Experienced design director with more than 20 years of creative experience, who cares deeply about building strong relationships, with an innate desire to do excellent work and help others do the same. I want to help shape a vision, not just fit into one.
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Built online tools, templates and interactive one-offs that extended newspaper storytelling and engaged readers in new ways. Developed ideas and worked alongside award-winning journalists on varied projects — from data-intensive presentations to complex maps and charts to fun quizzes and games, tackling subjects of local and national interest across news departments.
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
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 quarterly special projects
Inaugural member of a program where recruited journalists worked full-time for 2 years at four different newspapers in varied markets, receiving intense mentoring and real-world professional experience.
As Marketing & Communications Committee Chairperson, I act as a sounding board for the school’s marketing strategies and tools, develop and hone innovative ideas, and partner with staff to oversee a consistent and active communication strategy.
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.
Publication management majors earned operational skills and marketing strategies essential for successful leadership in traditional media with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, business modeling and shareholder management
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.