ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR & PHOTOGRAPHER, THE O&P EDGE
2011

Designed all features and covers monthly. Photographed events and special features.  Conceptualized and built videos for events and website features.  Attended press checks and coordinated with production manager on publishing guidelines and advertiser’s color and brand guidelines. Prepared all files for production and assisted with explaining all design and production processes to advertisers and contributors as needed.

ART DIRECTOR, CANON COMMUNICATIONS
2004-2009

Art Director for two monthly publications, full magazine redesign, produced and presented design ideas to a global team, implemented multimedia campaigns, researched markets and readers, designed a live daily newspaper for the world’s largest plastics industry trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Managed the design of two monthly publications, coordinating competing production deadlines and independent teams of editors and contributors. Collaborated with editors on story ideas, headlines, workflow, and publication guidelines. Actively listened to ideas and researched each story to create the most effective imagery and layout. Worked with the Marketing Director on all extended design duties including annual media kits, sales support and collateral, in-house advertising - including print, video, and digital delivery, managed contract designers, marketing and attending trade shows, and event photography.

 
PROJECT MANAGER AND MARKETING GRAPHIC DESIGNER, REED PHOTO IMAGING
2002-2004

Worked as a liaison between in-house production team and approximately 200 accounts. Partnered with agencies, galleries, museums, and independent artists from across the country. Prepared all files for production and assisted with explaining all design and production processes to advertisers and contributors as needed.

 
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Photography for The O&P Edge Magazine
2011 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado
2011 No Barriers Summit

It was my privilege and honor to photograph these inspiring people and attend both events.