I create sparks that help teams and companies achieve their goals.
I lead the design and agile teams in producing attractive and functional web products while loving the art of cultivating the knowledge of a customer base to create engaging websites and digital experiences. I also help evangelize and build our design system and style standards to adhere to current accessibility, brand, and design guidelines.
I was responsible for operational, financial, and staffing functions related to digital and graphic design. I led design reviews, set resource capacity and forecasting, conducted yearly performance reviews, approved cost estimates, made personnel assignments, and was responsible for contractor timecard approvals.
I consulted with executive leadership teams to design and produce branded products for executive programs; I excelled at creating a vision and conceiving designs that met deadlines and requirements. I delivered subject matter expertise on design capabilities; influenced business decisions through informed guidance. Influence business decisions through informed research.
I collaborated with clients to provide expertise in brand identity, creative oversight, graphic, and web design. I delivered persuasive presentations, effectively recommending graphical elements that meet clients’ needs. I managed and coordinated multiple concurrent design projects.
- Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Award (2)
- UnderConsideration Brand New Award
- Featured in IndexBook’s LogoBook
- In-House Agency Forum (IHAF) Agency of the Year
- CommArts Award of Excellence
UX Workshop facilitation, naming, brainstorming processes, Slack, Cisco WebEx and Microsoft Teams, Harvest, Microsoft Office Suite, Jira, and Zeplin.Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, XD), CSS, HTML, ModX, WordPress, aXe, Principle, InVision Studio, Sketch, and Figma.
B.F.A., Graphic Design
Mississippi State University. 2000