PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

CUSTOM LEARNING DESIGNS – Belmont, Massachusetts · June 2013-Present

Interactive Designer

  • Formulate graphic design concepts and oversee the execution of design from concept to completion.

  • Enhance graphic design department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Strategize and design new concepts for web design and digital content (landing pages, email blast design, banner ads) and explore front and back end systems to support company goals.

  • Work collaboratively with CLD departments, including marketing, sales, operations, and production to provide superior graphic design, web design, and customer experiences for CLD.

BD Photography – June 2011-Present

Owner/Photographer

  • Capture images as the assignment indicates.

  • Edit images as needed.

  • Ensure appropriate photo quality.

  • Work with clients to decipher project needs.

  • Prepare shoots as needed for particular projects.

  • Setup equipment as needed for projects.

  • Direct work of 1-2 assistants for placement of subject.

  • Maintain high levels of client satisfaction by thoroughly explaining process and following through on all promises.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Photographed members of the New England Patriots for NBC to be used during the 2018 Super Bowl broadcast.

FIRESTONE FINANCIAL – Newton, Massachusetts · November 2011-April 2013

Graphic Designer

Assists all members of the Sales & Marketing Department to develop and execute sales and marketing initiatives through good time management and by providing creative, administrative, and project management support.

  • Provide innovative and creative ideas that help create brand awareness, generate sales leads and bring in new customers.

  • Create brochures, flyers, sell sheets, business cards, posters, email campaigns and other corporate promotional materials in support of sales efforts and various product.

  • Develop and maintain online presence in mediums such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging, etc., utilizing best practices in campaigns and content development.

INSTALLERNET – North Andover, Massachusetts · December 2008-September 2011

Senior Creative Designer

Planned, communicated and executed creative design projects, collaborating with users and internal stakeholders to ensure 100% of requirements are met. Aligned project priorities and deliverables in collaboration with VP of Marketing. Completed designs for online projects such as user interface, landing pages, banner ads, and promotional emails. Designed print projects including marketing collateral, trade show graphics and print advertising, ensuring a fresh and new approach. Generate concepts and communicate design ideas to cross functional teams.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Collaborated with designers and production team to create innovative email marketing campaigns.

  • Designed web application interface for Best Buy mobile installers.

  • Generated creative ideas, HTML roughs, client mock-ups, and high quality designs for production.

  • Adapted creative styles as needed while maintaining technical and brand standards.

 

INVESTORS CAPITAL CORPORATION – Lynnfield, Massachusetts · February 2005-December 2008

Creative Designer / Web Manager

Provided oversight for the design and production of  marketing communications for print including direct mail, email, brochures, logos, and advertisements. Coordinated materials production, prepared printing and assembly instructions, delivered electronic files or camera ready copy to printers/clients and managed the overall print production process. Coordinated development, implementation, and evaluation of event related email campaigns. Created web graphics for web design.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Simplified navigation and content of the corporate website, resulting in a more streamlined user experience.

  • Interacted with project team members, consultants, clients, and technical staff to ensure adherence to timelines and corporate quality standards.

  • Improved the corporate newsletter and created an electronic version that is emailed to clients.