I am a visual design professional, graphic designer, web developer, and entrepreneur with experience in various environments including studio, corporate, and freelance. With an eye for aesthetic visual design and typography, a mind for effective coding and user experience, my experience and expertise spans over 20 years. I am currently open to career advancement seeking to secure a position to utilize my extensive communication, marketing, and design experience in an environment where I can lead, contribute, and learn.
A subsidiary of Global Payments, Heartland Retail is the leading cloud-based POS and Retail Management software. At Springboard, I oversaw visual corporate brand design guidelines in all facets of marketing collateral, web, and public-facing communications. Currently for Heartland, I lead and manage creative visual design projects for the retail POS product, including online, demand generation assets, print material, digital content, partnership collateral, interactive materials, event materials for trade shows, and more. Requires knowledge of user interaction and experience for website and B2B demand generation experiences using such tools as Intercom, Hubspot, Adobe Suite, etc. Heartland Retail works with customers such as FILA, Las Vegas Raiders, The Kennedy Center, and more.
Oversee and determine visual corporate brand design guidelines in all facets of marketing collateral, web, and public-facing communications. Oversee and manage design interns and outsourced projects to freelance designers and coders. Design and layout customer-facing online and print designs including corporate website and demand generation material with integration of social media, SalesForce, Pardot, Hubspot, and Google Analytics. Involves design of creative assets such as infographics, white papers, articles, blog articles, landing pages, and more. Phunware creates category-defining mobile app solutions for clients such as Fox, NBC, WWE, AMC, and NASCAR.
Consulting and production services including public relations, marketing, media, and graphic design. Advised clients of appropriate campaigns and approaches for business solutions. Including print, digital, web, video, data research, project management, organizational planning, and audio production. Specialties include healthcare, aerospace, music industry, and nonprofits.
Key designer in the marketing communications department of Fortune 500 healthcare insurance corporation. Graphic design, layout, and production from one to full-color. Includes online presentations, brochures, forms, monthly directories and newsletters. Also obtained experience in image scanning, data manipulation, macro programming, and database development. Maintained clients relations regarding art production requests. Coordinated projects from conception to completion. Collected printing bids and distributed work to vendors. Developed and maintained database for document shipping/receiving and inventory management. Resolved software and hardware technical issues including computer installations and purchases.
Graphic design and illustration in a service bureau environment. Graphic design/layout including view graphs, reports, posters, technical art, organizational charts, photos, and logos. Assigned tasks to illustrators and coordinated project completion. Created budget strategies for department productivity. Software and hardware maintenance and installation on Apple workstations and network. Established and maintained Top Secret secure work area for classified projects following Department of Defense (DOD) standard security procedures.
Phunware Sales and Marketing VIP Recognition Award (2 time winner). Completed Workshop Courses and Seminars in Leadership Skills, Career Planning, Customer Care, Healthcare Information, Time Management, Project Management, Priority Management, Executive Presentation Skills, Business Writing, & PC Skills. At least 28 VIP commendations while at PacifiCare. Honorable Mention in Billboard Magazine Songwriting Showcase.
Former board member of Youth Connections Coalition. Former member of Downtown Helena Incorporated. Piano and vocal instruction of youth at Capital Fret music store in Helena. Have coordinated and volunteered community involvement with Helena Food Share, God’s Love Homeless Shelter, YWCA, Downtown Helena, Youth Connections, Helena School District, and more. Involvement with AmeriCORPS to plan and produce Martin Luther King, Jr. youth music showcase. Organized and implemented free community concert in the park.