CV

Professional Summary

Highly skilled and experienced design professional with proficient knowledge in managing the artistic output of creative marketing teams. Exceptional personal time management and assertiveness to properly manage while remaining hands-on in the design process. A creative leader and efficient doer in one!

Skills

Creative Direction
Concept Design
Brand Development
Advertising Concepts
Creative Writing

Content Creation

Event Production Design

Logo Design
Promotional Videos
Postcard Marketing

Event Marketing

Web Banners
Web Graphics

Videography
Video Editing

Work Experience

Jan. 2022 - Present

Senior Vice President of Enterprise Marketing

Financial Independence Group / FIG Marketing – Cornelius, NC

  • Responsible for the overall design, development, and execution of creative marketing concepts for leading-edge initiatives and branding solutions for Financial Independence Group.

  • Manage and lead the enterprise marketing team of strategists, coordinators, designers, animators, content developers, video editors, and copywriters in creative thought and high-level execution

  • Operate in the role of Creative Director and Production Designer to accomplish company-wide recruiting and retention initiatives through email marketing, social media, industry events, lead generation, creative recruiting concepts

 

Apr. 2020- Jan. 2022

Senior Marketing Strategist 

Financial Independence Group / FIG Marketing – Cornelius, NC

  • Lead corporate marketing team of designers, copywriters, coordinators, videographers in development and design of marketing strategies and deliverables

  • Work with executives, sales teams, content creators and other company stakeholders to develop individual strategies to increase client engagement and recruiting

  • Work closely with Director of Corporate Events as Production Designer for recruiting, training, and educational events, brand creation, marketing communications, stage design, presentations, video production

 

Jan. 2014 - Apr. 2020

Creative Production Lead

Financial Independence Group / FIG Marketing – Cornelius, NC

  • Oversee graphic designers and video editors

  • Spearhead the design, layout, production of ads, and articles in-house and for clientele  

  • Mange the internal corporate design, web graphics, layout, and distribution of company magazine

  • Develop event themes and execute marketing and branding elements relative to event needs and specifications

  • Coordinate brand marketing programs and develop brochures, booklets, binders for marketing and training

  • Manage clients video production (shooting, editing, and exporting) from concept to completion

  • Implement and put into action the motion graphics pre-made templates to enhance final product

  • Arrange and direct in-studio, corporate video sessions and photo shoots.

  • Create and manage corporate promotional videos, weekly video announcements, event and program marketing, and theme videos

  • Execute the branding, planning and production of the annual corporate sales symposium (500 attendees), bi-monthly recruiting events (3 per year, 150 attendees), Corporate Party (200 attendees) and events.

  • Collaborate with speakers in visual elements of keynote presentations run sound board and lighting

 

 

May 2011 - Jan. 2014 

Graphic Design/Marketing Media Specialist 

Financial Independence Group / FIG Marketing – Cornelius, NC

Responsible for conceptualization and creation of various types of design projects. Translate creative requests and ideas, internal and external, into project plans and deliverables for print, video, events, marketing media and related digital content.​

 

 

Nov. 2010 - June 2011

Marketing Support Artist

Universal Map Group – Deland, FL​

Education

Full Sail University, Valedictorian – 3.9GPA

Associates of Science in Graphic Design

  • Course Directors Award in Typography and Page Layout

  • Course Directors Award in Designing Computer Graphics

  • Course Directors Award in International Property and Law

  • FS Award of Excellence in Graphic Design

  • Member Student Association of Real-World Advancement

Great Oaks School of Technology, Cincinnati, Ohio

Certification in Graphic Design