Freelance graphic artist in NY state. Prefer to work remote. I am adept in many applications including QuarkXPress, Photoshop, illustrator, ImageReady, Microsoft Office. I also have traditional skills of painting, crafting and drawing.
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Created in Photoshop, printed as a slide for movie screen ads
Created in Photoshop - Movie theater screen ad
This apple was part of a series for an illustrations class.
Apple series in illustration class
Apple series for illustration class
Illustration class project
Salon Media kit Business card
Salon Media Kit - Rack card
Construction of my portfolio in Adobe Flash
I graduated from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, graduated with an Associates
Degree in Visual Communications. I am currently looking for freelance work and I am taking classes to finish my Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Arts.
My last position was a Senior Graphic Artist for Houlihan Lawrence, Inc. My duties included creating ads for the Luxury Country Property division. Most of the ads were for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Avenue and Christies Great Estates. Along with creating ads, I would work on additional side projects like brochures, signs, packets, color correction, web-images and banners. This position began as freelance. Before Houlihan Lawrence, I worked for a financial conference builder, called Information Management Network. I created brochures, signs and other promotional material for the conferences.
My position with Philips Research USA, as a Graphic Arts Technician is where I gained a great deal of knowledge in the field. Daily, I would interact with the photographer, technical staff and support services in planning and preparation of their projects. The projects consisted of print production, large format posters, presentation design and photo retouching. I would also see through the production and distribution of confidential technical documents created by my co-workers. Along with create a layout and design for the company newsletter and staff book.
I interned and freelanced at several establishments. At channel Thirteen, I interned...
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Senior Graphic Designer/Freelance
2005 - 2009
Layout ads for the Luxury division, including the company catalog. Each ad consists of color correction and interaction with
agents and vendors. Created most work in Quark and printed from a high...
2006 - 2007
Saturday Art Workshop-School Season 2006
Teach the basics of art to children, ages 4-12. Include painting with water-color, drawing with crayon- pencil; origami and pastel
Information Management Network
2003 - 2005
Design brochures, signs, web ads and promotional material for company conferences. Each print job or ad is two color, four
color or black. The majority of the projects are .pdf proofs and some...
Color Group Imaging Labs
2002 - 2003
Helped layout a four color catalog during the holiday rush.
Met with customer to go over the layout and produced color proofs of the layout
Human Relations Media
2002 - 2002
Layout six catalogs in Quark layers for the company's video company. Created overhead transparencies and workbooks that accompany the videos. Contact with vendors.
Graphic Arts Technician
1998 - 2001
Page-layout and design for staffbook, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, photo-manipulation, retouching, color correction, digital output Quality facilitator and Macintosh Information Technical...
Color Group Imaging Labs
1997 - 1998
Handled most of the company design work. Most of the work was layout and production. Created slides, 4c film, large orientation signs and posters.
Production Manager and Designer
1996 - 1997
Checking files and creating a layout for a "gang-run printing".
Maintain the print process from digital to postcard on press.
Channel Thirteen New York
Information Systems Center Internship
1995 - 1996
Taking calls for the Help Desk while learning the IBM PC/LAN/AS 400 systems. Handled all Macintosh technical issues.
Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Arts
Art Institute of Philadelphia
1992 - 1994