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Previous work EXPERIENCE

Deputy Design Director, Digital
New York Magazine
March 2015 – March 2016

- Led design and visual direction on large-scale editorial and product initiatives across all New York Magazine web properties
- Managed day-to-day editorial design across all web properties
- Worked closely with product management and editorial directors to concept and develop the newly-launched Cut and Vulture Cover Stories
- Helped establish and continue to oversee the editorial interactives team

 

Art Director, Digital
New York Magazine
January 2014 – March 2015

- Led product design on large-scale projects across all New York Magazine web properties, including a the launch of a cross-platform fully responsive article template
- Worked with product managers, editorial leads, and tech teams to design, develop, and launch new vertical, Science of Us
- Led editorial design experimentation for digital magazine features
Provided art direction on smaller-scale editorial projects and design needs
- Worked closely with product management to conduct A/B tests and encourage a more iterative product design approach across the team

 

Senior Interaction Designer
New York Magazine
September 2011 – January 2014

- Led product design on nymag.com
- Provided the visual design/UX for a redesigned, responsive nymag.com homepage
- In collaboration with the product management, editorial, and tech teams, designed a fully-responsive website for the expansion of the nymag.com fashion brand, the Cut (www.thecut.com)
- Worked closely with Design Director to evolve the Cut logo and branding
- Provided art direction on smaller-scale editorial projects and design needs

 

Associate Art Director
XO Group Inc.
March 2011 – September 2011

- Managed the online editorial design team and provided design/art direction for all online editorial projects & production requests on TheKnot.com, WeddingChannel.com, TheNest.com & TheBump.com
- Worked closely with Product Managers and Business Analysts to design new page layouts and user experiences for web applications, user interfaces, and mobile/tablet applications

 

Senior Designer
The Knot
March 2009 – March 2011

- Led design on TheKnot.com
- Daily responsibilities included maintaining brand integrity of the entire site, creating membership-driving promotions, and the design and UI of new tools and web applications

 

Online Designer
The Knot
May 2007 – March 2009

- Designed page layouts for TheKnot.com, TheNest.com and TheBump.com
- Maintained the overall look-and-feel of TheKnot.com

 

Greetings Designer II
Hallmark Cards
August 2005 – April 2007

- Concept and design of greeting cards for Hallmark’s Father’s Day, Graduation, Fall Holidays, and Innovative Sound Card lines
- Worked closely with illustrators, hand letterers, and production artists to develop cards from concept to completion
- Experience with licensed characters/product

 


ADDITIONAL DESIGN WORK

Design Consultant
ArtMgt / CultureHall
2014

Provided visual research and high level design/UX guidance in the creation of new art-leasing website, artmgt.com

 

Freelance Interaction Designer
Moxery Inc.
2012 – 2013

- Provided the design and UI of Shopmox, an iPad catalog shopping app (featured in the iTunes app store)
- Provided the design and UI of Friend & Foe, a multiplayer iPhone game

 


EDUCATION

BFA Communication Design
May 2005
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Graphic & Interactive Design

 
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I've been living and working in the New York City area for over 10 years. When not at my day job you can usually find me running the neighborhood, buying more plants, and snuggling with my pup, Moseley.