PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEAPRIL 2016 – PRESENT
Pacific Science Center
Graphic Design: Create a broad range of print and digital marketing pieces including signage, brochures, and multi-page reports and manuals. Conceptualize, develop, and execute interactive and educational exhibits. Prepare files for press and work with vendors. Design within established brand guidelines and defined strategy.
Project Management: Manage over 200 projects annually. Collaborate with internal clients. Organize and catalog project files. Regularly communicate with management to maintain a reasonable workload and deadlines.
2012 — PRESENT
Partner & Creative Director
Cellar Door Mercantile
Creative Direction:Develop and implement overarching identity system. Maintain brand integrity and continuity. Design apparel, accessories, stationery, and posters within brand guidelines. Analyze market trends and pivot the company to remain innovative and relevant.
Marketing:Develop and execute digital and social media marketing campaigns. Design, build, and maintain company website. Create print marketing pieces targeting existing and new wholesale customers.
Contract Design: Work with external clients, including non-profit organizations, retailers, and small businesses, to develop and execute engaging print and digital materials.
Operations:Develop and document standard operating procedures. Establish budget. Monitor income and expenses, and track invoices. Generate and review financial statements.
MARCH 2007 — SEPTEMBER 2015
the Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas
(formerly 826 Seattle)
Creative Direction:Developed the organization’s visual and editorial brand with leadership. Deployed the brand across print and digital platforms. Developed and documented branding best-practices guidelines. Designed and executed products and packaging, fundraising and programmatic materials, and event content and collateral.
Marketing:Established the organization’s marketing efforts. Created digital and print campaigns within a limited budget. Developed and oversaw social media marketing efforts across diverse channels. Oversaw rebrand and relaunch of websites.
Administration: Managed volunteer and paid staff. Developed and oversaw design internship program. Planned annual budgets and monitored income and expenses.
Outreach:Interacted with diverse constituents including volunteers, donors, program participants, and customers. Forged important relationships with educational and arts-oriented organizations.
1998 — 2007
Wholesale Key Accounts Manager
Accoutrements and Archie McPhee & Co.
Wholesale Sales:Serviced key customers. Negotiated and reviewed contracts and vendor compliance agreements. Oversaw sales in excess of $1 million annually.
Marketing:Designed and implemented showroom and trade show displays.
EDUCATION HISTORY1993 – 1995
Everett Community College
Associates Degree in Applied Arts, Graphic Design.
1992 – 1993
Cornish College of the Arts
Focus on performance production and design.