Graphic Artist and Illustrator. Experience working on book covers, catalogues, advertisements, marketing materials, e-blasts, web icons, banner ads, and more. Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator are my main tools, but I'm also refining my and honing my skills - I am currently learning HTML, CSS, and Dreamweaver.

Work Samples

  • 2010 Catalogue Cover

  • Accidents Happen book cover

  • Special Editions Direct Mail brochure

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    • Samuel French, Inc.
    • May 2009 - Feb 2014 (4 years 9 months)

    • Designing ads and promotional materials for print and web
    • Retouching and adapting submitted artwork for book covers, including prepress work
    • Creation of many original cover designs for new publications
    • Typesetting – transcribing text to appropriate formatting
    • Editing – applying authors’ edits to proofing rounds
    • Revamped cover creation process
    • Spearheaded company’s foray into ePub format

  • Temp Copy Editor

    • Lebhar-Friedman
    • Mar 2008 - May 2009 (1 year 2 months)

    • Proofreading stories & company press releases, correcting errors and ensuring consistency with the magazine’s style
    • Fact-checking
    • Page layout work in both Quark and InDesign
    • Photo correction and retouching
    • Writing of headlines and captions

  • Credit Administrator

    • Bear Stearns
    • Mar 2000 - Nov 2007 (7 years 8 months)

    • Reviewing of clients’ contracts and agreements page by page for vital terms and provisions, spotting and highlighting any variances for review by the legal department

Education

  • City University of New York-Baruch College

    • Business Communication
    • 2004 - 2007
  • School of Visual Arts

    • Illustration
    • 1992 - 1994

Specialties

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