Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Digital Artistic Director

multiMind media | Ann Arbor. Boston. Los Angeles | 2012-present

  • Development of screen designs that visually communicate brands and business propositions while embodying an optimal user experience
  • Integration of social media components, SEO and response mechanisms

Web Director

Spanierman Gallery  |  New York, NY  |  2005 – 2012

  • Responsible for online presence of a New York fine art gallery specializing in American art for over 60 years
  • Supervised Web Producer and assisted in maintenance of over 6,000 pieces of artwork online, including two company websites and several external art sites, while adhering to exhibition deadlines
  • Led and QA tested website/CMS upgrades
  • Expanded web presence to include two blogs on American art and social media accounts
  • Designed and executed targeted email marketing campaigns, including landing pages, to client base of 15,000 contacts
  • Collaborated with SEO director to increase online visibility
  • Advised on effective use of technologies, resources, and best practices
  • Collaborated with up to 15 gallery staff: director, sales team, archivists, researchers, and photographer
  • Worked with IT manager in maintaining sites on in-house server
  • Analyzed web traffic, online advertising, and email marketing effectiveness; advised on actions for improvement
  • Managed department spending and vendor accounts

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator

giveBeauty Inc.  |  Boston, MA  |  2003 – present

  • Creating site redesign and graphics for new mobile app launching in 2013
  • Collaborating directly with founder and team of web and mobile app developers
  • Designed original website launched in 2003
  • Created “spa lady” characters along with other illustrations used on site and print media

 

Partner, Co-Founder & Designer

Buttercream Cards  |  New York, NY  |  2005-2011

  • Founded a greeting card company which expanded into the custom wedding invitation market
  • Achieved high page rank on local Google results for “custom wedding invitations new york”
  • Managed each custom project from concept through production
  • Cultivated client relationships to maintain repeat business
  • Managed meetings, correspondence, company website, supply purchasing, partnership finances, vendor payment and coordination with printing presses

 

EDUCATION

University of California San Diego  |  San Diego, CA  |  2004
BA in Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts, minors in Computer Science, Fine Art

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software and platforms
PC + Mac  |  Adobe CC; MS Office Suite; Proprietary content management systems; Social media platforms; Blogging platforms

Web programming
HTML, CSS