Experienced senior designer with more than 15 years of creative business experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, and obsessive project ownership who excels at working cross-functionally to support top-line company goals.
Responsible for developing original creative concepts and approaches, overseeing multiple projects through execution, and managing and mentoring a team of designers with close collaboration, a true, can’t-ignore-it obsession with detail and high expectations in a fast-paced environment.
Attracted and engaged younger readers by introducing a more urban, creative edge to the conservative features section. Volunteered to revamp Sunday Business, traditionally a creative black hole; transformed what others considered "boring" into something visually compelling
Functioned above title as Art Director, performing and supervising digital design of print products for all internal products and publications. Contributed concepts and design work to lifestyle, food, fashion and entertainment features as well as special projects
A deep dive into whether a product is viable, desired by customers, and technically feasible while working with key stakeholders to ensure it meets both customer and business objectives.
Completed courses at the Art Institute of Colorado and Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
Operational skills and marketing strategies essential for successful leadership in traditional media with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, business modeling and shareholder management