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 Testers: Adobe XD, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Senior Production Designer | Aon Service Corporation

Chicago, IL | MAR 2021–Present

Rebranded all agency creative materials, including digital and print advertisements; email, social media, and web banners; brochures, business cards, graphics, guides, packets, presentations, reports, and sell sheets

Art Director | Discover Financial Services

Riverwoods, IL | AUG 2018–MAR 2021

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 | MAY 2017–AUG 2018

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

 

Senior Digital Marketing Designer | American Bar Association

Chicago, IL | MAR 2016–MAY 2017

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 | APR 2013–MAR 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 | JUL 2010–Present

Art directed campaigns for Campbell’s, Corona, Edward Jones, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Porsche; designed graphics for Amazon, American Medical Association, 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, CA

 

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

Schaumburg, IL

 

CERTIFICATIONS

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

San Francisco, CA

ASSOCIATIONS

Member | American Institute of Graphic Artists

Chicago, IL