Graphic Artist/Multimedia Visual Producer
Poughkeepsie Journal (Gannett Co., Inc.)
Responsible for the design and presentation of the company's print and online products, including a daily newspaper, several magazines and a 24/7 Web site. Daily responsibilities include collaboration with art and photo directors, top editors and reporters to produce the best-looking, attention-grabbing products. Other duties include generating maps, bar/pie charts and informational graphics. Worked with the art director to initiate, develop and implement a re-design of the newspaper in early 2009. Most notable for developing solutions for hard-to-illustrate reports. Helped film and produce (with Motion graphics) a high-caliber video/commercial to market the business's products. Online work includes creating graphics, promos and teasers; producing videos; and generating special-event Web sites.
Designs honored with numerous awards (for breaking news and spot news) from The Associated Press, Gannett and the New York News Publishers Association.