EXPERIENCE

BED BATH & BEYOND

Art Director

July 2019 - Present

 

  • Manage web team to ensure timelines are met 

  • Direct all phases of the creative brief

  • Oversee and guide design changes between merchandisers, marketers and designers

  • Establish and maintain a consistent aesthetic across all channels including web, social media and e-commerce collateral 

  • Motivational approach to collaboration and problem solving with with full team cooperation

  • Provide exceptional work in short timeframe

CITIBANK

Senior Designer

October 2018 - June 2019

 

  • Provided strong creative direction and leadership for client presentations and business pitches 

  • Data driven manager who led presentations with researched design insights

  • Collaborated closely with senior leaders to strategize and successfully grow revenue from existing accounts

NEWELL RUBBERMAID

Art Director

May 2017 - October 2018

 

  • Designed creative collateral that led to a 200% revenue increase in two of Newell’s    already top performing brands, Calphalon and Crock-Pot

  • Created and managed the most successful email of the holiday season ($75k in revenue from one email)

  • Applied and implemented the brand redesign for Calphalon across all channels including web, Amazon.com, and any other retail.com sites that Calphalon products were sold on

THE GUARDIAN NEWS & MEDIA

Senior Designer 

April 2015 - April 2017

 

  • Created an original content series that contributed $1.5m in revenue

  • Developed wireframes and templates for paid content of Amazon’s premiere show “The Grand Tour”

  • Created and designed the logo for The Guardian’s Digiday award winning series “Side Hustle” which was sponsored by Squarespace

  • Directed and created 45 second social media videos including John Legend, Tory Burch, Luis Von Ahn and Aesha Ash

FREELANCE DESIGN

Art Director / Senior Design

October 2014 - April 2015

 

  • Provided freelance design work including infographics, high end realty advertising,    package design, brochures, PowerPoint creation, Keynote design and logo work

  • Clients included: Creative Circle, Robert Half, Carat, Ogilvy, Anthropologie, Ruder Finn, IMG, Lovesac, Le Metier le Beaute, Multivu Creative

ADPRIME HEALTH

Design Director

August 2013 - October 2014

 

  • Recruited by COO to build and establish video content

  • Hired a team of designers, writers and video editors 

  • Created unique info-graphics, animations and still graphics for medical and health    video library 

  • Head of video shoots including set decoration, costume, time management

LOVESAC

Senior Designer

May 2013 - August 2013

 

  • Collaborated with my team to design and execute re-branding of www.lovesac.com

  • Pitched and presented website re-design ideas to CEO 

  • Researched UX, web functionality, styles and colors to elevate the brand

  • Directed extensive email campaigns, logos and marketing banners for a unique    subscriber list of 200,000 people

NEIGHBORHOODIES

Design Director

January 2012 - April 2013

 

  • Responsible for the look and feel of brand

  • Directed photoshoots for web and email content

EDUCATION + COURSEWORK

COURSERA

Certificate, Brand Identity

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

Certificate, Javascript

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

BFA, Illustration