Experience

Fidelity Investments, Raleigh, NC
UX/Visual Designer, 3/15-Present

BLDG-25, Raleigh, NC
Senior Visual Designer, 10/12-11/14
Worked with a small entrepreneurial team of designers, developers, and project managers on tasks ranging from identity systems to large scale corporate e-learning platforms. Clients included Blue Cross Blue Shield, Allied Reliability Group, RBC Bank, East Coast Game Conference and more.

UNC Creative, Carrboro, NC
Designer, 01/12-10/12
Publication, information, and identity design projects for colleges and clients within the state university system.

The Green Standard, Chapel Hill, NC
Director of Communications, 12/09-09/11
Developed the brand identity and visual communications strategy for a local non-profit focused on environmental education and sustainability.

Elephant in the Room, Winston Salem, NC
Freelance Designer, 07/09
Collaborated in developing an in-store display campaign for Hanes.

Mother Design, New York, NY
Freelance Designer, 06/09
Collaborated with team on type direction and advertising development for Stella Artois.

Landor Associates, New York, NY
Freelance Designer, 04/09
Collaborated on the implementation of a new Right Management Group identity system. Pieces included trade show graphics, newsletters and e-mail blasts.

Mother, New York, NY
Freelance Designer, 03/09
Helped multiple ad/copywriter teams in piecing together a multi-channel creative pitch for Dell.

Siegel and Gale, New York, NY
Freelance Designer, 10/08–01/09
Helped develop a comprehensive image strategy and selection criteria for GoPenske.com.

Office of AIR, New York, NY
Freelance Designer, 08/08–10/08
Collaborated with the AIR team on the rebranding of BluePrintCleanse.

Carbone Smolan Agency, New York, NY
Designer, 04/06–08/08
Aided in the conceptualization, art direction, and implementation of a large scale re-branding initiative for Morgan Stanley. Assisted in the design of a multi-edition literature textbook series for Holt, Reinhart and Winston. Other accounts included: Sullivan and Cromwell, Aether Apparel, W hotels and Angst Hotel & Residences.

Random House Publishing Group, New York, NY
Designer, 09/04–04/06
Handled book design and production from manuscript to bound publication.

CRP, Architecture and Urban Design, New York, NY
Designer, 01/04–09/04
Designed in-house marketing materials and corporate collateral.
Aided in the reevaluation of existing corporate standards to help the firm attain a more consistent graphic identity.

Brand Integration Group, Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide, New York, NY
Intern, 07/01–12/01

Education
Graduate Studies, Design and Cognition, NCSU, Raleigh, NC
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
High School Diploma, American School in Japan, Tokyo, JP

Recognition
2009 Print Magazine: NYC 62 Regional Design Annual (Aether)
2009 Published in Brand and Branding (MONSA Barcelona),
2008 October, Graphic Design USA, (Angst)
2008 Featured on Underconsideration.com (Aether)
2006 Featured on Identity Works.com (Morgan Stanley)

International Travel
Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Saipan, Australia, New Zealand, India, Kenya, Holland, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Turkey, England, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Bahamas

Domestic Travel
North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Montana, Colorado, California, Washington, Alaska, Pennsylvania, Delaware, DC, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Wyoming, Hawaii

Hobbies / Interests
Billiards, Fly Fishing, Golf, Yoga, Low Stakes Poker, Visiting Museums, Light Fiction, Heavy Non Fiction, Meditation, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Design

Born
Raleigh, NC