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Objective
To challenge my creativity and share ideas with people who continue to expand their love of design and typography.

Experience
Fourstar Group, Milford, MA 12/06 – Present: Senior Designer

  • Develop consumer brand identities and packaging design

A.C. Moore, CVS, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Fred’s, Rite Aid, Target and Walmart

Why Design, Providence, RI 6/02 – 12/06: Senior Designer

  • Create designs from initial concepts through production of logos, collateral materials, packaging, elementary structure concepts, point-of-purchase, and web site design
  • Manage vendors (photographers and illustrators) as necessary as well as organize and lead photo shoots
  • Prepare final art and perform comp & final retouching as well as direct production artists to produce final digital mechanicals
  • Contribute in brainstorms and other idea-generating exercises. Develop original ideas through thumbnails, sketches, digital design or written ideas

ABC Development, Aqua Leisure, Bunjeez International, Dumar International, Family Values, Fun Rise, InStep, Island Recreation, Kids Perfered, Kel Gar, Little Kids, Moose Mountain Toymakers, Pacific Cycles, PTI Sports, The Spa Guy and Zap Toys

Freelance Designer 8/99 – 6/02

  • Art Direction, Design and production of advertisements, book jackets, collateral materials, logos, newsletters, posters and web sites
  • Art Direction of photo shoots, private label package design and production

Allied Domeq/Dunkin Donuts, Allen & Gerritsen, Amerty Graphics, Bradlees Department Stores, Christopher Publishing, Enterprise Press, Leary & Tiziani and Saraceno Photography

Enterprise Press, New York, NY 3/98 – 8/99: Senior Designer

  • Create designs from initial concepts through production
  • Design and production of 4 – color, 2 – color and b/w advertisements, direct response, point-of-purchase, posters, and product packaging

Allied Tours, The American Friends of the Hebrew University, The American Jewish Council, The CIT Group, The Law Offices of Jonathan S. Damashek P.C., Harris Rothenberg Inc., Latina Magazine and New York City Opera

Pinnacle Marketing, Hanover, MA 10/94 – 12/97: Designer

  • Create designs from initial concepts through production
  • Design and production of 4 – color, 2 – color and b/w advertisements, direct response,point-of-purchase, posters, and product packaging

Allied Plywood, Boston Cedar & Millwork, Brosco Windows, Christy’s Market, Georgia Pacific, Ira Motor Group, Morgan Doors, Quikrete, Simpson Strong Tie and TACC International Corporation

Proficiency
Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, WordPress and Microsoft Office

Education
B.A., Art/Graphic Design concentration, Advertising minor
Salem State University, Salem, MA
Graduated Cum Laude
May 1994