Who has time to update a portfolio anymore? In lieu, here's a visual journey.
In 2008, I graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and headed to New York. I worked in the advertising department for Barneys New York. It was a fantastic whirlwind. At Barneys I learned how the creative process works, how to organize creative projects, how to manage photoshoots, social media beginnings, design for e-commerce and every imaginable InDesign trick.
Exactly 2 years later, I met my fiancé at Bryant Park. He bought me a drink and I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina. Once the culture shock passed, it turned out to be an incredible decision. I started working with the Carolina Ballet. The arts have been a significant presense in my life, so this was a great way to transition. As an art department of one, I utilized Photoshop to it's fullest capacity, worked on integrated campaigns for 8 shows, design for ticket sales, website updates for the news-like content, and spread the word via social media.
As the season ended, I looked for ways to jump into Raleigh's advertising community and work on big budget clients. I ended up at eDesign, where my client was a large publicly traded financial firm. I put my skills to the test by cranking out print-ready ads for magazines across the country.
In summer 2012, I became bevello's first creative hire and started working on visuals to support the retailer's 18 stores. At the young company, I touched everything from visual display to email campaigns, and social media. Eventually I was able to work on the e-commerce redesign and analytics.
Now I'm looking for my next opportunity.