Atherton Bartelby

Atherton Bartelby

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 1998 - Oct 2007

Senior Graphic Designer

Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Designed and produced all collateral for the Honolulu office.
  • Managed production budget in excess of $250,000 / year.
  • Created branded advertising for all major social events.
  • Art directed all internal and local external web projects.
Jun 1997 - Oct 1998

Production Coordinator

Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization Of America
  • Managed high-volume production for creative services.
  • Packaged electronic files and delivered to print vendors.
  • Designed collateral pieces based on visual standards.
  • Produced content for and printed all internal publications.
Jun 1996 - Jun 1997

Editorial Assistant

HarperCollins Publishers
  • Assisted four editors with scholarly art publications.
  • Conducted manuscript reviews with college professors.
  • Directed photo research and illustration for manuscripts.
  • Provided occasional art direction to book cover illustrators.
Jun 1992 - Aug 1995

Advertising Assistant

Chicago Tribune
  • Wrote advertising copy and directed artwork production.
  • Generated top ad sales consistently among peers.
  • Delivered top customer service to all corporate clients.
  • Assisted with design and layout of retail display ads.
Aug 1993 - Jun 1994

Publicity Assistant

Penguin Group USA
  • Wrote press releases under Publicity Executive’s direction.
  • Assisted Art Director with photo research / acquisitions.
  • Illustrated several press releases with original artwork.
  • Arranged national author tours with nationwide media.


Aug 2003 - Aug 2005


MFA in Graphic Design with special emphasis on branding, corporate identity, logo design, and typography.

Aug 1992 - Jun 1996


BA in Comparative Literature with special emphasis on critical literary theory, philosophy, and writing.



Windows OS


Microsoft Office

Macintosh OS

K4 Publishing System



Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe ImageReady

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Flash

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Acrobat