EXPERIENCE

Visual Consultant 2015 - Present

• Consult photographers, brands and institutions on visual identity and packaging

• Visuals Director for Tatter, a non-profit organization promoting artists

• Concepting new business, Willow + Wythe, a pop up photography gallery

GQ Magazine, Conde Nast Publications, New York, NY, 2005 - 2014

Director of Photography

Responsible for all visual content and business dynamics (negotiations, deadlines, legal, budgets, syndication and production)

for leading men’s and general interest magazine

• Worked with Editor in Chief to create a modern and dynamic visual identity for GQ; leading to annual growth in engagement

with the brand

• Translated the visual language of the print magazine to online and video content to market to a broader audience

• Created successful spin off titles, GQ Style for Conde Nast Publications and GQ Men for Assouline Publishing

• Inspired seven direct reports to drive premium photography for the print magazine and ancillary content outlets

• Led weekly creative meetings with editors to conceptualize stories for the magazine, website and YouTube channel

• Negotiated contracts and fees with leading photographers and agencies creating long-term relationships and deals

• Received numerous industry recognitions including: American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) award for Photography and

General Excellence, Society of Publication Designers (SPD) for Photography and Brand of the Year, Emmy Award nomination,

Webby Awards, and yearly inclusion in the American Photography Annual

Marie Claire, Hearst Publications, New York, NY, 2004 - 2005

Photo Editor

• Commissioned, produced and art directed fashion, features, beauty and health photography

• Worked with Creative Director on successful, award winning magazine redesign

• Managed art flow, research, contracts and budgets

Vibe Magazine, New York, NY, 2001 - 2004

Photo Editor

• Produced, art directed and edited all photo shoots including fashion and cover stories

• Created system for maintaining budgets, invoices, contracts, and art tracking

• Creatively sourced international and fine art photographers to diversify roster of contributing photographers

• Edited 10 year anniversary book with Abrams Publishing

Gear Magazine, New York, NY, 2000 - 2001

Photo Editor for men’s lifestyle brand

Creative Photographers Inc. (CPi) New York, NY, 1999 - 2000

Editorial representative and business development lead for international photography agency

Magnum Photos Inc. New York, NY, 1997 - 1998

Artist Representative for international reportage and documentary photographer’s cooperative

EDUCATION

Columbia University, Barnard College - New York, NY, Bachelor of Arts: Art History, 1997

Work Study at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

French Art and Architecture Study, Columbia University, Paris, France

Fine Art Study at Tufts University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

ORGANIZATIONS

• Secretary of The Board of Directors, W. Eugene Smith Fund for the advancement of humanistic photography

• Lecturer, The International Center of Photography (ICP) and The School of Visual Arts (SVA)

• Vice President, The Society of Publications Designers (SPD), 2012- 2014

• Photography Judge and Chair, American Photography Annual, Photo District News, SPD, HBO, W. Eugene Smith Fund