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  • James Walsh

    new york, NY

10 years of extensive print experience expert at quark, illustrator and photoshop

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EXPERIENCE ART DIRECTOR SHOT BUSINESS MAGAZINE TIME4 MEDIA INC. *responsible for the overall look and feel of the magazine. i assign illustration adn photography * Supervision of art staff and freelancers. ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR OUTDOOR LIFE MAGAZINE TIME4 MEDIA INC. 2003-present * contributed to regional section and bonus section redesign. * Supervision of art staff and freelancers. ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR OUTDOOR LIFE MAGAZINE TIME4 MEDIA INC. 2002-2003 * feature and departmental design as well as design of charts and infographics. * design of front end news/humor section as well as assigning freelance illustration. ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR INTERNETWEEK MAGAZINE UNITED BUSINESS MEDIA INC. 2001 - 2002 * Assigned freelance illustration and photography for use in feature layouts * Contributed to 2001 redesign ,defined chart and infographic style * Worked with management on day to day operations of weekly trade magazine * Supervision of art staff and freelancers graphic designer INTERNETWEEK MAGAZINE UNITED BUSINESS MEDIA INC. 2000 - 2001 * Designed Overall look and feel of Research and Analysis section from ground up * Worked in tandem with editorial staff to create weekly trade magazine * Designed charts, infographics and spot art for sections PRODUCTION DESIGNER Prepress Department. CMP Media inc. 1994 - 2000 * Preparing, correcting editing, and output of editorial and promotional pages for output. * Extensive use of Photoshop,Illustrator, and QuarkXpress for troubleshooting problem files. * Maintenance and upkeep of Agfa imagesetters, Macintosh and PC workstations, Tektronix and Fuji color proofers. FREELANCE Graphic Designer Brand X Graphics & Consulting, Inc. * Responsible for overall project design, assigning freelance illustration and photography. Editorial Designer Information Week CMP MEDIA INC. * Worked in tandem with Editorial and Design staff to create inside layout for nations #1 publication in information technology with a circulation of 400,000. * Extensive work in QuarkXpress and Quark Publishing System. Web Graphic Design Electronic Buyer's News CMP MEDIA INC. * Responsible for the design of several graphics for technology trade newspapers?s web site. SENIOR Designer Vision Repertory Theatre Company * Responsible for overall design of programs, posters and promotional material. Senior Designer Grita! Records inc. * Responsible for overall design of compact disc packaging, posters, multimedia design and promotional materials. * Tracking of service bureau materials. * Assign freelance illustration. Graphic Designer Hyperpublishing Quarterly cmp media inc. * Formulate cover, inside layout and design concepts for in house manufacturing quarterly. Junior Designer Desperate Records * Assisted in the inside layout and overall design of album packaging, posters, promotional items and advertisements. EDUCATION City University of New York at Queens College * Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art. May 1993 HONORS AND AWARDS 2001 internetweek magazine CMP MEDIA INC. CMP Editorial Excellence Awards, Overall Excellance in Design: Newspaper 1997 Electronic Buyer?s News CMP MEDIA INC. CMP Editorial Excellence Awards, ?Best Web Site?. 1997 Hyperpublishing Quarterly cmp media inc. Association of Graphic Communications 55th Annual Graphic Arts Exhibition Achievement Award in Prepress on Demand category. SKILLS Extensive knowledge of Macintosh computers, programs include QuarkXpress, Quark Publishing Systems, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe Streamline, Adobe PageMill, Adobe Dimensions, Macromedia FreeHand, Macromedia Extreme 3D, Macromedia Fontographer, Macromedia xRes, Corel DRAW!, BBEdit, HTML, Microsoft PowerPoint REFERENCES AND PORTFOLIO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST