Experience

Freelance, New York, NY
June 2017 – Present

Creative Consultant. My specialty is crafting visuals and recommending strategies/messaging. I manage projects from concept to design to delivery and strive to balance timelines, budgets and client needs. 

Bodum, New York, NY
January 2016 – June 2017

Graphic Designer, global housewares brand. Worked with New York and European sales, marketing, and retail managers. Created logos, advertisements, web banners, presentation material, event and store signage from design to delivery. Drafted copy and messaging as needed. Responsible for client contact and printer interface.

Freelance, San Francisco, CA  |  New York, NY
July 2012 – January 2016

Creative Consultant, various clients. Worked with clients to develop branding materials and digital assets. Recommended strategies/messaging, designed visuals and met budgets/deadlines. Clients included: 
• Brooklyn College
• Eddy Out Productions
• Portland Family Magazine

Oracle, Redwood Shores, CA
June 2007 – July 2012
Senior Designer, global technology company. Collaborated with Copywriter and Senior Design Director to develop creative strategies/messaging and visuals for branding systems, campaigns, corporate identity projects and event look and feels. Drafted brand guidelines for key projects to ensure design consistency across multiple platforms.

Freelance, San Francisco, CA
March 2005 – June 2007
Creative Consultant, various clients. Worked with clients to develop branding and/or corporate collateral. Recommended strategies/messaging, designed visuals and met budget/deadlines. Clients included: 
• Littler Mendelson
• Mervyns
• Modem Media

Partners + Levit, New York, NY
December 2001 – March 2005
Creative Consultant, advertising agency. Worked with Managing Partner to conceive positioning strategies. Developed advertising and branding campaigns from concept and design to delivery. Scope of work also included art direction of photoshoots, client contact, budgeting, scheduling and printer interface. Hired and directed freelance artists. Clients included:
• Dauphin Equity Finance
• GE
• Wellcore

Skills

• Strategic, fresh thinking
• Simple, impactful design
• Friendly, professional demeanor
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Versed in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
• Familiar with Constant Contact, WordPress 

Education

General Assembly (2015), New York, NY
10-week course in Visual Design

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ
Degree: BA, Concentration: Graphic Design