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Work Experience

JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)   Seattle, WA, USA
Global commercial real estate firm.

Design Manager
Feb 2014 – Present
In-house design manager and conceptual thinker supporting 150+ commercial real estate brokers in 3 regional offices. I provide direction to 4 designers and 20+ marketing associates. I am very much a hands on leader and designer. Award winning and nationally recognized within the organization.

Key contributions:
Leader & mentor, rolled out two brand refreshes which involved training and tool building for 3 local office of 150+ people, brought video to the BD and pitch process, property marketing strategy-design-production for 100+ commercial real estate properties (brochures, cut sheets, emails, websites, on site marketing centers, signage, drip campaigns, 3D photography), manager of workflow through Workfront project management software, manager of email marketing platform Eloqua and training of support staff and designers, event strategy and design, collaborate with business partners to drive creative strategy & design and meet the goals of each business line/
market, internal communications strategy and design including build out of graphics in our new office location. Global partnerships with marketing organization including digital marketing and brand task force leader to instill best practices across the company, adopted the Matterport technology to offer clients 3D imaging and virtual tours of their property, pitch and proposal strategy and design (print/digital/video), co-lead of the Women’s Business Network PNW chapter

Senior Graphic Designer
May 2013 – Jan 2014
In-house senior designer supporting 40+ commercial real estate brokers in Seattle and Bellevue offices.


Davis Wright Tremaine   Seattle, WA, USA  
Oct 2009 – May 2013

Senior Graphic Designer
In-house senior designer for a 500+ attorney law firm. 9 offices in the U.S. and Asia.

Projects consisting of pitches, proposals, internal and external communications, print, web, interactive, direct mail, trade shows, event production, videography and photography.

Managing freelancers and vendors. Planning and strategy for Marcom group. Working on tight deadlines and winning multiple awards.

Art directed redesign of 7,000+ page external website with vendor. Worked in tandem with IT department to redesign company intranet built on Sharepoint.

Created award winning video campaigns in the first year of bringing video to life within the firm. Our Vimeo channel went from 0 videos to 38 in the 1st year.

Built an easy to use email suite/template system for anyone in the firm to use. For managing all internal and external communications.

Introduced the Podio project management platform to collaborate with members of the marcom team in each office.


Freelance Graphic Designer   Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 2009 – Jul 2009

Lumicor (The Creative Group)
Catalysis
Weber Marketing Group
Davis Wright Tremaine (The Creative Group)


Fusion Partners   Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 2006 – Feb 2009

Graphic Designer
Real estate marketing and advertising agency.

Print, web, interactive pdfs, 3D displays, transit, outdoor, advertising, interior design of presentation centers, identities/branding, direct mail.

Clients: Bennett Homes, Burnstead, Seattle Housing Authority, Port Blakely Communities, Yarrow Bay Group


Remer Inc   Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 2004 – Jun 2006

Graphic Designer
Advertising agency. Print, web, interactive pdfs, promotional design, advertising, identities/branding, online interactive.

Clients: Corbis, Getty Images, ESPN, H.D. Buttercup, Boys & Girls Clubs.
Skills & Qualifications

Adobe CC (Creative Cloud): Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat PDF, Dreamweaver, Muse, Aperture and Lightroom. Basic HTML knowledge. Microsoft office suite - Word, Excell, Powerpoint, Lync, Skype, and Outlook. Experience building interactive PDF's. HTML emails, Print, Web Design, Corporate & event photography, Corporate event design and planning, Art Direction, Photography, Video, Google analytics, Weebly, social media, Advertising, Branding, Creative Planning, HTML Email Design and build, Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Interactive PDFs, Marketing Strategy and Project Management. Experience using management software… Workfront, Podio, Toggl and Web DAM for asset management.
Education

The Art Institute of Seattle
AA Graphic Design
Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 2002 – May 2004

Green River Community College
AA Art & Photography
Auburn, WA, USA
Jan 1997 – May 1999

Internship at Museum of Flight
Internship at Seattle Publishing
Awards

2015 | MarCom Awards
Platinum - Promotional/Marketing Materials (JLL - 2200 First Property Marketing)
2015 | MarCom Awards
Gold - Banner/Sign (JLL - Dexter Station Marketin Center)
2015 | MarCom Awards
Gold - Brochure (Georgetown Squared Brochure)
2013 | Webby Awards
Law Honoree (dwt.com)

2013 | Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
1st Place - Recruiting Campaign (DWT)

2013 | Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
2nd Place - Diversity Report (DWT)

2012 | MarCom Awards
Platinum - Annual Report (DWT Diversity & Inclusion Report)

2012 | MarCom Awards
Platinum - Video/Film/Recruitment (DWT A Day in the Life)

2012 | MarCom Awards
Platinum - External Newsletter/Industry (DWT MediaLaw Monitor)

2012 | MarCom Awards
Gold - Newsletter (DWT Pro Bono Report Summer 2012)

2012 | MarCom
Gold - Web Video/Webmercial (DWT Social Media)

2012 | Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
Honor Award for best newsletter

2012 | Graphic Design USA
American Web Design Awards - (DWT MediaLaw Monitor)

2006 | Cannes Lions
Cannes Lions 2006 Promo Best Customer Marketing Promo Lion

2006 | The Telly Awards
Bronze - Film/Video

2005 | Mobius Advertising Awards
Mixed media campaign (USA) Services: Professional Services
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