Environmental Graphics Specialist
North Carolina Museum of Art
Nov 2019 - Present (4 years 1 month)
In support of three Exhibition Designers' projects, I provide graphic design and installation for most of NCMA's continually rotating exhibitions. I also manage labels and panels for two buildings and a park, enforcing standards and maintaing brand identity while providing input on the flow of information and visitor experience.
2016 - Nov 2019 (2 years 11 months)
I provided industry-competitive instructional design support materials for K-12 online learning and assessment. Mediums include video and animation in addition to layout and illustration for print and online delivery systems that meet the strict guidelines of numerous state curriculums.
2013 - 2015 (2 years)
Refined branding and developed new marketing materials for multiple restaurants and bars. Significantly increased sales, event attendance and customer loyalty through self-initiated campaign strategies. Greatly improved company image through event and food photography, website re-development, signage programs, and social media management. Side accomplishments include site-specific architectural renderings for new construction. **KZ Management is a current and returning per-project freelance client.
Graphic Design Specialist
2007 - 2010 (3 years)
Broke ground on Hoshino’s East Coast video production for Ibanez Guitars and TAMA Drums and Re-conceptualized the Ibanez consumer website format; which has since become the international company standard. Developed marketing campaigns and bilingual catalog layouts. Contributions to successful sales were recognized with the 2009 Stellar Recognition award for Exceptional Effort and Dedication. **Hoshino USA is a current and returning per-project freelance client.
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Conceived and executed sign programs and graphics for a variety of clients, including Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Hutzler Manufacturing (Gourmac), Emeril and UPMC. Managed projects and supervised coordination of multiple vendors in the installation of extensive signage projects. Actualized patent- secured products from inception through prototypes and mechanical production art. Recognized for patience, creativity and spirited personality with the 2007 Kolano Design Peer Recognition Award.