Over 14 years graphic design experience in art direction, print design, branding, and production. 10 years experience in environmental and exhibit design, web design, and marketing. Expert on nonprofit design solutions.
In brief: (1) Experienced creative director and hands-on graphic designer who specializes in helping businesses and non-profits communicate effectively with a broad range of constituents: audience members, funders and the general public (2) NYC-trained and honed but local NJ roots (3) Collaborative, listen-first style that suits complex projects with multiple sources of creative input (4) Nimble & agile -- iterative approach to design that ensures fast turnaround and frequent opportunity for client feedback (5) Versatile in style and execution -- from clean and simple to illustrative and edgy.
Arts & Humanities
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Progressive Magazine (10+), Sokol Media (10+), Common Cause (10+), UNICEF (10+), NY Times (3-5), Timber Press (1-2), Lark (Sterling) Books (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Dyanmo Technologies (3-5), NYC Parks (6-10), Young Audiences (6-10)
Other Work History
Before becoming a sole proprietor, I worked at Blumlein Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplinary design studio.
Graphic Design (Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign), Layout (InDesign, Quark), Photo editing (Photoshop), Copy Editing (Chicago Manual of Style), Illustration (hand and Illustrator), Web design (Basic HTML/CSS, Mockup designs, banner ads), Color proofing
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress, HTML/CSS, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Square Space, Dreamweaver, Flash, WordPress, Mac/PC literate, Font Management Software
laptop, digital camera
2012 Silver Davie Award, Summer on Hudson
2011 GDUSA Book Design Award, printed in the 2011 GDUSA Annual
2007 American Graphic Design Award, The Spice Parlour, printed in 2008 GDUSA Annual.
Award of Excellence, Goodyoneshoe Logo Design, printed in American Corporate Identity 21.
AIGA, Media Bistro AvantGuild