Senior Art Director
Aug 2013 - Present (8 years 5 months)
Lead a team of designers for the Apparel and Home divisions producing the creative for Target Canada's weekly circular flyer. Interface with the client on a daily basis and communicate needs back to the design team.
Dec 2012 - Aug 2013 (8 months)
Member of the Premedia Group for Target Canada. Concept, design, and layout the circular flier for the Target Canada client. Art direct photography. Lead a team of designers from initial concept to print production hand-off.
Advertising Sales & Marketing
The Fabric Shop Network
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012 (4 months)
Coordinate advertising sales for two trade magazines. Contribute articles to FabShop News and WebCents magazines. Layout some spreads for FabShop News. Assist with other responsibilities as assigned.
Director of Connecting Threads
Crafts Americana Group, Inc.
Dec 2009 - May 2012 (2 years 5 months)
Lead product development and merchandising of quilting products (fabric, thread, quilt kits). Acted as Creative Director for the Connecting Threads web site, emails, and catalog (mailed eight times per year). Reviewed proprietary product quality (fabric strike-off) and worked with manufacturers, involving occasional overseas travel.
Nov 2008 - Dec 2009 (1 year 1 month)
Designed fabric, print ads, and web graphics. Helped with product development (knitting & quilting). Managed the overall look of Knit Picks & Connecting Threads.
Aug 2005 - Nov 2008 (3 years 3 months)
Graphic design, fabric design
Steve Neumuth Advertising
Dec 2002 - Jul 2005 (2 years 7 months)
Sole graphic designer responsible for all print design for agency's clients.