Professional Experience

ShineboxDigital Producer

October 2018 – Current
Project Planning, Content Strategy, Creative Execution, Innovation Strategy

Logistical leader responsible for scoping, managing, and enabling unique digital experiences.

Accounts: Electrolux, Boston Scientific, Frigidaire, 3M, Sanitaire, Essentia Health

Experience Gusto

Principal Consultant
Experience Gusto

August 2016 – Current
Strategic Brand Planning, Content Generation, UX Strategy, Creative Development

Creative director and project manager for clients from a variety of verticals including hospitality, television production, educational technology, financial and user experience strategy. Specialization in digital media, website design, and application development.

Accounts: Embassy Suites by HiltonLooney Been ProductionsNavigation NorthCommon MarvelLegisus

Navigation North

Director of Creative Services
Navigation North

November 2016 – January 2018
Creative Direction, Key Accounts, Messaging Strategy, Multimedia Production

Accounts: United States Department of Education, New Mexico Public Education Department, California Department of Education, Teach to Lead

  • Oversaw production of creative concepts used in print, video, event branding, online marketing, website and social media for internal and external clients
  • Developed marketing strategy, including timelines for all communication needs, timetables, and tracking of all creative assets
  • Informed respective functional groups of any revisions to project timelines if dates are in jeopardy
  • Oversaw each phase of the internal and external approval process: including the approval of copy, layouts, final artwork, retouching and proofs
  • Managed production schedules and creative output to support launch dates of industry marketing materials
  • Oversaw project trafficking and deliverables
  • Produced assets and photographic shoots and oversaw post-production processes
  • In consultation with other directors and project managers, assigned design or quality assurance tasks to staff members
  • Monitored and maintained quality standards for all creative department output
  • Managed business website(s) as well as visual usage guidelines
  • Promoted industry thought leadership, both client and internal
  • Ensured the creative team operated in an efficient and innovative manner
  • Partnered with internal and external clients to ensure projects remained leading edge and ahead of competition
  • Ensured a high quality of creative and production was upheld, maintained consistently high standards for the team
  • Delivered strategic communication solutions which helped the brand attain marketing and communications objectives
  • Managed outside resources, including vendors, videographers, developers, printers, freelancers, and agencies
  • Partnered with other directors to manage the selection of staff, contractors and vendors

o8VP, Client Services & Marketing
Origin Eight
September 2015 – August 2016
Staff Leadership, Account Supervision, Marketing Management, Asset Production

Previously: Account Director
Client Outreach, Marketing Implementations, Proposal Preparation, Agency Partnerships

Accounts: University of Minnesota, Estée Lauder, HelpSystems, Walker Art Center, Bending Branches, Propel Nonprofits

C. Louis CreativeProject & Account Management Consultant
C. Louis Creative
May 2009 – September 2015
Account Management, Project Management, Business Web Strategy, Photography

Be The MatchConsulting Project Specialist
Be The Match
March 2015 – July 2015
Marketing & Communications: Print & Digital Production, Event Coordination, Quality Assurance

U4EA StudiosConsulting Project Manager
U4EA Studios
September 2014 – January 2015
Web Development Project Management, Wireframe Design, WordPress Support

Accounts: Dairy Queen, Synchrono Manufacturing Software, Washburn Center For Children, Ideas That Kick, SEED Partners, People Serving People

It's All Good EntertainmentConsulting Production Coordinator
It’s All Good Entertainment
October 2011 – May 2012
Office Management, Production Communications, Business Administration

Lisa D'AmatoCreative Producer
America’s Next Top Model All Star Winner, Lisa D’Amato
November 2009 – May 2012
Web Design, Social Media Management, Video Production, E-Commerce, Graphic Design, Influencer Connection

Volunteer Experience

Be The MatchEvent Photographer
Be The Match Foundation
September 2015 – Healthcare
Now in its eighth year, Be The Match® Gala is our signature fundraising event featuring an inspirational program, dinner, entertainment, and silent and live auctions. Blood cancer touches the lives of so many. It can happen to anyone, at any time. But so can a cure—a marrow or cord blood transplant. It’s people like you that can make cures possible.

Twin Cities QuorumEvent Photographer
Quorum, Twin Cities LGBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce
2014 – Economic Empowerment
Our Young Professionals programming is designed to create a space for professionals up to age 35 to share in social, service, networking and professional development opportunities. Quorum is a resource for the next generation of business leaders.

Coborns DeliversVolunteer
2014 – Poverty Alleviation
The Sandwich Project: Make A Difference
A volunteer led grassroots organization facilitating small and large group sandwich preparation and distribution. All sandwiches are prepared off-site at someone’s home, place of worship, school and/or work. Once the sandwiches are dropped off at one of our location sites, volunteers or a courier service takes the sandwiches to various shelters and food shelves.

The Trevor ProjectGreen Room Coordinator
The Trevor Project
2011 – Civil Rights & Social Action
The Trevor Project’s Hero Award: Lady Gaga
Talent Escort & Assistant Green Room Talent Coordinator

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