Art/Photo Director with an extensive background in brand marketing for online, catalog, out-of-home and in-store visuals. Develops creative concepts and compelling visual narratives. Oversees all aspects of projects from conception and budgeting to execution and completion. Collaborates with senior management, copywriters, merchants, graphic designers, production artists, photo teams and other creatives to deliver projects on strategy, on time and on budget. Art directs, styles and manages production of lifestyle/location shoots. Establishes shoot schedules, determines shot assignments and develops better and more cost- effective ways to shoot product. Books talent: photographers, stylists, models, hair & make-up artists. Works hands-on with set design, prop fabrication and visual merchandising. Versatile manager, able to lead and mentor creative teams. Drives creative process to ensure a high level of efficiency, adherence to schedules and delivery of results. Resourceful, flexible and energetic, with a demonstrated history of creative and strategic thinking.