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Summary
Experienced with advertising, art directing photoshoots, photography, print collateral, corporate identity, web design, video and catalog design. Special emphasis on conceptual design and seeing through projects from start to finish.

 Computer Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, Premiere, and After Effects. Experienced with Microsoft Office. Strong troubleshooting skills, familiar with cross-browser and cross-platform issues, comfortable with Mac or PC.

Experience

2015 to present • Art Director Pure Haven Essentials • Warren, Rhode IslandManage all creative projects for Non Toxic for personal and home products. Designed and produced all print, production, video and web. Creative work includes design and art direct catalogs, photography, created new packaging, sales collateral, social media graphics, conventions materials for print video and web. Worked directly with the VP of sales and marketing on all communications strategy.

2006 to 2015 • Design Manager, Princess House • Taunton, MassachusettsManage all creative for high end home based product direct sales company. Oversee staff of designers, production, video and web. Creative work includes design and art direct catalogs, sales collateral, creative lead for travel trips and conventions materials for print video and web. Schedule and art direct photo/video shoots; maintain production schedules and budgets for all photography and video projects.

2006 • Art Director, Nova Marketing • Quincy, MassachusettsPerformed lead role in the design and art direction for several national accounts, including Party City, CVS and Lowes. Trained, supervised and provided art direction for junior designers managed multiple, concurrent projects in different stages. Worked with clients on grand openings and national campaigns. Attended weekly meeting with clients on maintaining brand integrity.

2000-2005 • Art Director, TJX Companies • Framingham, MassachusettsArt directed all aspects of print collateral for T.J.Maxx, and TJX Corporate. Art directed photoshoots for direct mail,store signage and newspaper for national campaigns and grand openings. Worked directly with Creative Director in conceptualizing a final piece that is current with today’s fashion trends.Education

University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Graphic Design/Typography

RISD, Web Development