My experience using visual design to meet business objectives and brand positioning spans over fifteen years I can manage relationships with business owners and meet business objectives in an agile environment I have the skill set and the ability to mentor and collaborate with cross-functional team members throughout the design process

Work Samples

Work History

10/07-Present | Shutterfly | www.shutterfly.com Lead Visual Designer UX - Lead designer for new custom photo book creation path and Photo Story iPad app - Experience with the agile process and scrum teams - Involved with mobile platform design and teams - I work closely with business, PM, Product and UE teams, as well as creative and brand teams 10/03-10/07 | eBay Inc | www.ebay.com Visual Designer - Key responsibilities: Web design, technical design, information architecture, creative brand development, and marketing design - eBay Treasure Hunt Campaign: integrated marketing campaign implemented across the core site. 520,000 unique visitors in one day and a 5% increase in search and listings traffic - Collaborated effectively in a cross-functional team setting - eBay Sales Reports branding and product design: adoption rates exceeded at 107% of target, high community satisfaction - Responsible for product discovery phase including audience personas and creative rationale - Managed multiple high impact projects across all eBay properties 8/97-06/03 | Creative i Advertising | www.creative-i.com - Key responsibilities: Advertising design, brand and logo design, exhibit design - Design and concept for print ads, invitations, logos, direct-mail and promotional collateral - Art directed photo shoots and set design - Experience in print production and file optimization for press - Expertise in photo editing and color retouching Academy of Art, BFA Advertising Design, 1995 College of San Mateo, AA Broadcasting, 1986 2005 eBay IMPACT Award For Oustanding Business Leadership Treasure Hunt Campaign 2003 ADDY Award, Gold Logo/Business System DeForest Construction 1999 ADDY Award, Judge's Choice Best Visual Concept Hewlett-Packard Proficient in the use of Adobe CS Suite, as well as other design related programs.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • BFA Advertising | Advertising Design
    • 1992 - 1995

Specialties

Awards

2005 eBay IMPACT Award For Oustanding Business Leadership Treasure Hunt Campaign 2003 ADDY Award, Gold Logo/Business System DeForest Construction 1999 ADDY Award, Judge's Choice Best Visual Concept Hewlett-Packard

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