+ 19 years of design / management experience.
+ Experience in a client facing design role.
+ Experience with technical design tools such as Adobe
Creative Suite etc.
+ Years of experience planning, developing, and managing
departmental expense and capital budgets.
+ Years of experience directly managing creative/design
individuals, including hiring, developing, motivating,
and directing people as they work
+ Experience with conceptual design, branding design,
fixture design, POP, Large format tradeshow graphics
ACCO Brands, Art Director
Kemper Lakes IL ‘11– Present
Managing a team of nine direct reports while prioritizing projects with the brand, product, and channel teams. This along with daily priority project flow for ACCO Brands Corporate, Swingline, Quartet, Wilson Jones, and GBC Brands. Keeping check that all product that my team is top notch. Mentoring the team to always think creatively which empowers them to become better designers. I lead by creating postive and fun workspace envirornment by example.
I have great relations with my teammates and clients.
Always flexible and motivated to getting the job done.