RAZORFISH / PUBLICIS SAPIENT

Assistant Creative Director

November 2013 Present

Overseeing the management of the creative capabilities of Sapient Razorfish's Dallas Studio: 10+ design-ers, user experience, content strategists, functional analysts and project managers. Working side by side with the client, engaged in the Scrum rooms and Agile processes to support 6 teams onsite and 2 offshore.

Growing and building the Dallas team and portfolio while elevating the creative output and quality. Introduc-ing new tools and processes to facilitate richer cross-functional teamwork that deliver compelling products and services for clients and customers.

Mentoring talent, providing clear direction and constructive feedback. Work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Project Managers to schedule deadlines and delivery issues. Interviewing and hiring of new talent to fill new roles ensuring that they will succeed through proper on boarding and communication.

ART & CREATIVE DIRECTION, UX & DESIGN

Creative Direction + UX + Design January 2006 – Present

Working on a variety of projects from wire framing and design of mobile app, logos, branding and research. Creation of

logos, information graphics, business cards, web layouts, conceptual design layouts for web and print. Working with known

agencies: Story Worldwide, Concentric, Atmosphere Proximity, SidewaysNYC as well as consulting for startups.

ACADEMY OF ART

January 2013_Present

Adjunct Professor

Instruction of UX Design & Navigational Structure, Students will learn about human behavior, architecture, navigation, and

design for websites. Students will learn to relay information to a customer to enhance clarity, density, and dimensionality of

information display and develop design strategies for delivering information in an interactive environment.

DIVLAN/ SERATIS

Lead Designer + UX May 2013 – August 2013

Implementing the initial development of user experience from onsite interviews/meetings with doctors and nurses. Using

that research work to execute the core functionality of an iOS app. Currently under the umbrella of DreamIt Health.

ORGANIC

May 2012_January 2013

ACD

Hands on design where I lead by example. Apply conceptual strategy, brainstorm facilitation, daytoday

shepherding of a project to completion and team play with engagement managers, production, and technology leads are all part of my daily

life at Organic.

PRATT

August 2011_May 2012

Adjunct Professor

Instruction of COMD, A communication class for designers and other majors. Teach students how to use a digital camera.

Development of course curriculum. Instruction in advanced Photoshop techniques along with the teaching the power of the

visual. Develop the notion of their voice and their own perspective and way of seeing.

ADKEEPER

July 2011_Febuary 2012

UX Architect

Development of marketing concepts from thought to development. Wire framing UI and UX of website. Brainstorming and

developing future marketing possibilities for Adkeeper. Story boarding from concept to a story.

LUCKY CHIC

August 2009 _ April 2010

Lead Designer, plan design and manage projects. Working closely with the CEO and the development team when creating

new online games, social media platforms, and marketplace development of an online social shopping community. Design

responsibilities include banners, ads, email blasts, graphics for multiple games, wire framing of games.

ALAN HILL DESIGN

April 2005 _ January 2006

Lead Designer, plan design and manage projects. Working closely with the owner creating real estate marketing materials,

book coves, logos, information graphics, and strategic planning. Design responsibilities include banners, ads; email blasts,

graphics for all print materials.

EDUCATION

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR, RIGA, LATVIA

personal research entitled 'conversations of the city,’ featured at the Venice Biennial

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CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

masters of fine arts; 2d design

May 2003