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Spirited Art Direction & Client Management skills. Senior proficiency in RGB/CMYK design. Acute principles in Web 2.0 functionalities/languages. Fluent in English, Spanish & Farsi.
United Airlines | 2011 | User Interface Designer Provide mobile UX strategies and interface design for an intranet platform accommodating the merger of United and Continental employees. ColorJar | 2011 | Art Director/Senior Designer Concept, brand, direct and design digital spaces for selected entrepreneur projects. Provide all in-house branding and marketing deliverables. Redbox | 2011 | Interactive Art Director Concept, direct and design brand related work catering Redbox.com, website applications and gaming device apps. Talk3 | 2011 | UX Specialist Consult creative analysis and conception for a mobile proprietary software. Apply User Experience strategies for mobile technology and App developments. Abelson-Taylor | 2010 | Interactive Art Director Concept, direct, design and produce pharma related advertising campaigns with RGB and CMYK outputs. Tribal DDB | 2010 | Art Director/Senior Designer Direct and design interactive campaigns for McDonalds.com and produce Rich Media advertising units for McDonald's Dollar Menu, McCafe Smoothies, Snack Wraps and Monopoly. Walgreens | 2010 | Interactive Art Director Direct and produce special projects for the E-commerce division. Provide interactive, static and new media application concepts for Walgreens.com. Digital Ad Agency | 2007-2009 | Art Director/Senior Designer Provide the digital production team artistic direction and approach throughout all projects. Direct all inhouse branding with collateral marketing and design. Concept and produce GUI for Mobile Apps, Rich Media Apps and Widgets. Media River | 2007 | Brand Specialist/Digital Designer Consult creative solutions in redirecting the company’s new brand, name selection and marketing collateral content. Produce and direct GUI for Rich Media web applications in conjunction with proprietary content discovery software for major publishers and advertisers. Design all inhouse branding: logos, web site, illustrations, web applications/software, trade shows, RFP response graphics, stationery items and brochures. Tecture | 2005-2007 | Design Manager Produce concepts, web design and GUI for the development team. Correspond all client interactions and provide marketing solutions for their products. Manage interactions with developers, writers, photographers and oversee all creative production for each project. Integrate Marketing | 2005-2007 | Tour Photographer Document promotional events, concerts, musicians and road trips for The Virgin College Mega Tour. A 13 week tour across the nation with bands such as Cake, Gomez, Yellow Card and Robbers On High Street. HAV2 Development | 2004-2006 | Senior Designer Create conceptual solutions and branding direction for the company and their clients. Directly correspond all the creativity for the production team in design, art direction and consulting. Marwen Foundation | 2000-2003 | Teaching Assistant Provide assistance to Instructors and students in the Visual Arts curriculum. An after-school program providing under-served youth in grades 6-12, lasting 10 weeks, with 15-25 students per course. Courses: Funky Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Image Manipulation, Digital Video I & II, Ceramics, Clay Animation, Oil Painting, Print Making, and 2 Digital Photography classes designated for school instructors by the Chicago Board of Education. Susan & Steven Berkowitz Gallery | 2000-2003 | Operations Manager Curation: Install, organize and market monthly exhibitions. Graphic Design: Produce print & web marketing material for exhibitions and events.
The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago