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Art Director / Graphic Designer of print + web
art direction, design, production and management
Mac and PC
Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, StoreFront among others.
Art Direction: Creative concept, design and layout, headlines that say something, and the experience to know what is appropriate to a project’s objective, budget and audience.
Project Supervision: Creative, production, organization and budget.
Art Department Management: Organization of all aspects of operations. Allocation of funds and personnel, bidding, scheduling, job tracking and backup.
Computer: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress InDesign, Dreamweaver and Flash, among others.
RAPPdesign rapp design
This serves as a base for various independent projects. Design and production of advertisements, publications (4-color magazines, newsletters and hardcover art books), Brand ID Programs, websites, promotional & collateral material, and packaging–including over 200+ CD and video packages. In the process, I have hired and directed photographers, illustrators, copywriters, stylists, propmakers, film houses and other vendors. I have bought printing and done press checks for printing in 1 through 6+ color for both sheet-feed and web.
Accessory Power Marketing Consultant 6/03 to present
Product branding and packaging (20+ products) design and development. Coordination with Chinese factories. Tradeshow booth and collateral design (attending shows in Germany and Hong Kong). Design and maintenance of multiple web sites.
Haas Automation Art Director 4/99 to 4/01
Art Director of a staff of 4 graphic artists in the corporate marketing department for the largest manufacturer of CNC machines tools in America. This involved developing national ad campaigns and large scale monthly direct mail pieces. As the marketing lead on the rollout of 40+ Factory Outlets I developed a visual language, a 50 page Marketing Toolkit and an elaborate, local market focused, direct mail system.
Cardservice International Art Director 5/95 to 7/96
Designed and produced ads, packaging, promotional materials and logos for this credit card merchant authorization and processing company.
Dustin Software Managing Art Director 10/91 to 7/94
As Art Director for this computer software reseller, I designed and produced 4-color magazine ads and direct mail campaigns for Dustin and various software manufacturers. Art Directed, coordinated and produced quarterly 6-color catalogs.
I own a house where the design studio has its own rooms. I play tennis and read a book every week.
I'm proud of my work and dedicated to it.