Motion Graphic Designer
Thrive Pet Healthcare June 2022 – Present
- Led the entire process of conceptualizing, storyboarding, and producing captivating videos catering to both internal communication needs and external audience engagement.
- Took an active role in brainstorming and shaping content ideas, contributing to the development of the monthly consumer social calendar.
- Worked closely with cross-functional marketing teams to identify opportunities for enhancing digital content engagement. Engaged in collaborative discussions to create captivating graphics and motion graphics, contributing to an engaging online presence across various digital platforms.
Sr. Graphic Designer + Marketing Coordinator
Mirka USA Inc. Aug 2019 – May 2022
- Led content creation, coordination, and scheduling for Mirka USA’s social media, while building a successful influencer program, that resulted in 11-28% organic audience growth across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube and increase in sales leads.
- Created captivating artwork for B2B print and digital advertising, animation, motion graphics, and diverse projects such as product catalogs, brochures, sell sheets, website content, and trade show materials.
- Played a pivotal role in local web page development, crafting compelling landing pages using HTML and CSS within EpiServer and WordPress platforms.
Graphic Designer II
Interdesign Mar 2019 – Aug 2019
427 Design Aug 2017 – Mar 2019
- Managed multiple client print and digital design projects concurrently, maintaining project timelines and collaborating effectively with fellow designers.
Graphic Designer + Marketing Manager
Atlantic Water Gardens July 2011 – August 2017
- Managed and art directed the creative development for both print and digital B2B advertising campaigns, resulting in heightened brand visibility and engagement, while strategically enhancing project workflows to optimize efficiency and project quality.
- Orchestrated the creation and execution of a meticulously planned advertising schedule, optimizing resource allocation to consistently achieve exceptional outcomes while adhering to the annual budget.
- Produced captivating educational videos for the company’s YouTube channel, effectively enhancing user education and interaction with the brand.
Youngstown State University
Bachelor’s of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design
Licenses & Certifications
Proficient in designing software including Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects) for creating visually captivating materials.
Experienced in utilizing digital metrics to enhance campaign strategies and achieve desired results.
Strong communication and organizational skills for effective collaboration and conveying complex ideas to key stakeholders.