... a creative & artistic art director with an abundance of experience in graphic design, print production & supervision, who also has a great passion for seeing the bigger picture of every project.
Art Direction / Graphic Design / Brand Management / Print Production / Illustrations / Magazine Design / Page Layout / Photo Editing / Staffing / Management / Training
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Worked on various graphic projects. Created illustrations, invitations, proposals and designed books and annuals reports for clients like Vodafone in Iceland. Designed & Branded an Icelandic Design store in L.A, handled all of the design assets as well as designing the interior of the store itself. Designed the online magazine Home & Delicious - a magazine with emphasis on good living, interiors, architecture and food. Wrote and created craft content for the magazine as well. Created design briefs for bigger clients/projects and worked within budget constraints to find the best possible outcome. Attended regular client meetings, both in person and via Skype, to better serve and implement client needs. Following print projects from start through print production as well as designing and maintaining a client blog.
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER AT FIELD PAOLI ARCHITECTS IN SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Started out as a graphic designer in the marketing department and quickly grew within the company as I maintained and organized and developed all marketing assets, brainstormed new and fresh ideas to market the rm, as well as organizing photo shoots, photo editing and website maintenance.
ART DIRECTOR AT 365 MEDIA, A COMPANY IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.
Worked for Reykjavikmag & Reykjavik.com, an English language weekly magazine on current events and urban arts culture in Iceland. Created an original design for a new magazine and website. Was responsible for the layout and production of the weekly magazine. Photo reviewing, photo editing as well as creating ads.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER AT ICELAND REVIEW
Iceland Review is an internationally distributed English language magazine on Iceland and Icelandic culture. Responsible for the re-branding/re-design of the magazine and website as well as art direction and concepts of photo shoots.
Bachelor of Fine Arts / Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University / Honors
Barre Teacher & Anatomy Training from the Dailey Method headquarters in Marin, CA