The Franklin Institute (2019-Present)
Senior Experiential Graphic Designer
Member of the core team responsible for realizing the 2024 Master Plan with a key role in the branding and design of the experiences. Worked across departments to manage the design of the graphic look and experience for any in building exhibitions or signage. Made changes and upgrades to the building wayfinding experience and usage of digital signage as well as any needs for updates to the exhibition environmental graphics. All while mentoring a team of designers and directing multiple design agencies and resources.
The Franklin Institute (2016-2019)
Graphic Design Manager (Art Director)
Directed and mentored the design department that was responsible for the design and implementation of all museum-wide print and advertising collateral, exhibit, and museum signage, and digital materials. Assured timely delivery of projects that were on budget and on brand. Additionally, cultivated a strong relationship with our internal clients to produce final products that supported the institution's goals and exceeded expectations.
Freelance Work (2007-2019)
Graphic and Multimedia Designer/Art Director
Bright Path Brewing, Jim Thorpe, PA
Lone Eagle Brewing, Flemington, NJ
Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Sungard Availability Services, Wayne, PA
Synergy Medical Education, Conshohocken, PA
Kelpius Cycling Team, Philadelphia, PA
Event Strategy Group, Plymouth Meeting, PA
M2, Philadelphia, PA
IWS, Alexandria, VA
In The Crosshairs, Washington, DC
Just Riding Along Bicycle Shop (JRABS), Laytonsville, MD
Case Design/Remodeling, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Christian Service Charities, Annandale, VA
Eastern Research Group, Arlington, VA
Home Front Communications, Washington, DC
Jon Wye, Washington, DC
KindHuman Sports, Advance, NC
OmniStudio, Inc., Washington, DC
Lorél Marketing Group, Valley Forge, PA
MABRACross.org, Washington, DC
MedErgy HealthGroup, Inc., Yardley, PA
Rio Brands, Philadelphia, PA
University for Peace, Washington, DC
United States Postal Service, Washington, DC
The Creative Group - Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA
Event Strategy Group (2013 - 2016)
Art directed brand creation, development, and activation for several clients across various channels. Partnered with clients to expand, explore, and activate their brand into a live experiential branding. Adhered to the brand story, mission, vision, value proposition, and brand guidelines.
Phillips Feed & Pet Supplies (2011 - 2013)
Lead Graphic Designer and Marketing
Managed the design team and workflow while conceptualizing, designing, and producing several design and marketing projects. Prepared design files for various vendors, printers, and web producers. Worked closely with internal departments on monthly national catalogues and promotional sales materials.
Contract Direct Mail Graphic Designer
Designed an assortment of direct mail pieces for the 2008 election cycle. Prepared files for production for print and worked closely with account managers.
U.S. Green Building Council (2007 - 2008)
Lead designer responsible for the creation of print materials, digital assets, and large scale signage for trade shows. Worked with project managers in different business units and departments.
Journey Communications Inc. (2006 - 2007)
Designed various in-house and trade show graphics. Prepared a wide variety of files for print and fabrication. Worked with clients every step of the way–from the concept stage, budgeting, design, fabrication, shipping, and finally the convention hall.
The Media and Marketing Group (2006)
Designed, prepared files, and resized existing advertisements for various mediums in a very fast-paced environment.
Proficient on both Mac and PC platforms
- Art and creative direction
- Customer experience design
- User centered design
- Experiential graphic design
- Marketing communications
- Corporate branding
- Brand management
- Event and exhibition branding
- Environmental design and branding
- Understand HTML and CSS principles
- Familiarity with Chrome developer tools
- Familiarity with Twitter Bootstrap
- Large format printing
- Print production
- Team management
- Project management
- Multitasker extraordinaire
- Strong organizational skills
- Lover of the outdoors