Fearless designer born with a natural talent to inspire. Well rounded, well traveled & passionate art director and woman of the world. Opened minded team leader looking for creative opportunities developing unique & effective multimedia advertising & design solutions. Expertise: 5+ years of professional experience in: Art Direction, Graphic Design, Commercial, Radio & Film Production, Fashion. Music Media and Celebrity Interviewing. Exceptional communication & interpersonal skills fuel a modern, culturally enlightened design aesthetic which translates clearly from conception to execution, while appropriately pushing for a higher creative.

Work Samples

  • Advertisements

  • Guerrilla

  • SpaceGirls_DET

Work History

  • Art Director

    • Evolver
    • New York, NY
    • May 2013 - Oct 2013 (5 months)

    Lead a creative team from Detroit, Michigan to capture the brand spirit of the social media company, Evolver, with a series of photographic images. From concept to execution, managing the project as a whole; met with executives, pitched a digital presentation, created inspirational mood boards, gave fashion/ location direction and held responsibility for the logistics of the project throughout it's entirety. Organized the financial, legal and overall aesthetics of the project.

  • Design Intern

    Designed feature story, typography and page layouts. Concepted styling direction & prop styling direction with the Creative Director. Assisted on set for photo-shoots.

  • Jr. Art Director/ Designer

    • My Suites
    • New York, NY
    • Mar 2012 - May 2012 (2 months)

    Assisted Creative Director and Press Editor on projects specifically concerning website design and graphic design for Mysuites & The Ace Hotel.

  • Freelancer

    • New York Accessory Group
    • New York, NY
    • Nov 2011 - Jan 2012 (2 months)

    Assisted NYC design director Kim Omae with NYA's fashion accessory product showroom. Handled sample products for brands clients such as; Urban Outfitters, Charlotte Russe, Walmart, Buckle, Sears, XOXO and many more. 2011

  • Co-Host

    Co-Host of the Detroit Electronic Network, The DEN, and underground electronic music program hosted by 101.9 WDET Detroit Public Radio and streamed live on HD2.

    Conducted interviews with electronic artists; Kevin Saunderson, Fatboy Slim, Heartthrob, Kyle Hall and many others. Worked media for two consecutive years at the Detroit Electronic Music Festival aka Paxahau Movement Festival: Detroit.

  • Graduate

    BFA in Advertising Design from the College of Creative Studies, Detroit Michigan.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Worked with Creative Director on innovative campaigns & pitches for Honey Baked Ham, Oakland University & Covenent Healthcare.

  • Graphic Design/ Production Intern

    • Fox Filmed Entertainment
    • Jul 2010 - Sep 2010 (2 months)

    Worked on the set of hollywood film, “ Street Kings 2: Motor City,” Assited Art Department throughout all stages of production.

    http://youtu.be/vJxqn17UC-Y

  • Design Intern

    • Scarab Club
    • Dec 2008 - Apr 2009 (4 months)

    Worked on projects for the Detroit Chamber Orchestra.

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelors of Arts Advertising Design
    • 2006 - 2010
  • Billy Blue College for Design

    • Bachelors of Arts Advertising Design & Copywriting
    • 2009 - 2009
  • Central Michigan University

    • Art
    • 2005 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

Detroit Institute of Arts Volunteer, Scarab Club Volunteer, Detroit Artist Market Volunteer, AAF

Awards

The D Show- Finalist,

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