Special Sections Coordinator/Copy Editor/
Digital First Media
Feb 2013 - Jun 2017 (4 years 4 months)
Create strong visual design for magazines and special newspaper tab inserts.
Conceptualize layout and template design for 52-page Momentum magazine, produced for the Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development, and the 12-page Selfridge Flyer newsletter, produced for the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
Edit copy and layout pages for several daily and weekly newspapers in Michigan and New York. Consistently meet press deadlines, while managing staff and schedules.
Project Specialist - Ambulatory Quality Improvement
Farmington Hills, MI
2011 - 2012 (1 year)
Coordinate, document and track pertinent data to meet information and reporting needs of the project team, in order to identify trends and quantify results.
Act as an initial problem identification and resolution source, by answering questions, providing guidance, troubleshooting and problem solving.
Coordinate with others inside and outside the organization by balancing activities, timing events and integrating functions of groups to accomplish specific objectives.
Develop communication materials to fit a particular individual, situation or activity; research, create, assemble and disseminate materials and documentation as directed; check materials for accuracy, completeness and/or procedural compliance.
In House Graphic Artist
Farmington Hills, MI
2006 - 2011 (5 years)
Create progressive, effective print and web design, utilized in successful quality improvement programs for health care providers and beneficiaries of Medicare/Medicaid in Michigan.
Maintain a productive studio by providing brand management, market research, art direction, and project schedules.
Perform digital photography as needed for conferences and events.
Senior Graphic Artist
Sweeney & Associates, Inc.
2002 - 2005 (3 years)
Act as a key liaison between agency and clients, to design and produce advertising/marketing campaigns and materials, used for increasing sales for clients' businesses.
Lead designer on all projects created in studio, provide art direction and project management to junior designers.