Work Experience

The New York Times
2013–Present

One Kings Lane
2012–2013
Art Director–Editorial and Brand
I worked with editorial, digital product and brand teams to direct, design and codify visual identity guidelines, sales franchises, e-commerce and story templates for a startup home decor private sales site.

Freelance Designer
2010–2011
New York
Print, web and brand design for One Kings Lane, Son & Sons, Project Projects, WG News + Arts and Cleopatra Gallery.

Project Projects
Summer 2010
New York
I spent the summer interning with Project Projects, a studio that produces impeccably designed books, publications and websites in the architectural, arts and cultural fields.

GHAVA
1997–1999, 2002–2010
Graphic Designer & Art Director
Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York
Working with a small team of designers and creatives, I was responsible for the art direction and design of books, videos, web sites, ad campaigns, music packages, magazines and identities for a broad range of clients in the fashion, music, publishing, consumer electronic and health care fields. Also responsible for managing work flow, production and client interaction. Clients include Powerhouse Publishing, Nokia, Nike, Tricycle Magazine, HelloHealth, Armchair Media, Wolff Olins and Warp Records.

Eastern Developments Music
2002–2006
Graphic Designer, Art Director, Co Founder
Los Angeles
Working with the label’s artists, I proposed and collaborated on the packaging of their projects both in print and on screen. I also established a flexible but consistent look and feel for the label, managed the content and design of the web site and dealt with the day-to-day activities of running a small independent music imprint.

CNN.com
2000–2003
Senior Designer
Atlanta
Hired by the founding staff of CNN.com, my role was to work with the art director and her team to design special features, story and navigation page templates, logos and marketing materials. I was the interim art director for 9/11 coverage.

Projects

Eighth Ave Magazine Archive
2007–2010
A resource dedicated to magazine design that documents crucial issues within the life span of a magazine by photographing the cover, key interior pages and noting size, page count, and paper stock. Care was also taken to credit those responsible for design, editorial and photography.

Ghava{Press}
2006–2009
A small private press specializing in art books.

Archinect
1999–2002
Design and editorial contributor

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
BS Physics
Post Baccalaureate Industrial Design

Select Acknowledgements with GHAVA

  • Cannes Lions Bronze Design Lion winner in the Large Scale Corporate Identity Schemes category for work with Wolff Olins on AOL, 2010
  • Web Designing Magazine, Japan, 2008
  • Creative Review Magazine, London, 2008
  • Cool Hunting, USA, 2006
  • Picture Magazine, USA, 2006
  • The Greatest Album Covers of All Time, USA, 2005
  • Graphic Design USA, 2004
  • Coast to Coast, Germany, 2002
  • Idea Magazine, Tokyo, 1998
  • Blueprint Magazine, London, 1998