About

With over 20 years of graphic design and website design experience I have a passion for innovative and high-end design solutions that include web applications, websites, eBooks and email campaigns in addition to traditional print advertising.  I have worked on a wide range of web based projects from small and medium sized businesses to Fortune 500.

Professional Skills

Proficient with Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office. Other primary skills include HTML, CSS, WordPress, responsive design, brand management and identity design

Work history

Bluestem Brands – Eden Prairie, MN  //  May 2013 – Present

Design Manager – Interactive

  • Managed and lead the art direction and UI design for the PayCheck Direct B2B website
  • Designed, developed and maintained the B2B website with responsive design utilizing WordPress
  • Worked closely with marketing, development teams and stakeholders to define the user’s needs and project requirements to deliver the best user experience for PayCheck Direct’s B2C e-commerce website
  • Developed and maintained the pattern library and style guide for PayCheck Direct’s e-Commerce website
  • Prepared presentations of design concepts and iterations on a regular basis
  • Created and art directed marketing materials including infographics, banner ads, eBooks and white papers Designed and developed email campaigns with HTML, CSS and responsive design and managed the campaigns utilizing Pardot

DDMS, Inc. – St. Paul, MN  //  August 2010 – May 2013

Interactive Designer

  • Created brand identity including logo design, corporate colors, typography and branding standards
  • Designed corporate website and developed custom WordPress theme
  • Created all marketing print and digital collateral and worked with vendors to receive deliverables
  • Designed large format banners and graphics for trade shows