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Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Stamford CT - 2011-Present
Sr. Art Director
At Philips Design, I am currently responsible for creating design executions
across consumer touchpoints for the Philips portfolio in the North American market. Working directly with the key marketing stakeholders and a cross-funtional global design team, freelancers and retailers, I am responsible for crafting communiction and design platforms that speak to consumers on both a visceral and cognitive level. I balance design aethetics with a strong understanding of business needs and requirements in a fast-paced environment.
Brands: Philips Norelco, Philips Avent, Philips kitchen appliances, Philips beauty, Mother & childcare.
AWARDS: 2012 Philips Excellence Award, 2013 Philips Team-up award, 2016 PEC finalist
SOLID COLORS/HUMAN SPARK, Atlanta GA - 2009-2010
Design & Packaging consultant
As economic forces drove the closing of the Philips Design offices in North America, a small contingent of positions were retained to continue supporting the needs of various Philips business groups. Human Spark was created as an umbrella consultancy group to capitalize on the varying skill sets, and expand to other clients outside of the Philips sphere of work.
As a small lean group, I had the oppotunity to work on a variety of projects from 3D animation to product design.
Brands: Philips Healthcare,
Philips Accessories, Verifone, Husky Tools.
Philips Design, Atlanta GA - 2006-2009
Consultant, design &
At Philips Design, I was responsible for creating design executions
across consumer touchpoints for a variety of brands and sub-brands
of Royal Philips. Working directly with the business units and the
visual communication team, and using consumer research to focus my
creative thinking that supported the business strategy and elevated
the perception of the product. I also was responisible for creating
the visuals used on the packaging that communicated
on a visceral level the benefits of the products.
Sonicare, Avent, Royal Philips, Norelco.
Hong Kong China - July
During my tenure with Philips Design North America, I was invited
to work in the Hong Kong office for two months as a packaging and
visualiztion consultant. Working with a variety of design disciplines I
was responsible for managing and executing several packaging projects from
mobile phones, filtration systems, sound accessories, as well as assist
in the development of point-of-purchase guidelines for Philips Sonicare.
Brands: Philips mobile,
Royal Philips, Norelco, Sonicare.
SOLID COLORS , Atlanta GA -2004-2006
As the principle of a small design studio in Atlanta GA, I was responsible
for developing new business contacts, maintaining client relationships,
billing, promotion as well as all creative design.
Brands: Kar's Nut company, YKK fasteners,
DJ klever, Prince Presto, Southern Banking Systems, 311 merchandising.
Atlanta GA - 2004-2006
Instructor for Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Lightwave 3D,
packaging and production. Participated in student critiques as well
as provided design council. During my time at Portfolio Center, I
also served on the AIGA Atlanta board as a liason between students
and industry professionals.
Antista Fairclough, Atlanta GA - 2002-2003
As a Jr. designer responsible for creating and execution high-impact
designs across various consumer touchpoints primarily in the food
and beverage industry. I was exposed to a wide variety of projects
from packaging, outdoor advertising, vehicle graphics to environmental
Adams-Pfizer, Knorr foods.
Portfolio Center , Atlanta GA -
Intense portfolio development program that encompasses a broad spectrum
of design processes and focuses on a holistic design approach.
The University of Georgia, Athens GA - 1993-1997
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Studio art degree with a concentration in drawing and painting.
Working knowledge of:
Adobe Aftereffects, Adobe Premiere, Flash, HTML,
sound editing software.