SUMMARY

15 years experience in Graphic Design

11 years experience managing and overseeing the brand image of Line Skis and Full Tilt Boots totaling 500 SKUS per season

Played a vital role in the growth of Line Skis and Full Tilt Boots from 2008-2013

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Keyshot 3D software and Microsoft Office

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Media Communications and Technology                                2002

East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg PA 

EXPERIENCE

Sr. Graphic Designer Line Skis and Full Tilt Boots at K2 Sports Seattle, WA          2006 - Present

Graphic Designer at Karhu Skis in Burlington, VT                                                     2002 - 2006

Intern at Line Skis Burlington, VT

RESPONSIBILITIES

MANAGERIAL

Working closely with the global brand director to insure brand image and continuity

Sourcing and negotiating contracts within budget for outside firms/artist/vendors

Coordinating with outside vendors to meet deadlines for all print collateral

Supervising external designers and artist to maintain brand look and feel

Managing graphics with the production staff to see that graphics are released to the factory in a timely manner

Responsible for 1st article QC and buy off with the factory

STRATEGIC

Art direction and maintaining the visual identity of the brands across multiple platforms from hardgoods, softgoods and all marketing collateral, both print and digital

Working with development team to insure cost-effective methods are achieved while utilizing new materials and techniques to keep the brand fresh, appealing, and competitive

ARTISTIC

          Overseeing and directing product photo shoots for catalogs, ads and web

          Researching trends as well as attending industry shows to stay current 

          Art direction, conceptualization and execution of visual assets for...

                • hardgoods, softgoods, bags/luggage, apparel and accessories

                • print ads, pop, catalogs, promotional merchandise, packaging, and hang tags

WEAKNESSES

           Skiing, hiking, cycling, traveling, Hitchcock films