In addition to having a kickass name, I have been doing my level best to make my name known in this industry. I have risen through the ranks and have been fortunate to win a few awards – the Clios, Webbys, GDUSAs, and AGDAs – to name a few. My existence is to fill the gap between a single-person studio and the big, expensive agencies that are often out of reach for new or small businesses. By keeping my core team small and our curated network of independent designers, strategists, and writers prominent, we can scale our team up or down to fit your project’s specific needs.
contract || 2010 / Present || Right Hat
freelance || 2018 / Present || Burns & Levinson
contract || 2010 / 2020 || Content Pilot
contract || 2005 / 2016 || FINN Partners / Greenfield Belser
freelance || 2011 / 2014 || The O’Donnell Group
creative director || 2022 / 2023 || Right Hat
As Creative Director of Design, my role was the big-picture idea generator. Maintaining the cohesive look and feel of a project. Guiding the entire creative process and navigating the team that works under them. Establishing budgets and timelines and managing client relationships. In addition to the creative part, I was responsible for the front-end development of websites, which ranged from ADA compliance to editing code and various aspects of the web design process.
creative director/owner || 2006/2009 || Space Coast Living Magazine
As Owner and Creative Director, my position required me to do the design layout and production of this publication along with my team of five designers. Responsibilities also included story ideas and story assignments. Both publications were produced every month. Each magazine had approximately one hundred twenty (120) pages of print.
associate creative director || 2003/2005 || Greenfield Belser/FINN Partners
Mentoring and supporting young designers; problem-solving; conceptualizing; and dealing with complex design projects. Strong knowledge of print design, print production, and web design. Highly skilled at concepts, typography, imagery, color, layout, and art direction. Problem-solving, working with complex design projects and issues, and conceptualization and strategic thinking.
art director || 2001/2003 || Stellcom Corp.
Oversee the design process as a core discipline, reflecting the company’s client-focused, user-centered design solutions tradition. Key responsibilities include overseeing the creative efforts of the User Experience Engineering Group for client projects and Stellcom collateral and creatively motivating designers. Responsible for managing up to six individuals in career aspects such as employee hire integration, staffing, training, career development, and role growth.
creative director || 2000 / 2001 || MRM//McCann
Manage the design and implementation of all projects. Work closely with the creative director to maintain the integrity of all work. Responsible for managing a team of ten designers. The team was made up of HTML professionals and graphic designers.
art director || 1998 / 2000 || Virticon Corporoation
design studio coordinator || 1996 / 1998 || The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
graphic design || 1992 / 1996 || Reed & Steven
BFA Graphic Design || The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
MFA Graphic Design || Academy of Art