Fair effective leadership and directing of multimedia projects from inception to final customer experience. More than 15 years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue performance. Successful at building strong professional cohesive teams. Manage large and complex projects with high team morale and energy. Skilled mentor and mediator, bringing out the best in team members.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Present

Install Technician

HMR Designs

Worked with installation team to ensure event designs and items are correct and meet designers and or event planners vision and floor plan. Installations of designs for various large cooperate and private events. Reorganized plan to adapt within event space according to designers direction. Adjust items to ensure changes look correct according to revised plan. Transported team and equipment to assigned venue.

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014


Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL

Updated look and feel of collateral for the Huskies Den. Developed school brochures, flyers, web banners and web crawls to be displayed throughout the school internal monitors and TV's. Reorganized and promoted functions for students. Developed various media collateral.

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013


Premier Restaurant Solutions - Chicago, IL

Logo and menu design. Maintain brand imagine consistency. Managed changes in menu, specials, and pricing. Worked closely with the owners, chefs, restaurant team to ensure information is accurate according to the restaurants brand.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Art Director

Quad Graphics Inc - Chicago, IL

Page layout and design Managed flow of pages through production process Worked with internal production team to ensure the accuracy of page corrections Knowledge of databases to revise and flow copy onto page

Jan 2010 - Jul 2011

Creative Director

eFashion Solutions - Chicago, IL-Secaucus, NJ-Los Angeles, CA 

Consulted eFashion on the the brands mission statement and how to grow the brand and develop new younger subscribers. Consulted on all creative development for Playboy &  Bunny Shop e-commerce stores and catalog. Managed a diverse creative department. Created eMail blast campaigns for Playboy and Bunny Shop both e-commerce sites & catalogs, a site that Goggle and Yahoo considered family safe.Managed budgets, scheduling design, copywriting & production of 20 catalogs a year and two web sites plus weekly e-mail blasts. Grew operations to a successful creative department, with over $1 million in yearly billings. Developed magazine ad campaigns promoting the on-line store and print catalog along with selected branded merchandise. Managed outside vendors for large print, and online photography projects. Directed photography and final edits to maintain brand consistency.

Jul 2003 - Jan 2010

Interactive & Print Creative Director

Playboy Enterprises - Chicago, IL-New York, NY-Los Angeles, CA

Led all creative development for Playboy & Bunny Shop e-commerce stores and catalog Managed and mentored a diverse creative department Reported directly to the VP of e-commerce marketing and successfully developed & launched Bunny Shop both e-commerce sites & catalogs, a site that Goggle and Yahoo considered family safe Managed budgets, scheduling design, copywriting & production of 20 catalogs a year and two web sites plus weekly e-mail blasts Grew operations to a successful creative department, with over $1 million in yearly billings Developed magazine ad campaigns t Managed outside vendors for large print, and online photography projects Directed photography and final edits to maintain brand consistency

Jul 1996 - Jul 2003

Creative Director

Schawk, Inc

Led all creative development for agencies leading clients Responsible for inspiring and motivating creative teams and was accountable for developing and directing creative work of the highest caliber including directing all concepts and execution. Praised by clients for exceptional advertising campaigns that drove sales and exceeded business expectations Directed the creative staff, as well as review staffs performance Worked directly with the account team on all major projects

Jan 1993 - Jul 1996

Office Manager/senior Art Director

Adverba International - Coral Gables, FL-Frankfurt, Germany
Coral Gables, FL-Frankfurt, Germany Office Manager/Senior Art Director Managed operations of Adverba International, a subsidiary of Adverba GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany Developed billing and negotiations for all freelance budgeted rates. Booked talent and created shooting schedules for all major clients Organized all merchandise inventory from Germany to be photographed Directed photography and edited final selects Built an internal team, of designers, copy writers and account executives Relocated to main office in Frankfurt, Germany, managing creative for all major international clients


Sep 1980 - Jun 1983


School of Visual Arts

Media Arts Major