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DESIGNER & ART DIRECTOR

Based in NYC currently at UNTUCKit giving content a visual voice across print and digital channels. I began my design career in publishing working for brands such as Women's Heath and Cosmopolitan. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling and chasing waterfalls across the country. 

EXPERIENCE
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 2022–PRESENT; GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 2020-2022
UNTUCKit

Work together with the Design Director and Creative team to brainstorm, conceptualize, and design the monthly direct mail print pieces. Contribute swipe to pitch for shoot and set concepts for upcoming campaigns. Post-production responsibilities such as photoshoot retouching markups, color shows, and internal direct mail proof process. Design assets for in-store retail signage and window displays; monthly advertising for airline, fashion, and mall magazines; and static television advertising and visuals for YES Network, NFL, and Yankee Stadium. Create accompanying assets for campaign and sale messaging for sponsored ads on Social platforms. Work together with the Editorial team to create organic and promo email newsletters, sale identities, and design lockups for special initiatives and/or experiences for site. Lead designer on Instagram creative and animated assets for product launches and organic editorial stories. Work together with the Design Director to streamline design executions across print and digital platforms. 

ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR, 2019-2020
WOMEN'S HEALTH
SKILLS

Conceptualized and sketched key art with editors and the photo department to support and tell the story visually, with on set art direction. Assigned illustrator commissions each issue and managed illustrator deadlines and budgets. Lead designer and art director on the Beauty and Mind front-of-book stories and features. In addition to print, worked with editors in the digital channel to create daily content for site and social. Lead designer and on set art director for WH Theme Weeks content. Art directed still life and on model photoshoots to capture the content needed. Worked with the Design Director and Photo Editors to get the right prop stylists and photographers for the concept and aesthetic. 

On-Set Art Direction, Image Color Management, Adobe Creative Suite, Klaviyo, Social Media, Photo editing/manipulation, AfterEffects, Figma,
Woodwing Publishing System, K4 Publishing System, HTML/CSS, Microsoft Office

EDUCATION
BFA GRAPHIC DESIGN, 2009-2013

Florida State University

COSMOPOLITAN, SEVENTEEN, & WOMEN'S HEALTH
ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR–YOUNG WOMEN'S GROUP, 2018-2019

Designed front-of-book stories and features for multiple issues of Cosmopolitan, Seventeen and Women’s Health magazines. Conceptualized and art directed photoshoots for all three brands, brainstormed imagery for
FOB stories. Sole designer of the Health FOB section in Women’s Health;
Primary designer of the Work & Play FOB section in Cosmo; and sole designer of the HotNow FOB section in Seventeen. Also designed layouts
for the Wellness section in Cosmo, and the Mind sections of Women’s Health. Each issue, designed feature stories ranging from Fitness, Fashion, Beauty, and Health across the three brands.

WOMEN'S HEALTH
ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR, 2016-2018; DESIGNER, 2015-2017

Primarily designed the monthly Food and Love/Sex FOB pages, and designed Fitness, Food, and Sex features. Primary designer on the July/August 2016 Fitness Flip. Sole designer on the Sex Ed Series: I, II, and III (Oct, Nov, Dec 2015 issues). Sole designer of the FOB Discuss! Section and primary designer of the monthly FOB Food and Love/Sex sections. Collaborated with photo and editors planning shoots for upcoming issues. Involved with the editorial and production teams on a daily basis. Oversaw
the Art interns and gave layout feedback to the Junior Designer; and applied style guides and edit suggestions before showing layout for approval.