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Resumé

Profile
Graphic designer, highly motivated, creative, and versatile in the design and publishing field. Exceptional interpersonal skills with team / staff members. Accomplished at incorporating the desires of the client with a superior design solution.

Software
InDesign : Illustrator : Photoshop : Acrobat : InCopy : Quark Xpress : ALS Pagination : Microsoft Word : Microsoft Excel : Microsoft Powerpoint : Microsoft Outlook : Ad Power : Crystal Reports : Woodwing : Media Bank : iMovie : Final Cut

Employment
 
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT : FREELANCE SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER : JANUARY 2018 -
Position requires the design of various material appearing in English and Spanish educational workbooks/textbooks. Tasks include photo retouching, page design/layout, & photo research. Use of industry standard MAC software and pre-press knowledge essential.
 
SUPPORT-A-CIRCLE : FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER : SUMMER 2017
• Designer of marketing and advertising material appearing in various educational publications directed at schools in the Northern New Jersey area. Position requires both MAC and PC proficiency.

NATURE'S BOUNTY : FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER : SPRING 2017
• Graphic designer for the company's SOLGAR department. Position requires the design of various material including print advertising, in-store display pieces, web advertising, package design, file preparation, and product photo shoots. Use of industry standard MAC software and pre-press knowledge essential.
 
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT : FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER : SPRING 2016
Graphic designer for the company’s ReaL Book educational project. Position requires the design of various material with tasks including photo retouching, page design/layout, & photo research. Use of industry standard MAC software and pre-press knowledge essential.

SCHOLASTIC BOOKS : PERMALANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER : 2009 - 2015
• Graphic designer for the company's education department, along with their magazine, Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine. Position requires the design of various material appearing in textbooks and workbooks, along with marketing pieces, and digital/web related promotional work including web banners and hub pages. Daily tasks involved communication amongst other departments including photo and production. Use of industry standard MAC software (CS6) and pre-press knowledge essential.

THE NEW YORK SUN : ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER : 2003 - 2008
• Aiding in / handling all production aspects of the daily newspaper. Duties involve, creating the newspaper’s daily layout, designing advertisements, handling file preparation, while working as the liaison with various departments. Fluent in most design software and functional with pre-press essentials. Resolved managerial aspects when acting as department head, when required.

CAREPLUS HEALTH CARE : FREELANCE CARTOONIST / GRAPHIC DESIGNER : 2002
• Designing promotional material using company’s patented cartoon characters for ongoing projects.

DEUTSCH ADVERTISING : GRAPHIC ARTIST : 1999-2002
• Responsibilities included handling all file preparation of work before sending out to publication. Position also required the production skills of mechanical creation, mounting, assembly, scanning and boarding for presentation purposes. Major clients included Tommy Hilfiger, Snapple, Courvoisier, GNC, Domino's, Verizon and Almay.

RESTAURANT BUSINESS MAGAZINE (VNU MEDIA) :  ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR : 1998-1999
• Handled the designing of one third of every issue of this trade magazine. Knowledge of layout, typography, color, and photography. Daily tasks included communication with photographers, printers, clients and contributors involved in the magazine’s design and production.

RUBIES COSTUME COMPANY : FREELANCE PRODUCTION ARTIST : 1998
• Responsibilities included production and design work for their 1999 catalog.

BROADCAST DESIGN (ASIA) : ART DIRECTOR : 1997-1998
• Created / oversaw all graphic imagery used for local television programs, commercials, and music videos. Design work includes logo creation, and advertising layout.

THE QUEENS COURIER NEWSPAPER : GRAPHIC DESIGNER : 1994-1997
• Designing advertisements for local businesses. Thorough knowledge of newspaper design, mechanical assembly and appropriate design software.

POZ MAGAZINE : FREELANCE LAYOUT ARTIST / ILLUSTRATOR : 1996
• Layout work for various sections of their magazine. Also acted as a freelance illustrator contributing artwork for several articles.

MARVEL COMICS : FREELANCE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT : 1996
• Involved in various aspects of production for magazines published through their "Marvel Music" department.