Art Director and designer with 8 years of experience and a strong passion for visual simplicity and congruency. Comfortable in production and planning phases of projects. Big idea designer who sees strategy first. Designs around story telling while keeping in mind the modern design trends and timeless aesthetics. Thrives as a team player as well as an individual. Enjoys authentic conversation, well-crafted coffee, and other brewed drinks.
Related Work Experience
Senior Web Designer (September 2015 – present)
American Bible Society | Philadelphia, PA
Worked along side the content and web specialists to develop a user focused solution to an outdated design of the resource center that encouraged digging deeper into resources rather than bouncing away from a single resource. Crafted a living breathing web style guide which could be passed off to vendors and contractors for visual consistency across all web properties resulting in a more seamless transition and better user experience. Oversaw design, as well as QA’d build of landing pages, email blasts, and blogs to assure brand guidelines were followed.
Art Director (February 2015 – September 2015)
DigitasHealth | Philadelphia, PA
Provided direction and design for two primary sources of contact between drug representatives and healthcare and pharmaceutical professionals (Ipad based visual aid apps.) Built and Developed an iconography system for both branded and unbranded launch campaigns. Developed brand and brand assets for pre-launch and launch national sales meeting conventions. Assisted in design of mobile applications to be featured at the event. Ideated and developed various brand tactics and assets.
Lead Graphic Designer / Art Director (April 2012 – 2016)
True Voice Media | Philadelphia, PA
Served as art director and lead designer on all internal and client facing projects for both internal and external uses. Interacted via email and conference calls with clients to provide explanation and vision of the visual aspects of their projects. Co-created company promotional and marketing collateral to facilitate better engagement for online and in-person marketing strategies. Branded all company sourced initiatives such as events, experiments, and TVMLabs projects. Led an internal audit and refresh of the company’s brand. Ideation and input during brainstorming sessions beyond visual and design.
Illustrator & Hand Letterer (March 2015 – February 2016)
Lightstock | Plano, TX
Worked with the Art Director to create stock illustrations and iconography for customer’s forecasted needs. Kept a pulse in church, parachurch, and nonprofits like’s, expectation’s, and trends to produce stock assets that would sell well. Created digital products for a variety of uses and levels of design knowledge.
Graphic Designer (September 2014 – January 2015)
The Resonate Group | Mount Juliet, TN
Served as the lead designer on a handful of branding identity projects for nonprofit and religious organizations. Oversaw implementation of brand and brand standards thought-out the creation of print and digital elements. Designed internal and external ebooks and white papers.
Graphic Designer & Illustrator (January 2008 – present)
Artisticdork Designs | Pennsylvania & New Jersey
Partnered with a variety of clients, agencies, and companies to bring design solutions their internal team needed help conceptualizing and executing.
Proficiencies — Adobe Creative Suite, Print Design, Art Direction, Ideation, Web Design, Iconography, Illustration, UI Design, Wireframing
Familiarity — UX Design, CSS, WordPress, Responsive Design, Motion Graphics
StrengthsFinder — Communication, Adaptability, Woo, Positivity, Includer