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WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Visual Designer (contract) | Mentor Creative Group

07.18 - 10.18 - Seattle, WA

Worked on the digital marketing account for Starbucks Card Corporate Sales. Duties included designing various email and social media campaigns, landing pages, site iconography and an assortment of holiday promotions for the 2018 season.   

Visual Designer (contract) | POP

06.17 - 5.18 - Seattle, WA

Worked closely with art directors, copywriters, and project managers on the high-volume and deadline-driven digital advertising account for Target.com. Duties included: 

  • Creating desktop and mobile brand experiences for a variety of Target vendors, including Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay, Fruit of the Loom, and more 

  • Assisting with creative pitch decks to current and prospective vendors, showing detailed campaign possibilities that supported Target brand and sales objectives

Senior Designer | The Garrigan Lyman Group

09.16 - 03.17 - Seattle, WA

Worked collaboratively with other designers, copywriters, UX architects, and developers on an internal studio team dedicated solely to the needs of the agency’s largest client, T-Mobile. Responsibilities included:

  • Translating creative briefs and business requirements into visually engaging and functional design solutions

  • Handling multiple deadline-driven projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Presenting creative concepts and designs to business stakeholders

  • Support and training of production artists, ensuring brand standards were maintained site-wide

Designer (contract/freelance) | The Garrigan Lyman Group

2012 - 2016 - Seattle, WA

Provided regular design support as-needed while completing my BFA out of state. Handled a variety of tasks for GLG’s ever-changing clientele, including:

  • Visual design of landing pages, microsites, and advertising packages for T-Mobile, Microsoft, Minwax, and more

  • Creation of redlines and style guides for handoff to development teams

  • Production and optimization of internal image assets for GLG brand

 

Product Designer, UX | InfoSpace

2011 - 2012 - Bellevue, WA

Worked with marketing and development teams to define business requirements and improve user experiences across InfoSpace search engine properties. Duties included:

  • Creation of advanced wireframes and visual design solutions for desktop, tablet and mobile experiences for search engines and content experience portals

  • Maintaining in-depth best practices and style documentation for company brand

  • Providing editorial guidance as mentor for marketing intern, ensuring consistency in company voice across social media networks

 

Web Designer, UX | Expedia

2008 - 2011 - Bellevue, WA

Served as the primary Web Designer for the Expedia Storefront Pod, leading online marketing projects for all seasonal and holiday travel campaigns. Duties involved creative brainstorming, conceptual mood boards, wire frames, and visual designs of microsites, landing pages, and promotional merchandising. Responsible for the design and creation of the following projects:

  • The Greatest Escapes – National Parks on Expedia microsite

  • TripAdvisor Drive Tool widget, launched in conjunction with National Parks on Expedia microsite

  • Out & About: Lesbian and Gay Travel on Expedia microsite

  • A destination image library for internal merchandising team, consisting of over 300 hero images for use during quick-turn promotions

  • Expedia Unpublished Rate Hotels landing page and ad campaigns

 

Web Designer | Verisign/CallVision

2004 - 2007 - Seattle, WA

Simplified user interface designs for complex billing analysis tools frequently used by large telecommunication service providers. Additional duties included creating user tutorials across multiple languages and designing marketing materials such as brochures, style guides, and html demos. VeriSign acquired CallVision in 2006.

 

Web Designer | Microsoft

1998 - 2004 - Redmond, WA

Held various contract positions on a number of Microsoft projects: Web Designer for MSN Autos and MSNBC.com, Template Designer for Microsoft Office, and Product Designer for Microsoft Encarta. All positions required high-level design skills and basic familiarity of development languages.

