Freelance art + design director who successfully achieves creative solutions that simultaneously convey brand message and draw in users in both print and digital environments. I'm always seeking new collaborative partners with stories to tell on any platform. Specialties include typographic voice, publishing across platforms (including on iOS and Android devices), and redesigns.
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
RollingStone (10+), Life & Style Weekly Magazine (10+), Bauer Publishing (10+), DISCOVER Magazine (10+), Elmore Magazine (10+), Nomad Editions (10+), InTouch Weekly Magazine (10+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
EYES-OPEN Berlin (6-10), Manhattan Neighborhood Network (10+), Teachers College, Columbia University (10+)
Other Work History
TimeWarner Book Group Cover Art, Wenner Media/Us Weekly, Hammock Publishing, Inc.
Photo retouching, layout production, color correction/proofing, production/pre-press, previous career in I/T (Macintosh) for Publishing, photography, digital printing (commercial).
Foreign Language Skills
Adobe Creative Suite & DPS (all), Mag+, K4, WoodWing, MS Office (all), Mac OS X and older versions, comfortable on Mac & Windows (thru Vista).
MacBook Pro, 27" Cinema Display, 11x17 Color Printer, Microtek scanner/film scanner, Wacom tablet, Sony Alpha 300 14 MPx camera, CS 4, 5, 5.5 and 6, and CC.
Work Permits & Visas
Many available upon request
SPD 45 Rare Specimens (2009):
-Merit, Cover Illustration, Discover Presents EINSTEIN
Folio: OZZIE Awards (2009):
-Best One-Topic Issue Design, THE BODY (Discover Media)
-Best Feature Design, "The Future of Energy" (Discover Magazine)
APEX Awards For Publication Excellence (2002):
Best Home Page, RoadKing.com
Best Site Design, RoadKing.com
Most Improved Site, MyBusinessMag.com
Society of Publication Designers