Qualifications

  • Creative and driven leader in retail design, interior design & branding
  • Enthusiastic director of customer experience across environments, print & digital
  • Leader, mentor & motivator of creative teams, business partners and consultants
  • Creative problem solving for brand opportunities & business challenges
  • Twenty five years of global brand & environmental design experience

Experience

Resorts Palm Springs . Palm Springs . California
Partner . Creative Director . Interior Design

Creator & development partner of Santiago Resort, boutique hotel.
Creator & development partner of Thirteen Palms Desert Flats, vacation rental & boutique hotel.
Interior design, FF&E, furniture design, creative direction of brand, marketing & graphic design.

Bambeco . Baltimore . Maryland
Vice President, Creative . Brand, Retail, Ecommerce

Creative and strategic planning for retail, wholesale & designer channels.
Brand vision, creative direction of photography &  graphic standards.
Product branding, fixture & display design, graphic & digital design, retail design, office design.
Led a creative & photo team of 8.

The North Face . Alameda . California
Creative Director . Global Marketing

Strategic brand planning, campaign creation & implementation, advertising.
In-store communication, digital communication, photography, video & content.
Training and direction of creative team, photographers & producers.
Led creative & photo team of 14, outside design agencies in digital, graphic & retail design.

Tank Design . San Francisco . California
Creative Director . Studio Director

Creative direction, brand strategy for national & international brands.
Hospitality design, retail design & digital design, local & national brands.
Brand development, packaging design, retail design for health & beauty brands.
New business unit development, marketing strategy, business planning.

Apple . Cupertino . California
Creative Director . Channel . Global Marcom

Strategic planning of brand in wholesale channels, product messaging.
Led graphic launches & sustaining campaigns across all product categories, globally.
Directed stand alone & concept shop programs globally – architecture, fixture design, graphics.
Led visual standards & guidelines for global graphic & merchandising implementation.
Led a graphic & architectural team of 12, directed project management & project pipeline.

Nau . Portland . Oregon
Creative Director . Retail

Brand & identity creation, implementation within retail & office environments.
Overall customer experience- architecture, interior design, FF&E, fixture design, visual display.
Visual merchandising program creation & management, directive guidelines, in-store training.
Brand standards development for retail.
Integrated marketing plan development & implementation.
In-store graphic communication program (digital, print).

Cole Haan . New York . New York
Director of Brand & Environmental Design

Brand & identity creation, implementation within retail, wholesale environments.
Overall customer experience – architecture, interior design, FF&E, fixture design, visual display.
Visual merchandising program creation and management, directive guidelines, training.
Brand standards development for retail, wholesale.
Curation of antique furniture & custom furniture design, production.
In-store graphic communication program.
Led a graphic, architecture & visual merchandising team of 10.

Landor Associates . San Francisco . California
Director of Retail Branding & Environments

Creative direction for national & international brands- store design, branding, photo direction.
New business unit development, marketing strategy & business planning.

Nike . Beaverton . Oregon . Hong Kong
Creative Director . Brand Design . Global

Strategic planning of marketing initiatives, category design direction.
Development & management over product category directors, designers – team of 60 people.
Nike Town & Nike Shop design, project direction, development, implementation.
Hong Kong – design direction & strategic planning for marketing in 15 countries in APAC region.
Hong Kong – development & management of architecture, interior design, graphic design, display.
Hong Kong – retail architecture & interior design, FF&E, fixture design, custom furniture design.
Hong Kong – led a graphic, architecture and production team of 12.

NBBJ Architects . Seattle . Washington
Associate Designer

Project interior architect, specializing in retail programs & store design.
Visual merchandising & strategic marketing programs.
Graphic design direction, fixture design, visual merchandising, display.
Interior design, FF&E, custom furniture design for work place environments.

Education

Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Interior Design . Fine Arts