VaynerMeDIA

Dec 2012 – Present
Previous titles held include design director, designer, associate designer

I've worked on over 70 brands at VM, in the health, CPG and entertainment space.

Senior Art Director

  • Currently designing for the entertainment team — motion graphics, design, retouch, comping, illustration for social media platforms

  • Collaborated with the design direction team and create brand look-and-feel explorations, logos, websites, illustration, videos/GIFs, concept visuals, new business presentations and rebranding the agency's look and creating the style guide

  • Mentored design interns and tracked their progress throughout their internship. Train new freelancers, art directors and designers in workflow and the server structure to help streamline creative team process

  • Managed 3-5 designers on the entertainment team, provide design direction and ensure consistency for brand micro-content, and communicated with the broader team for internal deadlines and to ensure the work was on time for client delivery

  • Art directed and styled small photoshoots in collaboration with copywriters and photographers

Brands include: Krypton, Queen of the South, The Expanse, Happy!, Mr. Robot, Temptation Island, Handmaid's Tale, 9Lives, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Ritz Crackers, Halls, Nilla Wafers, Stride, Trident, Sour Patch Kids, Chips Ahoy, OWN, History Channel, Pawn Stars

Clients: Del Monte (Big Heart Pets), Mondelez, History Channel, OWN, USA Network, Bravo, Syfy, EPIX, Hulu


CARE FOR SANDY

Nov 2013 – 2016
 

Photo restoration volunteer

  • Digitally restore photographs damaged by Hurricane Sandy for its victims for FREE. I repair damage such as mold, scratches, emulsion peeling, color damage, as well as reconstructing damaged areas


SITUATION INTERACTIVE

May 2012 – Aug 2012  

Design INTERN

  • Designed mobile landing pages, mobile banners. Made design edits to website comps and Facebook app games under the supervision of the senior designers

  • Created a graphic which received over 17,000 likes, 184 comments and 3,000 shares on Facebook

  • Collaborated with a team of interns in a long-term internship project: My role included art direction, designing and presenting

Clients: Wicked, Disney, Fuerza Bruta, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Newsies, Big Apple Circus, 2014 NY/NJ Superbowl Host Committee Website


TH PRODUCTIONS

Sept 2011 – Dec 2011

Design INTERN

  • Worked with the creative team to develop new branding ideas, renderings, case studies, sales material

  • Retouched and batch-processed photographs to be web-ready

  • Maintained the company website - updated photos using HTML/CSS


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Design Volunteer @ The Promise Society (Jan 2016 – Aug 2016)

  • Freelance Designer, Design Intern @ Queens Economic Development Corporation (2011 – 2012)