Creative Direction | Brand Strategy | Design
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For six years, I ran a distributed branding studio that launched and nurtured over 20 dynamic startups in Vermont ranging from agriculture and farming to SaaS bookkeeping and green tech. As the leader of a distributed creative team, I partnered with amazing founders to define their end-user, develop a brand identity, and roll out a cohesive message undergirded by a unified and flexible brand identity system.
My skills include illustration, motion, product design, video editing, copywriting, and inbound marketing.
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DIRECTOR OF BRAND DESIGN | Territory | Remote
AUG 2019 – PRESENT
Brand design, consumer packaging and digital marketing oriented towards intentional eaters seeking healthy, chef-made meals, conveniently delivered.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/FOUNDER | Qwerkal | Burlington, VT
FEB 2013 – AUG 2019
Brand strategy and marketing studio that partners with startups and dynamic organizations to build standout brand foundations that scale.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/CO-FOUNDER | Startup Stamina | Burlington, VT
FEB 2017 – JAN 2018
Facilitate communication and collaboration within small entrepreneur ecosystems and through proprietary software and curated tools. I launched this side project to serve startups in Burlington, Vermont.
SENIOR DESIGNER | Weber Shandwick | New York City
OCT 2010 – JAN 2018
Global public relations firms. I joined the Weber Shandwick internal design team to implement branding and marketing solutions for NIKE, ARMY, Suave, Abbott, and OREO.
ART DIRECTOR | FoodMatch | New York City
FEB 2011 – FEB 2013
Mediterranean food purveyor. I joined FoodMatch to art direct its retail portfolio branding and packaging, in-store signage, product display, merchandising and B2C and B2B marketing.
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR | Mirrorball | New York City
APR 2011 – SEP 2011
Experiential and event marketing agency. I joined Mirrorball to oversee a team to design shockingly unique interactive spaces and events for brands Dos Equis and Perrier.
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR | Agency RX | New York City
AUG 2010 – OCT 2010
Freelance pharmaceutical brand art direction.
ART DIRECTOR | JWT Inside | New York City
JUL 2010 – AUG 2010
Freelance graphic design and art direction for client Siemens.
ART DIRECTOR | The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) | Seattle
JUN 2007 – JUL 2010
Pro-bono art direction and event marketing.
SENIOR DESIGNER | Whiting Design | Seattle
JAN 2008 – JUN 2010
Graphic design and branding for Seattle-based organizations.
SENIOR DESIGNER | Exhibit Design | Seattle
JUN 2006 – JAN 2008
Experiential design for tradeshows and event spaces.
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design
- The Art Institute of Seattle
- 2004 – 2006 | Seattle, WA
- University of Alaska Anchorage
- 2002 – 2003 | Anchorage, AK
Certifiction in Graphic Design
- Platt College
- 2000 – 2001 | San Diego, CA
- Adobe Creative Suite
- After Effects
- Premiere Pro
- Adobe XD