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| good axe designs  |
miami, florida / remote

freelance strategic business development, project manager and brand planner for this startup boutique design firm committed to elevating entrepreneurs and businesses out to make the world a better place. largely working with nadia on initial project proposals and pricing models, i enjoyed putting my strategy cap to inspire brand growth platforms for some leading ladies in business, #girlboss

good people + good things for the greater good. 

 

 

| goddess retreats |
bali, indonesia

Retreat leader. general manager. branding & business development consultant - didn't matter the title, i loved the work! the original surf & yoga retreat for women in southeast asia, goddess retreats took me on to help expand their business portfolio with a new retreat program, manage a
brand identity revamp, create a consistent digital media content calendar, and optimize their yoga & surf retreats.

Talk about empowering women. 
 

 

| digital cafe
chicago, usa

as partner at digital cafe, i focused on leading business development and making sure the creative outputs were rooted in strategic thinking to address our clients' business challenges. two cool kids from the suburbs of chicago managed to build one of the only minority-owned digital media production houses in Chicago.

I'm still SO proud of this work and business. 

 

THE SOUND |
CHICAGO, USA / VANCOUVER, CAN

I WANTED TRAVEL, BIG BRANDS AND LOTS OF FLEXIBILITY. IN CAME THE SOUND - A MARKET RESEARCH AND BRAND CONSULTANCY FIRM WITH SATELLITE OFFICES WORLDWIDE. WHETHER FREELANCE Or FULL-TIME, I UTILIZED MY KNOWLEDGE AND PASSION FOR ALL THINGS COUNTER-CULTURE, MILLENNIAL TARGETED AND MINORITY-WOMEN FOCUSED TO UNDERSTAND THE MINDSET OF HUMANS FOR BRAND DEVELOPMENT AND NEW PRODUCT INNOVATIONS. 

TALK ABOUT COLORFUL PEOPLE. I STILL MISS THEM. 

 

| THE BONGO ROOM |
CHICAGO, USA

I LOVED THEIR BRUNCH MENU AND BEFORE TRAVELING ON MY SABBATICAL, I WOULD SIT IN THE BONGO ROOM AND 'PLOT MY DEPARTURE' FROM ADVERTISING. THEN I REALIZED THE OWNERS COULD USE SOME OF MY TRADITIONAL TRAINING TO BUILD A CROSS PROMOTIONAL PLATFORM DRIVING TRAVELERS AND LOCALS ALIKE TO THEIR NEW UPTOWN LOCATION. THIS IS HOW I BEGAN VALUING THE IMPACT OF BIG THINKING FOR SMALL(ER) BUSINESSES. 

I HAVE A LIFELONG PASS FOR FREE RED VELVET HOTCAKES. 

 

 TRANSLATION LLC |
CHICAGO & NYC, USA
 

THIS WAS MY DREAM JOB. I WANTED TO WORK AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART, CULTURE AND BRANDING.  
TRANSLATION IS THE AGENCY THAT MADE ME PROVE MY ENTREPRENUERIAL INTERESTS AND DRIVE, AND I'M FOREVER GRATEFUL. IT WAS SINK OR SWIM. TRY AND FAIL. STILL IN STARTUP MODE, I MANAGED THE CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS FOR ALL THINGS RELATED TO FESTIVAL AND NBA SPONSORSHIP FOR STATE FARM.

THIS WAS THE BEGINNING OF BEING A HYPER HYBRID CREATIVE - ACCOUNT MANAGER, STRATEGIC PLANNER, COPYWRITER...

 

SAATCHI & SAATCHI NYC |
NEW YORK CITY, USA


THE PLACE THAT BIRTHED MY CREATIVE CAREER, I WORKED ON FRUIT SNACKS, GREEN GIANT FROZEN VEGETABLES, CONTENT PRODUCTION OF THE AGENCY'S EXTERNAL FACING BLOG, VARIOUS NEW BUSINESS PITCHES AND WAS AN AGENCY AMBASSADOR FOR INTERNS & DIVERSITY ACHIEVEMENT.

...A BABY Jackie OF ALL TRADES.


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