Creative Designer
BuySeasons Enterprises LLC

  • Designed full product lines of themed party supplies and decorations, ranging from tableware and piñatas to sticker sheets and wall decals
  • Communicated directly with licensors for product and artwork submissions, serving as the main point of contact for all design and development
  • Worked with domestic and overseas manufacturers in developing and printing a wide variety of product types and materials
  • Participated in the design and development of an entire theme with a new licensor, which sold over $750,000 within the first six months
  • Assisted in the successful launch of a back-to-school campaign that was purchased by our major sales partners, bringing in additional revenue by expanding into new product categories

Graphic Designer
IFS Filing Systems LLC

  • Managed scope of new website launch project by coordinating with internal and external personnel, designing graphics and user interfaces, and directing database maintenance and system integration
  • Rebranded company after acquisition and name change, creating a logo and business identity package and updating all materials and communication
  • Redesigned catalog for automotive filing supplies, resulting in inventory sell-out within a month
  • Rolled out marketing campaigns across all media platforms, from direct mail to email blasts and social media, designing various cohesive pieces
  • Maintained website upkeep, including product imagery and information, promotional and seasonal pages, and cycling home page banners
  • Designed full product catalogs, launching a campaign for a completely new product line
  • Created sell sheets and flyers to promote new products and marketing pieces

Art Director
Bajer Design and Marketing/SportPet Designs Inc.

  • Delegated and directed the work of all creative department employees
  • Implemented a detailed checking system that eliminated careless mistakes, saving the company
    over a million dollars in retailer fees, re-packaging labor, and printing costs
  • Expanded international business through a successful appearance at the Global Interzoo Pet Expo
    by partnering with Carrefour, the largest hypermarket chain in Europe
  • Coordinated product sample creation from start to finish by receiving a buyer request, developing the concept, and communicating with the manufacturer to obtain samples
  • Worked directly with sales teams to create effective promotional material
  • Designed packaging for a wide variety of products, including but not limited to pet items and
    laundry accessories
  • Mocked up full size packaging and displays for client approval, sales promotions, trade shows,
    and planograms
  • Styled and photographed products for packaging
  • Assisted in the development and design of new products

Graphic Designer
Northbrook Publishing

  • Created vibrant layouts for customer magazine stories
  • Produced illustrations for articles and presentations
  • Developed a template system of stories and product information for publications
  • Designed logo for 10-year anniversary events
  • Proofed documents from press for accuracy in color, graphics, fonts, and copy flow


Associate of Applied Science, Graphic Design
Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center
Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
GPA 4.0, Phi Theta Kappa, National Technical Honors Society, National Dean's List,
Harry V. Quadracci Investment Scholarship


InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Word