In-house Creative Lead
Oct 2015 - Present (5 years 6 months)
Create all assets for print, web, video, social. Create new branding materials. Aid in creating new social campaigns.
Freelance - Sr. Art Director
May 2011 - Present (10 years 5 months)
Create and art direct TV commercials, storyboards, magazines, covers, layouts, Ads, eblasts, newsletters, online banners and other graphic elements, as well as brainstorm ideas for new campaigns for various clients; Mittens For Detroit, WYCD, Beaumont, Dye Salon, Weight Watchers, Art Van etc. Programs: CS6
Real Detroit Weekly
Royal Oak, MI
Apr 2010 - Apr 2011 (1 year)
Leader and manager of the production team, create and roll out a processes for the production team, push for continuous improvement, thumbnail, make photo selections, help and direct other designers to develop their ads, work closely and brainstorm with account execs to develop ad campaigns for clients, meet weekly deadlines and produce printer ready files. I also maintained the website and created web banners. Trained new hires and interns, as well. Programs used: CS5 - InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash, Word and PowerPoint.
Oct 2005 - Jan 2011 (5 years 3 months)
Self art direct, thumbnailing, executing strong concepts and designing DVD covers, Posters, Animated Flash web banners and advertisements for Horror/Sci-Fi Movies/Children’s Movies. Also ran the intern program. Programs used: InDesign, QuarkXpress, PhotoShop, Flash and Illustrator.
Meridian Advertising Agency
Jun 2002 - Jun 2005 (3 years)
Responsibilities include: working on a team - building pages for print circulars, mailers and advertisements for Kmart and Frank's Nursery. Programs used: QuarkXpress, PhotoShop, and Illustrator.