I am a cutting edge digital/mobile accomplished Art Director & Senior Designer. I love solving creative problems with a team who also loves what they do. I enjoy strategizing, directing and executing beautiful design & UX. I have 10+ years experience in brand creative direction, design, user experience design, e-commerce and digital media. I have worked with many brands, for B to C and B to B including Groupon, Seventeen, Bongo, Kardashian, Structure, Kenmore, Brunswick Bowling, Walgreens, Joint Commission, Sears, Kmart and many brands from luxury to accessible and affordable. I am an enthusiastic self motivated senior digital Art Director who is precise, direct, and thoughtful in inspiring and working in a team environment. I am passionate and driven by clean UX, beautiful creative and emerging mobile and .com technology. I enjoy developing the strategy, vision and concepts while building healthy client relationships across multiple teams. I can set creative direction and provide hands-on guidance throughout the duration of team projects. Specialties: Creative Direction, Management, Photo Direction, User Experience Design, Design, Interaction Design, Branding, Creative Strategy, Vision Work, UI Innovation & New Technologies, Strategy, Fashion Styling, Merchandise & Content Planning, Presentation, E-Commerce, and Online Merchandising.

Work Samples

  • Kenmore Owners Site - ipad

  • Seventeen Brand Shop

Work History

  • Brand Art Director

    • Groupon
    • Chicago, IL
    • Apr 2015 - Present (1 year 8 months)

    I am the Brand Art Director on the visual design team. My team and I support Brand Marketing, Goods, Health Beauty Wellness HBW, and Local. I work across teams on large and small campaigns that live on .com, mobile, email, and affiliate sites.

    Providing creative direction, strategy and brand development are a few of my job responsibilities.

    I have seen a 20%+ increase across multiple campaigns that I have lead with my team. I am especially proud of our Beauty Week Campaign this past summer.

  • Creative Director & UX Web Designer

    • HW Design Studio
    • 2005 - Present (11 years)
  • Art Director & Mobile Sr. Designer

    • Sears Holdings Corporation
    • Chicago, IL
    • May 2010 - Apr 2015 (4 years 11 months)
  • Art Director

    • LoSasso Advertising
    • 2005 - 2009 (4 years)
  • Jr. Art Director / Sr. Print and UX Web Designer for Direct Marketing Agency

    • SourceLink
    • 2003 - Jun 2005 (1 year 6 months)
  • Graphic and Visual Designer/Director

    • Oak Street Design
    • Jul 2001 - Mar 2004 (2 years 8 months)


  • Columbia College Chicago

    • BA Advertising, Graphic and Web design, Photography
    • 1997 - 2001

    Worked at the Museum of Contemporary Photography http://www.mocp.org/. Installing exhibits and framing artists work. I worked closely with Stephanie Conaway, Manager of Exhibitions & Facilities.





2014 American Graphoc Design Award Graphic Design USA Seventeen Brand Shop 2013 American Inhouse Design Award Graphic Design USA Sears Apparel, SearsStyle 2011 Stevie Award Winner: Sears Holdings Corporation, Hoffman Estates IL: Come See the Zombie Side of Sears (design & styling) 2011 Bronze Anvil Award “Come See The Zombie Side of Sears” Category: Viral Marketing Program