I am an art director with over 15 years of experience developing creative direction for national brands such as Hilton Hotels, Loews Hotels & Resorts, Marriott, iHeartRadio, Universal, Walt Disney World, McCormick & Schmick's and many others. I am a strategic thinker with a passion for design in its many forms. I find beauty and inspiration in everything around me, translating them into something unique and modern.

Work Samples

  • iHeartRadio Music Festival Poster

  • McCormick & Schmick's Photography

  • Liberty Ride Festival Poster

Work History

April 2010—Present iHeartMedia, Inc. High-profile PowerPoint and multimedia presentations as well as art direction, concepts, branding, logos, dynamic leads, sales and training material development, and illustrations. Utilizing Sharepoint to update and maintain sales materials on intranet. August 2008—April 2010 Patrick Henry Creative Promotions; Houston, TX Sr. Art Director Supervisor of seven person design team, implementing company-wide work processes, developing and maintaining annual budget, performance reviews and all administrative duties for department. Photo and creative art direction specializing in food and beverage, menu concepts and design, developing brand standards, logos, collateral, direct mail, promotion development, high-profile PowerPoint presentations for executive management, client presentations and web design. December 2004—August 2008 AIG; Houston, TX Sr. Graphic Designer High-profile PowerPoint and multimedia presentations as well as art direction, concepts, branding, logos, photography, collateral, direct mail, trade shows, campaign development, storyboards, web design and illustrations. January 2002—March 2003 D. Hilton Associates; The Woodlands, TX Art Director Concepts, branding, logos, photography, collateral, direct mail, display advertising, trade shows, web design and client presentations. All administrative duties relating to art department, supervising design staff, developing and implementing new procedures and maintaining design standards. November 2000—October 2001 Paradigm Marketing Group; Orlando, FL Art Director All administrative duties relating to art department, supervising design staff, obtaining printer quotes, developing and implementing new procedures, and maintaining design standards. Concepts, storyboards, branding, logos, photo missions, web design, collateral, direct mail, display advertising, and client presentations. February 1998—October 2000 Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown; Orlando, FL Art Director Lead art director for Hilton, Marriott, Mexico Board of Tourism, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Responsible for concepts, storyboards, branding, logos, television and radio commercials, photo missions, collateral, direct mail, web design. display advertising and client presentations. November 1991—August 1997 The Orlando Sentinel; Orlando, FL Graphic Designer Proofreading, editing, concepts, display ads, editorial layouts for magazines and specialty tabloids (Magic Magazine, Central Florida Family Magazine, Florida Magazine, etc.).

Education

Florida Metropolitan University

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA

Awards

Graduated Magna cum Laude with a degree in graphic deisgn. Winner of 24 Gold, Silver, and Bronze HSMAI, Addy, CUNA and National CUES awards.

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