An accomplished and well-rounded creative professional with over fourteen years of interactive design experience. Over the past seven years I have been the creative lead on multiple enterprise level projects. Recently I managed a large multidisciplinary creative team on the Time Warner Cable redesign project where I was responsible for all design deliverables, client interaction, and personnel management.
Creative Design Manager / Cyveillance / June 2014 – Present
Lead for all creative endeavors ranging from the company website redesign to printed marketing collateral. Responsible for the planning and scoping of projects, and the structuring of internal collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence. Act as the product manager for various digital products. Involved in both hands-on design creation and art direction of the small design team.
Siteworx / May 2006 – May 2014
Design Lead / Siteworx / March 2013 – May 2014
Responsible for the overall quality-of-design work of all projects at Siteworx’s headquarters. Oversaw the early planning and concepting phases, and then provided design guidance and oversight through the remainder of the project. Responsible for the creation and management of the visual design resource library, which provides standards and guidelines for the design teams in all offices across the country. Provided mentorship and leadership for the visual design team.
Design Manager / Siteworx / August 2012 – September 2013
Responsible for personnel and project management for a multidisciplinary design team consisting of visual designers, user experience architects, content strategist, and copywriters, ranging in number from 5-14 team members. Responsible for the overall design success of the Time Warner Cable redesign project. Managed all client interaction and delivery of design requirements, including visual design, content and user experience documentation.
Art Director / Siteworx / May 2006 – August 2012
Functioned as lead designer, project manager, and art director for multiple design projects, including AOL, Strayer University, Chase Credit Cards, and Sotheby’s. Responsible for client interaction during the design phase including requirements gathering, design presentations, and all subsequent design deliverables. Created multiple conceptual design solutions for presentation to the client and managed the overall design process on projects I was leading. Responsible for the projection and tracking of design resources on my team.
Additional Work Experience
Senior Designer / Lucidea / March 2000 – May 2006
Designer / RCW Communications / February 1996 – March 2000
Mississippi State University Starkville, Mississippi
BFA: Emphasis in Graphic Design
Experience & Skills
- Creative Direction
- Art Direction
- User Experience Design
- Design Team Management
- Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Resource Projections and Reporting – Client Presentations and Interaction – Workflow Management
- Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
- Interactive Media Award – Davey Award
- W3 Winner
- ADCMW Winner
- The Communicator Award
- Webby Award
The above awards were achieved with a variety of work including Time Warner Cable, Strayer University, and US News and World Report.
Time Warner Cable, AOL, Booz Allen Hamilton, Chase Credit Cards, Strayer University, Science Magazine, National Geographic, NPR, AARP, Bain & Co., Neustar, US News and World Report, Sotheby’s, and American Diabetes’s Association.