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Associate Creative Director, Design Standards    Associate Creative Director, Design Delivery   Art Director, Studio Operations

In my first two years, I was responsible for the daily operations of the 90-person e-commerce studio which was comprised of designers, information architects writers and implementors. My duties included art direction, resource allocation,  time reporting, and corporate compliance. I also established e-commerce design reviews. 

Hydrodec North America


Brand & Marketing Manager

hydrodec north America Led the brand and marketing efforts for Hydrodec, a multi-national sustainable oil company. accomplishments Responsible for the successful US launch of the SUPERfine™ sustainable oil product. Engaged in dialogue with public utility and government leadership on sustainable oil Designed developed new product website and marketing collateral

Cachero Design


Principle/Creative Director

Developed numerous design and retail programs for regional, national and international retail brands, leveraging expertise in cross-functional team management, identity development, integrated advertising campaigns, packaging and point-of-purchase systems, retail interiors and human factors, fabrication, and website design and development. clients Naturalizer Shoes, Sony Ericsson, T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Dilettante Chocolates, JuiceItUp!, Ecohaus, Laird Norton Company, Laird Norton Family Foundation, Recreational Equipment Inc.,, Gene Juarez Salons, Seattle University, Brioche Doree Bakery,, Starbucks Coffee Company

Recreational Equipment Incorporated


Senior Art Director

Led a six-person design team responsible for REI in-store marketing campaigns and signage executions, seasonal direct mail-catalog and free standing inserts, in-store collateral, wayfinding and environmental design, packaging strategy and design for REI label products and product design and promotion for Novara bicycles. accomplishments Design advisor for new store prototype, interiors, environmental graphic design and promotions Developed designed and implemented new packaging concept for REI label LEED store presentation systems and environmental initiatives

Starbucks Coffee Company


Design Manager

Design Manager, Creative starbucks coffee company Responsible for leading award-winning design teams that focused on international and domestic brand development, design, retail signage standards, studio protocols and work flows, environmental design, point of purchase fabrication, packaging design and retail conceptual design. accomplishments Design team member for the rebrand and retail implementation for US and international expansion Assembled a new creative studio of graphic, interior and production designers Managed a successful packaging redesign for retail and grocery outlets



Art Director/systems Coordinator

Art Director/systems Coordinator nbbj Part of an award wining architectural in-house design team that was responsible for brand identity, environmental graphic design, retail design and architectural presentations. accomplishments Designed and implemented RFP presentations that accounted for over $500k in projects Sports and Entertainment Group designer for on several sport venues projects Produced and design pro-bono advertising and promotions for the local arts community Print buyer and coordinator for offset and signage projects Designed and managed an Apple Macintosh network, interfacing in a PC environment


Pacific Northwest College of Art


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

University of Washington