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2010: Site design for Yachting Club.

1991: Literature spreads for Houghton Mifflin.

1987: Poster for Mercury Records.

OBJECTIVE:

Use my skills as a creative market communicator to satisfy a client’s need to generate brand awareness and aid in sales goals through the successful completion of exceptional interactive, editorial and visual experiences. I am looking forward to working with a team of highly professional, like minded individuals, where I can enthusiastically share and gain expertise in the field of advertising and graphic design.

Work Experience:

Independent Design 2009-present

Creative art direction in the digital world.

Bill Smith Studio 1996-2009

Art Director focusing on educational publishing for grades K-8, trade books, posters, continuity programs, marketing materials , websites and catalogs. Specializing in prototyping, photo layout, icon development, cover design, custom typography, high-rez photo retouching, color correction, photo research, photo art direction, thumbnailing and art buying.

Freelance Design 1993-1996

Various clients including designs for catalogs, marketing materials, magazine ads, invitations, stationary, icon development, packaging, software training, site conversion to mac environment and network management.

John Waters Asso. (H2Os) 1990-1993

Designer for corporate accounts including banking, electronics, accounting, publishing, printing, and museums. Creating annual reports, corporate literature, signage, environmental design.

Manhattan Design 1985-1988

Design Assistant working on entertainment accounts including MTV, Record Labels, Bands, Cable TV Stations etc. Designing posters, albums, concert materials, on-air spots, etc.

Education:

School of Visual Arts, NYC 1985 BFA

Skills:

Expert in In-Design, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Proficient in Wordpress CMS, Dreamweaver, Flash, CSS, HTML5, PHP, Power Point

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2000: Student Handbook cover for Great Source.

1993: Marketing Materials for Optical Data Corp.

1989: Annual report cover for Arrow Electronics.