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HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

Collaborate with copywriters, planners, account teams, developers and project managers to create concepts and produce compelling work

Design visual solutions for print, identity collateral, and interactive projects that successfully communicate the client's brand and marketing strategies

Manage and motivate art directors and designers; oversee freelancers, production artists, developers and even interns

Maintain close relationships with vendors and establish connections with new talent – producers, directors, video editors, interactive programmers

Present work to current clients and play key role in developing pitches for prospective new business

Develop pre-production framework including costume recommendation, casting, directing storyboard art and tone, site location, sourcing producers and directors, and music selection through to post-production direction of editing, sound design, and key frames for motion graphics


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Art Director HLK,  St. Louis, MO
February 2018 - Present

Senior Art Director  2e Creative,  St. Louis, MO
July 2016 - February 2018

Freelance Art Director/Designer 
Grenadier, RR&B, Amélie,
rabble+rouser, PILGRIM, Denver, CO
October 2013 - August 2016

Associate Creative Director  PILGRIM,  Denver, CO
May 2012 - October 2013

Freelance Art Director/Designer  Brighton, Shaw Group,
Jump Company, St. Louis, MO
October 2010 - May 2012

Associate Creative Director  Adamson/Barkley, St. Louis, MO 
2006 - 2010

Senior Art Director  Bohan, Nashville, TN 
2005 - 2006

Senior Art Director  Stone Ward, Little Rock, AR 
2004 - 2005

Senior Art Director  Advertising Savants, St. Louis, MO 
2002 - 2004

Art Director  PPCH, Salt Lake City, UT 
2000 - 2002

Art Director  Brighton, St. Louis, MO 
1999 - 2000

Production Artist - Art Director  PPCH, Salt Lake City, UT 
1996 - 1999


CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Connect for Health Colorado
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
CollegeInvest
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Warner Bros.
Visit Golden
Visit Laramie
NASCAR
Bud Light SuperBowl
Trek Travel
Innova Pet Food
Atkins
Missouri Lottery
Nestle Purina Petcare Careers
Laclede Gas
Rawlings Sporting Goods
St. Luke’s Hospital
Hain Celestial Brands
Blue Bunny Ice Cream
Weber Grills
Ebonite Bowling
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Baptist Health Care
Peabody Hotel Group
General Motors
GMAC Finance
Meineke Car Care
United Way
Terminix
Johnson & Johnson
Barton’s Hardware
Schlafly Beer
St. Louis Zoo
Dairy Queen
BASF
Sundowner Horse Trailers
Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympic Games
Sun Valley Resort
Doubletree Hotels
Questar Gas
Alcon
Marker Skis
Utah Department of Safety
Colorado Department of Health

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science
Advertising / Design
Utah State University 1997