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Gregory Paulnack

Gregory Paulnack

Hackensack, NJ, US

 

About 

Gregory is a recent honors graduate of the Parsons School of Design, AAS Interior Design program. In addition, he has over 20 years experience as designer, consultant, and art director in the field of package design for cosmetics and fragrances as well as print, promotional, retail and display graphics. He is proficient in Autocad, hand drawing/rendering, Sketchup, and the entire Adobe Creative Suite.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Vanity Fair Magazine, New York, NY, US, Art Director

Conceptual and executional design of promotional material, including special advertising sections and event collateral such as invitations and signage.

Sep 2009 - current
 

James Scott Weaver Architects, New York, NY, US, Internship

This internship experience included sourcing fabrics and trimmings for upholstery, carpet, and lamp shades, inventory of office stock, general organization of design studio, and assisting with onsite installations.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Domino Magazine, New York, NY, US, Art Director

Conceptual and executional design of promotional material, including special advertising sections and event collateral such as invitations and signage.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2009
 

Revlon, New York, NY, US, Art Director, Packaging

Concept and executional design of cosmetics and hair-care packaging. Supervising freelance staff and overseeing print production.

Feb 2004 - Sep 2006
 

Victoria’s Secret Beauty, New York, NY, US, Art Director/Design Consultant

Overseeing for conceptual and executional design of cosmetic and fragrance packaging and
in-store signage. Art directed photo shoots and retouching. Collaborated with marketing to design themed cross-sell promotions and holiday gift set items.

Apr 2002 - Jan 2004
 

LVMH Group, New York, NY, US, Package Design Consultant

Responsible for conceptual and executional design of fragrance gift set packaging. Brands included: Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, and Givenchy.

Sep 2001 - Apr 2002
 

Prescriptives, Estée Lauder, Inc, New York, NY, US, Director, Design Production

Reported to the Creative Director and managed executional design and maintenance of line extension packaging and display graphics for Prescriptives, Kate Spade Beauty, Donna Karan Cashmere Mist and initial launch for DKNY The Fragrance. Coordinated vendors and managed national roll out of display graphics to over 250 retail stores.

Sep 1996 - Nov 2001
 

Desgrippes Gobé & Associates, New York, NY, US, Manager, Design Production

Responsible for executional design and production for packaging line extensions for toiletry/home collections. Clients included: Ann Taylor Destination, Victoria’s Secret (fragrance, bath, body products) Brooks Brothers, Bath & Body works.

Apr 1994 - Sep 1996
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Associate in Applied Science in Interior Design, School of Constructed Environments.

Sep 2008 - May 2012
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Art Direction/Advertising Design

BFA Art Direction/Advertising Design. Technical Director/Set designer for the
Pratt Workshop Theater.

Sep 1980 - Jun 1984
 

Awards 

Design Excellence Award, Parsons School of Design, 2012, Award

Awarded to the student most recommended for their excellence in design practice

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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