New York, NY
Jun 2015 - Present (6 years)
Manager and production coordinator for a major financial client at Diadeis, an international, Paris-based design and pre-media agency. Responsible for trafficking and producing dozens of advertising pieces a day, while also coordinating with two account executives to manage deadlines and solve complex design and printing issues. Oversee a team of three art workers and two proofreaders, while also managing expectations and helping to allocate resources and prioritize a high volume of work from other clients of the firm.
Marketing Communications Associate
May 2013 - Feb 2015 (1 year 9 months)
Designer, presentation specialist and information manager for an international investment firm. Responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including designing and editing presentation materials and client communications, creating customized CSS/HTML mailings, implementing and maintaining branding compliance for the firm's New York and overseas offices, and maintaining a large database of client and prospect information in both CRM (Salesforce) and virtual data room (IntraLinks) environments.
Sep 2011 - Oct 2014 (3 years 1 month)
Freelance production editor for Style.com/Print, the semiannual print offshoot of Condé Nast’s popular fashion website. Working under an intense and demanding schedule, was responsible for guiding a web-focused staff through the intricacies of print production to deliver an exceptional final product. Duties included managing all InDesign and InCopy workflow through K4, coordinating the output of a dozen design and editorial staffers, and overseeing the final image processing and type-fitting for all editorial pages.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
Freelance production position at Martha Stewart's Whole Living Magazine. Responsible for text, layout and design adjustments in InDesign and ultimately trafficking pages through K4 to final approval.
Presentation Center Manager
Nov 2009 - Aug 2011 (1 year 9 months)
Responsible for all presentation and promotional materials produced, both digitally and physically, by the investment banking arm of Citadel, a Chicago-based hedge fund and asset management firm. Worked extensively with Adobe Illustrator, FactSet analytics tools, and the entire suite of Microsoft Office products, with a focus on creating complex, attractive and information-rich client presentations.
Oct 2006 - Oct 2009 (3 years)
Head of the reporting and publications unit of Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group. Responsible for the organization, compilation, proofing and printing of over 120 quarterly financial reports. Position involved on-site supervision of a six-person staff, as well as constant cross-continent coordination with a sizable data-entry team in India.
Dec 2005 - Oct 2006 (10 months)
Second in command of C-VILLE Weekly, Charlottesville’s premier alternative newspaper. Responsible for a wide variety of duties, including management of a large editorial staff, assignment and editing of all freelance copy, oversight of both the art department and website personnel, and shepherding the chaotic creation of a 60- to 160-page paper from editorial meeting to printing press every week of the year.
CIBC World Markets
Jun 2001 - Sep 2005 (4 years 3 months)
Design and presentation professional in the creative services center of CIBC World Markets. Main areas of responsibility included creating advertising and publicity materials, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and complex Word and Excel documents.
Associate Producer, Sidewalk NY
Nov 1999 - Jan 2001 (1 year 2 months)
Music Editor and content provider for Microsoft's online entertainment guide. Position entailed assigning, editing and publishing a weekly overview of local and national music events. Responsible for organizing content, managing freelance copy, and inputting text and graphics into Front Page, Microsoft's web publishing software.
Associate Editor, Maxim Magazine
May 1997 - Dec 2000 (3 years 7 months)
Music Editor of the successful men’s monthly magazine. Responsible for rounding up and conducting celebrity interviews, assigning and editing album reviews, and writing several short features and sidebars per issue.
Music Editor, Blender Magazine
Jul 1994 - Sep 1997 (3 years 2 months)
Founding Music Editor of the groundbreaking CD-ROM pop culture magazine. Oversaw all music-related content, acting as editor, interviewer, writer and audio/video engineer.