Accomplished creative with advanced proficiency in graphic design. Skilled at building, leading and motivating teams of designers, photographers, illustrators and copywriters. Goal-driven with a passion for juggling multiple projects and walking high-performance tightropes. Specializing in strategic creative solutions that get results. SPECIALTIES creative concept | creative strategy | branding & rebranding initiatives | publication design | marketing & sales collateral | style guides | brand guides | advertising | copywriting & editing | project management | production budget management | photography direction | consumer & trade event design | prepress & print management SKILLS Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS Understanding of marketing and creative processes Excellent visual and oral communication skills Strong listening skills Delivers strong and persuasive presentation Highly effective at vendor negotiation Excels at project management, meeting critical deadlines and monitoring tight budgets Looking to partner with project-minded people valuing creative and design as core, strategic business resources to build brand value, competitive edge and innovation. Available for freelance work.
One of 32 international artists awarded a position on the Agder Centre of Contemporary Arts in Norway snow and ice sculpture team | 2009 Virginia Press Association awards | 2003-2010 INDESIGN Jewelry and Watch advertising award | 2009 AIGA Greater Richmond award for design excellence | 2007