UNIVERSAL CREATIVE, NBCUNIVERSAL
2018 - Present
Sr. Manager, Intellectual Property
Responsible for the development and maintenance of all external Intellectual Property relationships by utilizing effective communication and diplomacy between the Intellectual Property (IP) holders and the project team to secure seamless design approvals.
Develop key strategies for Universal Creative related to IP approvals and review. This includes, but is not limited to: documentation development, communication management, and meeting facilitation.
Facilitate conflict resolution with both internal and external partners to ensure effective project development and consistent interpretation of the IP.
Oversee the Intellectual Property Management team providing assignments and guidance on goals and development.
Acts as a creative liaison for the Producer, Creative Director, and Art Director for assigned projects
Assists with project related documentation, internal/external communication, design management and helping to produce successful deliverables at each stage of the overall project development
BRC IMAGINATION ARTS
2012 - 2016
Concept Manager/Project Manager, (2013 – 2016)
Managed multiple projects at a time in varying phases
Created research briefs, project proposals, bids and presentations
Acted as a conduit between the client and project team, helping to ensure the development of the creative vision on time, on track, and on budget
Established unique communication systems built based on project dynamics, needs, and stakeholders
Managed company rebranding and development to apply a cohesive and consistent transition
Managed scheduling of internal resources/team members
Played a key role in maintaining continuity/consistency in content and design for each unique project
Coordinator, (2012 – 2013)
Booked travel, arranged catering and events for clients and coworkers
Built company presentations for conferences and panel discussion
Played a key role transitioning the company from local server storage to cloud-based software, Box
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, ELLER COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
2016 - April 2018
Master's Programs Manager, Department of Accounting
Counsel and advise students throughout their Master’s program in regards to career placement and academic goals
Prepare research and resolutions for the expansion of the Accounting Department's program recruitment tactics
Network with local and national firms in order to maintain relationships with the accounting community
Played a key role in development and launch of the Online Master of Science in Accounting Program and Graduate Accounting Certificate. Recently awarded the Marion Levy Service award for these efforts.
JAMESON DISTILLERY BOW ST.
2015 - 2016
Organized and produced a project winning pitch package
Played a key role in the development of the conceptual and schematic design packages on a limited budget.
Worked closely with the client team throughout the design process.
Recent recipient of a THEA award for Outstanding Achievement
THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
(opened show in 2017)
Managed and developed a successful pitch package for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame redevelopment.
Acted as lead project manager to deliver a master plan from a conceptual design to an accepted schematic design.
Managed project resources, budget, and scope to ensure successful phase delivery.
Assisted in development and production of an immersive theater experience including media, visual design, and story.
Recent recipient of the Bronze 2017 Experience Design & Technology Awards.
FORD ROUGE FACTORY TOUR REFRESH
2013 - 2014
Delivered a conceptual design package for an immersive theatrical experience showcasing the aluminum-based Ford F-150.
The production went on to be recognized by the Themed Entertainment Association for Outstanding Achievement for a Brand Experience
Conceptual design book and presentation were created alongside project resources using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Keynote
MILWAUKEE BREWERS, MILLER PARK
Managed and directed project deliverables from pitch phase through conceptual development for two projects for the Milwaukee Brewers including the Bud Selig Experience.
Organized and assisted in identifying years of historical assets to be utilized in Bud Selig Experience at Miller Park as well as for an extended Milwaukee Brewers experience.
EUROPEAN UNION PAVILION
at Milan Expo 2015
Implemented a system to organize, document and sort creative/technical input from a variety of EU departments and vendors, the creative team, and Executive management - which ultimately helped maintain consistency and accuracy in design, budget, and scope from conceptual development through production.
The short film developed for the project has gone on to receive numerous recognitions throughout the film festival circuit.
ADDITIONAL PROJECT WORK
Moments of Happiness, World of Coca-Cola
Chicago 360, John Hancock Observatory, Chicago, IL
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie, IL
One Liberty Observation Deck, Philadelphia, PA
European Union Milan Expo 2015