Education

Ringling School of Art and Design – Sarasota, Florida, 1986
MAJOR: Graphic Design MINOR: Illustration


SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES:

Adobe InDesign CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe PhotoShop CS3 and Quark Xpress 6.5

EXPERIENCE:

10/05 – present: Creative Director, Critt Graham Associates – Atlanta, Georgia
A corporate, investor, interactive and marketing communications design firm


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and mentor a team of designers
  • Work with client service to facilitate proposals and schedules
  • Prioritize and delegate projects
  • Work with IT and designers to ensure relevant and current technologies are being implemented
  • Present work to clients
  • Work directly with both client service and client throughout the duration of a project
  • Manage outside resources and vendors, including writers, designers, photographers, printers and web programmers
  • Organize and direct photo shoots
  • Design print and online annual reports, concept development, brand development, interactive design, direct mail, trade show graphics, stationery systems, marketing collateral, brochures, illustrations, print production

CLIENTS:

Aéropostale, Alfa Insurance, Ann Taylor, Carter’s, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, Knight Capital Group, Inc., Kodak, Newell Rubbermaid, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

10/04 – 10/05: Founder, TREU Creative, LLC – Atlanta, Georgia
A graphic design firm


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage outside resources and vendors such as writers, designers, photographers, printers and web programmers
  • Write proposals
  • Provide client service
  • Present work to clients
  • Concept development, brand development, web site design, direct mail, product packaging, stationery systems, signage, marketing collateral, create campaigns for print and electronic media, print production

Clients:

Changing The Focus, Char Baxter Communications, EventPerfect, Integrative Logic, Lane Bryant, Marriott, Virginia Highland Business Association, Vives Training Systems

8/00 – 10/04: Senior Art Director, Char Baxter Communications – Atlanta, Georgia
A full service advertising firm specializing in high technology


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage print and interactive designers
  • Prioritize and delegate projects
  • Present work to clients
  • Work directly with clients throughout the duration of a project
  • Organize and direct photo shoots
  • Concept development, brand development, create campaigns for print and electronic media, web site design, direct mail, stationery systems, marketing collateral, brochures
  • Manage most aspects of print production

Clients:

ClientLink, Daou, Inovis, Technology Association of Georgia

9/98 – 7/00: Art Director, BD&B Advertising and Design – Summit, New Jersey
A full service advertising agency


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work directly with clients and vendors
  • Concept development, create campaigns for print and electronic media, direct mail, logos, web graphics, brochures, illustrations
  • Manage various aspects of print production

Clients:

AT&T, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Showtime Entertainment

5/95 – 7/98: Art Director, Bruno Marketing Communications – Pensacola, Florida
A full service advertising agency


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of designers
  • Prioritize and delegate projects
  • Work directly with clients and vendors
  • Organize and direct photo shoots
  • Concept development, brand development, create campaigns for print, electronic and broadcast media, brochures, web graphics, illustrations
  • Manage most aspects of print production

Clients:

Pensacola Junior College, Roy Jones Jr. Sporting Goods, Teledyne Corporation

9/94 – 5/95: Art Director, Angler Sport Magazine – Perdido Key, Florida
9/92 – 9/94: Graphic Designer, Compass Marketing, (tourism magazines) – Gulf Shores, Alabama
7/86 – 9/92: Experience for these years upon request