EXPERIENCE

Design Lead

IDEO    2013 - Present

Creative Lead

Avenue    2012 - 2013

Art Director

Pappas Group    2010 - 2012

Associate Art Director

Discovery Channel    2007 - 2010

Designer

Gilah Press + Design    2006 - 2007

 

EDUCATION

BFA Visual Communication

University of Delaware    2001 - 2006
Focus     Graphic Design & Advertising
Minors     Art History, Material Culture
 

London Design Intensive 

University of Delaware    Summer 2005

 

EXPERTISE

Brand Strategy & Development
Communication Strategy
Design Thinking
Innovation
Creative Direction
Program Leadership
Art Direction
Graphic Design
Identity Design
Product Design
Experience Design
Interaction Design
Print
Digital
Advertising
Marketing

SELECT CLIENT EXPERIENCE

AbbVie
American Express
Anheuser Busch
Animal Planet
AOL
Bertolli
BET
Bush Beans
Cars.com
Chicago Magazine
Discovery Channel
Eli Lilly
Ford
Hunt's
Liz Claiborne
Lowe's
PepsiCo
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rosetta Stone
Science Channel
The Oprah Winfrey Network
TLC
Virgin America

 

PRESS & PUBLICATION

The Secret Handshake
Humble Pied
Under Consideration
The Wall Street Journal
Creativity Magazine
Print Regional Design Annual
Anthropologie
Paper Source
Fingerprint No. 2
Lucky Magazine
Baltimore Magazine
Baltimore Bride Magazine

 

FASCINATIONS

Music
Interior Design
Data
History
Popular Culture
Diane Keaton
Organization
Cats
DelMarVa

INVOLVEMENT

2016

Speaker    University of Delaware

2015

Speaker    HikeCon Chicago
Judge    Washington ADDYs
Speaker    University of Oklahoma

2014

Speaker    IDEO Stories V
Speaker    University of Delaware

2013

Mentor    AIGA Chicago
Judge    North Dakota ADDYs
Exhibitor    You Are Beautiful - As You Are
Speaker    University of Delaware

2012

Exhibitor    Chicago Design Museum
Speaker    Temple University
Speaker    University of Delaware

2011

Speaker    School of Advertising Art
Speaker    University of Delaware

 

RECOGNITION

2014

 ADDYs    Silver

2012

 ADDYs    Silver
PromaxBDA Awards    Best In Show

2011

PromaxBDA Awards    Bronze
Comm Arts    Web Pick

2010

ADDYs    Silver
PromaxBDA Awards    Gold
In House Agency Awards    Best In Show
In House Agency Awards    Gold
In House Agency Awards    Gold
In House Agency Awards    Silver

2009

ADDYs    Silver
AIGA CommandX Contestant    3rd place

2008

PromaxBDA Awards    Silver