résumé

EMPLOYMENT

East Walnut Hills Assembly, Cincinnati, OH
Marketing & Communications Manager
2017-present
marketing strategy for up-and-coming business district; original content development and management for social media; small business mentoring; graphic design for print and web; event management and promotion; ongoing small business outreach and on-boarding

Your Friends & Neighbors, Cincinnati, OH
Owner
2016-2017
sourcing, graphic design, marketing, you name it for an award-winning independent boutique that specialized in handmade home goods and gifts; design of YF&N-exclusive products

VisuaLingual, Cincinnati, OH | Indianapolis, IN
Founding Partner
2007-2015
art direction, design, sales, and marketing of trend-conscious home and garden accessories; production, work flow and logistics management while working for national retailers including Anthropologie, Williams-Sonoma and Restoration Hardware; project budgeting; trend forecasting; brand integration for custom promotions and products for clients including Burt’s Bees, 1 Hotels, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, and the Philadelphia Flower Show

F+W Publications, Cincinnati, OH
Senior Designer
2006-2007
art direction and design of varied craft how-to and artistic inspiration books; management of freelance vendors and talent; project budgeting; interdepartmental presentations and pitches

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
2002-2006
taught introductory through senior thesis courses; served on strategic planning committee and filled critical role in comprehensive pedagogical overhaul of foundation program and graphic design degree requirements as well as a school-wide internship requirement

Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Communication
2000-2002
taught sophomore through senior thesis courses; served on graduate program development and visiting artist committees

Agency.com, New York, NY
Associate Art Director
1999
art direction, interactive and advertising design for: Texaco/Havoline Racing, BlueCross BlueShield, Colgate Palmolive, and Coverna Direct

Tripod Inc., Williamstown, MA
Graphic Designer
1998-1999
graphic template and promotional design for diverse portfolio of online communities

Green Room Productions, Sausalito, CA
Interface Designer
1996-1997
interactive strategy, user interface design and brand implementation for: Disney, ITT Sheraton, and the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, among others

VOLUNTEER

member, East Walnut Hills Assembly Events Committee
2017-present

member, East Walnut Hills Assembly
2016-present

member, School for Creative and Performing Arts Career in Technical Education Advisory Board
2014-present

Block Captain, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
2015

Big Pitch [winning] competition mentor, ArtWorks
2014

guest curator, Visionaries & Voices
2012

co-organizer, OTR/Gateway Summer Celebration
2009

EDUCATION

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
MFA in Graphic Design
2000

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
BA in Philosophy & Critical Theory
1998

References available upon request.

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