Innovative and results focused.
Tons of experience with picky clients.
Able to work strategically to achieve the best results.
Never satisfied with the status quo.
Ready to help you grow.

PROFESSIONAL ABILITIES

Visual Communications

  • Enthusiastic designer with many years of experience in print, digital, multimedia, and experiential
  • Excellent creative judgement—distills ideas into clear and compelling designs
  • Vigilant brand champion
  • Strategic thinker who works primarily to achieve goals including heightened awareness, increased sales, community building
  • Collaborates well with copywriters and marketers
  • Manages large trade show events including booth design, content, video, messaging, and press relations
  • Develops identity packages for national and global companies

Digital Expertise

  • Develops comprehensive internet presence including websites, social media, and email campaigns
  • Hands-on front-end design and development with WordPress, HTML, PHP, and JavaScript
  • Use analytics to measure tactics and adjust accordingly

Leadership and Mentoring

  • Natural leadership abilities in any team environment
  • Coaches designers with clear, constructive feedback and reviews
  • Develops and maintains accurate budgets
  • Coordinates outside resources for efficiency and effectiveness

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

FDS Avionics Corp. Marketing Director August 2013 to October 2017
The Storia Group Creative Director December 2012 to August 2013
Flight Display Systems Art Director/Marketing Manager February 2012 to December 2012
Hawthorne Visual Communications Art Director/Creative Director April 2008 to February 2012
Peachtree Type & Design Graphic Designer April 1991 to February 2008

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite
expert level

Hand coded HTML & CSS
Flash
PowerPoint
WordPress & Joomla
good working knowledge

PHP & mySQL
Javascript & JQuery
basic coding skills

OS X, Windows & Linux
install, troubleshoot

Education

Art Institute of Atlanta
Design Principals and Production
1988-1989
Best Portfolio Award

DeKalb Community College
Undergraduate work
1982-1986

Extras

Mentor students through NATAS Mentor Student Connect at SCAD

Member of Program Action Committee at The Art Institute of Atlanta