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THE PROFESSIONAL SIDE
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I believe in turning the complex into simple, emotional, and memorable experiences.

Experiences

Creative Director

Martin Group

7+ years

Associate Creative Director, Digital AD

Martin Group

1 year, 2 months

Creative Supervisor

Martin Group

4 years

Senior Art Director

Martin Group

3 years, 3 months

Senior Art Director

The University at Buffalo, Marketing and Creative Services

12 years, 6 months

Freelance Graphic Designer

The Wolf Group

10 months

Current Duties

As a managing creative director, my duties include conceptual thinking, management and art direction of broadcast, branding campaigns, print design, identity design, paid social, organic social, and environmental graphics.

 

​While developing solutions for complex campaigns to small, individual requests, I have also been heavily engaged with leading several large digital projects which include responsive web design and augmented reality. Ensuring that the execution of all creative efforts are on strategy, on budget, and on schedule.

My administrative responsibilities for a small team of graphic designers include managing their professional growth, assessing their daily workload, creative directing their work, and injecting creative enrichment.​

I have also built and managed strong vendor relationships with photographers, videographers, illustrators, and printers. 

Education

State University of New York
College at Buffalo

BS, Graphic Design, Honors

Publicity Director for Phi Beta Lambda

Brands I've Touched

28+ years dedicating myself to local and nationally recognized companies. 

Samaritan Medical Center, ECMC, BestSelf Behavioral Health, GreenFields Community Care, Greatbatch Inc., Vention Medical, Albany Law School, University at Buffalo, Canisius College, Under Armour, Dick’s Sporting Goods, New Era Cap

Software Chops

InDesign

Photoshop

XD

Illustrator

Bridge

Excel

Teams

Volunteer Work

West Seneca Travel Baseball

Rachael Warrior Foundation