Producer of Art & Advertising.
Acura, Bugaboo, Carl's Jr., Callaway Golf, Fresh & Easy, Jaguar, LA Avengers, Land Rover, Nike, Red Bull, Ritz Carlton, Suzuki, Taco Bell, Toyota, Zune Arts.
Project Management Supervisor: Saatchi & Saatchi (Los Angeles) 2009 - current.
- Supervises team of Producers of print, interactive & broadcast deliverables.
- Effectively manages people & projects though the use of appropriate processes and resources.
- Organizes priority of daily work-flow, creation of production schedules, routing of deliverables.
- Manages enforcement of deadlines and fosters team communication.
Print Production Consultant: 2006 - 2009.
- Responsible for printing and technical specification recommendations for ads, outdoor & POS.
- Development of project budgets, production schedules and vendor selection & management.
- Client/Agency: NIKE/72andSunny, RITZ CARLTON/TeamOne Advertising, RED BULL/Kastner
and LAND ROVER & JAGUAR/Young & Rubicam.
Senior Producer, Print Services Supervisor: Foote, Cone & Belding (Orange County) 2004 - 2006.
- Supervised Print and Art Production, Traffic, Proofreading and Studio operations.
- Re-established Traffic procedures, designed client status & job order forms.
- Streamlined production process, allocation of resources and chaired weekly production status meetings.
- Managed suppliers, bid process and financial accountability of print production.
- Clients: TACO BELL and HILTON.
Director of Print & Art Production: Mendelsohn Zien Advertising (Los Angeles) 2000 - 2004.
- Director of all agency Print & Art Production.
- Established Traffic department, developed job tracking infrastructure and procedures.
- Set-up photo shoots, negotiated image usage rights, created and managed project budgets.
- Organized business affairs and vendor bid contracts for all photography and graphic services.
- Clients: CARL’S JR. and BMW.
Bachelor of Arts, Marketing Communications - Michigan State University
Certificate, Print Production - APALA/Brooks & Frank
Mac, PC, Excel, Word, FileMaker Pro, Lotus Notes, Final Draft AV, Clients & Profits,
Adobe Creative Suite, BaseCamp, Entourage, iWeb, Google Docs, Pencil Sharpener.
Awards and Accolades
Clio Short List