Work Samples

  • DuJour Magazine, Summer 2013 issue

  • DuJour Magazine, Spring 2013 issue

  • DuJour Magazine, Winter 2012

Work History

EXPERIENCE 07/12 - present | DuJour Media Graphic Designer Designs editorial layouts and digital banners for luxury lifestyle magazine. Performs photo research, creates templates and print-ready files for print. 3/07 - 9/12 | Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director Advertising / Promotions Designer: Designs and produces ads, in-book pages, sales sheets, brochures, event invitations, recaps and signage, media kit materials, tradeshow brochures, e-blasts, microsite comps, web ad mock-ups, sales presentations, and all other advertising-related materials. Performs photo research as necessary, prepares print-ready files. Client List: InDemand (via Syndicatebelu), Wenner Media—Us Weekly + Men’s Journal, Condé Nast Publications, Reader’s Digest, Hachette Filipacchi Media—Elle Décor + Woman’s Day, Complex, The JCC Manhattan, Tommy Hilfiger (via 24Seven), Jane Editorial Designer / Art Director: Designs editorial layouts, supplements, special sections, charts and infographics for print publications. Works with illustrators, photo editors and in-house photographers. Worked with Creative Director in redesigningand repackaging Footwear News and creating a new look for The New York Observer. Experience working on daily, weekly and monthly publications. Client List: WWD, The New York Observer, Niche Media, Complex, The Onion (book design) iPad Designer: Redesigned editorial layouts for the iPad version of Elle, adding interactive design elements. 10.06 - 3/07 | dELiA*s, Inc Graphic Designer, CCS Girls Responsible for all aspects of art direction and design of the 52 page CCS Girls catalog. Designed digital marketing/promotional materials such as weekly HTML e-mails and web banners. Collaborated remotely with CD, stylist and merchandisers on lifestyle shoots and directed in-house photographer and stylist for product stills. Assisted CD in the photo editing process, reviewed proofs and marked up images for retouching/color correcting. Worked with copywriter and CD to ensure a level of consistency between the the dELiA*s, Alloy and CCS brands. 06/05 - 10/06 | dELiA*s, Inc / Alloy Merchandising Co. Print Production Manager, CCS Created print-ready mechanicals for CCS, an action sports catalog with 5 issues (each with a refresh) and 2 sale books per year. Photoshopped vendor-issued artwork into t-shirt, sweatshirt, deck and wheel templates for final product images. Created silos of products for print and web. Some color correcting and retouching. Proofed, pre-flighted, PDF’d and packaged final mechanicals for print. Optimized and re-formatted product stills for web. Collaborated with CD and Print Production Director to author a “process” to be followed by all members of the merchandising, production and creative teams resulting in a more efficient workflow between departments. Recruited and managed freelancers as needed. 05/04 - 09/04 | Mark Batty Publisher Design Intern / Freelance production Artist Credited production artist for U&lc: Influencing Design & Typography, by John D. Berry; provided photography for + designed endsheets; Produced BLADS; designed Fall 04 mailer 9/97 - 11/01 | dELiA*s, Inc. Managed dELiA*s.com affiliate program; Tracked and managed web inventory for delias.com + discountdomain.com; acted as buyer for discountdomain.com; Associate Manager of web customer service team EDUCATION 09/01 - 06/05 | Pratt Institute BFA in Communication Design; Presidential Merit Scholarship (8 semesters); 2005 Pratt Show Honoree SKILLS Software: K4 | NewsEdit | Photoshop | Indesign | Illustrator | Quark Xpress | Excel | Word | Mac Web: Design of static web pages | Designs storyboard for interactive video ad units and microsites | Basic HTML | Dreamweaver | Basic Flash | Ruby on Rails | Eblasts + Evites

Education

  • Pratt Institute

    • BFA Graphic Design
    • 2001 - 2005
  • City University of New York-John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    • n/a Criminal Justice
    • 1999 - 2001

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA

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