AspenTech // Principal Graphic Designer // October 2014 – Present
Part of the Marketing Communications team which is responsible for all communications at AspenTech. I have worked on conference collateral including signage and video, print materials including thank you cards and postcards. Have worked to ramp up video strategy, tools and production in cooperation with other teams in the company. Have also created PowerPoint presentations, email templates and graphics, icon sets as well as updating the corporate brand guide.
MadDash E-Media // Marketing Director // February 2013 – October 2014
Responsible for all the major marketing efforts at MadDash E-Media. Researched, selected and utilize marketing automation services and create content and graphics for emails, landing pages and all collateral. I update the company’s social media accounts and work with the sales team to update, create and maintain company presentations.
MadDash E-Media // Creative Services // January 2003 – October 2014
Responsible for creative elements on all video projects. Worked with producers and editors to create branded, effective video solutions for a wide range of clients. I create all the motion graphics in videos and am responsible for designing, executing and maintaining online streaming presentations. I’ve recently designed the interface and helped develop the workflow and functionality of two custom online applications to aid clients in the video production process and online video management. Other projects include press kits, CD-ROM design, DVD authoring and minor Flash/ActionScript programming. I have also created a new brand for the company. Designed coordinating marketing collateral, trade show booths, client facing materials and am responsible for promoting the brand within the company.
Carter Halliday Associates // Freelancer // May – June 2001
Assisted in the design of a two-color study guide for Facing History & Ourselves, designed the book cover for a collection of articles and assisted on a corporate identity project.
EMC Corporation // Contractor // January – April 2001
Designed collateral for EMC’s 2001 Enterprise Wizards Conference. Major projects included a conference website splash page, logo design, a series of postcards and laminated access badges. Other projects included post-conference recognition certificates, session evaluation forms and screensavers.
Framework Inc. // Freelancer // September – October 2000
Designed multimedia presentations using Flash, Director, Illustrator and Photoshop. Also designed signage for conference booth.
Amscan Inc. // Freelancer // August – September 2000
Designed showroom signage for the 2001 product line.
Brian Moore Guitars Inc. // Freelancer // July 2000
Photographed guitars and designed sell sheets for trade show collateral.
Ilardi Design // Intern // May – August 1998
Worked with the creative director and senior designer to create a style guide for an IBM product line. Created multiple newspaper ads and assisted on photo shoots.
Rochester Institute of Technology // Rochester, NY // May 2000
Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in Graphic Design
Associates of Applied Science [AAS] in Industrial Design
Minor in Psychology
Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, HTML, Basic ActionScript 3.0
DESIGN & TECHNICAL SKILLS
Motion Graphics For Video
Corporate Identity & Branding
Website Design & Maintenance
Trade Show Display Design
Streaming Video Workflow
Marketing Automation Workflow
Content Management & Maintenance
Interactive CD Design
DVD Authoring & Menu Design