EXPERIENCE

12/2010 to present
Freelance Art Director/Designer
Full service art direction and design for print and digital products.

5/2008 to 11/2010
Design Manager/Art Director, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Manager for the in-house design group comprised of five designers. Involved in Art Direction on high priority projects, keeping projects on schedule and budget, and on going training for the staff.

9/2003 to 4/2008
Senior Designer, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
In-house designer responsible for cover and interior designs for college textbooks. Art Directed freelancer designers on interiors and covers, designed covers, handled all project management, and trained new employees.

12/2001 to 9/2003
Associate Art Director, Thomson Higher Learning
Art Director for 150 titles per season on the Humanities side. Worked with freelancer designers on cover and interior design, reviewing mechanicals and color proofs, and solving design issues for project managers.

1/1999 to 6/2001
Designer, Beacon Press
Graphic designer responsible for cover design of hardcovers and paperbacks, interior text designs, website design, advertisements and posters.




Education

BFA, Graphic Design
University of Delaware, 1998

Multimedia Studies Program - HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Flash
San Francisco State University, 2007-2009

Technical Skills

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Color Management,
Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, CSS, basic Actionscript 3.0,
basic Java, and Acrobat PDF

Awards

  • AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show
  • PRINT’s “Regional Design Annual”
  • Bookbuilders West Annual Show
  • Featured in “Graphic Design Speak, A Visual Dictionary for
          Designers and Clients”
  • GRAPHIS “New Talent Design Annual”
  • Advertising Club of Delaware

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