Associate Creative Director: Art Director / Austin, TX / Jan 2019 - present
I develop and lead creative solutions of all shapes and sizes for Carnegie Technologies and its sub-brands
Freelance: Associate Creative Director/Art Director/Designer
2010 - Present
Agencies / Clients: Victors & Spoils, Razorfish, Tocquigny/Archer Malmö, T3, Latinworks, Drumroll, COTA (Circuit of The Americas), SmartTouch Interactive, MSCI, Revionics, Carnegie Technologies, various small business and individuals
Contractor: Senior Art Director / Austin, TX / April 2017 - June 2018
I worked on a variety of creative solutions for the Dell commercial brand including video, social
and digital executions. I also managed designers and junior Art Directors.
Senior Art Director / Austin, TX / June 2016 - Jan 2017
Clients: Reliant Energy, Rackspace, vmware, Y&R Austin, New Business
Art Director / Austin, TX / June 2010 - July 2015
Clients: U.S. Air Force, John Deere, eHarmony, Zales, Marshalls, Honor Flight Austin, Campbell's, Stainmaster, AT&T, GSD&M, New Business
UNICEF Tap Project
Creative & Team Leader / Richmond VA & New York, NY / Fall 2008 - Spring 2010
Working on the Tap Project was the most rewarding experience of my Brandcenter career. It’s not often enough that advertising literally saves lives!
Ogilvy & Mather
Creative Intern / Chicago, IL / June 2009 - Aug 2009
Clients: SC Johnson, Dove, Suave, BP Gasoline, Sunsilk, Chicago 2016, Feeding America
Williams Whittle Associates
Graphic Designer / Alexandria, VA / Jan 2006 - March 2008
Clients: Ryan Homes, NVHomes, DR Horton, USO, VRE, Georgetown University Business School
Our agency hosted DCAdweek in 2007, which I attended, learned of the VCU Brandcenter and made it my mission to be enrolled.
Walt Disney World
Intern: College Program / Orlando, FL / Jan 2002 - May 2002
Lived in the most magical place on earth, learned a ton about one of the most successful brands on earth, made a couple of friends for life.
Master of Science, Mass Communications: Creative Technology / Richmond, VA / May 2010
Not even motherhood could prepare me for the two most intense, sleep deprived, but equally amazing years of my advertising career. And I couldn’t imagine life without either experience.
Bachelor of Arts, Art: Graphic Design / Blacksburg, VA / May 2004
After two grueling years as an Architecture major, I realized the all-black wardrobe and more predictable career path weren't for me. However, the all-nighters were great prep for a career in advertising. I also learned that maroon and orange are, in fact, complimentary colors.
JWT Creative Technology Scholarship
2009 - 2010
AICP Directors Scholarship Recipient
2008 - 2009