I have been working in the field since the late 90's. I have excellent experience in many different arenas: ad agencies, software company, book publisher, print house, auto parts, electronics, photographers and a boxing magazine. I use Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat daily and use them to wield my magic.
I have worked in all areas of design and production, from layout, design, and photo and illustration work through account management, prepress work and direct client interfacing. I design and maintain websites and social media campaigns for various companies/organizations and have designed and produced a whole children's t-shirt line.
CommTech Services, Denville, NJ, US, Contract Designer for Lutron Electronics
Layout and design of technical documents, web documents, instruction sheets and package design.
The Boss Group, Bala-Cynwyd, PA, US, Contract Designer for various companies
Worked for various companies and assignments designing and producing projects including large scale graphics for The Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, magazine layout and design for The Ring, design and layout for medical advertisements, layout and design of auto parts catalogs and label layout and design.
Minuteman Press, Doylestown, PA, US, Graphic Designer/Production Artist
I worked as senior graphic designer on all projects from logos and business cards to brochures and books for clients such as: Moria Surgical, Ventresca Menswear, and Lampire Biological as well as small clients and individuals. I also helped out Sign*A*Rama with their graphic design needs: banners, signs and vehicle wraps for their clients.
Bookspan/YesSolutions, Garden City, NY, US, Production artist/Book Jacket Designer
I designed book jackets and converted publishers’ book jackets of authors such as Michael Crichton, Danielle Steel, and Stephen King to meet our own standards. I also prepared book catalogs and mailings for press. I beta-tested new software builds that would eventually be installed throughout department and stream-lined workflow through new techniques and AppleScripts.
The Halo Group, Hauppauge, NY, US, Production Manager, Production Artist
I designed and produced brochures, ads, web ads and banners for clients such as St. George’s University, Bank of Smithtown and J. Kings Food Service. I created PowerPoint presentations and worked in Photoshop for retouching, color-correcting and silhouetting photos. I coordinated schedules for ads for magazines and newspapers as well as going on press to approve color and quality of print jobs.
Kopf Zimmerman Schultheis Advertising, Hauppauge, NY, US, Production Artist
I produced print ads, flyers, brochures, PowerPoint presentations as well as some logo design for such clients as Computer Associates, Cablevision, North Fork Bank, and Winthrop University Hospitals.
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, US, Bachelors, Psychology