As the Online Art Director, I worked closely with online creative director to shape the creative direction for seattletimes.com, products, services, templates and graphic elements. Responsible for visual communication, graphic design, user experience of Web site products and direct all aspects of Web product design. Identified UI requirements, defined project approach and author the user experience strategy. Set conceptual design and product direction based on industry research requirements. Responsible for supervising, coaching, and evaluating all direct reports and provide staff with ongoing and regular feedback, guidance and direction. Manage design resources, projects, and participate in researching, developing and planning additional online design services with a focus toward production implications and reducing operating costs. Act as liaison between print and online departments to facilitate and streamline daily production processes.
Create an online presence/outlet for a special interest stories that were previously only told via print. My role: Online Art Director, Interactive Designer, Flash Author, Web site design, UI design, flash design, production & templatization. See it live
Winner, APME First place, Staff, Creative Use of the Medium (Adaptation), 2005