Adobe Premier Pro
Adobe After Effects
B.F.A. in Graphic Design, Minor in Art History, The College of Saint Rose, May 2011
Visual communication and concept development from thumbnails to finish, with a concentration in UI/UX and branding. Continually expanding my knowledge in the use of web/application design, illustration, and photography throughout my work.
Sr. Visual Systems Designer, November 2020 – Current
CarMax, Richmond, VA 23226
Leading a team of designers and developers to reimagine the entire Design System organization at CarMax. Establishing consistency through design patterns and philosophies, while performing research activities like card sorts, tree tests, and user testing, to understand the best structure for our team, and crafting clear guidelines for Product Designers to build from.
Art Director, February 2018 – November 2020
CapTech Consulting, Richmond, VA 23226
Provided user centric design, research, and creative solutions as a managing consultant for America’s leading Fortune 500 companies. Working directly with UX Analysts, Content Strategists, and Developers to create and implement complex systems across several platforms. Managed multiple designers, while providing career coaching and mentorship throughout their time with the company.
Web Designer, September 2017 – February 2018
HeliumStudio, Richmond, VA 23224
Working directly with clients and developers to conceptualize, ideate, and implement compelling websites that help foster business growth.
Visual Designer, March 2017 – May 2017
Co+Lab Multimedia, Richmond, VA 23224
Working with the strategy, design, and development teams to conceptualize and create visually pleasing/functional websites for various clients.
Visual Designer, July 2016 – March 2017
AutoTask, East Greenbush, NY 12061
I Worked with the marketing department to improve the user experience and visual design of the website and incorporate unique features, such as an ROI Calculator & Product demos. I Managed various deadlines and external vendors while working with the product team on integrations with multiple web platforms.
Senior Brand & UI/UX Designer, March 2014 – July 2016
Allegory Studios, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Created several visual identities and websites while utilizing principles such as archetypal company cultures and mobile-first web design. Managed multiple client deadlines and developers, various print schedules, and maintained several brand standards.
Graphic Designer, June 2012 – March 2014
EYP Architecture & Engineering, Albany, NY 12203
Worked directly with an in-house developer to create web specific campaigns, focused on building B2B relationships, from concept to completion. Maintained brand specifications throughout print and web-based materials, including online and printed marketing campaigns, trade show graphics and recruitment materials.
Graphic Designer, January 2012 – June 2012
Trudeau Architects & Truarchs Online, Latham, NY 12110
Created marketing materials and enhanced brand elements. Helped create a more fluid user experience for various web applications under Truarchs Online.
Graphic Designer, September 2011 – December 2011
Champlain Stone, Ltd., Warrensburg, NY 12885
Developed a new Champlain Stone Ltd. website and assisted in the design and conceptualization of brochures, logos, advertising, and other printed materials.
Graphic Designer, September 2010 – September 2011
EndoSoft, LLC Schenectady, NY 12305
Assisted with the design and development of the new EndoSoft website. Conceptualized branding materials, including brochures, packaging, and pamphlets.
Graphic Design Intern, Summer 2009
Behan Communications, Inc. Glens Falls, NY 12801
Assisted in the design and pre-press production of printed materials. Photo retouched and color balanced images for production, using Adobe Photoshop.
Director of Programs, AIGA Richmond, 2020 – Present
Photography Feature, Whisky Advocate Magazine, 2019
Assistant Program Coordinator, AIGA UpState NY, 2013-2017
HubSpot Inbound Certified, HubSpot, 2016
HubSpot Designer Certified, HubSpot, 2015
Toastmasters Training, January 2013 – June 2013
American In-house Design Award, Graphic Design USA, 2012
Exhibition, Senior Show, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 2010
Exhibition, Represent Show, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 2010
Eagle Scout, Troop 4, Glens Falls, NY, 2006