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OVERALL EXPERIENCE

•  Over 20 years experience as an Art Director, manager, designer and production artist.

•  Skilled at working on several projects simultaneously.

•  Committed to high-quality design and production.

•  Very collaborative team player.

 

DESIGN/ART DIRECTION EXPERIENCE

• Following through on project from conceptualization to finished piece.

• Maintaining client and artist relationships.

• Hiring and directing designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators.

 

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

• Managed production for 8 national publications.

• Liaison between editorial, clients, advertising and art department.

• An extensive knowledge of print production.

• Highly skilled at color corrections and digital photo retouching.

• Supervising press runs.

 

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

• Supervising and mentoring designers and production artists.

• Setting and maintaining publication budgets.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

08/19 – present   Book Designer, Quarto Publishing / Seattle, WA

04/13 – 08/19   Art Director. AAA Journey Magazine / Seattle, WA

12/03 – 02/13   Art Director, Seattle Magazine / Seattle, WA

09/99 – 09/03   Art Director, Outside Magazine / New Mexico

05/96 – 05/99    Creative Director, Starlight Publishing / New Mexico

06/93 – 05/96   Art Director, Relios Inc / New Mexico

05/91 – 05/93   Designer, Clarke Thompson Advertising & Design / NYC

 

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite

• Digital Illustration and Cartography

 

EDUCATION:

B.F.A. Copper Union, NYC

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