International Fine arts collage
June 1991 - May 1995
Real-world experience instructors made sure i understood both the creative and business side of the industry. It was a well-rounded education because i needed to have the whole picture, no matter which side i ended up working in. i develop the skills to think both conceptually and strategically as my studies took me from the fundamentals like color theory and typography to marketing and campaign development.
Cotton & Company
July 2010 - Present
I thrive in an energetic, challenging and rewarding environment. I am recognized for: • Producing breakthrough creative, from concept to completion, that is on target and gets results. • Pitching and winning new business, as well as developing trusted, strategic client relationships. • Managing and mentoring up to 50 people in art and traffic department, with experience hiring, goal setting and performance reviews. • Creating and managing brand identities, both global and local, across multiple mediums and markets. • Developing customer-focused interactive, print and broadcast communications, including websites, social media, e-marketing, VOD, corporate identity, sales collateral, trade shows, direct mail, signage, presentations and POS. • Approaching every challenge and opportunity with integrity, respect, ingenuity, open-mindedness and hard work.
Februay 2001 - May 2009
Worked diligently to infuse a fresh aesthetic into environmental graphics, consumer ads, and catalogs for clients including D.R. Horton homes, Lowell Homes, Bank Atlantic Center. Managing and
overseeing a team of 6 artists, Maintaining production and creative workflow. Responsible for creating brands, designing, producing ads for national magazines.
• Web site design and maintenance including content updates, optimizing graphics and navigational restructuring
• Multi-media CD’s design.
• Manage multiple simultaneous projects meeting financial budgets and time frames
• Corporate identity creations and campaigns. (Brochures, direct mail, sell sheets, print ads, web, radio spots and commercials)
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