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Design Director at The Whole Brain Group, LLC
Designer / 20 years’ experience from freelance to marketing firms; adroit at creating captivating design solutions, derives inspired visual metaphors from complex ideas, and invigorates tired imagery Director / Presents complicated ideas and solutions with clarity and enthusiasm; cultivates healthy client relationships with an energetic, thoughtful demeanor; seeks to infuse decisive vigor into teams and processes Factotum / A diverse range of aptitudes and experience including strategic company planning, inbound and content marketing strategy, social media execution, and positive company culture development
Millennial Mayors Congress
Ensures the excellence of creative output with rapt attention to detail, a perceptive understanding of client and project needs, and an expressive use of imagery; fosters creative team development with an open environment of learning, inspiration and collaboration; contributes to firm’s growth and success as a member of the leadership team, determining strategic planning, goals and objectives
Designer and art director with almost 20 years' experience providing unique identities, cohesive branding, and distinctive design solutions for print and digital projects; past clients run the gamut from artists and galleries, to local and small businesses, to municipalities, NPO's and corporations
Recent projects include packaging for Peter Stathis & Virtual Studio (SF, CA), art direction for Iris A. Brown Design (NY, NY), The Stuttering Association for the Young (NY, NY), Epiphany Studios, Paxahau, and many more
Weekly content contributor to the iconic design brand’s “Lifework” blog, coordinating and writing engaging profiles, product features and other content
Augmented the NPO’s distinctive voice and mission in Metro Detroit with coordinated print and digital design solutions; generated impactful brand and design consistency for both the main org as well as its key programs in energy efficiency, regional transportation and future leader engagement; developed effective designs for reports, white papers, case studies and infographics
Board member for the development authority chartered to improve Hamtramck's downtown experience from business and downtown resident support, to events and improvements in the downtown area.
Co-owner, with partner Carrie Hazel, of Pr1mary Space gallery in Hamtramck. Pr1mary Space was a retail sales gallery specializing in post-modern, post-pop fine art from emerging and established artists. Exhibitions included local, national and international participants.
Art director for HUMMER owner publication "HUMMER Adventures"; senior graphic designer on GM Motor Club direct mail programs, GM Protection Plan website and direct mail, and Strategy Network marketing and leave-behind pieces
Managed graphic communications (print and web) for shows, events and exhibitions for this international art gallery; assisted gallery director and director of operations with artist relations, curating, and other daily gallery operations.
Managed and produced all digital product photography for automotive products, party and entertainment sundries and more; design and layout for ads and circulars; illustration and image colorization; film and color keys