ThinkDesign & Communications – A Moiré Marketing Company
Denver, CO +
Falls Church, VA
Sept. 2004 - Present
An award winning, full-service design and communications company.
- Lead all studio creative operations supporting over 40 concurrent projects.
- Hired, managed and evaluated 10-person design team and oversaw contractor relationships.
- Oversaw the complete rebranding of several national corporations thru web and print.
- Launched social media marketing initiatives for national clients.
- Designed the Smithsonian Institution - Invention Division’s activities report for 4 consecutive years.
- Concept, create and deliver award winning work utilizing user-centered design methodologies,
and a comprehensive understanding of UX, story boarding, IA and wire framing.
- Directed developers in the use of jQuery, Flash, (X)HMTL, and CSS to create dynamic and
compelling user experiences for mobile and web.
Falls Church, VA
Sept. 2001 - Sept. 2004
A leading full-service firm specializing in strategic marketing services ranging from
research and strategy to creative execution.
- Worked successfully as an individual, team member, and team lead to develop visual solutions across
a range of print and web projects.
- Researched, concepted and developed branding strategies, as well as creative briefs that
communicated a consistent message across all customer touch points.
- Managed multiple clients while consistently meeting deadlines to produce valuable work for the
client and studio.
- Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of color theory as
well as page/screen layout while working cross platform, on an array of print, web and multimedia projects.
- Ate unsuspecting sammiches.
Dec. 1997 - Sept. 2001
A leading global provider of enterprise software platforms for business, mobile and
social intelligence applications.
- Developed industry award winning solutions for annual reports, presentations, brochures, media kits,
branding guidelines, magazines, advertisements, mailers, manuals, product packaging, logos,
pocket folders, flyers, Flash development, web sites, and interfaces while considering the intended
audience, viewing manner, respective budgets and media constraints of each.
- Managed team of 4 designers.
- Directed Photographers and Illustrators to develop expressive work.
- Experienced in press inspections, paper selection, print buying, photo licensing, and varnishing techniques.
- Developed advanced cookie procurement skills.