Skills & Expertise include: Illustration, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Art, Painting, Digital Illustration, Graphics, Illustrator, Art Direction, Posters, Drawing, Image Manipulation, Fine Art, Adobe Creative Suite. Leadership through strong problem solving, team building and written communication skills. Team building.
My goal is to become part of a strong, creative team where I can lend my unique and diverse talents and vision to their success. I am always seeking to learn new business strategies and marketing techniques.
Joann C Mosher 10 Lynwood Rd. Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 914-656-3272 www.linkedin.com/pub/joann-mosher/2a/869/8aa www. Behance.net/joanncmosher
A top-performing Graphic Designer and Picture Framer with over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of artistic settings. Achieved artistic success both domestically and overseas. Adept at working effectively in team-based and autonomous settings. Demonstrated ability to thrive in dynamic environments that demand strong attention to detail. Successfully facilitated art sales domestically at Galerie Kornye West and internationally in Milazzo, Sicily. Seeking to join a strong, creative team in the New York metropolitan area that will allow for leverage of unique and diverse talents to help contribute to organizational success, as well as provide opportunities for continued professional development.
Areas of Expertise
Graphic & 3D Design Logo Development Professional Fine Artist Traditional & Digital Illustration Painting Art Direction Drawings & Posters Image Manipulation Adobe Creative Suite Copywriting & Copy Editing Archival & Decorative Framing Marketing & Promotions Management & Training Experience & Achievements Well-versed in leading design teams in order to increase productivity Trained employees in archival practices; also coached staff in quality and craftsmanship best practices Developed and oversaw a curriculum that allowed students to prepare and present a professional artistic portfolio Able to work within a set budget
Marketing & Sales Experience & Achievements Skilled in increasing client lists and increasing sales by as much as 10% Led in sales as a part-time employee; beat the records set by full-time framing staff members Increased enrollment in art classes by 400% over the course of 10 years
Artistic Experience & Achievements Years of successful experience as a professional framer specializing in archival and aesthetically-based works Design experience in creating logos, business cards and corporate collateral items Met with wide variety of clientele to develop, design, and execute sound custom frame designs Helped artists present work in Gallery Night, a city-wide celebration of artists and galleries Expert on preservation techniques Successfully completed requirements for Certified Picture Framer Won awards in the local Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA)
Work History A.I. Friedman, Assistant Manager, Custom Framing, 2013 – Present Freelance, Graphic Designer, 2010 – Present Michaels, Professional Picture Framer, 2013 and 2009 – 2010 Aaron Brothers, Professional Picture Framer, 2008 – 2009 Travis Academy of Fine Arts, Drawing Teacher, 1999 – 2009 Suitable for Framing, Manager, 1997 – 2001 Studio Gallery, Lead Framer, 1994 – 1997 Four Corners Frame Shop, Lead Framer, 1990 – 1994
Education Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Completed Coursework, Artistic Anatomy and Portrait Painting, Art Students League of New York, New York, NY Bachelor of Fine Arts Coursework, Illustration, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY