Resume


Experience

Freelance
Art Director | Designer | Consultant  2/2016 - Current

Provinding Art Direction, Design, and Consulting services to brands and individuals in the music, entertainment, tech, healthcare, apparel, action sports, video game, and other industries. Let's work together.

GA Communication
Art Director  7/2014 - 1/2016
Senior Graphic Designer  1/2012 - 7/2014

As an Art Director, I am the visual and concept lead for the appearance and continuity on multiple pharma and consumer brands. Working closely with group creative directors, copywriters, UX designers, developers, and production designers from original concepts through final production. I have experience presenting both internally and to clients. I also frequently provide art direction and collaboration with freelance designers, illustrators and interns. My strengths include concept development, mobile design, responsive web design, print, event collateral, and brand identity.

Billabong
Graphic Designer  11/2003 - 1/2012

As a graphic designer I was the visual and concept lead for the instore graphics, skate, and wake categories. Designing surf ads, POP, event collateral, digital, web design and graphic tee's. I worked daily in the art room with other designers collaborating with the marketing team, merchandisers, sales team, vendors, installers, and athlete team managers from original concepts through final production. I also frequently provided art direction to photographers and production designers.

Freelance
Art Director/Designer  6/2003 - Current

Providing art direction and graphic design services for a range of companies, brands and individuals. Work includes brand identity, packaging design, logo design, website design, advertising, and event collateral.

Spy Optic
Freelance Graphic Design  7/2003 - 9/2003

Worked with the art director designing Pop-up POP displays for winter goggle line. Designing drink coasters with Spy branding. Production work on point of purchase postcards displaying team riders and product shots.
 

Education

Hartford Art School at The University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT BFA, Visual Communication Design  1999 - 2003

Studio Art Centers International
Florence, Italy, Course focus: oil painting with special interest in serigraphy  Summer 2002