Develop visual brands, messaging and strategic direction for clients within a community of passionate professionals who use coaching, facilitation, brand strategy, message development and graphic design as tools to help individuals and teams find their essence and give it voice.
New business design lead, designer
Working closely with Account Managers in a newly defined role within a flat team, I maintained and trafficked the organization of new business resources and lead in efforts to produce fast, effective, high quality proposals, pitches, and presentations
Worked with design staff to create high quality client design work including identity, collateral, digital and print ads, digital and print newsletters, client presentations, support graphics/infographics, and social media design assets
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Worked closely with senior leadership to provide the strategic brand management, art direction, design, and production needs of a global non-profit foundation that aims to end pediatric AIDS worldwide.
Provided art direction of the foundation’s rebranding efforts to develop a consistent visual presence for internal and external audiences via printed matter and developed a stronger visual presence through foundation’s website and social media channels. Provided specifically tailored design needs and art direction for the foundation’s high-end fundraising event materials.
Managed a newly expanded team providing art direction and critical feedback for campaigns. Managed relationships and directed consultants to implement full-scale campaigns and high quality printed matter to further the foundation’s message.
Freelance art direction, Graphic Design, Calligraphy and handlettering
Work closely with clients to create event design, social medai assets, and business to consumer engagement materials ensuring that design is instrumental in communicating their messages effectively. Select clients have included Spoolia Design, Artemis Ward, Vital Voices, Long Story Short Media, Allergy and Asthma Association of America, CQ Press (originally of Congressional Quarterly), Common Cause, Brightfield Strategies, GolinHarris, Ballard & Tighe, the National Wildlife Federation, the Myositis Association, Promet Host Chicago, Jeremy’s Heroes, as well as invitation design, custom lettering and calligraphy for private clients.
American Society for Training & Development
Within a flat and collaborative team, created materials including brand development, direct mail, brochure, report design, banner ad designs, and conference collateral for a national trade association devoted to supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations worldwide.
Assisted the Creative Director with production and budget management of client work, as well as guiding junior designers to meet the needs of the agency’s clients. Client work included company brochures, identity, point-of-sale materials, annual reports, brand development, logo design and website design.
Pinnacle Design & Consulting
Quickly promoted from staff artist—creating presentation materials and architectural illustrations—to Art Department Coordinator of a medium sized architecture firm, managing a three-person team, communicating with vendors and clients, developing marketing materials for clients, as well as overseeing the re-brand of the firm’s corporate identity.
Maryland Institute College of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking
Board Member, AIGA DC