experience

 

Experience.


Seventh Creative, LLC

Creative Director and Owner, August 2017 - Current


Freelance

Graphic Designer, January 2007 – Current


Steelcase

Graphic Designer, July 2015 - May 2017

  • Supported Coalesse sales team, Coalesse.com team, and Coalesse Product Marketing
  • Managed over 3,000 visual assets on Widen (DAM)
  • Collaborated with creative brand team
  • Gave art direction to creative partners

Kendall College of Art and Design

Adjunct Professor of Design, Fall Semester 2015 + 2016

  • Introduction course to the principles, elements, and working procedures of the design and visual presentation of Graphic Design (Intro to Graphic Design).

Steelcase

Digital Composition Specialist, February 2015 - August 2015

  • Worked cross-functionally with Marketing and IT to develop, maintain, publish, and distribute over 50 corporate product specification guides with a bi-monthly release schedule.
  • Used charts to help identify top flow interrupters and prioritize improvements efforts and manage multiple projects per each release date, Bi-monthly, for 60 publications (20,000+ pages).

Glidewell Dental Laboratories

Graphic Design Specialist, July 2013 - January 2015

  • Worked closely with copywriters, project managers, coordinators and print production team
  • Marketing collateral: postcards, RX books, mailers, brochures, price lists, catalogs, fee schedules, forms & letters
  • Marketing collateral for satellite laboratories (translated & redesigned to fit international standards)
  • Internal Projects: posters, t-shirts, flyers and newsletters
  • Photo retouching for magazines and other marketing collateral
  • Designed articles for three quarterly magazines (Chairside, Inclusive, & Lab Perspectives)

GE Healthcare (Clarient Diagnostic Services)

Global Visual Designer, May 2012- May 2013

  • Redesigned Clarient’s marketing collateral, to fit within GE Healthcare brand standards
  • Collaborated with web and graphic designers, trade show/event coordinators, operations & marketing departments
  • Applied DPS skills to create an interactive presentation for use at Trade Shows
  • Worked with outside vendors & translators
  • Delivered on target marketing materials & successful campaigns
  • Variety of Projects: trade show graphics, ad’s, posters, logos, presentations, interactive apps, business cards, flyers, & web

Root Creative Group

Graphic Designer, July 2011 - May 2012

  • Worked closely with clients, managers and other designers
  • Ideation of projects from concept to completion
  • Print: logo concepts, business cards/branding, brochures, invitations, programs, ad’s and articles 
  • Print production and prepress
  • Web: website landing page, site maintenance, web banners, eblasts, newsletters, blog design & updates

Vanerum•Stelter (StelterPartners)

Graphic Design Intern, February 2008 - February 2009

  • Redesigned and maintained StelterPartners.com
  • Product photography and retouching
  • Copy writing; product descriptions and marketing collateral
  • Created spec sheets, case studies, brochures, catalogs, trade show graphics, direct mail and e-blast pieces
  • Collaborated on new projects, campaigns and special programs
  • Art directed, Organized, and hosted web conferences with sales associates, VP of Sales, VP of Marketing, and CEO
  • Created process maps, and instruction sheets for the Operations Department
  • Maintained relationships with outside printers, paper vendors, and server/web hosting companies
 

merit.


2017 AIGA Design Conference Diversity and Inclusion Scholar