I have worked professionally as an art director/graphic designer for nearly 15 years. My clients’ cross an array of market segments; financial institutions, television and print publications, healthcare and not-for-profits. From concept development through final production, I’ve consistently delivered effective graphic solutions to successfully solve for branding and marketing challenges; working closely with clients to ensure a high level of service.
work experience Legg Mason global asset management stamford, ct 4.10–3.12 senior graphic designer/contract design + develop marketing materials for americas’ distribution; institutional, financial advisors, client-facing + internal > sales/product channel collateral > thought leadership intiatives > package quantitative data in charts + infographics > image sourcing
BearingPoint, Inc. independent business consulting firm new york city 1.08–1.09 graphic designer/freelance implemented design elements for marketing collateral > management/technology client literature > disseminate quantitative information to create illustrator graphs + charts > image sourcing > create press-ready mechanicals
Wechsler Ross & Partners intergrated branding + marketing solutions new york city 1.05–11.07 senior graphic designer/freelance created cross-channel marketing collateral for global financial + investment industries > annual reports > high-end brochures/collateral > branding corporate/investment literature > promotional campaigns/advertising
Morgan Stanley global financial services firm new york city 2.04–11.04 graphic designer/contract investment banking division corporate design for all industry- specific institutional securities events; global communications > annual reports > high-end events; internal + external > lucite production
Sue Coe Designs boutique-style design studio new york city 5.97–present art director/senior graphic designer/freelance > comprehensive collateral for leading tri-state area hospitals > annual reports > invitations > signage/wayfinding
Cullinane Design communications firm new york city 2.97–1.98 junior graphic designer mechanical/electronic design from concept through production > corporate identity + collateral > annual report design/production > corporate brochures; fact + sell sheets > packaging
internships MTV new york city 9.94–12.94 on-air graphics intern MTV identity/layout for programs special reports; news graphics type; posters for upcoming pilots > design/image research for on-air programs > video capture/beta to Mac > time-coding/logging
Carbone Smolan Associates new york city 1.94–6.94 graphic design intern merchandising design; product development identity program; collateral press kit; press release 3-Dimensional comprehensives and prototypes > initial sketches + concept presentation boards > color prepress evaluations > image research > production research
computer skills > Mac OSX > InDesign CS4 > Adobe Photoshop CS4 > Adobe Illustrator CS4 > Adobe Acrobat Professional 6.0 > QuarkXPress 6 > Microsoft /PPT/Word/Excel
education Fordham University Bachelor of Arts, 1994 Graphic Design Additional Training School of Visual Arts, 1992 Art Center College of Design, 1991
Gold Award: Legg Mason BW Global Opportunities Bond Fund 2012 winner of Institutional Investor's 3rd Annual U.S. Investment Management Awards for Global Fixed Income in the International Strategies area. Brandywine Global Fixed Income Funds – these Brandywine funds offer institutional-caliber management to individual investors.