Experienced Graphic Designer with skill in print and web design. Efficient, organized and detail-oriented artist capable of managing multiple projects in fast-paced environments. Proven track record directing and leading other creative professionals and collaborating with cross-functional teams. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Specialties: Print Design, Web Design, Vector Illustration, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Pencils, Ink, HTML5

Work Samples

  • Boston Capital Trade Show Display

  • The Devil & Jack O'Brien

  • The Raven

Work History

  • Sr. Designer

    • Mile Ends Creative
    • May 2012 - Present (2 years 4 months)

    • Designed HTML5-based websites, Facebook business pages, logos, trade show displays, marketing emails, illustrations and print ads.

  • Graphic Designer

    • H.P. HOOD (via The Creative Group)
    • Jan 2013 - May 2013 (4 months)

    • Projects included signage, collateral, digital and print ads, and package design

  • Graphic Design Consultant

    • Zeo, Inc.
    • Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

    • Designed web graphics, product manuals, print collateral and brand identity guidellines for a brand relaunch.

  • Artist Supervisor

    • Stop & Shop
    • 1997 - Jul 2011 (13 years 10 months)

    • Successfully supervised and art-directed a team of two artists and two proofreaders through all phases of a production of a weekly circular spanning up to 500 separate page files.

    • Designed circular pages, assorted collateral, and in-store signage, meeting brand standards for both the Stop & Shop and Giant supermarket chains.

    • Developed signs and collateral that supported multi-faceted, customer-facing marketing campaigns, achieving maximum clarity and impact.

    • Redesigned in-store signage that supported a complete brand relaunch of the Stop & Shop and Giant supermarket chains, impacting over 550 stores.

    • Designed three complete suites of signage for The Triple Winner Game, in partnership with the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, which raised $5.25 million dollars for children’s cancer research.

    • Art-directed glamour photography for recipes and product shots that appeared in various marketing materials.

  • Creative Print Supervisor

    • Stop & Shop
    • 2004 - 2007 (3 years)

    • Successfully managed a team of seven junior artists through the final production and weekly release of the Stop & Shop and Giant supermarket circulars.

    • Selected to lead a department-wide transition from outdated, proprietary software to
    Quark XPress and Mac OS X.

    • Facilitated an expansion of the advertising department’s staff and output due to the merging of Stop & Shop with sister supermarket company, Giant, bringing all advertising and design functions of both banners into one department.

  • Senior Layout Artist

    • Stop & Shop
    • 2001 - 2004 (3 years)

    • Designed circular pages, special general merchandise inserts and grand opening wraps for the weekly Stop & Shop circular.

    • Sustained clear lines of communication with internal sales planners and merchants that effectively and accurately implemented advertising programs.

    • Maintained and updated a digital library of product art that ensured current product packaging was used in all advertising materials.

  • Layout Artist

    • Stop & Shop
    • 1999 - 2001 (2 years)
  • Junior Release Artist

    • Stop & Shop
    • Sep 1997 - 1999 (2 years)

Education

  • Massachusetts College of Art

    • Web Design
    • 2010 - 2011

    Completed Continuing Education courses in Web Design.

  • Salem State College

    • BA Graphic Design, English
    • 1992 - 1997

    • Graduated cum laude

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