Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Major – School of Visual Arts - Graduated 2004

Dean’s list 2004.

 

Ocean Township High School - Graduated 2000

 

Experience:

Freelance Work – NY & NJ – Art Director

Clients include: The Wall Street Journal, Sesame Workshop, Ogilvy Commonhealth, Market Maker Inc., Active International, Cymbalta, Zyprexa, Sleepy’s mattress, GAF inc.

 

IPC Systems – Jersey City NJ – Design and Social Media Consultant 2015

Advised on multi-platform social media strategy. Designed marketing materials, client/customer presentations, and infographics for an industry leading financial services provider.

 

Ziff Davis Inc (PCMag.com) – NYC – Lead Marketing Designer 2013-2014

Developed custom sites and ad experiences for publisher initiatives as well as client brands including: Google, HP, Microsoft, Best Buy, Sprint, Dodge, and many others

 

Aspen Marketing – Morristown NJ – Art Director 2010-2013

Responsible for conception and implementation of digital/interactive, game, and print content for AT&T, Kraft, Toyota, JVC, Hertz, Tourism Ireland, Goldtoe, Dial/Borax, and several others.

 

Lanmark Group – Eatontown NJ – Graphic designer 2006-2008

Worked solo, and in small groups at a full service advertising agency on all print and digital media produced for national and international campaigns. Clients include: Johnson and Johnson, Wrigley Orbit, Sirona systems, National Cable Communications, Seaboard Construction, and many others.

 

Some Other Jobs I’ve Had:

• Advertising Critic for TheStreet.com

• Designer and Self-Publisher of numerous independent social games

• High School Graphic Design Teacher

• Writer/Performer/Founder: The Whitest Kids U’Know comedy Troupe

• Gardener/horticulturist

 

Expertise:

Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Muse, Lightroom, Flash, Final Cut, Quark, Keynote, CSS, XML, HTML,
MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Mac OS X, Windows, Photo Retouching, Game Design & Gamification, Wireframing, UX/UI, Client Presentation, Print production & Preflight

 

Shows & Awards:

2009 Diana Jones Award- Nominated for Excellence in Gaming

2009 Indie RPG Award - Most Innovative Design

MARCOM Platinum Award, Intranet design 2007

MARCOM Gold Award, recruitment brochure design 2007

AIGA Senior Design and New Talent showcase 2004

Résumé

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