Technical Skills

  • Software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge
  • Digital Asset Management Systems: Lago and Marketers’ Studio

Personal Skills

  • Creativity and Adaptability
  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Scheduling and Time Management
  • Planning and Problem Solving


Orchard Brands / Haband Mahwah, NJ
Senior Art Director, September 2017–Present

  • Helped transition the company’s business focus from an insert-only to catalog model.
  • Trained existing staff and mentored new hires on processes and work-flows required for transition to catalog, increased volumes, shortened timelines, etc.
  • Photo art direction for use across platforms, i.e. web, catalog and promotions.

Full Beauty Brands / Woman Within New York, NY
Senior Art Director, August 2008–May 2017

  • Worked with a team to maintain a clear brand vision across not only 56 catalogs per year, but also web and other related collateral and promotions.
  • Direction of both studio and location photography and video for catalog and/or web use.
  • Concept building and launch of spin-off division, Full Beauty Sport.

Lillian Vernon White Plains, NY
Creative Director, June 2003–July 2008

  • Maintained brand-consistent creative vision across 15-25 catalogs per year.

Marke Communications New York, NY
Associate Creative Director, July 1999–May 2003

  • Developed workable concepts for 15 catalogs per year across women’s ready-to-wear, upscale home fashion and fine jewelry categories.
  • Assembled and managed creative teams for each project including copywriters, art directors, photographers and stylists.
  • Launched Crossing Pointe and Jane + Co catalogs.
  • Contributed to the startup and implementation of an in-house digital photo studio.

Accounts: Limited To, Gump’s, Gump’s Interiors, Fortunoff, Jane + Co., Crossing Pointe, Le Club, Finlay Jewelry, 1-800-Flowers, Playboy, MishMash

Brogan & Tennyson, Inc. New York, NY
Senior Art Director, November 1997–July 1999

  • Concepted and designed seasonal and promotional concepts for direct mail, POP and supporting collateral for various clients.
  • Assembled and directed free-lance staff for each project, including illustrators, designers, stylists, copywriters and photographers.

Accounts: Lillian Vernon, La Cumbra Plaza, American Express, Lechters, Company Store, Century City, World Financial Center, Newport News

Avanti Press New York, NY
Senior Art Director, May 1996 to November 1997

  • Worked with clients to develop integrated creative concepts for use across catalog, in-store display and promotional materials.
  • Supervised the development and production of more than 25 publications.

Accounts: Parisian, Dillards, Lechters, Dayton Hudson, Royal Caribbean

Toys“R”Us Paramus, NJ
Art Director for U.S. Market, May 1994 to May 1996

  • Created concepts for all areas of merchandising from infant to pre-teen.
  • Coordinated with suppliers and manufacturers to ensure image and copy consistency.
  • Projects ranged from catalogs, newspaper inserts, direct mail, in-store displays and internal corporate materials.

Avanti Press Miami, FL
Art Director, August 1989 to May 1994

  • Concepted and designed materials with emphasis on catalogs, ads and media kits.
  • Supervised projects through all stages of developement and print.

Accounts: Dillard’s, Godiva, Carson Pirie Scott, Girl Scouts of America, Delta Airlines, Dayton Hudson, Marshal Field’s