Work

Freelance Web & Graphic Designer, Austin, TX (Nov. 2002-present)
Created fresh and intuitive web designs and business collateral for clients such as Laura Britt Design, The Social Butterfly, Paperoot, Well Styled and Griffin School; seamlessly integrated all forms of media to form cohesive business identities; coded websites using HTML, Javascript and CSS; collaborated with programmers to complete more advanced projects.

Art Director, Gap Inc. Direct, San Francisco, CA (Mar. 2002-Oct. 2002)
Senior Designer, Gap Inc. Direct, San Francisco, CA (Jun. 2000-Mar. 2002)
Art directed GapMaternity division of gap.com and oversaw design end of Amazon launch project. Concepted designs and photo direction for seasonal site marketing releases and email campaigns. Responsibilities included leading photo shoots (on location and in studio), editing film, and managing designers; created templates for new designs that were easily maintained by design team. Recipient of 2002 Gap Inc. Direct Award for outstanding achievement.

Senior Web Designer, Violet, San Francisco, CA (Feb. 2000-May 2000)
Strategized with web and marketing teams to revise navigation and create engaging and dynamic design for high-end consumer retail site; designed innovative HTML high-touch promotional emails. Collaborated with CCO to integrate technology, architecture and marketing needs with visual style and branding; managed freelance and in-house production resources.

Freelance Web Designer, Estee Lauder, New York, NY & San Francisco, CA (Mar. 1999-Jun. 2000)
Re-designed Bobbi Brown Cosmetics e-commerce website; created and produced online advertising and promotional HTML emails for Clinique Laboratories, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Origins; created multi-brand and retailer demo sites for Estee Lauder.

Web Designer/Project Manager, Frierson Mee + Kraft advertising company, New York, NY (May 1997-Mar. 1999)
Designed web sites and banner ads for such clients as Moët & Chandon, Mining Co., Ruffino and Waverly.

Skills

Computer: Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, some Flash. Programming and scripting languages: HTML, Javascripting, CSS. Platform: Mac & PC.

Photography: Photo art director with both traditional film and digital equipment. Excellent photo editing and photo retouching skills.

Creative: Jewelry designer/owner of Dottie and Belle jewelry company; skilled woodcutter & printmaker; illustrator.

Education

Smith College. Northampton, MA (B.A. in Studio Art 1995) Graduated with High Honors.

  Feel free to contact me at 512.452.8456 or dottieandbelle@mac.com.