EXPERIENCE

AVG  |  New york, NY  |  february 2017 - Present

Account Manager for a full-service creative agency committed to helping brands and organizations engage with audiences in new and meaningful ways. 

  • Lead client communications (Fortune 500 companies to startups), including RFP development and submission
  • Create and manage production process for marketing initiatives based on anticipated needs
  • Manage projects across multiple departments for on-time/on-budget execution
  • Utilize technology to develop communications strategies based on analysis of past success and market trends, establish KPI’s and submit biweekly metric reports to clients
  • Actively engage in new client development through attending initial meetings and pitches

 

DSTL  |  New york, NY  |  DECEMBER 2016 - Present

Account Manager for a public relations firm working with women in business and women owned businesses.

  • Create and implement publicity strategies for local, national, and global coverage
  • Produce events to promote product launches and increase sales

 

Pioneer Works  |  Brooklyn, NY  |  June 2014 - FEBRUARY 2017

Communications Manager & Assistant to the Director for a center for research and experimentation in contemporary culture, emphasizing educational programs, performances, arts and science residencies, and exhibitions. (Previously: Design Intern, Design and Communications Assistant)

  • Formalized event and exhibition production process; led event planning, artist relations, art handling, staffing, and
  • day-of logistics for 100+ programs annually
  • Created and implemented social marketing strategy for programs and exhibitions, building engagement and increasing following by 300%
  • Initiated and managed advertising campaigns, increasing effectiveness by 20% and extending reach by 10x
  • Updated website and coded weekly newsletter (Communications Assistant), led website re-design, and managed the website and newsletter design, content and strategy (Communications Manager)
  • Worked with PR firm on press releases and media engagement
  • Managed design team’s projects for strategic alignment and on-time/on-budget execution

 

Nanotronics Imaging  |  Brooklyn, NY  |  November 2014 - August 2015

Design Assistant for company specializing in high resolution microscopes with 3D capabilities, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

  • Adapted complex technical themes into illustrated visuals for trade shows, sales, and investor materials
  • Designed print and web materials for sales campaigns

 

TEDX UOFM  |  ANN ARBOR, mi  |  september 2011 - may 2014

Marketing Director & Designer for annual TEDx conference featuring students, faculty, and alumni.

  • Managed set production and designed promotional material for annual conference with +3,000 attendees
  • Planned and managed a refocused marketing campaign, increasing attendee applications by 10x

 

know advertising  |  royal oak, mi  |  MAY 2012 - AUGUST 2012

Design Intern for an entrepreneurial advertising firm in metro-Detroit.

  • Consulted with clients and designed product packaging, signage, and online campaigns
  • Developed and presented comprehensive marketing plan for a non-profit community group

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PENNY W. STAMPS SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN  |  ANN ARBOR, MI  |  BFA 2014

  • Winner: Integrative Project Award 2014, voted best senior thesis by 1,500 students and faculty for explorations in personal and cultural social media usage
  • Featured Artwork: university website for alumni and prospective students, website supplement to contemporary photography textbook, and various student exhibitions
  • Community Engagement: Paint & Design Director at Summer in the City (large-scale public art projects in Detroit), Project Leader at Detroit Community High, and Design Volunteer at Camp Take Notice, Marketing Director at TEDxUofM

CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS  |  LONDON, UK  |  GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM  |  JANUARY – APRIL 2013

 

Interests

  • Member and Studio Assistant at Clayworks on Columbia (non-profit ceramic studio)
  • Currently studying Spanish
  • Cooking for friends and entertaining
  • Avid reader with interest in graphic novels and feminist literature

TOOLS

  • Design & Editing Tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, Rhino)
  • Content Management + Analytic Tools (Facebook Insights, Iconosquare, Mailchimp Analytics, Instagram for Business, Hootsuite) 
  • Basic HTML/CSS
  • Project Management Tools (Asana, Gantt Charts)