 

Graphic Designer | Starwave Corporation

1994 - 1998 - Bellevue, WA

Starwave Corporation, a pioneer in new media, produced multiple CD-ROM titles and a variety of emerging Web content sites. I specialized in production art and image manipulation, color correction, and creation of icons and interactive elements for notable projects including:

  • Eastwood CD-ROM – A two-disc anthology of Academy Award-winning Actor/Director- Clint Eastwood’s work

  • EVE: Peter Gabriel – An interactive CD-ROM allowing users to examine the psychology of human relationships through music, art, and the natural world

  • Family Planet – An online source of parenting news, information, and activities

  • ABCNews.com – A revolutionary provider of real-time 24-hour online news

 
EDUCATION

 

B.F.A., Printmaking | Savannah College of Art and Design

2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

A.A., General Studies | Seattle Central Community College

2005 - Seattle, WA

 

A.A.A., Visual Communications | The Art Institute of Seattle

1993 - Seattle, WA

 

WORKSHOPS & INDEPENDENT COURSEWORK

 

Intern | Hatch Show Print

2018 - Nashville, TN

Letterpress Levels 1, 2 and continual independent study | School of Visual Concepts

2017 - 2018  - Seattle, WA

Letterpress at Lunch | School of Visual Concepts

2017 - Seattle, WA

 

8 Weeks of Wax | Northwest Encaustic

2011 - Seattle, WA

Cigar Box Guitar and Depression Era Stringed Instruments | Pratt Fine Arts Center

2012 - Seattle, WA

 

Ad Concepts the Wexley Way | School of Visual Concepts

2011 - Seattle, WA

 

Photography and Encaustic | Northwest Encaustic

2010 - Seattle, WA

 

A Modern Approach to Encaustic | Pratt Fine Arts Center

2009 - Seattle, WA

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

 

President's Choice Award, Contemporary Hues | Seattle Print Arts

2017 - Seattle, WA

First Place, Open Category | 21st Annual Tukwila Fine Arts Show

2017 - Tukwila, WA

First Place, Books with Original Content | 9th Annual Artists' Book Symposium, Savannah College of Art and Design

2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

Academic Honors Scholarship | Savannah College of Art and Design

2013 - 2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

Artistic Honors Scholarship | Savannah College of Art and Design

2013 - 2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

Student Incentive Scholarship | Savannah College of Art and Design

2013 - 2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

American Association of University Women Scholarship | Atlanta Branch

2015 - Atlanta, GA

 

Gene Arthur Allcott Scholarship | Savannah College of Art and Design

2015 - Atlanta, GA

 

Society of Professional Journalists Award | Western Washington Pro Chapter

2004 - Seattle, WA

 

Honorable Mention | Seattle Central Community College Invitational Exhibition

2003 - Seattle, WA

 

First Place | Seattle Central Community College Invitational Exhibition

2001 - Seattle, WA

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

Second Thursdays West Seattle Art Walk | Click! Design That Fits

2017 - Seattle, WA

First Thursday Pioneer Square Art Walk | Collins Pub

2016 - Seattle, WA

PRESENT | Phinney Center Gallery

2016 - Seattle, WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Radiate: 10 Year Anniversary  | Kai Lin Art

2018 - Atlanta, GA

Contemporary Hues | Cascadia Art Museum

2017 - Edmonds, WA

Salvaging Seattle | The Gallery Condominiums

2017 - Seattle, WA

The 21st Annual Tukwila Fine Arts Show | Tukwila Community Center

2017 - Tukwila, WA

Pressing On - Seattle Print Arts Member Exhibition | Schack Art Center

2016 - Everett, WA

Open Studio Night | Savannah College of Art and Design

2016 - Atlanta, GA

Connected | Kai Lin Art

2016 - Atlanta, GA

Hard Pressed | Fridge Gallery

2016 - Atlanta, GA

 

Open Studio Night | Savannah College of Art and Design

2015 - Atlanta, GA

 

Forced Dialogue | The Gallery at CherryLion Studios

2015  - Atlanta, GA

 

Landfall | Gutstein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design

2015 - Savannah, GA

 

When the Stars Come Out | Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Art Gallery

2015 - Atlanta, GA

 

Open Studio Night | Savannah College of Art and Design

2014 - Atlanta, GA

 

Second Thursdays West Seattle Art Walk | Northwest Encaustic

2011 - Seattle, WA

 

Second Thursdays West Seattle Art Walk | Windermere Real Estate

2008 - Seattle, WA