I am a highly creative grounded person of integrity who enjoys creating and inspiring others. I have a lot of positive energy, possess excellent communication skills, and enjoy the challenge of expanding my knolwledge. I would like to contribute my unique technical and personal skills within a creative and progressive company on a full time,  part time or contract basis.


  • Web, Graphic, & Digital Media Design and Implementation
  • Audio Engineering
  • Video editing
  • Internet technology
  • Roller Blading/outdoor activities
  • Singing
  • Playing guitar
  • Songwriting
  • Painting
  • Gardening
  • Yoga
  • Spiritual pursuits


  • Graphic and Web designer with strong skills from planning to implementation. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite design software including: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Quark xPress. Cross platform  proficient Mac and PC PC environments.
  • Currently am a Digital Media Operations Analyst at Gannett / The Journal News.
  • Freelance web designer with 5+ years experience, producing a web presence which facilitates new marketing avenues for small businesses and the self-employed. Strong knowledge of Flash, code-compliant XHTML and CSS layout for cross-browser compatibility and stability. Interfacing and scripting for interactive and dynamic web designs.
  • AS in Design (Graphic Design and Interactive Multimedia) and an 3 Year Design Diploma in Interior Design/Architecture with a final GPA of 4.0 for both degrees.
  • Freelance Web & Graphic designer - packaging, marketing graphics, banners, user guides, DVD labels, and other promotional materials.
  • Particularly interested in Flash and PHP web design, Marketing Design, Recording, Editing Audio and Video, and Teaching software applications.
  • Specialties include Flash based web development & design, vector-based art/animation, CSS and valid XHTML, typography, color theory, photomanipulation/digital art, branding/identity development, and audio.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, both verbal and written, detail oriented, self starter, comfortable working individually or as part of a team. I am flexible, reliable, motivated, and dedicated.

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2006 - Present

Digital Media Operations Analyst

Gannett / The Journal News
  • Design, Creation, implementation, and training of numerous online flash ads, and graphics for ad design and marketing department.
  • Design, Creation, implementation of flash GUI's for multimedia online use.
  • Creating video commercials and weekly informational videos for RNN (The Journal News affiliate TV station) and lohud.com from recording, to Final Cut editing completion, to final format.
  • Sound Engineer: The Greater NY Wine & Food Festival & The Greater NY Beer & Food Festival, the largest consumer event in the market.
  • Project Management Recording and Engineering of; The Listening Room projects and voiceovers from start to finish. Please visit:  http://www.lohud.com/listeningroom
  • Selected as Solutions Team member by publisher to work on special revenue generating projects
  • Created the team, ‘The E-Squad.’ Initiated 'LoHud Insider Newsletter' that is sent to subscribers, and non-subscribers quarterly. Within its first year, it won a first place award at The New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. and was included in a corporate internal blog relating to standard operating procedures.
  • Project Management; Increased the email database over 25%, within just under a two year time frame.
  • Coordinating and overseeing entire project including; user research, managing the integration of graphics, text, and html into project, server side filing, and organizing and managing content flow.
  • Creation and implementation of The Journal News OnLine Media Kit.
  • Assisting employees with software applications, technical IT issues, and coding including; java script, html, css, and action script.
  • Initiate new and innovative ideas, implementing, and creating SOP's.
2004 - Present

Owner / Web, Graphic, Audio, Video Development and Design

Built On Dreams
  • Oversee all aspects of production, implementation and business transactions.
  • Created several multimedia websites including; http://www.michaelbolton.com
  • Develop, Create, Build, Structure, Design, and Complete implementation of various websites, including audio and video editing and conversion.
  • Create and Design various marketing materials for clients including; Brochures, Business Cards, Stationary, Posters, CD Jewel Packs, Logos, Wallscapes, etc..
1993 - Present

Performing Artist and Musician, Management

Hiawatha Productions
  • Management of sales, marketing, booking, and full band.
  • Created all promotional materials including; logos, websites, graphics for CD Jewel cases, stationary, business cards, posters, T-Shirts, etc..
  • Sound Engineering, Recording, Producing, and Editing.
  • Live Sound.
  • Vocalist and Songwriter
1989 - 1993

Freelance Interior Designer

Freelance Interior Designer
  • Residential and corporate interior design work
  • Created drawings, renderings, color coordination, selection of furniture, furnishings, and presentation boards.
  • Met with clients to specify goals and objectives
  • Award for presentation and layout for Hobbs Realty for representation of Merit Condominiums, 235 86th Street, New York, NY. Responsibilities included; Sales, coordination and ordering of fabrics and furnishings, floor plans, and location site specifications.
1991 - 1992

Sales/ Interior Designer

  • Sales, coordination and ordering of fabrics and furnishings, floor plans, and on location floor plan specifications.


2004 - 2005


  • Assistant teacher
  • Multi Media Design Team Leader


Studied typography and package design



Digital media Skills

• Final Cut Pro • Illustrator • ActionScript • Pro Tools • Office OX • Computer Support • Javascript • Keynote • Sound Track Pro • Audio Engineering • Motion • Live Type • HTML • CSS • PHP • QuickTime Pro • Mac & PC  

Digital Media Skills

• Flash • Photoshop • Image Ready • InDesign • Dreamweaver • Quark  • Camtasia Studio  • Video & Sound conversion • Training/Instructor in Flash • Pre & Post production • Live Sound • Recording • Sound Track Pro • XML • Excellent understanding of user interface fundamentals