ACCO BRANDS – THE INDUSTRY LEADER
ACCO Brands Corporation is the world's largest suppliers of branded office products. We market products in more than 100 countries through our own sales force and distribution networks.
+ 21 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 trade show graphics
ACCO Brands, Art Director
Kemper Lakes IL ‘11– Present
Managing a team of six 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. Leading by creating positive and fun workspace environment by example.
Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
Senior Graphic Designer
Being the Creative Thinker, and Idea Person. Concept to completion with the following: Packaging, Trade Show Exhibits, E-Blasts, Landing Pages, Literature, Illustration, Photography, Art Direction, all at lightning fast speed.
- November 2011
Illinois, United States
Macintosh System Support for the Chicago Land Area
- June 2003
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Creative Services Manager | Graphic Designer | I.T. Services
Leader of the creative services group
25 direct reports
24 - 7 Production / Design Team
- April 2001
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Officer | Manager | Graphic Designer
Manager of the Financial Institutions Graphics Center Group.
5 Direct Reports 2 shifts
- September 1999
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
First Job out of school. Pretty much did anything and everything to work with over 50 artisans. You know how it is starting from the bottom. It was a great experience, I learned a lot.
- September 1996
Lima, Pennsylvania, United States