Professional Experience

Freelance Product Designer - August 2010 to present
Product and Graphic Design including Paper, Die Cuts, Stickers, Embellishments, Packaging, Blog Graphics and Marketing Materials.

Two Peas in a Bucket
Digital Product Designer - February 2010 to present
Digital die cut designer

Freelance Designer – April 2010 to present
Die-namics steel die and stamp designer

Two SD image cards for the eCraft Machine

Pulsar Products, Cleveland, OH
Freelance Graphic Designer – March 2009 to February 2010
Product design and development

Archiver’s, North Olmsted, OH
Events Coordinator/Lead Instructor - June 2006 to March 2009
Responsible for all aspects of the customer workshop and classroom areas including scheduling classes, workshops and demos, training and supervising instructors, as well as customer service and store supervision. Create and design in-store samples including monthly displays, workshop samples, layout pages and cards. I was also employed by Archiver’s as a freelance creative designer to create workshop, online and marketing samples for the corporate office.

KA, Inc., Cleveland, OH
Senior Designer - February 2000 to November 2001/January 1995 to January 1998
Project designer for commercial mall developments.  Responsibilities included project identity development, exterior architectural concepts, interior design, signage systems and tenant design criteria packages. Clients included CBL Properties, Developers Diversified and Forest City Development, Inc.

Senior Designer - January 1998 to February 2000
Responsible for retail mall design development packages including mall identity, sign design and all interior and graphic applications.  Clients included Simon Properties, Developers Diversified and Gator Investments.

FRCH, Cincinnati, OH
Interior Designer - June 1993 to January 1995
Themed retail and entertainment projects focusing on environmental graphics and store planning.  Clients included MCA/Universal Studios, Tempus Entertainment, Virtual World, Great Mall of the Bay Area, Traveler’s World, The Avenue, Celebrity Cruise Lines and Jeeper’s Entertainment Centers.

Paramount Parks, Cincinnati, OH
Interior/Environmental Graphic Designer - January 1993 to June 1993
Signage design for five amusement parks.  Worked with Herman Zimmerman (set designer for Star Trek Productions) for “Star Trek: The Earth Tour”.  Prepared park merchandise stores window displays for season opening.

University of Cincinnati - Bachelor of Science in Design
Interior Design Major - Graduated 1992