Director, Creative Design at Callisto Media
2019 – 2022
Creative leader responsible for recruiting and directing over 50 designers and art producers in the design of 800+ non-fiction book titles per year; increased productivity and operational excellence through development of house style guides, collaborative work-flow and optimized cycle-times.
Freelance Art Direction and Digital Design
2010 – 2019
Select clients include Surface Magazine, Ribbon Health, Meg Connolly Communications, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Tory Burch Foundation, Vogue Magazine Tablet Editions, Vanity Fair Tablet Editions, Taschen Publishing, Marie Claire, Time Inc. Books, Sterling Books, Colin Cowie, Newsweek.
Creative Director at Kidbox
2017 – 2018
Creative leader responsible for multi-platform digital and traditional brand creative strategy including concept development, photo shoots, website front-end, email marketing, social media posts, packaging, and advertising.
Creative Director at Redbook Magazine
2007 – 2010
Creative leader responsible for monthly cover design, art direction for photography of celebrities, fashion, beauty, and interiors. Redesigned the magazine, including development of a new display font; led design and art teams.
Art Director at Emap Publications, London
2003 – 2006
Creative leader for Closer and First magazines. Responsible for full design and launch, directing the art and design team, weekly cover and feature designs.
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
Creative lead for a weekly city magazine. Responsible for redesigning the magazine in 2000 in collaboration with Milton Glaser; Designed weekly covers and managed design and art teams; photographic art direction for celebrities, fashion, food, and interiors.
Managing Art Director at Entertainment Weekly
1992 – 1998
Directed junior art directors in the front- and back-of-book sections of the magazine; commissioned up to 10 weekly illustrations; designed interior features, managed freelancers.
St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM — Bachelor of Arts, 1985