Creative Services Specialist – 2022 to present
Resers Fine Foods Inc – Beaverton Oregon
Utilize multiple digital asset management systems daily to assure KPI’s are met – Workfront – Canto – Drobo.
Ensure all elements of projects meet creative brief standards.
Key point of contact between internal teams and multiple freelancers/agency partners.
Create multiple product and event campaign concepts.
Create POS materials, branded and private label packaging, videos, photography, advertising creative.
Closely collaborate with Marketing, Project Management, and Purchasing.
Ensure brand integrity across all projects and platforms.
Maintains final deliverable files in centralized network system.
Work directly with packaging vendors as it relates to dielines, printing color processes, printer questions/concerns.
Senior Brand Designer / Digital Content Manager – 2014 to Nov. 2021
Brand Rapid Design – previously (Anton Kimball Design) – Portland Oregon
Direct creative development for multiple emerging brands.
Re-brand established companies, products, and services, including print and digital.
Manage the web design build and successful launch for Brand Rapid Design.
Maintain brand integrity through all through all facets of on-line presence.
Restructure the internal 3D product development and design processes.
Lead Brand Designer – 2011 to 2014
Grenade Gloves Inc. – Portland Oregon
Implement national brand marketing strategies.
Develop project timelines, budgets, and seasonal themes.
Manage internal and external design talent.
Produce product presentations, advertising, and event branding.
Lead Graphic Apparel and Home Goods Designer – 2008 to 2011
Kroger / Fred Meyer Corporate Office – Portland Oregon
Direct and/or assist in weekly retail product photo sessions.
Develop quarterly themes for private label apparel lines.
Design adult and children apparel graphics, prints and patterns.
Manage the daily workflow for a five-person design team.
Create, and standardize the process for in-store children’s apparel placement.
Graphic Designer – 2007 to 2008
Phoenix Gold Home and Mobile Audio – Portland Oregon
Generate graphics for packages, magazine ads and trade shows.
Create international marketing campaigns.
Maintain brand integrity for internal and external product presentations.
Present marketing and media plans to senior management.
Graphic Designer – 2005 to 2007
Flossin’ Magazine – Portland, Oregon
Collect, organize and manage page layouts and media files.
Managed ad placement for high profile clients.
Skills-Niche: Autodesk Fusion 360 3D Prototype modeling, Brand ID and Development, Point of Purchase Advertising, Campaign Development, Brand Style Guides, Website Strategy and Design, Motion graphics
Education: Bachelor of Science / Art Institute of Portland Oregon
Extended education in 3D Prototype design