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  Simone Tieber
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  AWARD WINNING CREATIVE DIRECTOR and founder of studio630, a full-service publication design company producing result-focused, award-winning magazines from start to finish and print-to-web integration. Think of us as your design consultant, your marketing agency and your satelite art department. Get your magazines produced at a fraction of the cost of a full-time art department. Clients include University of Miami, FIU, Ohio State University, Binghamton University, AARP, Washington Post, American Express Publishing, Disney Publishing, Wallstreet Journal, Daily News, Florida Trend, St. Pete Times, Smart Money and others.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Art Director 22 Years
Graphic Designer 22 Years
Specialty
Business (general) 20 Years
Education 16 Years
Start-Ups and Redesigns 18 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Ziff Davis Publishing (11+), University of Miami (11+), St. Petersburg Times (11+), The Ensign Magazine (11+), AARP (11+), Because, Inc. (11+), Entrepreneur Magazine (11+), Florida International University (11+), Florida Realtor Magazine (11+), GRAND Magazine (11+), Hanley Wood (11+), Kosher Media Publishing (11+), Nine Lives Media (11+), Ohio State University (11+), Kenbo Publishing (6-10), Washington Post (3-5), Prevention Magazine (3-5), Quince Girl (3-5), Smart Money (3-5), Discovery Channel Magazine (3-5), Good House Keeping (3-5), Walden University (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
King Pharmaceutical (11+), Corbett Health Care (6-10), American Express Publishing (3-5), Cisco Systems (1-2), JNForensics (1-2), TPC Systems (1-2), XEROX (1-2)
Other Work History
- full-time art director at Ziff Davis Publications
- launch art director of The NetEconomy Magazine
- redesign of Florida Trend Magazine, Florida Realtor Magazine, Binghamton University Magazine, Walden University Magazine, The Ensign magazine and others
- launch art director of Doggie Aficionado magazine, enLIGHTenment Magazine, Island Pride magazine and others
Computer Skills
Fluent in all desktop publishing software.
Technical Skills
Art Directing, illustration and design
Equipment
Design studio fully equipped with latest photo and computer technology.
Foreign Language Skills
German
Work Permits & Visas
Greencard
Awards
2012 Communication Arts Design Award for design of special section in AARP Bulletin Magazine
2010 National Mature Media Award Silver, Best design for Older Adult/ design for AARP Bulletin Magazine
2009 FMA Charlie Award, Best Redesign "Florida Realtor Magazine"
2007 Ozzie Award, Best Redesign,
2005 Ozzie, Best Use of Digital Image/Consumer category,
2004 Addy Award for advertising campaign,
2004 Maggie awards of Excellence,
2001 SPD Silver Award "Best Magazine Design",
2000 SPD Merit Award "Best Cover Design",
1999 ASBPA Gold award, Best Design Entire magazine,
1994 Creativity Award for Best Selfpromotion mailing campaign
Associations
Graphic Artist Guild, Society of Publication Designers, Type Directors Club
Other
Award winning art director with 18 years experience in editorial design and marketing. Excellent management ability, assigning and directing staff to develop design concepts while interacting effectively at all levels and ensuring goals and objectives are met.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Tampa, FL. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Please see website for more work samples.
Design  
(David Jacobs Publishing, 6/25/2013)
Design of Food Traveler Magazine. On newsstand and in Barnes and Noble nationwide
(Celebrity Cooking, 10/1/2012)
Design of name plate and cover for a new magazine
(Binghamton University Magazine, 7/24/2012)
cover design for Binghamton University Magazine Fall 2012 issue
(Binghamton University Magazine, 7/24/2012)
feature design for Binghamton University Magazine Fall 2012 issue
(Binghamton University magazine, 7/24/2012)
feature design for Binghamton University Magazine Fall 2012 issue
(bravo Affiliates, 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Bravo Affiliates, 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Bravo, 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Bravo Affiliates, 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Kosher Media Network, 8/1/2011)
design of kosher cooking magazine
(Kosher Media Network, 8/1/2011)
design of kosher cooking magazine
(kosher Media Network, 8/1/2011)
Ongoing design of cooking magazine
(Kosher Media Network, 7/11/2011)
redesign of Joy of Kosher Magazine
(2/10/2011)
(Susquehanna Business Media, 1/6/2011)
Redesign of Life Style Magazine for the Susquehanna River region in PA.
(Binghamton University, 10/1/2010)
Redesign of Binghamton University Magazine
(Florida Trend, 8/1/2010)
Yearly publication to promote business opportunities in Florida
(Walden University, 8/1/2010)
Design of Walden University Magazine
(Florida Trend, 7/1/2010)
Magazine going to all high schools in Florida to give tips for college or jobs
(University of Miami, 1/10/2010)
tri-fold mailer with die-cut corners, embossed logo and UV coating
(Hope for Women, 11/1/2009)
Cover design
(AARP, 11/1/2009)
Art direction and design for AARP bulletin
(AARP, 9/1/2009)
cover work for AARP Bulletin
(BeCause, Inc., 9/1/2009)
Sep. cover for Doggie Aficionado
(Grand media, 8/1/2008)
Design and ongoing production of national consumer magazine GRAND, geared towards baby boomers/grand parents
(United States Power Squadron, 8/1/2008)
Non-Profit publication for the United States Power Squadron promoting safe boating
(Quince Media, 8/1/2008)
National Consumer Magazine for teenagers. Design and production of Fall 2008 issue
(Because, Inc. Publishing, 7/21/2008)
Design and ongoing production of Doggie Aficionado
(Florida Realtor Magazine, 7/1/2008)
Redesign of Florida Realtor Magazine
(Florida Realtor Magazine, 7/1/2008)
Redesign of Florida Realtor Magazine
(GRAND Media, 6/1/2008)
High-end publication for grandparents. Serving the baby-boomer market. Redesigned by studio630 in May'08.
(Because, Inc. Publishing, 4/5/2008)
Spring Issue of Doggie Aficionado, story on Beach Resorts
(Because, Inc. Publishing, 8/28/2007)
Upscale luxury dog magazine designed produced quaterly by studio630
(Doggie Aficionado, 3/22/2007)
The client ask us to design a very sophisticated high-gloss publication for readers that have disposable income to spoil their dogs. The topics are from travel, beauty products to health tips and fashion.
("The Ensign" magazine, 1/1/2007)
The magazine is focused on save boating education. Our challenge was to take the existing format and present it in a new more inviting format geared towards an older reader, while also attracting new readers and advertisers. We did a complete overhaul and the redesign has gotten very positive feedba
("The Ensign" magazine, 1/1/2007)
The magazine is focused on save boating education. Our challenge was to take the existing format and present it in a new more inviting format geared towards an older reader, while also attracting new readers and advertisers. We did a complete overhaul and the redesign has gotten very positive feedba
(Florida Trend, 1/1/2006)
(pro$pects, 5/5/2005)
Start-Up Magazine Design
start-up
(Portals magazine)
(Line 56.com)
Contact Info
  Simone Tieber
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
USA

Tel: (727) 895-6384  
E-Mail: simonetieber@mac.com
Website: http://www.studio630.net