kelli r. parker

(212) 321-0869 • hello@kelliparker.com
www.kelliparker.comwww.linkedin.com/in/kelliparker

 

SEASONED DESIGN THINKER & TEAM LEADER

Experienced senior designer with more than 15 years of creative business experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, and obsessive project ownership who excels at working cross-functionally to support top-line company goals.

 

Areas of expertise

Visual Design & Typography
Front-end Web Development

Project Management
HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Wordpress

Adobe Creative Cloud Apps
Slack, MS Office & Keynote

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

MIRROR NYC • CREATIVE LEAD • 2016

Responsible for developing original creative concepts and approaches, overseeing multiple projects through execution, and managing and mentoring a team of designers with close collaboration, a true, can’t-ignore-it obsession with detail and high expectations in a fast-paced environment.

 

A DEUX: BESPOKE WEDDING PAPER • HEAD OF CREATIVE OPERATIONS • 2008-2016

 

BOSTON WEDDING GROUP • BOARD OF DIRECTORS • 2011-2015

 

KRP CREATIVE, INC. • GRAPHIC DESIGNER • 2006-2009

 

THE DENVER POST • FEATURES DESIGNER • 2005-2006

Attracted and engaged younger readers by introducing a more urban, creative edge to the conservative features section. Volunteered to revamp Sunday Business, traditionally a creative black hole; transformed what others considered "boring" into something visually compelling

 

TIMES UNION, INC. • DESIGN EDITOR • 2001-2005

Functioned above title as Art Director, performing and supervising digital design of print products for all internal products and publications. Contributed concepts and design work to lifestyle, food, fashion and entertainment features as well as special projects

 

 

EDUCATION

GENERAL ASSEMBLY • Product Management Certification • 2016

A deep dive into whether a product is viable, desired by customers, and technically feasible while working with key stakeholders to ensure it meets both customer and business objectives.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION • Advanced Web Design & Interactive Media • 2006-2008

Completed courses at the Art Institute of Colorado and Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

 

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA • Bachelors of Arts - Journalism • 1998

Operational skills and marketing strategies essential for successful leadership in traditional media with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, business modeling and shareholder management

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