I am a desiger and photographer. I provide Art/Creative Direction for photography, graphic design, interactive solutions, print, and web design. I am also experienced in video editing and motion graphics.
Jonah P. Simon
www.jpsimon.com | www.jonahsimon.com
Degree and Major: Bachelors of Fine Arts / Photography
College: Savannah College of Art and Design
• Deans List multiple terms in a row
• Portfolio Scholarship from Savannah College of Art and Design
November 2006 - Present
Responsibilities include the design and execution of high-profile online marketing campaigns for all Motorola sectors. Projects include microsites, multimedia for the home page of motorola.com, consumer product experiences, design support for all global online communications. Collaborate with the internal marketing team as well as our interactive agency to keep campaigns tight and maintain brand consistency.
Major Projects: Iconic releases of the RAZR 2, SLVR, ROKR e8, ROKR u9, Q, MING, RIZR
Van Gorder Studios
Fairfield, CT - Summer 2005 / Winter 2005 / June 2006 - Present
Photo compiling and retouching. Color correction. Assisting in the setup of tabletop still lifes. Use Mamiya medium format cameras w/ Phase One digital backs (P20, P25).
Ferrari Club of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA - November 2003,2004
Helped with the production of the DVD for the event the Ferrari Club of Louisiana puts on called the Ferrari French Quarter Classic. Along with being the photographer for the event I was a driver for a camera vehicle, and helped film some of the track event. The photos were used for the dvd, posters, and various magazine articles. For the track even I was set up in the infield of the track in a cherry-picker which I operated. Examples of some of these photos can be seen on my website in the automotive section.
I did the motion graphics and editing for the title sequences for the automotive documentaries Teckadmics: Mischief Destroy (2003), and Mischief Invasion (2004). Both of these movies can be rented at any Blockbuster and Hollywood Video across the country. It is available for purchase from stores such as Best Buy.
Yale University Web Design and Development
New Haven, CT - June through August 2000
Assisted in the design and developement of webpages for various biomedical departments at Yale University. I would come up with designs in photoshop, when they were accepted I would splice them up and start editing the html manually.
Forza: The Magazine About Ferrari - Issue 61 May 2005
Photo on the cover, and on page 71
Ferrari Market Letter - Volume 29 Number 24, November 27, 2004
Photos on pages 2 and 3
Tuningwerks - Issue 5
Photos of mine were used in a full-page ad for Audizine.com
French Quarter Frenzy 1,2 (DVD) - 2003, 2004
Teckademics Mischief Destroy, Invasion (DVD) - 2003, 2004
WRXFanatics 2005 Calender
Photo on the cover, and page for June 2005
• Work with both Mac and PC
I am extremely experienced and efficient working with both Mac and PC machines.
• InkJet Printing (Epson and Canon) and Color Calibration
I print using large format Epson 4800 and 9600. I am experienced in color calibration, and color and black and white inkjet printing.
• Digital camera
I am very experienced with Canon digital cameras including the 20d and 1ds bodies. I am very experienced with Mamiya medium format cameras w/ Phase One digital back systems to shoot in the studio with.
• Film camera
I am very experienced using large format cameras including Horseman cameras. I am very experienced with Canon and Nikon 35mm bodies. I have a lot of experience developing black and white film from 35mm up to 4x5. I am experienced in black and white and color printing.
• Studio lighting
I am experienced with lighting people and table top still lifes.
• Digital video cameras:
I have used many different Canon, RCA, and Sony cameras.
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects
I am very experienced using Adobe Photoshop. I am extremely proficient in color correction and photo retouching along with graphic design layout and web-page design. I have worked a lot in Illustrator doing vector illustrations for posters, shirt and sticker designs.
• Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash
I am experienced working in Dreamweaver even though I would rather hand code when it comes to creating web-pages. I have worked in Flash to create web-pages, intro movies, and banner advertisements.
• Apple Final Cut Pro
I have worked a lot in Final Cut Pro doing video editing and color correction for video.
I edit all my web-page work using BBEdit. I am extremely experienced with HTML as I hand code all of my web pages (unless a client requests me to use Dreamweaver). I have set up shopping cart systems and work with java script.
• Raw Image Editing and Conversion, High Dynamic Range Imaging
I am very experienced using Canon's Digital Photo Professional and Photoshop CS2's raw image editing software to correct white balance and exposure in photos. I have worked creating 16bit high dynamic range images using software such as Sphere combining multiple exposed images. I experienced using printing software such as Image Print.