A multi-disciplined creative problem-solver, Lanaé (aka theComplex) has spent the past 20 years honing her skills as a Creative Director, Content Curator/Creator, Designer, Artist, and Photographer. She has utilized her understanding of design, technology, culture and people to turn challenges into measurable successes for Fortune 500s, startups, NGOs, government agencies, and politicians. As a creative leader, she has mastered when to set the vision and when to recognize and encourage the vision in others.
Lanaé is currently utilizing her talents in art direction, UX and multimedia at Sprint/T-Mobile/Metro. Most notably here, she collaborated on successful, human-centered overhauls of Sprint’s homepage and plans experiences. Previously, she worked on Capital One’s brand social team, art directing campaigns and content for Washington, D.C.’s Capitals and Wizards teams, the New York City Wine & Food Festival, the Foo Fighters tour, NYC Pride, and many more.
Lanaé also managed creative and content at Sinuous Magazine, an online publication covering art, fashion, film, music, events, social movements, and intersectional issues. While there, she maintained partnerships with SummerStage, Heineken, Marriott, MassMutual, Jergen’s, The BET Awards, EXPRESS, Budweiser’s Made In America Festival, and PopSugar.
Past clients include HSBC, Kaiser Permanente, Entergy, Disney, Backcountry, Arrow Electronics, Wydder Media, Santander Bank, Newell-Rubbermaid, and John Deere.