Creative Director + Designer
 
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Oh hi there! I’m Stephanie. I've had a lot of different titles that mean different things to different people... but I never seem to really fit in the job titles I’ve had. At the end of the day, I’m a maker who loves making useful and delightful things.

 
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Early on in my career I decided to try several flavors of design before finding out digital was the my favorite flavor of design. As a result I have a breadth of experiences, some weird and some once in a life time.

I've been on the in-house side of rolling out a brand for a large Healthcare system. I've been involved in several  complex replatform big design roll-outs. I also helped repair a big bird while interning at the Jim Henson Company.

I love building teams, collaborating with others and getting into the nitty gritty details needed to get digital products launched.

BRANDS:

Canon, Charter One Bank, Cleveland Clinic, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Hyatt Hotels, International Trucks, John Deere, lululemon, McDonald’s, Navistar, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Premier Landscape, Rubbermaid, St. Jude Children's Hospital, Target, Univar, United Airlines, University of Chicago, Walmart, Wrigley


KEY SKILLS:

Creative direction / team management  •—•  Graphic design  •—•  Branding  •—•  Experience strategy and design (UX/XD)  •—•  Design strategy  •—•  Large-scale digital system design  •—•  Retail / eCommerce design  •—•  Design documentation process  •—• Product design


INTERESTs:

Tattoos  •—•  Patio life  •—•  Pets  •—•  Traveling  •—• Board Games •—• Quoting 80s movies •—• Hiking •—• Cooking  •—•  Scary Movies  •—•  Taking Baths  •—•  Wine •—• Reading Business Books


RECENT Experience:

Senior Studio Lead / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
DELOITTE DIGITAL, SEATTLE WA

October 2015 - October 2018
I managed teams on conceptual designs through implementation for new products and experiences at the enterprise level. I was also responsible for driving new business development, partner relationships and client engagement management. I am the career coach for a team of 6 people across multiple teams and locations.

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR / MANAGER
ISOBAR, CHICAGO IL

September 2014 - October 2015
My responsibilities included managing design teams on projects, contributing hands-on designs for design directions, running design critiques and internal design team reviews and pushing teams for quality design solutions. 

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
SALESFORCE.COM, CHICAGO IL

November 2013 - July 2014
My role was to help fortune 500 clients understand the potential for data-driven, highly personalized experiences leveraging the salesforce platform.