Project Leader for Educational Products
July 2010 to Present
Project leader for educational products. Duties include art directing jobs, concepting new art collections and new products as well as guiding designers to create consistent, fresh designs while working with tight deadlines. Along with product manager, developing, art directing, and producing two large new product presentations per year. Managing content and developing educational products for State Standards.
July 2009 to July 2010
Designer for educational products. Duties include concepting, designing, and prepressing jobs. Along with team members, responsibilities include two large product presentations throughout the year. Able to work accurately, consistently and quickly on a number of different projects at the same time, while meeting all specifications as well as client time line.
January 2006 to August 2008
Team focused designer providing creative solutions to client marketing needs.
Part of creative team that lead a new product launch for Jenn-Air appliances, from initial brainstorming to final production of launch pieces. Also worked with clients from KitchenAid, Lowes, Home Depot, Whirlpool, Electrolux and Sears. Worked on multiple projects at the same time without losing sight of the many different brand identities and the importance of the client business and budget. Participated in team brainstorming that lead to the development of accurate, consistent and strategic work.
Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Arts
January 2001 to January 2005
Comfortable with Mac and PC operating systems. Proficient in Quark, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. A detail oriented team player with an excellent sense of design.