CV

Pro­duc­tion & Graphic Design
An expe­ri­enced Pro­duc­tion & Graphic Designer with 10+ years at major New York pub­li­ca­tions,
Web­sites and Adver­tis­ing Agen­cies. Expe­ri­enced in assign­ing shoots and photo research.

Expe­ri­ence (staff posi­tions)
Gigante Vaz Part­ners, Graphic Designer,  2014 — 2015
GO Mag­a­zine, Art Direc­tor,  2007 — 2014
Glob­al­Hue Adver­tis­ing, Graphic Designer,  2007 — 2009
The Deal Mag­a­zine, Graphic Designer,  2005 — 2006
Fairchild Pub­li­ca­tions, Art Direc­tor,  2001 — 2005
Esquire, Art Direc­tor,  1999 — 2001

Free­lance clients (1995–2000)
Con­cept Farm, JWT Global Adver­tis­ing Agency, McCann Erik­son, Mark/BBDO Agency, Leo Bur­nett Adver­tis­ing, Com­mu­ni­comp, Hunter Hamer­smith Adver­tis­ing, Work­ing Mother, Sim­plic­ity, Playboy

Related Work Expe­ri­ence:
• Devel­oped mar­ket­ing strate­gies to reach both bilin­gual and bicul­tural His­pan­ics
• Man­age­ment of sev­eral projects at the same time from start to fin­ish with lit­tle super­vi­sion
• Used strong con­cep­tual skills to quickly develop cre­ative solu­tions to visual prob­lems
• Cre­ated logo designs and brand iden­tity
• Cre­ated elec­tronic mechan­i­cals with high atten­tion to detail
• Hand-illustration skills
• Full-service direct mail mar­ket­ing with Her­schell Gor­don Lewis, rec­og­nized expert in the field
• Over­saw cor­rec­tion of scanned mate­r­ial
• Devel­oped con­cepts & pro­duced online video shorts

Skills
Pho­to­shop, InDe­sign, Illus­tra­tor, Free­hand, MS Word, Excel, Aper­ture, iPhoto,
QuarkX­Press, QPS, Web Design & Con­tent, Video Pro­duc­tion, Social Media.

Edu­ca­tion
Michi­gan State Uni­ver­sity
Bach­e­lors degree in the fine arts with an empha­sis in graphic design
Addi­tional learn­ing at School of Visual Arts and the Art Stu­dents League of New York in graphic design, typog­ra­phy, new media and illustration

Awards
Richard Lahey and Car­lotta Gon­za­les Lahey Memo­r­ial Schol­ar­ship, 2005