Graphic Design for Print and Web, Video Editing, Motion graphics and Production, Animation, Advertising, Layout, Publishing, Photography
Recent experience in digital design, including banners, emails, newsletters, standard sites and ipad applications. Design for print publications, direct mail, catalog/editorial layout, direct sales pieces and digital conversion. Experience in video production, editing and motion graphics. Recent experience in
Animated holiday banner for email and websites.
XBOX print ad (the green is a little off on this display, it isn't neon!)
Christmas 160x600 banner ad.
X-factor DI tile built with provided assets from Fox for the show's fall premiere.
Cnet skin for Christmas 2012.
Earth Day email.
Vector badge created in illustrator.
A mockup for a 300x250 Geek Squad banner.
Another mockup for a Geek Squad 300x250 banner.
A mockup for a Geek Squad for Business print ad.
production work on a series of Geek Squad emails.
My Best Buy landing page designed for the Digital Insert site
A secondary email module for St. Judes, created from their style guide.
A skin created for CNET for Best Buy's 4th of July sales event
An Ad that ran for a new campaign - The Olson Family.
A page from an Accident Contract I designed
May 2014 - Present
Working on a variety of print and digital media for national clients such as ConAgra, Mars, Nestle, Bayer, Clorox and Johnson & Johnson. Work on large scale print projects, signage, flash banners, print ads, landing pages and emails. Provide mockups of how signage will look in-store.
Nov 2009 - Jun 2014
Reprint Designer - Freelance
Repackage/redesign news articles and special sections into a print- and frame-friendly format for individuals and companies, using Quark 8.
May 2012 - May 2014
Digital Production Designer
I am a Digital Production Designer for Wunderman working on the Best Buy client account. I wireframe, create digital artwork for, and work on the production of the deals.bestbuy.com weekly website. I provide production assistance on banners, emails, special premium inserts, and special projects.
Dec 2011 - May 2012
Updating and redesigning print, video and web collateral as part of a corporate re-branding campaign. Incorporating Flash interactive animations into user-end experiences. Work on ordering guides and sales collateral.
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
Graphic and Web Designer
Work on site for Stude-Becker Advertising and Communications. Update brochures, marketing materials, advertisements and a variety of other pieces for Insurance and Medical Companies. Create flash banner ads and modify websites using Dreamweaver CS5 and Flash CS5. Create/modify concepts for sales campaigns. Updated company website and launched 12/2.
Currently freelance for Stude-Becker on website and graphic design for key clients.
Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
Design and manage a variety of print, video and digital media items for Schwan’s Consumer Brands. Frequently film and edit internal videos, design sales kits and external sales pieces, and specialty items. Storyboard, script, edit and provide soundtrack for videos, coordinate visual elements to create a unified brand vision. Some experience with animated videos and web design. Completed a course in Sharepoint Designer.
Jul 2006 - Aug 2009
Promotions Designer/Video Coordinator
Film, capture and edit DV and HD video, coordinate visual elements, create motion graphics and soundtrack for video and encode in multiple formats for use on various platforms. Manage and design sales and circulation pieces for all print consumer and b2b magazines. Create web banners, buttons, emails and landing pages for various sites. Assist with special issues, media kits, interactive Flash sales pieces, editorial layouts and advertisements. Troubleshoot technical issues. Moved video editing facilities in-house, saving employer $80,000 per year.
Sep 2005 - Jul 2006
Creative Services/Ad Designer
Create and design advertisements and special sections for clients published in the Northfield News and the Area Shopper. Paginate paper, place advertising, edit and classified content in the paper and prepare for pre-production.
Aug 2000 - Dec 2004
Program nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Member of Honors Society 2000-2004, Dean’s List 2003-2004, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Gained extensive experience in photography, editing, layout, writing and design, as well as studies of recent culture, theory and law. Spent a year study abroad at University of Brighton; Brighton, England (2001-2002). Focus on international media and culture.