An experienced Graphic Designer and Art Director, who delivers creative, graphic concepts for a wide range of fields.
Detail-oriented, deadline driven with strong visual and typographical sense. Extensive experience in publication design and advertising.
Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
August 2012 – Present
The Washington Post
Graphic Designer for The Washington Post Magazine, FW magazine, Custom Content and TV Week group.
Create well-designed sections for Custom Content and the Sunday Magazine, including gatefolds, outerwraps, and inserts.
Maintain the weekly special sections such as Cars, Jobs, and Shopping Guide, Total Wine and Automotive Sunday tabloid. Design and produce digital ads, presentations and weekly ads for various clients.
Produce comps, signage, promo materials, and email blasts as needed for the sales team for Sunday Magazine, FW Magazine. Work is consistently high quality and turned around in a timely manner. Attend and direct photoshoots for FW Magazine.
Graphic Designer Marketing
August 2010 – 2012
Chesapeake Arts Center
Created catalogs, emails, newsletters, and ads. Update website and create collateral for exhibitions.
August 2008 – 2009
Book Design: A Beachcomber’s Odyssey:
Treasure’s from a Collected Past
Created 155+ page book that received Gold Medal: Collecting/ Hobby Book 2009: Honorable Mention: Most Inspirational, 2009: Short Listed: Cover of the Year, 2009. Created and produced all collateral and promotional pieces.
Academy of Art College San Francisco, CA
Instructor of Publication Design Instructor of Typography
Directed Study Advisor
Teach desgin process with computer technology implementing page layout, photo manipulation and integration of text and image. Work independently with students in the process of their final project.