Experience

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GLOBAL ART DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC MARKETING  // 08.16 - Current
Spotify - Strategic Marketing, Partner Solutions | New York, NY

  • Take lead on the creative development and strategic interpretations of the Spotify Story in all forms: videos, presentations, digital assets, collateral, white papers, infographics, landing pages, etc. 
  • Head up creative outcomes for our Spotify Stories from early concept/ideation stages to full execution, including deployment of projects
  • Creative lead for high profile story telling and presentations used for events such as SXSW, AdWeek Europe, special presentations, Cannes, etc.
  • Multi-task and multi-responsible: creative director, account director, producer, project manager, editor, etc.
  • As the first full time creative hire for this team, develop the project process + creative procedure used in order to keep team on task and hitting all targets as neededd
  • Vet, select, and oversee all support roles for projects such as agencies, contractors, and freelancers
  • Oversee social media from the Strategic Marketing side for our @spotifybrands channels 

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR  // 04.15 - 08.16
Attention Global - KBS | New York, NY

  • Concept, ideate, and design social media content types, activations, and campaigns for multiple brands
  • Concept, ideate, and execute design mock-ups and pitches for new business meetings
  • Design presentation decks for new business meetings (Keynote, PowerPoint)
  • Attend and present creative offerings during new business meetings
  • Design Lead Role on client accounts: SERPENT'S BITE Whisky, Aspen Dental, Justice
  • Design Lead on Internal Marketing and Social Channels for agency
  • Oversee junior designers, interns, and freelancers on evolving Creative Team
  • Other Clients: Moët & Chandon, Beautyrest

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR  // 09.14 - 04.15
Attention Global - KBS | New York, NY

  • Concepted, ideated, and designed social media content types, activations, and campaigns for multiple brands
  • Concepted, ideated, and executed design mock-ups for new business meetings
  • Designed presentation decks for new business meetings
  • Oversaw interns and freelancers on growing Creative Team
  • Clients: Dunkin' Donuts, Mead Johnson - Enfamil, Sports Authority, TE Connectivity, Nook, American Express
  • kbs+ Ventures Program Graduate
  • MDC Miles from Ordinary "M" Award Winner

ART DIRECTOR  // 02.14 - 09.14
Attention Global - KBS | New York, NY

  • Concepted and designed social media campaigns and activations for brand clients
  • Supported Creative Director + Senior Leadership Team
  • Clients: Microsoft, Mattel: Barbie, Monster High, Apples to Apples, Hot Wheels

DESIGN MANAGER // 09.11 - 02.14
Cassandra - A Division of CAA | New York, NY

  • Produced and designed The Cassandra Report, a 250+ page quarterly insights resource piece used by clients to expand their knowledge of the young consumer
  • Created and designed proprietary research reports and presentations for internal and external projects
  • Clients: Sony Music, Victoria’s Secret, Bing, Westfield Corporation, Red Bull, Pac Sun

DESIGN + SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE  // 07.10 - 09.11
Bonfire Communications - A Lippincott Company | San Francisco, CA

  • Facilitated application process and designed winning submissions for the International Association of Business Communicator’s Gold Quill Awards
  • Built and designed presentations for internal and external communications projects
  • Spearheaded the creation and implementation of Bonfire Communication’s Social Media Execution Plan aimed to strengthen brand presence and identity
  • Developed and designed logo concepts, e-mail announcements, infographics, and road maps for client projects and events
  • Clients: Wells Fargo, Copart, Genentech, Merck, Peet's Coffee

CREATIVE ASSISTANT TO SVP OF DESIGN // 03.09 - 07.10
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Pottery Barn Kids | San Francisco, CA

  • Under direction of Senior VP of Design, researched creative concepts and trends focusing on brand growth and product ideas/concepts
  • Assisted in planning and executing design presentations for Executive Design and Merchandising meetings (mood boards, store room mock-ups, etc.)

ALL-BRAND COLOR SPECIALIST // 03.08 - 07.10
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Pottery Barn Kids | San Francisco, CA

  • Followed and studied color trends to develop color palettes and strategies to be used by designers and for internal design presentations
  • Managed communication and built relationships with overseas fabric agents, In-House Sourcing Teams, and In-House Merchandising Teams to stay on schedule with product development deadlines