Third Man Records
DESIGN DIRECTOR
Jun 2015 – Present
Nashville, TN

Established creative strategies, budgets, schedules and work-flow for all design projects, hired, mentored and supervised the creative team, maintained the brand aesthetic across multiple platforms and acted as creative lead for international artist campaigns such as Jack White, which included album art, print, digital assets and social media campaigns, tour merchandise and events such as listening parties, secret shows, pop up shops and local takeovers. I have also continued to directly develop and design artwork for the label such as album artwork, digital and social assets, website art direction, artist and store merchandise, packaging, POS signage, advertising and marketing campaigns.



ART DIRECTOR
Apr 2013 – Jun 2015
Art direction and design of all visual communications for Third Man Records. This included various merchandise, t-shirts, posters, album art, photography, video editing, store signage, print and digital advertising and marketing campaign assets, website designs, social media artwork and many other odds and ends, from initial concepts and planning, including vendor sourcing and budget analysis, to asset gathering, design execution, testing and/or press checks and final delivery.




The Buntin Group
ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR
Feb 2010 – Apr 2013
Nashville, TN

Art direction, design, concepts and development for national clients such as Cracker Barrel, Chinet, ServPro, Oreck, Brookdale. Royal Bank of Canada, John Deere, O’Charley’s, Logan’s Roadhouse, American Born Moonshine and Tennessee Lottery. This included both digital and print media such as logos, packaging, invitations, posters, point-of-sale, menus, ads, website layouts, 3-D product renderings, product design, marketing and advertising assets, apps and social media. Managed projects from concept development, internal review, client presentation and approval to final execution as well as leading/mentoring designers.


DESIGNER
Aug 2007 – Feb 2010

Worked on both local and national clients. Projects included branding, packaging, point-of-sale, out-of-home, print ads, digital marketing, web design, book design & layout and RFPs.


INTERN
May 2007 – Aug 2007

Print ads, branding, digital marketing assets, collateral, retail & book layout.




Open Communications International
GRAPHICS & TRANSLATIONS MANAGER - BILINGUAL (SPANISH)
May 2003 – May 2007
Nashville, TN

Creation of all visual communications which included state-wide, multi-lingual informational posters, various marketing materials, and a complete re-brand, including logo, stationary, website and online presence. Management of the document translations department, overseeing all registered translators and ensuring that all documents were properly translated and proofed, notarized, completed on-time, and formatted accurately. Actively worked as a Spanish translator and interpreter for hospitals, government agencies and other various clients.
AWARDS
Grammy Nomination
BEST RECORDING PACKAGE - 2015
Elvis Presley "My Happiness"
Gold ADDY
PHOTOGRAPHY CAMPAIGN - 2011
Pigeon Forge
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