2012 – Present
OnCourse Learning /
Gannett Healthcare Group
Hoffman Estates, IL
As an Art Director with OnCourse Learning I am responsible for the development and execution of creative campaigns which can include print, digital, presentations and/or motion graphic videos.
After reviewing creative briefs, I assign projects to members of my team and work with them to conceptualize and execute successful campaigns. I monitor deadlines and work with other team members to ensure that proofs and the final artwork is delivered on-time. I am responsible for reviewing the overall look and feel, images and adherence to brand strategies.
2010 – 2012
Allstate Insurance Company
As part of a re-branding effort, I was tasked with creating, maintaining, and implementing document templates and style guidelines to be used in the conversion of over 5000+ documents including policies, endorsements, and letters.
In addition, I developed strong working relationships among multiple teams to ensure on-time delivery and promote process transparency. One highlight was implementing a team site where all documents could be housed and accessed.
2008 – 2010
As a project manager and designer during a company-wide re-branding initiative I was responsible for the planning, designing and implementing a full suite of templates based on the new standards using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign for use around the globe. I also provided client support for advanced-user tasks in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint templates.
In addition to the re-branded materials I was also responsible for the project management of various events held around the globe in which I lead weekly calls for 10+ team members.
2006 – 2008
The Quest Group, Inc.
As a document and presentation specialist I was responsible for the preparation, coordination, design, print and delivery of request for proposal (RFP) documents. These documents could range in size from ten to over 300 pages.
In addition, I also prepared presentations based on the response documents. Adding and creating graphics as well as adding animation.
Hermes Creative Awards
2015 Distinction for Motion Graphics Video Series
- Exceptional project management skills for creative teams
- Innovative Brand and Identity Strategist
- Leader and mentor with a focus on collaboration and team skill-building
- Excellent cross-department communication
2001 – 2005
Bachelor of Science in Business Computer Systems
Minor in Multimedia