Experience

VP Creative Director, Verndale
October 2015 – Present

Creative Director, Arnold Worldwide
December 2013 – July 2015
Clients: Carnival Cruise Lines, Ocean Spray, Progressive Insurance

Associate Creative Director, Arnold Worldwide
December 2012 – December 2013
Clients: Carnival Cruise Lines, Ocean Spray, Pearle Vision. 
New Business: PUR, Sperry Topsider.

Senior Art Director, Arnold Worldwide
February 2011 – December 2012
Clients: American Eagle Outfitters, Carnival Cruise Lines, Climate Reality Project, CVS, Jack Daniel's, New Balance, Ocean Spray, Progressive, Pearle Vision, Titleist, truth. 
New Business: AA Citi, American Eagle Outfitters, Santander.

Art Director, Arnold Worldwide
May 2010 – February 2011
Clients: Carnival Cruise Lines, McDonald's, Ocean Spray, truth. 
New Business: Sports Authority, Stainmaster

Interactive Art Director, Modernista!
March 2007 – May 2010
Clients: Cadillac, HUMMER, Product (RED), Palm and TIAA-CREF.
New Business: Palm, Showtime's Dexter

Guitarist, The Information
September 2002 – June 2009
Played guitar in Boston band The Information. Recorded two albums, one with Pixies/Radiohead/Lush producer Paul Kolderie. Appeared on V/A compilations. Had songs played in MTV TV shows. Was recognized in many Boston publications including The Boston Phoenix, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Improper Bostonian, Metro Boston, The Weekly Dig and New England Performer. Played live on Fox 25 TV and KEXP, WFNX and WMBR radio. Shared bills with national & international touring bands. Toured a little. Got to play CBGB's before it closed and received unwarranted stinkeye from Hilly Kristal. Made great friends. Met future husband. Felt extremely lucky.

Web and Graphic Designer, Public Interactive
July 2000 – March 2007
Developed creative solutions for Car Talk, The Savvy Traveler, Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know, Open Source with Christopher Lydon, Fair Game with Faith Salie and PBS. Also designed content distribution modules for a national network of over 150 public broadcasting stations.

Graphic Designer, Brand Architecture
May 1999 – September 1999
Helped devise a rebranding effort for Papa John’s Pizza. Designed and concepted ads, OOH, direct mail and in-store signage.

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Graduated 2000
B.F.A. Graphic Design/Advertising/Painting/Communications