ART DIRECTOR | SENIOR DESIGNER

Reduce Cost | Increase Value

Qualified, experienced, and proficient creative professional. Provides striking visual solutions to business problems. Organized, efficient, and detail-oriented problem-solver. Reduces expenditure and exceeds key performance indicators. Results-driven and customer-focused communicator. Effectively conveys complex ideas to achieve desired outcomes.

SKILLS

Top 5% of all Creative Cloud 2020 Testers: Adobe XD, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Creative Project Manager | Discover Financial Services

Riverwoods, IL | 2018–Present

Managed and designed all department creative projects, including animations, emails, graphics, guides, logos, and presentations; developed visual style of all department creative materials, including branding and templates

  • Increased click rate for Business Technology newsletter to 7%

  • Increased training program registrations

 

Regional Marketing Graphic Designer | Hub International

Chicago, IL | 2018

Designed social media, print, and web advertisements; emails, and presentations

 

Senior Digital Marketing Designer | American Bar Association

Chicago, IL | 2016–2018

Designed social media, print, and web advertisements; interactive forms, and microsites

  • Increased Member Group joins through Happy Bar Birthday email campaign

  • Increased Student to Lawyer membership conversions through Student2Lawyer.com

 

Art Director | Center on Halsted

Chicago, IL | 2013–2016

Developed visual style and overall design of all agency creative materials

  • Increased direct mail conversion rate for Human First gala to 12%

  • Increased individual giving for On the Red Carpet development event

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Art Director/Senior Designer | BGalbreath.Design

Chicago, IL

Art directed campaigns for Corona, Edward Jones, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Porsche; designed graphics for Amazon, American Medical Association, Aon, DeVry University, GE, Gensler, K&G, Make-A-Wish Foundation, McDonald’s, Men’s Wearhouse, Moore’s, NBBJ, Perkins+Will, and Wrangler

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design | The Art Institute of California—San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

 

Bachelor of Science, Multimedia/Web Design | The Illinois Institute of Art—Schaumburg

Schaumburg, IL

 

CERTIFICATIONS

UX Design Theory, UX Design Strategy, UI Design Principles | Udemy

San Francisco, CA

ASSOCIATIONS

Supporter Member | American Institute of Graphic Artists, Chicago Chapter

Chicago, IL