Education

 

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

STANFORD PROFESSIONAL DEV.

UC SAN DIEGO

    User Research & Prototyping

    Human Centered Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2005

2013

 

2016

 


Skill Sets

 

art & creative direction

visual design

brand & identity

digital strategy

print & packaging

user experience

prototyping

digital marketing

data analyzing

social media editorial 

 

Current Work Experience 

Rodan + Fields,

Freelance Product Designer

Current


Previous Work Experience

Frog Design, Freelance

Generation Tux, Snr. Art Director

Madison Reed, Art Director

Madison Reed, Lead Culture

Clock Four, Art Director 

Levi's, Senior Graphic Designer

Fatlace, Senior Designer 

Papyrus, Graphic Designer

PIU Management, Creative Dir. 

Sephora, Graphic Designer

Wechsler, Graphic Designer 

Estee Lauder, Graphic Designer 

Spin, Graphic Designer 

Martha Stewart, Designer 

300 Feet Out, Graphic Designer

Apple, Design Assistant

2015

2014-2015

2013 - 2014

2013 - 2014

2010 - 2013

2009

2009

2008

2007

2007

2007

2007

2007

2007

2006

2005 - 2006


Skills

Measurement & Reporting
- Understanding of Product/channel KPIs,forecasting, dependencies, & business impact
- Ability to analyze KPI results & identify key drivers/insights of success/failure
- Proactively recommending optimizing plans

Process Improvements
- Actively seek improvements to the processes and tools to improve the efficiency and quality of Team deliverables
- Adopts process improvements proposed by other team members.

Project/Program Ownership
- Ability to pre-plan for projects, identifying milestones, tasks & dependencies
- Ability to follow project plans & record progress
- Escalate risks & changes to manager

Leadership/Mentoring
- Ability to lead through influence
- Viewed by as someone who understands product goals/strategies/customer impacts
- Mentor others within job function in skills and knowledge
- Discuss/create new strategies for career development. Seek opportunities through job organization tasks and product/project assignments.
- Vulnerability to tell manager when you need support

Culture
- Actively seeks to resolve dissonanance on the team. Mitigates issues and mentors others.
- Makes connections and brings the team together through ideas, opportunities, and events.
- Attuned to team morale. Recommend solutions to maintain morale & build team culture.
- Actively contributes to industry trends. Represents the department culture with other teams.
- Can help recruit

Communication Skills
- Strong written & verbal communication skills
- Clear understanding of project goals/objectives for all areas of accountability. Ability to clearly communicate rationale to stakeholders.
- Ability to create clarity in ambiguous circumstances & achieve shared understanding among stakeholders on plans
- Able to present program/project updates & results with stakeholders and management team
- Keeps relevant team members in the loop with key decisions and changes. Ensures project visbility with department leadership.
- Establish and lead effective agenda-driven meetings, track action items and present notes
- Proactively reaches out to collaborators to understand constraints.

Presentation Skills
-- Orchestrates excellent reviews and presentations of work products. Actively elicits feedback early and often
-- Delivers engaging presentations to relevant stakeholders.

Behavioral Skills
- Ensure time is spent efficiently & effectively as work to achieve personal goals. Escalate areas of opportunity to manager.
- Regularly collaborates with cross-dependent teams and helps drive their success.
- Seeks to incorporate diverse perspectives to arrive at innovative solutions.
- Dynamically adjusts role and work style to address unique needs of project teams