Curriculum Vitae

Design leader with 14+ years of experience facilitating design thinking and helping organizations with tricky or previously undefined challenges.

Design:

14 years of experience leading with solid design skills and a focus on results. Contributor and leader on projects that resulted in a combined $40M+ in venture funding, increased market share, and a variety of innovative solutions for B2B and B2C organizations in cloud computing, information security, social media, e-commerce, luxury, publishing, transportation and trucking, social enterprise and various other industries. 

Strategy:

Extensive experience using design thinking in conjunction with research and strategy. Well practiced conducting stakeholder interviews, market research, user experience reviews, brand audits, consumer surveys, and usability testing to develop UX documentation, product roadmaps, and marketing strategies. 

Leadership:

Design leader with 7 years of experience facilitating design thinking for teams, mentoring emerging designers and guiding projects toward successful outcomes.

Technical Skills:
  • Sketch
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • HTML & CSS
Creative Skills:
  • Typography
  • Color Theory
  • Layout
  • Gestalt Principles
  • UI Design
  • Illustration
  • Animation

Experience

Inovāt, Creative Director

2012-2017

Current Led strategy and design for all agency accounts on projects that involved branding, websites, web-applications and marketing.

Key Projects:

 

Lucidworks, Design Lead

2015

Overhauled the experience of Lucidworks' flagship product in order to provide simplified administration to it's users. Provided tactical support to marketing that included sales and fund raising presentations, promotional gift boxes, landing pages, sales sheets, t-shirts and banner ads. Provided art direction for an updated visual identity as well as execution of a new website design.

 

andCulture, Creative Lead

2010-2012

Collaborated on or led projects that involved branding, website and web-application design, design for mobile.

Key Projects:

 

Prior Experience

Insurance News Net, Senior Designer — 2007-2010

Clark Associates, Senior Designer — 2007-2010

Clipper Magazine, Designer — 2003-2007



Design Leadership

AIGA Central PA

President, 2012-2014

Vice President, 2011-2012

Programming Chair,  2010-2011