Resume

I have over 10 years of experience producing visual content for marketing, fashion, and publishing. I’m specialized in all forms of visual media, print production, graphic design, magazine layout, and content strategy. Responsible for creative direction, brand management, and product development. Expert at Photoshop and InDesign. Extensive experience with developing and optimizing content strategies for both print and web, including social media.

Experience

LONE WOLF MAGAZINE / Founder, Creative Director, Editor in Chief
JANUARY 2012 – PRESENT, SAN FRANCISCO

Master of operations, responsible for product development and art direction, including all aspects of media production and post-production, creative direction, photography, graphic design and pagination. In charge of sourcing and generating content, and overseeing print production, distribution, and analytics for both print, digital marketing and social media campaigns. Hiring, interviewing and mentoring interns, casting, and recruiting talent. Managing day to day operations and tracking all freelance contracts and expenses.

Single-handedly grew Lone Wolf Magazine from a blog, to an internationally distributed print publication available at all major newsstands around the world with a combined social media following of 79K (and growing).

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER / Earth, Inc. Isola, Boston Magazine etc
JANUARY 2007 – 2013, BOSTON

Produced and art directed photo shoots for fashion magazines as well as international ad campaigns for various brands including Isola, Kalso and Earthies. Collaborated with Creative Director to develop visual concepts for various national publications including Boston Magazine. Responsible for casting models and crew, as well as location scouting. Develop and maintain working relationships with agencies, stylists and artists in the industry. Manage and maintain photography budget, negotiate all image usage and commissioned photography fees.

TELLUS INSTITUTE / Assistant & Technical Writer
June 2007 – December 2007, BOSTON

Responsible for research, editing, proposal preparation and presentation, as well as project organization. Editing documents for client communications and web-text. Designed graphics using a various commercially available programs. Managed front office administration to support a busy staff of 14 people. Scheduled and coordinated meetings, events, as well as travel and lodging arrangements.

HIGHRISE MAGAZINE / Intern
NOVEMBER 2006 – APRIL 2006, TORONTO

Assisted copy department with editing and checking stories for print. Assisted fashion editor with merchandise used in photo shoots. Responsible for updating PR contacts database.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / Bachelors of Arts, Literature Specialization
Bachelor of Arts Specialist in English Literature with Honors. (A Specialist is a degree program unique to the University of Toronto which is equivalent in credit requirements to a Double Major.)

OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL (YORK UNIVERSITY) / J.D. Program
Enrolled in the Juris Doctoris program at one of Canada’s largest and most distinguished law schools.

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY / Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Primary area of focus involved mapping the sales process, developing a pricing framework and business models, measuring the cost of customer acquisition, and estimating the lifetime value of your customer.