Experience

Deputy Design Director, Digital
New York Magazine
March 2015 – Present

  • Lead design and visual direction on large-scale editorial and product initiatives across all New York Magazine web properties
  • Manage and art direct day-to-day editorial design across all web properties
  • Worked closely with product management and editorial directors to concept and develop the newly-launched Cut and Vulture Cover Stories
  • Helped establish and continue to oversee the editorial interactives team

 

Art Director, Digital
New York Magazine
January 2014 – March 2015

  • Lead product designer on large-scale projects across all New York Magazine properties, including a new article template design across all web properties
  • Worked with product managers, editorial leads, and tech team to design, develop, and launch new vertical, Science of Us
  • Led editorial design experimentation for digital magazine features
  • Provided art direction on smaller-scale editorial projects and design needs
  • Worked closely with product management to conduct A/B tests and encourage a more iterative product design approach across the team

 

Senior Interaction Designer
New York Magazine
September 2011 – January 2014

  • Lead product design on nymag.com
  • Provided the visual design/UX for a redesigned, responsive nymag.com homepage
  • In conjunction with the product management, editorial, and tech teams, designed a fully-responsive website for the expansion of the nymag.com fashion brand, the Cut (www.thecut.com)
  • Worked closely with Design Director to evolve the Cut logo and branding
  • Provided art direction on smaller-scale editorial projects and design needs

 

Associate Art Director
XO Group Inc.
March 2011 – September 2011

  • Managed the online editorial design team and provided design/art direction for all online editorial projects & production requests on TheKnot.com, WeddingChannel.com, TheNest.com & TheBump.com
  • Worked closely with Product Managers and Business Analysts to design new page layouts and user experiences for web applications, user interfaces, and mobile/tablet applications

 

Senior Designer
The Knot
March 2009 – March 2011

  • Lead design on TheKnot.com
  • Daily responsibilities included maintaining brand integrity of the entire site, creating membership-driving promotions, and the design and UI of new tools and web applications

 

Online Designer
The Knot
May 2007 – March 2009

  • Designed page layouts for TheKnot.com, TheNest.com and TheBump.com
  • Maintained the overall look-and-feel of TheKnot.com

 

Greetings Designer II
Hallmark Cards
August 2005 – April 2007

  • Concept and design of greeting cards for Hallmark’s Father’s Day, Graduation, Fall Holidays, and Innovative Sound Card lines
  • Worked closely with illustrators, hand letterers, and production artists to develop cards from concept to completion
  • Experience with licensed characters/product

 

Additional Design Work

Design Consultant
ArtMgt / CultureHall
2014

  • Provided visual research and high level design/UX guidance in the creation of new art-leasing website, artmgt.com

 

Freelance Interaction Designer
Moxery Inc.
2012 – 2013

  • Provided the design and UI of Shopmox, an iPad catalog shopping app (featured in the iTunes app store)
  • Provided the design and UI of Friend & Foe, a multiplayer iPhone game

 

Education

BFA Communication Design
May 2005
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Graphic & Interactive Design