For the last year, I have been a freelancer working on a range of projects from advertising collateral and content management systems to package design, video production and motion graphics. Clients include Cycling Sports Group, Veritage Marketing Group and more.In 2007-08, I was a Jr. Art Director at Amplitude Marketing Group, a small privately-owned agency in Newtown, Connecticut. My responsibilities included design of advertising material, event signage, product displays, posters, website layouts, direct mail marketing and more.Before joining Amplitude, I was lead designer for a start-up magazine on resort property development. I joined the staff in Hawaii in 2005. My work included shaping the publication's look, laying out the first issue, designing the web site, and creating marketing materials.
Sep 2009 - Present
Freelance Web Designer
Freelance web design for various local businesses using the Joomla! content management system. Responsibilities include design of site themes and art direction of CSS coder.
May 2010 - Jun 2010
Freelance Graphic Design
Design collateral for four major bicycling brands; Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Mongoose. Projects include production of trade show signage, advertising, sell sheets, and banners. Designs were produced according to brand specific look and feel.
Nov 2006 - Jan 2009
Junior Art Director
Executed final design and production of marketing promotions for Schick including freestanding inserts, banners, posters, magazine ads and direct mailers. Tent design and event signage for the Schick-sponsored 2007 AVP Volleyball Tour. Animated banners, website design, and photo redemption pages produced for multiple Schick brands. Design of various Schick holiday and bonus packaging, and POP displays. Promotional videos created for the “Dane Cook Revealed” tour pitch presentation and Amplitude self-promotion.
Advertising for ‘Mike and Ike’ brand candy including web banners, magazine ads, event signage and sell sheets. Creative support on design pitch for 2009 ‘Mike and Ike’ website re-launch.
Website design support for Pilot Pen’s website re-launch.
Worked with printers to secure timelines, printing specs and quotes.
Nov 2005 - Jul 2006
Publication layout for aresort real-estate magazine. Created style sheets and templates for first issue. Design and production of Resortica.com, including detailed instruction for flash developer and construction of the HTML version. Design of Resortica corporate identity and direct mail promotions.
Nov 2001 - Apr 2006
Design of GE Consumer Finance division internal newsletter masthead and email blasts. Production of 3D illustrations for the opening spread of 2003 Barnes Group Inc. Annual Report. Comprehensive design for 2004 Barnes Group Inc. Annual Report. 3D illustrations for Guideposts direct mail materials.
Aug 2001 - May 2005
Bachelor of Arts
Aug 2003 - Dec 2003
National Student Exchange to study
Computer animation and multi-media
Multi-media (Flash MX)
Kinetic Typography (After Effects)
Computer Modeling (Lightwave 3D)
Computer Animation (Lightwave 3D) Design Workshop (Photoshop)