Graphic Designer/Marketing Director
Sunset Healthcare Solutions
Feb 2010 - Present (11 years 8 months)
Oversee the marketing initiatives, identity, and branding of Sunset Healthcare Solutions, ensuring consistency throughout. Plan and implement marketing campaigns in trade magazines, social media, and web searches. Receive product information from the Business Development and Engineering Departments, sales strategy from the Sales Department, and regulatory criteria from the Quality Department to synthesize creative concepts, brand strategy, and collateral that meets the needs and aims of all departments and the company as a whole. Drive creative concept development while managing a graphic designer and content editor, and collaborating with others to create deliverables from start to finish, revise websites, product packaging, advertisements, product instruction manuals, videos, sell sheets, brochures, and other collateral.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 - 2012 (4 years)
Taught a class to first-year students that introduced digital production tools in a visual art and design context.
Columbia College Chicago
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Taught cultural and production classes in Interactive Arts and Media.
Blueprint Design Studio
2007 - 2008 (1 year)
Designed print and front-end web for a small creative studio focused on Wordpress sites and restaurant menus.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Art
Georgia College & State University
2002 - 2007 (5 years)
Started the Digital Media area and taught classes in the Art department.
Assistant Professor of Art
St. Cloud State University
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
Taught classes in Art, Digital Media, and Critical Theory.