Decisive and results-oriented creative professional combining over 20 years of integrated design expertise with proven leadership and project management experience in driving brand and bottom line growth.
Brings a diverse background, serving as a platform to troubleshoot all aspects of the creative process while managing project budgets and deadlines. A technical thought leader with the insight to communicate and delegate effectively while remaining at the forefront of digital innovation, technology, and industry trends. Extensive knowledge of entertainment and financial industries, with a thorough understanding of the complexities of designing digital media for both print and online.
Additional highlights include:
Accountable for operational oversight of multiple site locations within the agency infrastructure – including Sony Music Entertainment, Ace Hardware, Allianz Global Investors, Credit Suisse, International Monetary Fund, Lowe’s and DSG Interactive Group.
Directed a 12-person team responsible for all of Sony Music Arcade Creative pre-press work, in addition to leading efforts to expand service offerings across interactive design and project management.
Managed a team of 6 designers and developers in driving Sony Music’s digital presence, responsible for defining overall creative vision, content, navigation, and functionality. Oversaw all creative assets, content, and project milestones, collaborating with artists, label personnel, and creative staff to develop concepts that produced continuity between artists’ print and online brand image.
Oversaw an 11-person interactive team within Morgan Stanley’s creative services department, supporting development and design of over 100 internal websites and intranets.
Led the interactive team in technical and creative design, with an emphasis on integrating print and web communications for clients ranging small from non-profits to Fortune 500 brands. Responsible for oversight of creative strategy and planning, budgeting, pitching and approval of designs, and ongoing management and analysis of campaigns.
Specialized in integrated design and development for digital, print, trade show, and identity work for an online start-up pioneering the first consumer-based application of netcasting. Supervised freelance writers, illustrators, and photographers, and served as a primary liaison with printing partners and service bureaus.
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver), MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Apple Keynote, iMovie, Quicktime, iBook Author, Wordpress, BBEdit, FIlemaker, OmniGraffle. Working knowledge of After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Unix; Mac OSX & Windows OS.
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
Certificate in Internet Technology
Certificate in Multimedia Design
B.A., Communication & Media Studies
A.S., Computer Science