Howdy —

I'm Sam

An Art Director & Visual Developer based out of Austin, Texas

featured works

Team Chipotle

Landing Page
Art Direction, Design, & Development

Real Foodprint

Microsite
Art Direction, Design, & Development

PhishTaco

Website
Design & Development

additional works

Burritos for Heroes 2021

Landing Page

Art Direction,  Design, & Development

Chipotle Farmers Market

Website

Art Direction, Design, & Shopify Editing

Chipotle Safety First

Video

Art Direction, Illustration & Animation

Cupid's Tarot

Website

Art Direction, Illustration, & Development

Hunt, Gather

Website

Art Direction & Design

Tractor Beverages

Landing Page

Interaction Design & Development

ok, but who is she?

highly creative (with a splash of chaos)
digital focus(but more of a dog person)
always learning (currently focussed on JavaScript)
creative problem solver (finding unexpected solutions)
thrives with collaboration(but dogs > cats)
total dog mom(I stay on brand)
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resume

mission statement

Sam is an award winning creative who thrives in fast-paced collaborative environments. With a digital focus and an innate understanding for the web, she approaches every project with passion and is determined to provide her clients with strategic solutions that impact their goals.

tools

  • Adobe
  • Affinity Designer
  • Webflow
  • Figma
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Procreate

skills & languages

  • Art Direction
  • Web Design
  • Visual Development
  • Product Design
  • Illustration
  • Motion Design
  • Branding
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript (learning)

awards

Ad 2 Austin 2021

32 Under 32

Austin Addy's 2021

Gold Addy

Silver Addy

Chipotle Farmers Market

Silver Addy

Chipotle Real Foodprint

Silver Addy

Tractor Beverages

Bronze Addy

Burritos for Healthcare Heroes (2020)

Bronze Addy

Chipotle Safety First

Bronze Addy

Bronze Addy

Webby's 2021

Honorable Mention

Chipotle Farmers Market

Marcom 2020

Platinum

Chipotle Safety First

Platinum

Chipotle Tractor Beverages

Platinum

Gold

Chipotle Farmers Market

Gold

Davey's 2020

work

Art Director Hathway AUG 2021 — Present

I recently joined the team at Hathway and am just learning the ropes! More details on this role coming soon.

"Samantha’s creativity is unmatched, and the results she’s been able to help her team and the agency achieve this year are the stuff of dreams for shops of any size. She is also a true renaissance woman–upping herself with every project to deliver beauty and braun for our clients. Good is never good enough and her results need no introduction."

— Lynna Bartosh, Partner, Creative Director at Hunt, Gather

Senior Art Director Hunt, Gather Feb 2020 - Aug 2021

Transformed Hunt, Gather's approach to web design and development. I introduced the team to Webflow in the fall 2020. Since then, they have become a Webflow certified shop and have helped their clients take their ideas to launch with precision and speed

2x speed increase  + 3x profitability for her team

Sam introduced innovative technologies and working methods like Figma and Webflow

Daily workshops or office hours

Since January 2021 Sam holds daily workshops or office hours for her team to teach them Webflow and encourage individual growth.

"Samantha’s creativity is unmatched, and the results she’s been able to help her team and the agency achieve this year are the stuff of dreams for shops of any size. She is also a true renaissance woman–upping herself with every project to deliver beauty and braun for our clients. Good is never good enough and her results need no introduction."

— Lynna Bartosh, Partner, Creative Director at Hunt, Gather

Visual & Product DesignerReviewPushFeb 2018 - feb 2020

Created digital illustrations for a variety of online uses.

Worked collaboratively to research customer behavior with the product.

Prototyped the desktop & mobile experience.

Created motion graphics for social media

Creative DirectorHarris Media, LLC June 2015 - Feb 2018

Collaborated and executed ads for winning campaigns such as Senator Rob Portman and Senator Pat Toomey.

Lead a team of 6 designers and oversaw the quality of content created for 20+ unique brands.

Maintained positive client communications to meet deadlines and expectations.

Lead weekly learnings with the design team to promote individual growth and the execution of high quality content.

Responsible for optimizing the design department work flow and ensure projects were delivered on time and met expectations.

education

Texas State University2015

B.F.A. Communication Design
Minor in Mass Communication

SuperHIDevelopment CoursesApril 2021 - present

Flux AcademyWebflow Master Class2019

General AssemblyUser Experience Certification2017

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