Marketing Project Manager
Feb 2014 - Oct 2015 (1 year 8 months)
Manage creative team for regional office and their associated workload for two global brands; Thule, and Case Logic
Collaborate with international product management teams to assess and deliver marketing support
Establish project schedules, set interim milestones, and proactively monitor work progress
Oversee relationships with external agencies for packaging, video, photography, print management
Manage budget and resources for regional and global marketing projects
Write project briefs and coordinate executive approval for new marketing initiatives, photo and video shoots
Function as art director for all lifestyle photo and video shoots including international travel and coordination
Senior Packaging Designer
Sep 2013 - Feb 2014 (5 months)
Create packaging concepts and technical designs that exceed creative, quality and financial targets.
Develop product concepts for private label that align with assortment strategy and brand identity.
Manage vendor relationships to ensure quality control and timely delivery of packaging materials.
Coordinate packaging project schedules to meet quarterly product implementations for private label.
Lead Packaging Designer
Jun 2012 - Aug 2013 (1 year 2 months)
Led every aspect of a packaging project from concept through manufacturing.
Managed a team of designers, production artists and project managers.
Participated in cross-functional creative and strategic planning to support all marketing efforts.
Spearheaded global redesign of packaging in 2012 achieving significant lift in retail sales.
Apr 2011 - Jun 2012 (1 year 2 months)
Packaging Production Artist
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011 (1 year)
Produced press-ready files and provided final manufacturing approval for over 1500 parts.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Jan 2008 - Jun 2010 (2 years 5 months)
From design to grant writing; I worked with these organizations as both a creative and strategic business partner.
Bike 49 // Transparency in Action // SpanAfrica // Zen Eats
Aug 2009 - May 2010 (9 months)
Conceptualized and designed print, branding and web materials.
Packaging Designer, Art Director
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008 (6 months)
Student Fulfillment Coordinator
Outward Bound USA
Jan 2006 - Aug 2006 (7 months)
Sep 2001 - Aug 2003 (1 year 11 months)