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Freelance Packaging Designer / Branding Designer / Art Direc...
New York, NY
I have extensive packaging, branding, print and digital design experience. As an independent contractor I have worked on a wide range of projects for both luxury and mass market brands. Select clients include; Elizabeth Arden, L'Oreal, Eileen Fisher, Mercedes-Benz, Kotex, Coppertone, Soft Soap, Kraft, and Molson. I love the collaborative design process and I am an excellent team player and manager.
I am currently available on a freelance basis. Please contact me for rates and availability. I look forward to hearing from you.
Beauty Packaging Design
Fashion Branding Logo Design
Cosmetics Packaging Design
Freelance Packaging Designer, Art Director / August 2008 – Present
I have extensive packaging, branding, print and digital design experience. As an independent contractor I have worked on a wide range projects for both luxury and mass market brands. Select clients include; Elizabeth Arden, L'Oreal, Eileen Fisher, Mercedes-Benz, Kotex, Coppertone, Soft Soap, Kraft, and Molson. I love the collaborative design process and I am an excellent team player and manager. I am currently seeking freelance and contract opportunities in the NYC area.
Art Director / September 2006 – July 2008
Travel + Leisure Magazine
As an Art Director for Travel + Leisure magazine I directed the design of all the materials for the luxury advertising and events team to ensure brand integrity and to meet marketing objectives, budgets and timelines. I oversaw the concept ideation, design, production and project management for all brochures, press kits, invitations, packaging, websites, photoshoots, outdoor advertising and event displays to ensure a level of excellence in all creative work. I supervised a staff of 3-4 design personnel and managed all departmental budgets.
Freelance Sr. Graphic Designer / June 2005 – September 2006
As an independent contractor I worked on a wide array of print, promotional, packaging and web design projects. Select clients include; Néstle and Adventure House Creative.
Graphic Designer / May 2004 – June 2005
As a graphic designer for the agency Brand Engine, I worked on package designs, promotional materials and brand strategy for media company Hewlett Packard. Projects included designs for a wide array of products including electronics, ink and media packaging. Additional projects included food and beverage packaging and brand identity designs.
Jr. Graphic Designer / September 2003 – May 2004
Anthem San Francisco
I worked as part of Anthem’s creative team designing packaging systems for the Albertson’s Essensia premium consumer packaged goods line. Projects included designing packaging for; ice cream, organic juice, coffee, and pharmaceutical products.
Academy of Art College, San Francisco
Bachelor of Fine Art – Graphic Design, December 2002
University of Colorado, Boulder
Bachelor of Science, Leeds School of Business – Emphasis Marketing, May 1998
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, HTML and Powerpoint.
Academy of Art University
- BFA Graphic Deisign
- 1999 - 2002
University of Colorado
- BA Marketing
- 1994 - 1998