Creative Team Leader, Art Director, Project Manager and problem-solver with more than 20 years of experience in digital and print media – from design to video production. Possess natural leadership abilities and enjoys the opportunity to direct and mentor individuals and teams alike. Has an excellent history working with internal and external clients as well as service providers. Comfortable and confident working in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments that demand strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
March 2000 to Present
Sports Endeavors Inc. - Hillsborough, NC
Visual Imaging Director for in-house creative agency. A hands-on manager that leads and directs video projects, photo shoots, imagers and creative staff in the production of digital and print marketing for the Sports Endeavors brands. This includes, but is not limited to, broadcast television commercials, marketing and product videos, photo shoots and other creative elements for the leading soccer, lacrosse and rugby retailers. Also manages the sourcing and directing of external production crews, talent and music for national broadcasting commercial projects. These projects are executed on-time and on-budget.
Accomplishments include using diverse experience in design and creative leadership to expand opportunities for my teams and the company. Most notably has been building a successful Video Department from the ground up that specializes in product videos, athlete and brand interviews as well as nationally-broadcast commercials. Also expanded the Photo Studio to manage high volume output while constantly improving quality in our feature photography and photo shoots. Striving to make video and photography key elements in our customer experience.
Other responsibilities include hiring, managing, mentoring and giving annual reviews of team members.
Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, 1988 to 1990
Associate of Science Degree in Advertising
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