To communicate complex ideas effectively through images and words
New York, NY, (June 2000 - January 2001), Presentation Specialist
person for business development and marketing department presentations
to Fortune 500 business clients. Used design skills, a variety of
software packages and critical thinking to custom tailor pitches for
businesses such as Discover Card, Barnes & Noble, CitiBank, General
Motors, and many dot-com startups. Worked to maintain and embellish
dash.com Web site using Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash software
New York, NY, (1996 - June 2000), Senior Designer
in collaboration with a variety of computer programmers, designers
and executives to deliver time-sensitive promotional material for
a pre-IPO 21st century business model Internet company. Regularly
developed and fine-tuned information graphics and Powerpoint documents
and delivered them electronically for presentation to Fortune 500
companies and venture capitalists on both coasts by PIPE9 executives.
Developed and maintained aspects of PIPE9.com using Web software packages
such as Macromedia Dreamweave and Flash. Previous tasks included:
Designing and hand-coding the ConstructionNet.net web supersite (embyonic
version of PIPE9 web supersite); writing technical copy for site and
print pieces; conceiving and overseeing production of in-house video
project; designing mail, pieces branding materials, logos, and brochures;
and conceiving online design of aspects of the PIPE9.com web supersite
and promotional materials and promotional materials related to it.
Inc., Lexington, Ky., (1994 - 1996), Art Director
concept and execution for a variety of boutique accounts and regional
durable goods retailers. Also acted as sysop for an Ethernet-based
computer network and peripherals back when companies didn't hire sysops.
Lance Designer and Consultant (1996 - present)
as a computer graphic design expert for companies and individuals
needing technical assistance, tutoring or custom design work. Develop
print projects such as corporate identity, direct mail and point-of-purchase
displays. Craft new media projects for the Web and for private presentation
Faculty, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., (1995)
JTA 487: "Computer Design", a seminar class teaching hands-on
experience for students planning for a career in advertising in UK's
College of Communications.
Stone Advisory, Lexington, Ky., (1993-1994), Graphic Artist
layout and typography for magazines such as The American Saddlebred,
The Lane Report and a variety of horse industry program literature.
Lexington, Ky., (1990-1992), Program Director
a staff of 70-plus, oversaw general station operations, on-air programming,
generated custom station literature, graphics and tabloids using Macintosh
Coordinator, Extended-Campus Programs, University of Kentucky, (1989-1991)
Handled administration and public relations for UK's pilot Satellite
Delivery and Compressed Two-Way Video graduate programs. Conceived
and created custom ads and literature to increase public awareness
of programs. Handled queries on a daily basis from remote students,
faculty and administrators. 2) Handled promotion and public relations
for various UK study abroad programs with focus on those in England.
Conceived and created custom print and radio ads to bolster enrollment.