Experience 
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Lead Marketing Communications Coordinator - October 2023 to Present
Art Director/Senior Design Specialist - June 2011 to October 2023
(CGS Administrators, LLC)
Art direction, design management, and project supervision 
Brand implementation, compliance, management, and leadership 
Packaging and print design solutions 
Presentations, infographics, publications, and all additional collateral 
Social media and website design and collaboration 
Online learning and training creation and development 
Government contract bid infographic design and management 
Interactive PDF design/creation (improved system scan rates 200%) 
508 compliance and accessibility (application, facilitation, and adherence) 
Brand implementation throughout a multitude of materials 
Mentor/advisor to Intern, Graphic Designer, and Web Content Specialists 
Rebrand design, alignment, and management during company transition (over 200 publications in less than three months) 
Sole company graphic designer for over ten years 
Composed articles/job aids on design, accessibility, copyright, and brand
Southern New Hampshire University
Adjunct Graphic Design Faculty - October 2011 to October 2023
Undergraduate collegiate curriculum - Design Thinking for Graphic Designers, Designing with Data, and Professional Practices in Graphic Design
Magic Moon Productions
(freelance design business) 
Principal/Owner - January 2000 to Present
Art direction and design including branding, print design, packaging design, publications, infographics, presentations, and much more.
CIGNA HealthCare
(CIGNA Government Services/CIGNA Medicare)
Art Director/Senior Graphic DesignerJanuary 2005 to June 2011
Graphic design and art direction 
Charitable initiatives (corporate-wide) and activities 
Diversity Council leader and member, designing, creating, and facilitating diversity and inclusion materials, events, training, and discussions
Graphic Designer - January 2003 to January 2005
Publications, forms, presentations, and marketing collateral 
Established design standard acknowledged by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, now emulated by other government healthcare contractors
Cengage
(South-Western/Thomson Learning)
Junior Graphic Designer - October 2001 to December 2002
Design, pre-production management, layout, and packaging for textbooks and technological products
Education
Master of Business Administration
Western Governors University
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design - Graduate
Northern Kentucky University
Savannah College of Art & Design (student)
Bachelor of Arts in Radio/Sound - Graduate
Columbia College
Professional Associations
AIGA, Supporting Member, 2001 to present
2018 GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards, Annual Report
2018 CGS Compliance Idol of the Quarter (Third Quarter)
2014 GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards, Annual Report
33 CIGNA Champion Awards
2 CIGNA Circle of Excellence Awards
South-Western Awards
Software 
Expert
Acrobat, Captivate, InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, LiveCycle, Numbers, Keynote, Pages, PowerPoint, Spark, Storyline, Quark, and Word
Intermediate
Dreamweaver and HTML
Beginner
Adobe XD, Figma, Muse, Prelude, Premiere, Project, Sketch, and Visio
Additional Education & Conferences
Conferences
AIGA Design Conference, New York, NY, Oct 2023
AIGA Design Conference, Pasadena, CA, Apr 2019
Brand New Conference, Nashville, TN, Sep 2016
AIGA Design Conference, New Orleans, LA, Oct 2015
AIGA Gain Conference, New York, NY, Oct 2008
AIGA Design Conference, Denver, CO, Oct 2007
AIGA Design Conference, Boston, MA, Sep 2005
AIGA Gain Conference, New York, NY, Oct 2004
AIGA Voice2 Conference, Vancouver, BC, Oct 2003
AIGA Voice Conference, Washington, DC, Mar 2002
AIGA
Inside the AIGA Design POV Research
Trademarks & Copyright
CIGNA University
Improving Your Image
Intellectual Property Fundamentals
Introduction to Brand Management
Motivating and Engaging Others
CreativeLive
Debbie Millman's A Brand Called You
Thinking Like A Book Designer
LinkedIn Learning
A Design Thinking Approach to Putting the Customer First
Articulate 360: Interactive Learning
Developing a Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Program
Good Design Drives Business
The Science of Logo Design
Working with Creatives
Lynda.com
Articulate Storyline Advanced Techniques
Up and Running with Articulate Storyline
Dreamweaver CS6 Essential Training
InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelines
InDesign Insider Training: Interactive PDFs
CSS Fundamentals
Web Design Fundamentals
Conflict Resolution Fundamentals
Intellectual Property Fundamentals
Leadership Fundamentals
Managing Your Time
Print Production Essentials: Prepress and Press Checks
New Horizons
Adobe Captivate
Advanced Adobe PhotoShop
Dreamweaver MX Training
Flash MX: Basic Training
Udemy
Web Design Fundamentals in Illustrator
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