I specialize in print design -- my day job is producing sports magazines as an Art Director for a magazine publisher which partners with large corporations. I am adept at designing creative, technically sound, thematic print pieces -- brochures, business cards, displays, etc. -- and doing so in a prompt and professional manner.
I am normally responsible for creating nearly all of the editorial design layouts for an entire magazine from cover-to-cover. Other times, I will supervise and coordinate designers in the production of several, simultaneous, massive projects.
I earned my degree in Advertising Design from Syracuse University in 1999 and have worked in a variety of environments -- large ad agencies, a small print shop, and The Buffalo News.
Aug 2005 - Present
I design and produce the following magazines, in addition to a few programs, including the PGA Tour and the John Wooden games. Click on the magazine titles to view a complete digital edition of the magazine.
- FUEL Football, FUEL Basketball, FUEL Baseball >> Design FUEL line of sports magazines in partnership with Reebok. Magazines appear nationally throughout the year in Dick's Sporting Goods stores and are targeted at the high school market. Produced every few months.
- NASCAR Pole Position >> Official Race Fan Guide for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races across the country. Appear in local race markets in the weeks leading up to the events. Bi-weekly production schedule.
- Friday Night Football >> Annual high school football publications. Re-launch of high school football property is approximately 100 pages (instead of 200); covers high school prospects and teams. Have produced up to four 200-page annuals simultaneously within a six-week period.
Oct 2003 - Jul 2005
Worked my way from night-shift part-timer to full-time, day-shift Special Section designer.