General info

Washington D.C.

Creative and innovative professional seamlessly uniting corporate vision and interactive design concepts.

Leadership: Highly productive and collaborative Lead Designer; consistently achieve top-notch results that are on-time, on-budget and exceed customer expectations.

Revenue Generating Designs: Results-proven talent for producing Graphical User Interface (GUI) designs and online advertising campaigns that accelerate business growth.

Cutting-Edge Technical Skills: Expertise in web usability, cross-browser environments, navigation, content management, technical development, hosting and site metrics; assisted in design of first of its kind iPad application for a leading banking institution.

Branding: Produced branding guidelines governing the use of corporate logos in print and online advertising.



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Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer
    Centreville, VA
    2011 - Present
    Fulcrum IT Services

    Hired as the sole designer to assist in designing and developing flash based content for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Lead in researching and developing a mobile application from conception to release on Apple's iTunes and Google Play. Designed all GUI aspects and developed using available Java/JQuery frameworks, HTML 5, and CSS 3 as a template to create a tailored application meeting the needs of our client. Implemented a UI redesign as well as re-branding of all the companies private sites creating a clean, concise flow to allow for a more stream-lined use. Principal designer for re-compete graphics and charts that won a record amount of consulting business.

  • Web Designer, Banking Officer
    Raleigh, NC
    2007 - 2011
    BB&T

    Initially hired for a short-term contract but quickly acquired broader responsibilies including building and maintaining the front end design and coding of account opening applications. Lead designer of multi-disciplinary project teams for implementation of sites for ID theft protection, 529 products, mortgage applications, MoneyAccount cards and Bright Banking checking account. 2009- BB&T Olympian Award winner in recognition of outstanding performance.

  • Multimedia Designer
    Falls Church, VA
    2003 - 2007
    ReliaQuote Inc.

    Developed expertise in branding within dynamic business models- created brochures, flyers, posters, web sites and logos. Completely redesigned all internal business systems including guidelines for developing and implementing GUI content and establishing branding standards. Collected customer satisfaction surveys for use in site optimization.
    Collaborated with marketing team to build campaigns and contributed to overall growth of company to position as second largest online insurance agency by revenue.

  • Web Designer
    Leesburg, VA
    2001 - 2003
    Primedia

    Solely responsible for conversion and content management of 10 print magazines for web publication on historynet.com. Oversaw creation of all online advertising materials including fully functional web sites for consumer magazine events.

  • Web Strategies, Intranet
    Arlington, VA
    2000 - 2001
    2nd Century Communications

    Created and maintained corporate intranet and Internet sites. Lead graphic designer for all sales and web applications. Oversaw adherence to GUI standards, template design implementation and use of all internal graphics

  • Web Designer
    Fairfax, VA
    1999 - 2000
    Screen-printing & Graphic Imaging Association

    Primary system operator and Web developer for associations Internet site and other online activities.

Education

  • B.A., Computer Graphics and Design
    Fairfax, VA
    1995 - 1999
    George Mason University

Training


  • WordPress Certificate

    International Webmasters Association- 2010


  • Certificate, Website Promotion

    International Webmasters Association- 2010

Affiliations


  • Stock Photography Contributor

    iStockPhoto, Shutterstock and Dreamstime


  • International Webmasters Association

    Member since 2006


  • AIGA, Professional Association for Design

    Member since 2008