Bio / Programs

 

Visionary designer, driving results and revenue in a dynamic, poly-deadline environment.

Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Fuse, Adobe Acrobat, Apple’s Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Microsoft Office Professional, Works on both PC and Mac platforms.

 

Professional Work Experience

 

Bayyinah TV • 2014 – Present

Animation and Design Lead

Directed animations and designs for multiple platforms. Wrote, directed, animated and post produced an animated series. Provided art direction and illustrations for live events globally. Set design from concept to building. Worked extensively on photo shoots and video productions. Collaborated with 3rd party vendor to co-create a static set for varied application.

 

Bayyinah Institute • 2014 – 2015

Social Media Manager

Developed content strategy, raised brand awareness, and generated inbound traffic to site and social

media. Created content that drove up conversion rates and transformed passive audience to an active one.

 

Andirun Designs • 2005 – Present

Owner/Art Director

Founder of e-commerce and design company. Oversee finance, design, and implementation of all aspects of this small business. Build relationships with printers, suppliers, designers, and external agencies.

 

Pearl Daisy Ltd. • 2013 – 2014

Graphic Designer/Advertising & Marketing Manager

Oversaw the Pearl Daisy Ltd & Amenakin design brand. Directly engaged networks and other brands to build relationships and formalize  partnerships. Negotiated and developed digitally branded content

campaigns. Drove production processes from sales to delivery of final product. Managed multiple

platforms: blog, YouTube channel, website, and newsletter.

 

Technisource • 2009

Web Consultant for AT&T

Advised ATT on website design layout, content and format based upon client (advertisers) consultations.  Demonstrated SEO mastery by creating websites, content, and specialized products that improved landing and conversion rate performance.

 

The Walt Disney Company • 2008 – 2009

Graphic Designer – Travel Industry Marketing, The Walt Disney Company

Graphic designer in an in-house design firm. Assisted with the creative development of Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Resort and Adventures by Disney communications to the travel industry. Supported many departments by handling targeted graphic design projects, such as ads, fiers, posters and online materials. Developed web banners, html websites, and e-blasts for the entire company. Participated in team brainstorming, input meetings and creative reviews. Interfaced with internal and external agencies and print vendors.

 

Education

 

Masters of Arts, Information Design

Central Connecticut State University of Connecticut

Honor Roll and Dean’s List, GPA 4.0

Graduation, May 2012

 

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Web Design & Interactive Media

The Art Institute of Tampa, Florida

Honor Roll and Dean’s List, GPA 3.6

Graduation, December 2007

 

 

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