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  Diane Painter Velletri
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Award-winning design professional with a record of creative achievement in: Managing print and digital design projects from concept to execution; Collaborating closely with clients, design, web development
and production teams and vendors; Leading design projects for key clients including Sony Norte-BMG, Times Square BID, Marvel Comics-Disney, The Broadway League, and South Street Seaport.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Full Life Cycle Project Management
Concept Generation and Development
Graphic Design and Illustration
Brand Identity
Packaging and Advertising
Web Design and SEO
Team Leadership
Schedule and Budget Administration
Creative Direction
Work Info
 
Expertise
Web Designer 5 Years
Art Director 20 Years
Graphic Designer 20 Years
Specialty
Arts & Humanities 20 Years
Entertainment 20 Years
Event Advertising & Promotion, CD and DVD packaging, Logos and Branding, Restaurant Design 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The New York Times (6-10), El Museo del Barrio (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
South Street Seaport (11+), The Broadway League (11+), Marvel Comics / Disney (3-5)
Other Work History
Warner Bros. Records, Capricorn Records, Serino-Coyne Ad Agency, Times Square BID, Food Karma Projects.
Computer Skills
Expert in Adobe CS: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark Express. Working Knowledge of MSWord, Excel, HTML, Dreamweaver, WordPress.
Technical Skills
Photo/Illustration and Retouching with Photoshop, Web Design, etc.
Equipment
iMac, iBook, iPad, Nikon Digital camera, etc
Foreign Language Skills
Learning Spanish
Work Permits & Visas
U.S. Citizen
Unions
Freelancers Union
References
See LinkedIn page for recommendations. http://www.linkedin.com/in/dianepaintervelletri/
Awards
2007 Independent Music Awards -
Best Album Package - Dayna Kurtz 'Another Black Feather';
Nashville Music Awards 1996 -
Album Series Artwork - Fat Possum Records Series.
Associations
AIGA, MediaBistro, Art Directors Club of New York, Freelancers Union, The Moth, SPIN NY, West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH) Advisory Board Member
Other
Fine art includes photography and mixed media sculptures. Cooking, Dining, Travel, Biking. Favorite sport of the moment: Ping Pong!
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Self Promotion Site  
business website and portfolio
Music Packaging  
(Figaro Music, 2/1/2014)
cover of music packaging (digipak and disc) for debut album from soprano Sarah Joy Miller
(Kelley Ryan, 8/12/2012)
CD digipak cover for Kelley Ryan, singer/songwriter
Book Cover Design  
(Gael Greene, 11/1/2011)
cover design for eBook
Brand Identity  
(Gilda Music, 8/12/2012)
logo for new music publishing company specializing in copyrights
(Bitzue, 11/1/2011)
new business logo
Restaurant Logo  
(Jimmy's No. 43, 6/1/2011)
restaurant logo design
Company Website  
(Sokol Media, 10/1/2011)
website for real estate industry
Contact Info
  Diane Painter Velletri
New York City, NY 10014
USA

Tel: 917 312 1560  
E-Mail: diane@ddnystudio.com
Website: http://www.ddnystudio.com