I'M A CREATIVE
DESIGNER & DIRECTOR
I'm Creative. I'm Curious. I'm Collaborative. I'm Cindy.
Passionate, empathetic, tech savvy Creative Designer and Director with a diverse design background, including: digital (web, mobile, responsive), print, brand identity, marketing, consumer packaged goods, digital product development and user experience. Champion user-centered, data driven design and creating simplistic yet impactful experiences. Excel at empowering and mentoring team members, while delivering business driven outcomes. Obsessed with the power of technology and the beauty of photography. Forever learning and growing.
DESIGNER & DIRECTOR
Fluent in: developing and maintaining creative standards and style guides; typography; color theory; creative strategy; managing, mentoring and directing creative teams; overseeing all aspects of creative team operations; relationship building, internally and externally; project managing and problem solving.
2017 - 2018 / Design by CB - Creative Designer + Director
2003 - 2017 / IAC - Creative Director
2001 - 2003 / Telstar Int'l - Senior Graphic Designer
1999 - 2001 / YOE! Studio - Graphic Designer
2000 / BFA Art & Design - Manhattanville College
2018 / Certif icate - UX Design - Springboard
2018 / Notion Digital - Director of Product & Design
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Of f ice/Google Docs
"I worked with Cindy for 6 years at IAC and couldn't have been happier to have her as a Creative Director. Everyone on the team could easily rally behind Cindy because she created great energy and had such a positive attitude. Cindy also was able to contribute meaningful insight to business and product decisions, and honestly cared about our products and about creating the best user experience possible."
Erin McLaine / Global Head of Conversion Rate Optimization at Delivery Hero
"Cindy is a rare manager and leader, who is forthright, compassionate with a dose of "tough love" thrown in to get things done. She was an excellent executor who worked well under pressure and knew how to prioritize tasks. More importantly, she is a wonderful person and is well regarded within her team and externally."
Michelle Lee / COO, GM, Product Executive & Former Manager
"Cindy Barry is a rare find. Besides being incredibly skilled and professional, she has a warmth, spirit, and willingness to go above and beyond that makes her instantly everyone's favorite person. She embodies so many of the qualities that I believe make a strong leader, worker, and friend."
Stacy Lasner / Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at IAC
"Cindy possesses an uncommon work ethic and serves as a great role model for her team, always putting in whatever is necessary to complete a project successfully. One of the best things about Cindy is her infectious personality and sense of humor, which never wavers even as deadlines approach. She is the type of person others want to work with, and she is an inspiration to those around her."
Stephen Jackett / Chief Operating Of f icer at All Things Media, LLC
"To put it simply, Cindy is a powerhouse. Cindy is not only an accomplished designer and an outstanding leader, but she is also a tremendous collaborator. With strengths in design, product management, strategic thinking and leadership, Cindy consistently makes impactful and meaningful contributions both to the teams she works with and the projects she works on."
Ariel Katen / Senior Product Manager at WP Engine
"Cindy is an inspiring creative leader and solid decision-maker who excels at guiding her team to develop pixel-perfect designs and innovative interactive products that entertain audiences and get results. Having worked for her both directly and indirectly, I always admired her ability to maintain the artistic integrity of the designs she was responsible for, while simultaneously ensuring that business goals and product needs were met. This can be a tough balance to strike, but it's second nature to her."
Joanne Downey / Digital Design and Branding Consultant
"Working with Cindy was an absolute delight. She was easy to manage, got along well with all her peers, had an infectious upbeat attitude and was devoted to each and every project assigned no matter how big or small. She single handedly built up Telstar’s brand and made it stand out from the competition."
Peter Broes / Senior Product Manager at IDT & Former Manager
"Cindy is such a talented Creative Director that for the more than 100 pieces I had her team make, I never once had change. Due to how our teams were structured, every once in a while I'd get a glimpse of her direction. Her tone was always respectful with an extraordinary eye for detail, but most importantly, she always made her designers feel valued. If you ever have the chance to hire Cindy, do it. You're not going to f ind a more talented individual anywhere."
Karen Horn / Vice President Audience Development at iHeartMedia
"In the years I worked with Cindy - her curiosity and eagerness to learn were infectious. She has a solid skill set and a brilliant design sense.
Her conf ident attitude and positive disposition make her a top-notch team player."
Kelli Novotny / Design Director at AdBlock
"Cindy brings great energy to her team and to the creative table. She knows how to manage in an extremely fast pace environment, prioritize, design and deliver impactful digital creative that ultimately sells the brand. Cindy is a passionate innovator who adds value to users’ lives."
Matthew Markowitz / Director of Product Management at IAC
I've had the pleasure of working on projects for some exciting companies.
©2018 CINDY BARRY