Creative/Art Direction | Graphic Design | Strategy | Storytelling | Teaching | Mentoring
Sarah Flaherty: Creative Director and Graphic Designer
I am a Creative Director with over 20 years experience working in marketing and advertising. My experience has given me the insight to lead and collaborate with a wide range of experts in and out of the creative field. Having been on successful teams in both agency and in-house departments, I understand how to collaborate and manage a team. I have managed projects from initial concept to completion including websites, videos, interactive games, advertisements, collateral, html emails, social media, direct mail, lenticulars and trade shows for companies around the world.

I understand the level of professionalism and communication required for long-term success in the field. I am confident that my experience as a designer, educator and leader has prepared me for making an immediate contribution to your team. 
CREATIVE EXPERIENCE
Creative Director - L3Harris Technologies, 2013-Present
Graphic Designer - EarthLink, 2005-2013
Art Director - Olia Design Studio, 2003-Present
Graphic Designer - Corporate Communications Agency, 2001-2003
Graphic Designer - Eastman Kodak Company, 1999-2001
Intern, Graphic Designer - Ingalls Advertising, 1998
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Student samples available by request)
Adjunct Graphic Design Professor, Nazareth College, Fall/Spring 2018
Adjunct Graphic Design Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Fall 2014/2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Savannah College of Art & Design, Fall/Spring 2012
EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) - Savannah College of Art and Design, Graphic Design
Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) - Hartwick College, Art/Graphic Design
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
AIGA Professional Fellowship Nomination, Design Ignites Change Fellowship Nomination, “Designer’s Culture Guide”
SCADDY Awards, “Fella’s Crows”
Channel Partners Show, Best in Show for “Play To Win” booth
NAIOP Interior Office Design Award, Unique wall artwork for winning office space
Lean Six Sigma, Yellow Belt Certification
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