Passionate, innovative problem solver with a keen design eye and a strong business sense. Experienced in retail, brand strategy and packaging, thrives in fast-paced, creative environments. Pushes to continually increase accuracy & efficiency to produce quality results to support the needs of the business.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Graphic Design Manager

    • EXPRESS
    • Columbus, OH
    • Aug 2014 - Present (10 months)

    Graphic Design Manager, In-store Marketing : lead and mentor designers and partners to develop a focused marketing strategy for each season that is cohesive with the brand’s omni-channel projection, develop impactful windows & in-store marketing, pull swipe and sketch concepts for shop-in-shop experiences, design logos/elements that can be used across multiple channels, prepare and review production-ready files

  • Graphic Designer

    Graphic Designer, In-store Marketing : heavy focus on Sport and Swim subrands, coordinate with partners to support design concept/development to final execution for production, extensive experience with imagery and typography for various marketing including storefront windows, direct mail pieces, navigational signage, garment marketing/hangtags, packaging and digital assets for social media and emails

  • Production Artist

    Freelance Production Artist, Package Design : partner closely with package designers to understand and refine design intent, implement design objectives for Bath & Body Works products and packaging, obtain approvals from internal partners, prepare artwork for final production, release approved artwork to production vendors

  • Industrial Designer

    Product Designer : concept sketches, create both CAD and physical 3D models, prepare presentations for client meetings, assist in managing project for IDSA MidEast Conference display

  • Industrial Designer

    • Design Axis
    • Columbus, OH
    • Sep 2006 - Jun 2007 (9 months)

    Product Designer : competitive and user experience research, development/concept sketches, build both CAD & physical models, prepare presentations for client meetings, work directly with clients to understand user experience, needs and desires in order to improve concepts and develop new ideas

Education

  • The Ohio State University

    • BS Industrial Design
    • 2001 - 2006

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