• Director, Creative Design at Callisto Media
    2019 – 2022

    • Spearheaded 40+ art directors and art producers to ideate and ensure top-notch quality in the design of over 800 books annually
    • Collaborated with cross-functional teams in data and competitive analysis to inform design decisions
      and optimize results
    • Achieved a 300% increase in output through effective scaling strategies and streamlined workflows
    • Recruited and trained a new tier of junior designers, expanding the team by 50%
    • Wrote a detailed brand guideline to ensure consistency across all design projects
  • Creative Director at Kidbox
    2017 – 2018

    • Partnered with the Marketing team to create compelling, data-driven advertising materials
    • Led designers and content creators to produce photo shoots, website designs, email marketing campaigns, social media posts, and packaging
    • Leveraged cutting-edge technology and software to design and produce creative materials on tight deadlines and small budgets, resulting in measurable success
  • Freelance Art Direction and Digital Design
    2010 – 2019

    • Designed multiple freelance projects, including tablet editions for well-known publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Taschen Publishing
    • Designed websites, branding, and social media marketing for clients such as the Tory Burch Foundation, Ribbon Health, Meg Connolly Communications, and Insider’s Guide to Spas.
    • Designed high-quality publications for Sterling Books, Time Inc. Custom Publishing, Colin Cowie, Marie Claire, Newsweek, and Mishpacha (Israel)
    • Employed exceptional communication skills and strategic analysis to understand client needs, resulting in outstanding visual and user experiences
    • Delivered exceptional results through careful planning, organization, and quality assurance
  • Creative Director at Redbook Magazine
    2007 – 2010

    • Mentored, trained, and motivated the design team
    • Attended photo shoots of celebrities, fashion, beauty, and interiors, providing on-the-spot feedback
    • Demonstrated analytical expertise with a reader-focused redesign of the magazine
    • Wrote brand guidelines and workflows for quality assurance
    • Streamlined production, resulting in cost savings and improved efficiency
  • Art Director at Emap Publications, London
    2003 – 2006

    • Recruited, trained, and motivated the design teams for Closer and First magazines
    • Led a redesign of Closer which elevated the brand and helped double weekly circulation
    • Designed and launched First magazine, including branding and custom typefaces
  • Art Director at The Daily Front Row
    2002 – 2003

    • Creative leader responsible for full design and launch, daily covers and interior spreads, and managging designers and photo editors.
  • Design Director at New York Magazine
    1998 – 2002

    • Recruited, trained, and motivated the award-winning design team
    • Designed over 200 weekly covers
    • Led the 30th-anniversary redesign of the magazine in 2000 in collaboration with founder Milton Glaser
    • Attended photo shoots of celebrities, fashion, food, and interiors, providing on-the-spot feedback
    • Wrote brand guidelines to ensure quality and consistency
  • Art Director Sports Illustrated

    • Led the redesign of the then 40-year-old magazine, including developing display and text typefaces with legendary typographer Matthew Carter
    • Maintained the integrity and excellence of the brand through a written style guide
  • Managing Art Director at Entertainment Weekly
    1992 – 1998

    • Began as a junior designer, designing award-winning features and annual special issues
    • Was promoted to Managing Art Director, responsible for leading the junior designers, maintaining brand guidelines and quality assurance


  • Creative Management
  • Creative Direction
  • Print and Digital Design
  • User Experience


  • Graphic Design: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Content Management: Google Sheets, Smartsheets, Basecamp, WordPress, PHP
  • Prototyping: Figma, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin
  • Presentation: Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides
  • Planning: Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, AirTable
  • Development: HTML/CSS/JS
  • Management: Humor, Collaboration, Common Sense, Active Communication


St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM — Bachelor of Arts, 1985

Let’s get to work.