THE DETAILS

Branding

Avondale Toyota

One Subaru

Suntracker Boats

Tahoe Boats

Regency Boats

Elbow Digital Agency

the Work

PRINT:

Catalogs | Brochures

Magazine | Packaging

Apparel

DIGITAL:

UX | Display | Email | Social

leadership

Creative Strategy

Conceptual Thinker

Creative Team Leader

Managed Production Crews
Project Management

Great Communication Skills

Attention to Detail

the Tools

Illustrator

InDesign

Photoshop

XD

Premiere

AfterEffects

Acrobat

Powerpoint

Google Web Designer

As a creative design professional I have had the opportunity to hold a variety of roles in agency and in-house creative departments over the years. I understand the importance of looking at the whole picture, and creating a strategy that will work over all advertising platforms. My experience coupled with excellent project management skills, and communication skills make me a good fit for any team.

 

 

Senior Designer II

Empire Southwest • March 2019 – Present

Provide art for all marketing deliverables; supply direction for photography/video. Offers support to the rest of the team while managing brand guidelines. Ensure creative concepts align with overall brand strategies, while meeting marketing objectives, staying on budget and on schedule. Video planning, production and completion. 

Art Director

Think Tank Media & Marketing  • January  2018 – March 2019

Manage team of designers, freelance talent, videographer and photographers to execute high-level creative for all agency clients.  Providing scripts storyboards and overall direction for photography/video. Offers support to the rest of the team, media buyer and Account Executive. Ensures creative concepts align with overall brand strategies, while meeting marketing objectives, staying on budget and on schedule. In this hands on roll it was important to provide clear direction and oversight to creative team to execute creative concepts. Introduced creative work flow processes to streamline projects and improve organization for the agency.

Art Director

RealWorld Marketing  • November  2016 – November  2017

Manage a team of copywriters, designers, production artists and photographers to execute high-level creative for Tier 2 campaigns for Acura and Honda regional dealer associations.  Providing art and overall direction for photography. Offering support to the rest of the team and Creative Director and Account Executives. Ensures creative concepts align with overall brand strategies, while meeting marketing objectives, staying on budget and on schedule. Provides clear direction and oversight to creative team to execute creative concepts. Work to create work flow processes and appropriate pipelines for tasks.

Senior Art Director/Brand Manager

Bass Pro Shops/White River Marine Group • September 2013 – November 2016

Manage a team of production artists, photographers, videographers, stylists, , while working with copywriters, models and  Marketing/Sales to execute high-level creative campaigns for our industry-leading boat brands. Travel on location to mange and on location boat photography & video shoots – providing art and overall direction. Offers support to the rest of the team and Creative Manager. Ensures creative concepts align with overall brand strategies, while meeting marketing objectives, staying on budget and on schedule. Provides clear direction and oversight to production team to execute creative concepts.

 

Art Director

OReilly Auto Parts • September 2006 – September 2013 

Design corporate identity and brand image. Create logos, brochures, direct mail pieces, large format graphics, t-shirts, web layout and design, web banners and POS materials. Directed photo shoots; monitored quality at press checks. Design packaging  and create brand guidelines for house brands. Work closely with motorsports, hispanic marketing and other internal clients to build brand recognition and grow brand awareness. 

 

Graphic Designer/Jr. Art Director

Tracker Marine Group • 2003 – September 2006 

Designed corporate identity and branding image; developed letterheads and envelopes. Created brochures and other POS materials; trade-show, convention and corporate event materials and promotional giveaways; T-shirts, and postcards. Worked with other team members to develop a retail advertising process and look for 2005. Directed photo shoots; monitored quality at press checks.

 

Graphic Designer

Young Sportswear • 2002 – March 2003 

Create designs for different types of apparel as well as develop catalogs for stock designs. T-shirt designs ranged from spot color to 4 color process silk screen.

 

Graphic Designer

Christian County Headline News • August 1999 – February 2002 

Build all ads that to be placed in the publication as well as layout all pages for the newspaper and special sections.