphic design agency specializing in brand strategy and elegant, functional visual communication collateral for startups, entrepreneurs and established small businesses. I’m a leader and mentor in design thinking, executing projects for print, digital, illustration, and presentations.
2017 and 2018
GOVERNORS INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
INSTRUCTOR – GRAPHIC DESIGN – BTV
I taught high school students with a variety of learning styles, and knowledge levels introduction to graphic design, basic color theory, and the Adobe Suite. I served as a mentor outside of the classroom, and encouraged young talent to explore the industry of graphic design.
CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER – BTV
I worked with a vibrant team to bring cross-functional creative projects to life for brands including, Magic Hat Brewing Co., Genesee Brewing, and Labatt USA. I facilitate communication between teams, managing timelines, tasks, priorities and schedules for 100+ projects.
TEMPORARY GRAPHIC DESIGNER (mid-level) – MTL
I worked in a fast paced retail environment designing luxury creative to bolster marketing campaigns in both French and English for print, web, and social.
ELEARNING GRAPHIC DESIGNER – CA
I worked with an eLearning design startup to create engaging material for Fortune 500 companies to include, UBS, Nestlè, and Toyota. I took part in all aspects of the design process from storyboarding, illustration, script writing, copy editing, and instructional design.
EMERGENT MEDIA CENTER
VIDEO GAME STORYBOARD TEAM LEAD – BTV
Managed a team of 5 video game artists while creating a game – Breakaway – contracted by the United Nations to help educate developing nations about the impact of violence against women.
INTERNSHIP, GRAPHIC DESIGN (eCommerce) – BTV
Created web graphics, took and edited product photography, learned basic HTML/CSS, and took place in a corporate website migration. Light project management through an intern based team project, took a leadership role.
GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFE ROASTERS (KEURIG DR. PEPPER)
INTERNSHIP, GRAPHIC DESIGN (eCommerce + print) – BTV
Assisted creative team with daily tasks; WordPress and Joomla website updates, designed product flyers, mailers, catalogue layouts, learned product photo editing and photo-shoot styling.