cte // CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR EDWARDS

christopher [at] nonedesign.net
+1 646 657-9094  mail
+1 202 487-9665  sms

(download resume PDF or curriculum vitae PDF)

overview //

Strategist, designer, and user experience specialist within nonprofit  and grassroots communications. Extensive experience with integrated campaigns and in marketing and mobilization for online social networks.

employment //

Immigration Equality // New York, NY
DIGITAL STRATEGIES MANAGER  (05.2010–Present)

  • Conceived online and print communications strategy for LGBT immigration rights organization.
  • Developed and measured social media components of integrated outreach and grassroots campaigns.
  • Art directed and collaboratively managed two websites and all print media to meet the goals of all deparments.
  • Oversaw work of interns and marketing coordinator.

None, An Agency
PRINCIPAL, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
(09.1999–Present)

  • Provided art direction, design strategy, broadcast video editing, and magazine production management.
  • Engaged clients in agency, non-profit, NGO, B2G, technology, legal services, and publishing segments.

Sage Communications // Vienna, VA
SENIOR DESIGNER (05.2005-08.2009)

  • Art directed print, advertising, web design and motion graphics storyboards for start-up communications agency.
  • Developed unique campaigns for clients, including AT&T Government, DC Jazz Fest, Motorola, and XO Communications.

American Lawyer Media/The Recorder  // San Francisco, CA
PRODUCTION DESIGNER (1998-1999) 

  • Oversaw daily front page.
  • Art directed redesign in response to smaller page size.
  • Collaborated daily with editorial, photography, and production staff.

SNL Financial // Charlottesville, VA
DESIGN AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE (1996-1998)
NEWSWRITER AND PRODUCTION EDITOR (1995-1996)

  • Promoted from editorial, through marketing into creative department.

internships //

Smithsonian / NMAH // Washington, DC
EXHIBITS PRODUCTION INTERN (Summer 2007)

  • Focused on production for large format printing and interrelations of internal exhibit team stakeholders.
  • Produced comprehensive report for certificate program.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago // Chicago, IL
PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS INTERN (Summer 2002)

  • Supported management of 24-hour summer solstice event for 10,000+ guests..

education //

New Organizing Institute // Washington, DC
LGBT NEW MEDIA BOOTCAMP 
2010

Georgetown University
MUSEUM EXHIBITION PANNING AND DESIGN

Certificate, 2007

California College of the Arts
FILM, VIDEO, PERFORMANCE

BFA, 2003 (GPA 3.4)
All College Honors: 4-D (2002–2003 Scholarship)
President’s Circle (2001 Induction Year)

University of Virginia
ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHITECTURE HISTORY

1992–1995

skills //

MAC AND WINDOWS LITERATE

  • Specialized experience in online grassroots organizing.
  • Project management and trafficking in advertising and design.
  • Proficiency in print media applications within Adobe CS.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.


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