The Accenture POD is Accenture's new business creative agency for Accenture Digital and Accenture Interactive.
- Collaborates with a team of designers and copy writers to ideate, pitch and execute concepts for new business opportunities, which span from CPG to finance to pharma, and includes Accenture's new venture into the media agency space.
- Designs and executes all stages of pitch work, which includes ideating concepts, creating full branding and style guides, directing videos, and designing digital, print, and pitch theatre assets.
- Participates in/runs half day workshops to help the client craft their stories and incorporate storytelling into the pitches
— Served as the primary designer at UM's Coca-Cola Connections Studio, as well as across the wider UM portfolio of brands including Johnson & Johnson, Spotify, BMW, Hershey and H&M, designing graphics, mockups, digital banners/media, and presentations.
— Ideated campaign and tactic concepts for original, branded and addressable content across all 20 brands serviced by the Coca-Cola Connections Studio, including One Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Powerade, Fanta, Smart Water, Dasani and Minute Maid
— Art Directed, aggregated, and sourced assets for award submissions, sizzle reels, and work showcases, as well as managed creative assets for the entire team.
— Projected-managed & designed for the CCCS office renovations, which included designing all assets, and coordinated/scheduling with contractors, printers, and finance
— Created marketing collateral for the Finance and Risk divisions of Thomson Reuters including infographics, print and web ads, social media pieces, brochures, trade show displays, and other marketing collateral
— Interacted with a team spread across the United States and Globe, accommodating different time zones, language barriers and cultures.
— Designed for both print and digital while maintaining Thomson Reuters branding values and requirements.
— Committed 30 hours a week to the entirely student run and self-funded newspaper
— Communicated directly with the printer to arrange the printing, publication and delivery of our paper working on a strict deadline.
— Worked with the business department to negotiate ad rates and garner ad revenue for the paper
— Promoted the organization and image of the paper through branding and social media
— Managed a staff of over 175 writers, designers, editors, interns and contributors.
— Approve all layouts for every issue, ranging from 16-24 pages each.
— Organized and ran weekly staff meetings as well as pre-production meetings.
— Served as a teaching Assistant for Graphic Design 310 (Graphic Design II) at Binghamton University
— Assisted the professor with his grading and instructional needs
— Committed several hours a week to teach students graphic design software and gave constructive feedback to students to help with design projects and portfolios.
— Created print layouts for the September, October and November issues of InStyle.
— Proofed all layouts for image quality, links, and technical issues to insure print quality.
— Maintained and updated the mini wall.
— Communicated directly with the photo department and various editors while working on pages.
— Prepared Silos and other prep imagery to be used for layouts.
— Worked with the production manager to create schedules for story, transmit and on sale dates.
InDesign | Illustrator | Photoshop | Premiere | Microsoft Office | Sketch | Basic HTML/CSS | Keynote | Basic Spanish Language | SquareSpace | Various Social Media
Undergraduate: Binghamton University, State University of New York
Majors: Graphic Design and Political Science | Minor: Russian Language and Culture
GPA: 3.6 | Graduation: May 2014 | Honors: Dean’s List & Graduated Cum Laude
2nd Place - Design of the Year for Newspaper Page/Spread 2013 - The Associated Collegiate Press
3rd Place - Design of the Year for Newspaper Page/Spread 2014 - The Associated Collegiate Press