Curriculum Vitae

Building robust and beautiful interfaces for art fairs, publishing companies and other banking and technology firms.

Director of Web Development and Technology 
The Art Fair Company, Inc.     
Full-time: 2009 - 2013

Site Design, architecture, development and content management for six unique stand-alone websites: sofaexpo.com, springshownyc.com, metroshownyc.com, outsiderfolkartfair.com, artfaircompany.com.  Manage hosting environment and database implementation (CRM) for expochicago.com. Maintain domain registrations and hosting environments for company’s additional 20+ domains.
Configure, manage data collection and interpret visitor attendance and engagement metrics for each large-scale international art fair. Developed and implemented VIP event registration and barcode tracking systems using open-source CRM software and barcode scanning stations.
Management of information technology hardware and software solutions to meet company needs and capitalize resources. Act as liaison between IT service providers and end-users to develop and implement technology solutions. Provide post-implementation support for web and desktop solutions.
Manage and train web and print design/production staff and supplemental temporary staff to accomplish marketing and production goals. Created custom video installations and directed installation for each fair. Conduct video interviews and edit for web use. Launched individual social media campaigns for each fair and oversee content. Designed signage and wayfinding for installation on-site for events.


Web/Interactive Project Coordinator
DMG Worldmedia Inc.       Full-time: 2007 - 2009

Front-end web design for all Arts and Antiques sector fairs owned by the company, including SOFA New York, SOFA Chicago and Palm Beach Fine Art and Antiques fairs. Email art direction and guidance for other branches of the company. Email marketing and database management for fairs nationwide. Signage design, production and installation oversight for fairs in Miami, Palm Beach, Santa Fe, New York and Chicago.


Front-End Web Designer
Imagination Publishing     Full-time: 2006 - 2007

Front-end web design for Project Management International (PMI), MasterCard, YMCA, ASID and other organizations while maintaining national branding and marketing guidelines.
Worked with custom PHP/MySQL sites and in the case of PMI, front-end design for Sharepoint 2010 public site interface. Module and site branding design. Designed significant targeted email campaigns for each of their regional and international audiences.


Art Director
MTM Technologies    Freelance: 2005 - 2007

Art Direction and production for quarterly publications reaching all 5,000 + employees. Managed photographers and printing service providers for each publication.


Web and Print Design
Expressions of Culture Inc.      Freelance: 2000 - 2006

Complete web redesign and platform migration for sofaexpo.com. Art directed email campaigns for each international audience and maintained databases. Created (filmed, edited, optimized for web) library of artist and gallery owner videos, filmed live during each of the art fairs. Created press kit design and interactive press kit CDs for each fair. Supported PR team with web updates and photography.


Internal Communications Designer
William Blair Wealth Management       Freelance: 2006-2007

Designed and produced annual reports and benefits statements for 800 + employees – merging sensitive data and benefit information and distributing to individuals in secure format. Designed and implemented micro sites within the Sharepoint-based intranet to strengthen security standards and branding integrity.


Print Production Manager, Web Content Manager
Screenmag.com & ReelChicago.com       Freelance:  2000-2004

Oversaw print production staff for publication of Screen Magazine and the Screen Production Bible through 2002. Content management and web design for screenmag.com.
Event and editorial photography and photo editing/retouching.


Methods and Mastery

  • CMS platforms
    • Drupal
    • Joomla
    • Sharepoint
    • Business Catalyst
  • CRM platforms
    • CiviCRM
    • SugarCRM
    • Business Catalyst
  • JavaScript, JQuery
  • Webhosting enviornments
    • LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
    • IIS (primarily for Sharepoint sites)
  • CSS, HTML5
  • Flash (when appropriate)

Design Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite (5+)
  • Microsoft Sharepoint Designer
  • Quark XPress
  • FinalCut Pro (Video Editing)
  • HTML coding