Simone Tieber

St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA
Website: http://www.studio630.net
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Professional Experience

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.

Expertise

Art Director
22 Years
Graphic Designer
22 Years

Specialty

Education
16 Years
Business (general)
20 Years
Other, Specify
18 Years

Industries


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
15 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
12 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Ensign Magazine (10+), AARP (10+), Because, Inc. (10+), Entrepreneur Magazine (10+), Florida International University (10+), Florida Realtor Magazine (10+), GRAND Magazine (10+), Hanley Wood (10+), Kosher Media Publishing (10+), Nine Lives Media (10+), Kenbo Publishing (6-10), Prevention Magazine (3-5), Quince Girl (3-5), Smart Money (3-5), Discovery Channel Magazine (3-5), Ohio State University (10+), Walden University (1-2), Ziff Davis Publishing (10+), University of Miami (10+), St. Petersburg Times (10+), Washington Post (3-5), Good House Keeping (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Corbett Health Care (6-10), American Express Publishing (3-5), JNForensics (1-2), TPC Systems (1-2), XEROX (1-2), King Pharmaceutical (10+), Cisco Systems (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

Technical Skills

Art Directing, illustration and design

Foreign Language Skills

German

Computer Skills

Fluent in all desktop publishing software.

Equipment

Design studio fully equipped with latest photo and computer technology.

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

Work Samples

Design

(BeCause, Inc. 9/1/2009)
Sep. cover for Doggie Aficionado
(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
(David Jacobs Publishing 6/25/2013)
Design of Food Traveler Magazine. On newsstand and in Barnes and Noble nationwide
(Kosher Media Network 8/1/2011)
design of kosher cooking magazine
(Binghamton University magazine 7/24/2012)
feature design for Binghamton University Magazine Fall 2012 issue
(pro$pects 5/5/2005)
Start-Up Magazine Design
(Because, Inc. Publishing 8/28/2007)
Upscale luxury dog magazine designed produced quaterly by studio630
(GRAND Media 6/1/2008)
High-end publication for grandparents. Serving the baby-boomer market. Redesigned by studio630 in May'08.
(Line 56.com 7/22/2017)
(Kosher Media Network 8/1/2011)
design of kosher cooking magazine
(bravo Affiliates 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(2/10/2011)
(Bravo 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Because, Inc. Publishing 4/5/2008)
Spring Issue of Doggie Aficionado, story on Beach Resorts
(kosher Media Network 8/1/2011)
Ongoing design of cooking magazine
("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 feedback by readers and advertisers.
(Grand media 8/1/2008)
Design and ongoing production of national consumer magazine GRAND, geared towards baby boomers/grand parents
(Florida Realtor Magazine 7/1/2008)
Redesign of Florida Realtor Magazine
(Walden University 8/1/2010)
Design of Walden University Magazine
(Florida Trend 8/1/2010)
Yearly publication to promote business opportunities in Florida
(Because, Inc. Publishing 7/21/2008)
Design and ongoing production of Doggie Aficionado
(Quince Media 8/1/2008)
National Consumer Magazine for teenagers. Design and production of Fall 2008 issue
(United States Power Squadron 8/1/2008)
Non-Profit publication for the United States Power Squadron promoting safe boating
(University of Miami 1/10/2010)
tri-fold mailer with die-cut corners, embossed logo and UV coating
("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 feedback by readers and advertisers.
(AARP 11/1/2009)
Art direction and design for AARP bulletin
(Hope for Women 11/1/2009)
Cover design
(Florida Trend 7/1/2010)
Magazine going to all high schools in Florida to give tips for college or jobs
(Kosher Media Network 7/11/2011)
redesign of Joy of Kosher Magazine
(Portals magazine 7/22/2017)
(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.
(7/22/2017)
(7/22/2017)
start-up
(Susquehanna Business Media 1/6/2011)
Redesign of Life Style Magazine for the Susquehanna River region in PA.
(Florida Trend 1/1/2006)
(Bravo Affiliates 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(Bravo Affiliates 8/1/2011)
start up of lighting trade publication
(AARP 9/1/2009)
cover work for AARP Bulletin
(Binghamton University 10/1/2010)
Redesign of Binghamton University Magazine
(Florida Realtor Magazine 7/1/2008)
Redesign of Florida Realtor Magazine

General

(7/22/2017)
Please see website for more work samples.