R/GA | Art Director - New York, NY (2016-Present)
■ Clients: Verizon, go90
■ Produced social posts and directed photoshoots for Verizon's Accessory of the Month campaigns.
■ Designed look-and-feel and created brand guidelines for The Runner, a go90 show produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.
Momentum Worldwide | Art Director - New York, NY (2015-2016)
■ Created entire 2016 retail campaign for Pyrat rum, owned by Patrón Tequila.
■ Designed numerous packaging for limited edition Patrón Tequila package sets.
■ Produced creative for Patrón Tequila's 2016 Summer retail campaign.
■ Concepted multiple 360 campaigns for Patrón Tequila.
■ Oversaw and directed creation of Patrón Tequila 2016 limited edition Israel inspired collector's tin.
MRY | Freelance Art Director (promoted from Intern) - New York, NY (2015)
■ Concepted, designed, and wrote copy for Motrin Canada's Twitter posts for September through December of 2015.
■ Designed creative, for Listerine campaign "Don't Get Bad Mouthed," for Facebook.
■ Assisted in major Listerine photoshoot for social and out-of-home media.
■ Lead team and designed all creative for Don't Be A Dick campaign.
■ Concepted ideas and designed pieces that were included in national client pitches, such as Bud Light, Gillette, and Swedish Fish.
Viacom Media Networks | Nickelodeon - Creative Resources | Product Design Intern - New York, NY (Summer 2014)
■ Created multiple product mockups for pitches to companies such as Sephora, Neutrogena, Staples, Pillsbury, and Walmart.
■ Explored various design directions for character merchandise including Spongebob Squarepants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Dora the Explorer.
■ Selected to meet Viacom COO, Tom Dooley, at round-table discussion.
Prynt | Freelance Designer - San Francisco, CA (2015)
■ Designed graphics for Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1,500,000.
■ Created all social media graphics for the quickly growing instant camera case.
■ Met tight deadlines in order for the project to go live.
■ Worked remotely with Prynt team based in San Francisco and Paris.
Starmark International | Creative Intern - Fort Lauderdale, FL (Summer 2013)
■ Designed tote bag for Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.
■ Produced images featured online for Kaplan University, and Starmark International.
■ Brainstormed for multiple GFL pitches that became a reality, including the annual Meet Sunny Vacation Planner and Meeting Planner.
Green Advertising | Visual Art Intern - Boca Raton, FL (Summer 2012)
■ Produced multiple print ads and video pieces for Calder Race Track and Casino and Capitol Lighting.
■ Designed and coded websites in HTML5 for residential communities around south Florida using DreamWeaver and WordPress.
Leedom Group | Graphic Designer - Sarasota, FL (2015)
■ Developed concepts, graphics, and layouts for company brochures and website.
■ Designed all Buy Here - Pay Here World Convention graphics including programs, posters, signage, advertisements, and merchandise.
■ Responsible for all Leedom Group advertisements in Dealer Business Journal, a magazine seen by thousands of independent auto dealers.
VP Social Consulting | Graphic Designer - Sarasota, FL (2014-2015)
■ Worked with local Sarasota restaurants and businesses on brand development.
■ Created designs for print, web, and social media. Designed graphics specifically to be shared across all social media platforms.
Ringling Center for Career Services | Designer - Sarasota, FL (2013-2015)
■ Created internal assets and promotional material for campus wide events such as recruiter visits, business workshops, and visiting artists presentations.
■ Designed materials reached over 1,200+ students as well as faculty and staff.
Ferocia Coutura Graphics | Designer - Fort Lauderdale, FL (2007-2009)
■ Founded a web design business which provided graphic design layouts, banners, flyers, etc. for various bands across America and internationally.
■ Successfully designed and marketed for hundreds of bands such as VersaEmerge, The Maine, and Oh! The Story.
Stolen Transmission Records | Graphic Design Intern - New York, NY (2007-2008)
■ Designed promotional flyers, web layouts and animated banners for music groups represented by the label, including: The Horrors, Permanent ME, and Alexis Fox.
■ Worked remotely with the label's office in New York and various artists across the country.
Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, FL
BFA in Graphic and Interactive Communications, 3.8/4.0 GPA, May 2015
Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Mac OSX operating platforms. Basic knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, and Premiere Pro, as well as Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Gold ADDY Winner | Integrated Campaign - Consumer | TriFilm Fest (2015)