KULT Magazine Design Competition Winner 2003

Art for Peace Award


Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design.  Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building “win-win” partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2008 - Present

Graphic Designer / Photographer

The Michael O'Neal Singers

· Responsible for design of all production programs and marketing collateral

· Sales brochures and other printed product information

· Visual aids used in sales presentations

· Posters and signs

· Web content

Sep 2008 - Present

Creative Consultant - freelance

Friday Fundraising Consulting Group

· Problem Solving

· Team building

· Production workflow and technical consulting

· Corporate design campaigns

· Practical redesigns of current marketing materials

Jul 2005 - Aug 2008

Publication Director

The Atlanta Opera

· Performed lead role in the design and production of print, identity, packaging,

  multimedia, web design, and art direction· Developed business, managed vendors, served as client liaison· Managed press checks, art directed photos, supervised team design efforts· Maintained production schedules and budgets· Managed multiple, concurrent projects in different stages· Worked closely with directors to plan the season based on selling trends and artistic vison· Demonstrated ability to learn and use new technology· Increase in subscriptions sales in 3 year period by 60%· Created and designed the Aria playbill for all productions

Apr 2004 - Sep 2004

Assistant Art Director

National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Special Anniversary Issue - Oct. 2004 - Miami Section-  Photos by Catherine Karnow29 Reasons to Love Miami - Dec. 2005 - Insiders Miami - Photos by Catherine Karnow· Arranged meetings, schedules and shooting dates· Responsible for camera equipment and grip

· Art directed photo sessions

· Research for articles





Microsoft Power Point

Adobe Flash CS3


Poser 7

Digital and Film Photography

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Acrobat Professional

Adobe Photoshop CS2, and CS3

Adobe Illustrator CS2, and CS3

Adobe InDesign CS2, and CS3

Mac OSX Platform