EXPERIENCE
Visual Marketing Manager
OneAZ Credit Union | Phoenix, AZ | August 2022 – Current
- Creative team leader responsible for four direct reports and the output of the creative team in print, digital, video and social content
- Conduct competitive research, analysis and testing for creative to make informed recommendations for messaging and creative strategy
- Plan and execute marketing photo shoots, enhanced brand guide to tell brand story, revamped email marketing look, lead team in the development of new annual campaign
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Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer
Von Design Co. | Phoenix, AZ | April 2019 – August 2022
- Design, illustration and branding work for a variety of real estate and lifestyle brand clients including logos and brand guides, menus, email marketing, invitations, marketing collateral

- Lead presentations and effectively communicate creative vision to clients

- Lead user interface design for website projects, manage process from initial wireframes through launch

- Launch and manage Instagram (@vondesignco), planning, copy and photography
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Creative Manager
True Food Kitchen | Phoenix, AZ | December 2017 – April 2019


- Art direction and design of high-level creative concepts for both the True Food Kitchen and Juby True brands for internal materials, presentations, promotions, menus and events

- Mixed media art installation concepts for new store locations meant to enhance store spaces, create a bridge between the brand and locale and reinforce brand pillars in unique creative ways

- Photography and art direction for photography as well as copywriting for marketing promotions and materials

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Design and Multimedia Manager
Sun Health | Surprise, AZ | August 2014 – December 2017


- Responsible for all visual aspects of the brand which includes creating printed collateral, printed advertising, website and digital marketing art, signage, video graphics and photography art direction

- Manage the design workload leveraging outside freelance designers as needed and working with outside partners and vendors to ensure brand consistency

- Manage print vendor relationships including choosing vendor based on project needs, obtaining quotes, print production, press checks, approvals, ensuring materials are delivered on time and managing distribution

- Website updates, maintenance, enhancements and work closely with outside partner on backend technical needs

- Manage email marketing sign-up forms, lists and templates and coordinate email marketing campaigns

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Marketing Graphic Designer II
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union | Phoenix, AZ | July 2010 – August 2014


- Art direction and design for a variety of print, digital, and web projects

- Manage monthly process of designing and coordinating email marketing, statement messages, and digital signage within vendor systems

- Assign projects and provide direction and support to junior designer

- Work as the brand expert with partnered agency in the development of commercials, corporate videos and custom photography

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Marketing Graphic Designer I
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union | Phoenix, AZ | January 2007 – July 2010


Created print and digital marketing collateral: monthly newsletter, flyers, posters, ads, direct mail, campaign materials, digital signage, branch retailing
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EDUCATION
University of Advancing Technology | Tempe, AZ | September 2004 – April 2007 
B.A. in Graphic Art and Design



SKILLS
Creative Leadership
Strategic Planning
Versatile Illustration Styles
Branding & Identity
Photography, Photo & Video Art Direction
Print Production
Social Media Content Creation
Email Marketing
UX/UI Design
Responsive Web Design
3D Printing

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PROGRAMS
Adobe Creative Suite
Illustrator
InDesign
Fresco
Photoshop
XD
Working Knowledge of Figma and After Effects
Microsoft Office Suite
Google Docs
Wordpress
Project Management Programs:
Wrike, Pro Work Flow, Asana, Basecamp
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AWARDS
2023 American Advertising Awards - Gold Award
Other Merchandise
Barbuda Rum Card Deck
2023 American Advertising Awards - Bronze Award
Menu Design
Silo Ridge Barn Menus
2022 American Advertising Awards - Silver Award
Online/Interactive Business to Business Website
VITA
2020 American Advertising Awards - Gold Award
Direct Mail 3D/Mixed
Chileno Beach Bash
2020 American Advertising Awards - Gold Award
Invitation, Award or Announcement
Silo Ridge Rockin' the Ridge Invitation

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