Resume

Experienced at leading sucessful and cohesive creative teams, with my strong scheduling skills.  I am a hands on manager that leads by example.

Experience

Senior Director, Creative Services
Red Spot Interactive • Jupiter, FL     
July 2012 – present

• Manage the creative process from concept to completion for 250+ client websites and marketing.

• Oversee the in-house and remote team of 12 including designers, writers, developers and coders.

• Report on profitability, deliverables, timelines and budgets to President and Senior Team leads.

• Provide training, project system updates and reporting to the Creative, Marketing, Sales and IT teams.

• Active working designer, creating client websites, marketing and branding materials.

Director of Creative Services
Shoes For Crews • West Palm Beach, FL      
January 2011 – July 2012

• Creative lead for all SFC published media worldwide, including catalogs, posters, sales collateral, tradeshow, signage, media kits, brand logos, packaging, etc.

• Accountable for workflow process, trafficking, proofing, content and production

• Supported web team by providing all product images, art and content

• Immediate supervisor for art director, graphic designers and copy writers on all creative projects.

Director of Creative Services
Vitacost.com • Boca Raton, FL      
July 2003 – December 2010

• Creative director for all direct mail and e-commerce marketing including more than 75 yearly catalogs, brochures, postcard, box inserts, website banners and promotional e-mails.

• Designed and oversaw production of more than 800 proprietary product labels for vitamins, supplements, food and beauty products.

• Immediate supervisior for production managers, copywriters and graphic designers on all projects.

• Reported directly to the Chief Marketing Officer in the management of a $6 million print budget generating over $100 million in revenue annually.

Senior Project Manager
Summit Catalog Company • Englewood, CO     
March 2002 – June 2003

• Designed direct mail and catalogs for national accounts in restaurant and janitorial supply industry.

• Lead creative manager in designing proposals and overall creative look of print media.

Senior Production Manager
Boulder Daily Camera • Boulder, CO    
June 2001 – March 2002

• Designed retail advertisements and coordinated daily production schedule for this daily newspaper.

• Focused on new account acquistion through creative campaigns and improving existing accounts creative content.

Design Supervisior
Office Depot • Delray Beach, FL    
July 1998 – April 2001

• Supervisor responsible for design and layout of U.S. and Canadian newspaper inserts.

• Liaison between newspaper-team graphic designers, advertising coordinators, merchandising, creative director, photography manager, copywriters and printing and pricing departments.

EDUCATION

SKILLS

University of South Florida

Bachelor of Arts

Communication ’95

Photoshop • InDesign • Illustrator • Quark

WordPress-Divi • Netsuite & Clarizon • Office

Mac & PC Platforms