Owner • Julie Originals • Tucson, AZ
July 2006 – Present
Award-winning branding, design, and creative direction for corporations and non-profits. Working in print and digital formats. 
PASSION PROJECT:
Created Desert Dwellers Flash Cards product line from concept to shelf that teaches children about local wildlife.​​​​​​​
Director of Communications • FreeFall Aerospace • Tucson, AZ
September 2017 – Present

FreeFall Aerospace is developing intelligent antenna systems for space and ground. Julie develops the brand strategy, public relations, and all of the creative direction and design for the company.
Art Director • Clear Channel Outdoor • Tucson, AZ
August 2015 – March 2017
Developing out-of-home advertising campaigns using an efficient design process, increasing client satisfaction leading to the upselling of printed billboards, digital billboards, and mobile targeting.
Adjunct Professor • Southwest University of the Arts  Tucson, AZ
January 2006 – July 2010
Taught Brand Identity, Advertisement Design, Outdoor, History of Graphic Design, Color-theory, Typography, Grid Layout, Direct Response in the visual communication bachelor’s program.
Art Director  Mister Car Wash  Tucson, AZ
September 2003 – July 2006
Managed graphic design department for national chain with 100 locations. Created and oversaw campaigns including gift programs, displays, interior/exterior signage, production of brochures, folders, and banners.
AWARDS
2016 Next Generation Award, American Advertising Federation
2015 Addy Award • Package design for Sonoran Blend Granola
2014 Addy Award • Desert Dwellers Flash Cards
2013 Lumies Award • Emerging Artist Nominee
2010 Inside Tucson Business Up & Comer, Semifinalist
EDUCATION
Masters of Business • University of Phoenix 2005, GPA: 3.7
Bachelors of Graphic Design • Drexel University 2001, GPA: 3.3
SKILLS
Management • Branding • Illustration • Graphic Design • Web Design • CMS • Digital Advertising
Design-Thinking • Production • Marketing • Social Media • Sales • UX • Customer Experience
SOFTWARE
Adobe Photoshop • Adobe InDesign • Adobe Illustrator • Wordpress • Microsoft Office • 
Constant Contact • Mail Chimp
ASSOCIATIONS
Chair of Women in the Workforce, Arizona Technology Council
Organizer of Creative Mornings TucsonLocal First Arizona, Past Board Member 
 Startup Tucson
Ad2 Tucson, Past President
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