13 years of management experience in the design production and development of promotional materials, enhancement of corporate identity and brand marketing.



     Expertise in developing and implementing graphical interfaces for web site, CD and DVD applications.

     Supervisory experience directing creative staff through design process.

     Project management skills necessary for balancing multitude of projects.

     Direction and decision making skills important for assisting customers through development process.

     Creative skills necessary for developing marketing brands, logos & print materials.

     Experienced with development of web, print and marketing tools

     Skilled with Macintosh and Windows environments. Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver, Stellent (CMS), CSS, Director, MS FrontPage, Visual Source Safe, Visual Interdev, Microsoft Word, and HTML.

     At ease and productive in high stress and fast-paced environments requiring skills in problem-solving.

     General business knowledge relating to web site development, graphic design and advertising.

     Highly developed communication and leadership skills requiring the ability to make independent decisions resulting in positive outcome.

     Dedicated and self-motivated entrepreneurial team leader.



2000 –2007 City of Lenexa, Kansas                                Lenexa, KS

Web Designer

Concept, design & development of City web site

Concept, design & development of City marketing materials, including annual reports, budget documents, brochures, PowerPoints & CDs.

     Concept, design & development of marketing materials for festivals, including but not limited to T-shirts, posters & brochures.

     Development of marketing campaign for 100 year celebration.

     Concept, design & development of various city hosted web sites.

     Video and photography of festivals and events.

Assist employees (customers) with questions relating to web site issues or changes.

Concept, design & development of internal newsletter, Lenexa Star.

Project management

Liaison for IT developers and City staff.



1999 – 2000    Data & Media Technologies           Kansas City, MO

Art Director

Accountable for day-to-day operations in creative department.

     Conceptualized and developed identity, logo, marketing materials, and online presence.

Assist clients through the creative process of their project.

Work with various vendors throughout the KC area.





1997–1999      Propeller Interactive Design           Kansas City, MO

Art Director

    Accountable for day-to-day operations involving various production and client needs. 

    Conceptualized and directed development of new identity, marketing tools and online presence.

    Supervised and scheduled creative staff in their efforts to design projects.

    Directed clients through the creative process of their project.

    Served as a liaison between technology (IT), client services and creative staff members.

    Initiated and developed topics for weekly team meetings.

    Collaborated with project coordinators and team leaders to develop and maintain a project management process.

    Designed and directed several Kansas City area web sites.




1996–1997      HNTB Corporation                        Kansas City, MO

Web Site Designer and Multimedia Production Artist

     Conceptualized and produced graphics for online media.

     Created graphics for presentation materials.

     Developed brochures and print materials.

     Updated several web sites and on a regular basis.

     Assisted with the production of CD-ROMS.


1996                KMBC Channel 9                           Kansas City, MO

Graphic Artist/Chyron Operator

     Updated live news graphics.

     Created graphics for newscasts.

     Worked in a skilled team environment that was intensive & fast paced.


1995–1996      Instructional Video Network          Kansas City, MO

Graphic Artist

     Created design elements for educational and technical videos.

     Developed layouts, animations and flying logos for presentations.


1994–1995          Smith and Loveless                              Lenexa, KS

Graphic Artist

     Assisted Marketing Director with development of marketing materials.

     Developed and  produced monthly Smith & Loveless newsletter.

     Created and produced holiday Christmas cards.


1993–1994          Gilmore and Bell, P.C.               Kansas City, MO

Receptionist/General Office

     Assisted the office manager with general office and reception duties.

     Organized and updated office library.

     Ordered office supplies.


1986–1993          Raleys                                         Sacramento, CA

Assistant Manager

    Team leader and production supervisor for employees.



1993–1996      University of Missouri                       Kansas City, MO

     BA, College of Arts and Sciences, fine art.

    New media and graphic arts concentration.


1991–1993      San Francisco Academy of Art    San Francisco, CA

     Emphasis on foundation arts and design.




Silver Savvy Award
Internal Newsletter, Print 2006

Silver Savvy Award
Internal Newsletter, Intranet 2006

Digital Cities Survey Winner

Employee of the Year, 2001

Silver Savvy Award
Year in Review, 2001

City of Lenexa, Kansas
Various print materials & online presence

Lenexa 100

Lenexa Conference Center


Lenexa Rain to Recreation

Lenexa Arts Council


Lenexa City Center

Data & Media Technologies, Inc. Various print materials & web site

Propeller Interactive Design
& Development

Various print materials & web site

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce

Overland Park Chamber
Virtual Tour

Audio Video Graphics




Sprint Benchmarking

Kansas Cellular

Vance Publishing


Special promotional site

Shafer Kline & Warren

Lenexa Chamber of

CITGO MarketNet

CITGO Petroleum

Supergard 500

City of Overland Park

Olathe Chamber of

Executive Agents

Galaxy Group

Galaxy Technology Network

Koch Equipment

First version web site

ICS Worksafe
Design for online application

Osborn Laboratories
Design for online application

HNTB Architecture Planners and Engineers
Various Print Materials and web site updates and revisions

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