April 2014 – April 2016 Santa Monica, California, United States
Conceptualized and implemented the tone for Xfire as Creative Director. Guided the digital strategy and user experience for the 20 million+ user base. Managed the user experience and collaborated with product, development and editorial teams towards enhancing Xfire’s online and in game engagement with its members. Drove corporate design and brand standards in conjunction with marketing department.
December 2011 – June 2013 Los Angeles, California, United States
Contract Product Designer
June 2008 – December 2011
Lead Product and Visual UI designer. Designed all web assets for both Family and Health editorial channels including photography direction & purchasing. Responsible for all design aspects of new site functionality and CMS tools. Brought the AARP Broadcast Center, Games Section, & Public Policy Institute from concept to production on AARP.org.
American Chemical Society
March 2008 – June 2008
Designed, scoped and produced the ACS Learning Management System website from high level concept through to launch. Designed concepts and website for the ACS Center for Professional Development and integrated the design with learn.com’s content management system.
March 2008 – December 2011 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
In charge of all website related updates and design. Developed marketing campaigns from concept to execution. Worked on co-branding projects with TRUSTe and PriceRunner.com designing promotional content on
September 2006 – February 2008 Arlington, Virginia, United States
Designed & coded the veeker.com website from concept to CSS template and into production. Worked as design and HTML/CSS lead as part of a team of four engineers and two designers. Responsibilities also included promotional design and skinning of the Veeker website to accommodate sponsors including the feature film Spider-Man 3.
June 2006 – March 2007 San Francisco, California, United States
Designed user interface and all 2D graphics for AirPlay title “Call the Play Football”. Worked with a team of four developers as the design lead. Oversaw user experience and usability. ThumbJive was acquired by Veeker Corporation in July of 2007.
March 2006 – July 2006 San Francisco, California, United States
United Communications Group
Worked directly with clients to develop web based promotional content for industry conferences. A member of a team of four designers taking web sites from concept to deployment in a fast paced environment often creating as many as seven websites in a single work week.
March 2005 – December 2005 Rockville, Maryland, United States
DC Life Media
Worked directly with clients to come up with promotional fliers and ideas for DC area events. Managed all web development, from concept to product. Developed company identity and branding, including t-shirts, fliers, posters, websites, HTML emails, ads, and international CD covers.
December 2002 – June 2004 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Art Director, Talent Buyer
Designed all promotional material for the Friday night event, Buzz. Also was responsible for all magazine promotions and any other promotional Buzzlife events. Worked with companies including, URB, Mixer, BPM, Remix, 99.1 WHFS, Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Deep Dish Records, Yoshitoshi Shop, and Nation Night Club. As the booking specialist, Coordinated all bookings for breakbeat DJ´s from the US and abroad, also maintaining club management on specific nights.
September 2001 – September 2002 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Hi Res Studios
Responsibilities included flier and web design. Worked directly with clients to come up with promotional fliers for DC area events.
February 2001 – September 2001 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Worked with a team of 3 graphic/web designers, responsible for setting up all HTML and design post database integration.
November 1999 – July 2000 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
- adobe illustrator
- adobe lightroom
- adobe photoshop
- art direction
- creative direction
- graphic design
- Interactive Design
- logo design
- Photo Manipulation
- user experience
- user interface design
- web design