I'm an experienced graphic and web designer, specializing in design that swims in color, movement and takes advantage of every opportunity for eye candy. I am proficient in the complete Adobe Suite (CS5) and comfortable on both Mac and PC. I have been both a team asset and a one-man show, covering the full spectrum of the design process with calm attention to detail. I have also been well-trained in video editing and motion graphics, recently earning my BFA in digital media production.
2011-2012 Signature Announcements Clearwater, FL - Custom Stationery + Memorabilia e-Tailer graphic design/web design promotional materials: ads, brochures, catalogs; web graphics & maintenance for e-commerce site including landing pages, online forms, facebook support, web banners; email marketing (handcoded html email); in-house collateral management (maintained/reorganized all art assets)
2007-2009 Idearc St. Petersburg, FL - (formerly verizon superpages.com) web design/client support developed websites for small businesses, provided full online marketing support to both clients and sales reps including: web content, search engine optimization (SEO), marketing strategy and online identity.
2005-2007 Gulliver's Travels Sarasota, FL - online travel agency marketing/graphic design/web design/copywriting/project management responsible for all print and web graphics, primarily design and maintenance of travel website, including custom Photoshop work and maps. By 10/05, successfully rebranded company. Maintained internal policies & procedures, edited and designed travel agent manual, designed, coded, wrote and coordinated twice-monthly e-newsletter.
1998-2003 Creative Media Direct Tampa Bay, FL - direct marketing / promotions for radio art direction/graphic design/web design responsible for all phases of 4-color promotional print pieces: compwork, layout, logo creation, design, digital output, preflight, presscheck, archive. Also responsible for: all in-house design, including trade ads, twice-yearly magazine, design/maintenance of company website.
Software Proficiency: Adobe Suite CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere, Soundbooth) Graduate of Hofstra University (BA, Creative Studies) & The International Academy of Design (BFA, Digital Media Production)