Established graphic designer and event planner with a career that
spans over twenty-five years. Direct experience with corporate identity, university book and publications design, special event planning,
retail, and independent consulting. Keen ability to define, communicate,
and produce comprehensive design projects at both a business and creative level. A dedicated professional recognized as a leader adept
at collaborating with teams, with strong organizational skills and the
ability to resolve unexpected challenges.
Sales Associate • Jill McGowan, Inc
Supported the brand identity, retail sales and visual merchandising for a high-end retail store for women.
Creative Director • Metcalf Design
Graphic design, corporate identity and marketing communications.
Developed strategic design solutions for Bennington Museum,
Harvard University, MIT, Plein Air Vermont, State Street Global Advisors,
State Street Corporation and other high-profile clients.
Event Planner • Bennington Museum
Festival of Trees Annual Fundraiser. Assisted museum staff with internal planning, themed concept and implementation of annual event. Coordinated volunteers, supervised work teams and served as
Co-chair on Museum's Steering and Decorations Committee.
Sr Designer/Design Manager • MIT Design Services
Managed the graphic design and production of 300 publications
a year describing MIT programs and activities, worked with clients
and vendors to ensure the editorial and budgetary needs of Institute publications, and actively promoted high standards of design excellence.
Book Designer • MIT Press
Book and jacket design for publishing titles including art and architecture, science and technology, artificial intelligence, computer science and environmental studies.
Rhode Island School of Design
BFA Graphic Design • Minor in Photography
QC School of Event Planning
IEWP Diploma • International Event & Wedding Professional
CDC Learning Institute
Southern Vermont Career Development Center • Bennington VT
Online distance education courses.
Amherst, Massachusetts • Liberal Arts Curriculum
Adobe InDesign CC
AIGA Book Show
AIGA USA3 Design Leadership
American Association of University Presses
Art Directors Club of Boston
Art Museum Association of America
Communication Arts Design Annual
Creative Club of Boston
New England Book Show
Print Casebooks 9
University & College Designers Association