Graphic Manager / Sr. Designer: Lead a team of packaging / product designers creating specialized food packaging, wine labels, specialized branded products, gift towers / baskets that are sold in Sam’s Club, Costco, BJ’s, Walmart and Web. Brands: Starbucks, Ghirardelli, Godiva, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Walkers, and Wine Country Gift Baskets.
Directed a team of packaging and production designers to develop innovative, cost effective and award winning packaging (Sam’s Club “Excitement” award for packaging and marketing). Art managed packaging and marketing material for Costco, Sam‘s Club, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Dick‘s Sporting Goods, Marshalls and T•J•Maxx that specialized in PDQ (Product Displayed Quickly) trays, individual packaging, signage and marketing materials. Brands: Orvis, Eddie Bauer, The Limited, Marika and Bally Total Fitness.
Designed retail packaging, brand identity and product development. Expanded design services to apparel, web design and iPhone applications. Work included various projects for a client list of 50+ including Kmart, Sears, Target, Staples, Revolver UK, Smurﬁt-Stone, Fambrands and Northpole USA.
Created packaging guidelines and manuals. Developed package designs and maintained quality assurance of corporate brand packaging. Designed and managed 20+ hardline and apparel brands averaging 150 skus a year. Designed packaging for products that accounted for $1 billion dollars in sales. Designed major brand identities such as Penske Car Care, Thalia Sodi, Jaclyn Smith, Easter Jubilee, Northwest Territory and Benchtop Pro. Collaboration of design for brands such as Martha Stewart and Joe Boxer.