D Magazine | March 2008-Present
Associate Creative Director & Market Editor
Sole Designer/Creative Director for D Magazine Partners Luxury Division including D Weddings, Design Book and D Home magazines | Art direct and design 9 magazines a year with page counts up to 300 pages per issue | Integral in shaping editorial direction | Concept/collaborate with editorial team to create new/inspiring content and features | Responsible for trend forecasts and curating product-based stories | Reinforce brand mission through story design | Ensure that overall look and feel of the brand products is appealing to both consumer and advertising audiences | Produce photoshoots including assigning stories to photographers and hiring stylists, models and other necessary freelance partners| On-set art direction and styling of photoshoots in order for images to have a consistent feel with the magazines interior | Extensive network of market contacts, including PR representatives, artisans, makers, designers, and other tastemakers
Neiman Marcus | February 2005 - March 2008
Sr. Art Director
Directed the development and delivery of new, updated concepts for the Neiman Marcus home catalog & online divisions | Art directed & designed 10+ home decor catalogs, 50+ emails per year | Integral in maintaining consistency of luxury brand image | Team leader in catalog creative production process, print and email promotions as well as specialty projects and campaigns | Responsible for product pagination, page design, developing seasonal photography schedule, assigned and delegated to outside freelance sources (including photographers, stylists, set builders, etc.) and final presentation of creative to Executive Creative Staff and Buyers
Oliver Laubhan Group | 2001 - Present
Expertise in the creation of advertising campaigns, identity systems, corporate sales materials, custom publications and special event invitations.
Clients include: Rue Magazine, HP, Omni Hotels, State Fair of Texas, Modern Trousseau Bridal, Gold’s Gym, Flaunt Magazine and Texas Farm Bureau.
PDN: Top Knot Award 2014 First Place, Portraits (D Weddings)
FOLIO: Ozzie Awards 2013 First Place, Best Design, New Magazine (D Moms)
FOLIO: Ozzie Awards 2011 Silver, Best Overall Design (D Home)
FOLIO: Ozzie Awards 2015 Finalist, Best Use of Photography (D Weddings)
Adobe Creative Cloud - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge | Microsoft Office