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Graphic Designer / Illustrator / University Instructor
New York, NY
New York, NY
I am a New York City artist and graphic designer with a playful aesthetic. I have a broad range of experience, including branding and identity, packaging, web, publication, advertising, visual merchandising, design education and design management. My industry experience includes, but is not limited to food and beverage, home fashion, big box box retail, and art gallery marketing.
IDENTITY: EZ LAUNDRY DELIVERY
PACKAGING/LOGO: OUT AND ABOUT
PACKAGING: THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS X PUSH POP
Collaborate with marketing team to create branding, packaging, and other visual collateral for Bazooka Candy Brands products such as Ring Pop, Push Pop and Juicy Drop Pop. Carry out digital and hard copy proof approvals, and carry out press checks for packaging production runs.
Prepare coursework and deliver lectures for art and design disciplines including Digital Illustration, Typography and Advertising Design. Provide guidance and instruction that helps students sharpen concept development, organizational, time management, and communication skills. Introduce students to design software and assist them in developing technical skills, while providing an environment conducive to discovering and honing individual design sensibilities.
Cooperate with packaging manager to produce unique packaging for textile-based home-style products. Communicate with product developers and home fashion designers to create customer-specific packaging solutions for products sold domestically and internationally by retailers such as Wal-Mart, Costco, and Bed Bath and Beyond. Update and organize packaging templates for Ellery’s various customers and brands. Edit and organize product photography.
Design and maintain museum’s "@Studio" event mailer. Assist in design of announcements to be displayed on museum lobby screens. Create signage for special events and exhibitions. Create printed event and exhibiton announcements to be displayed in the museum, as well as corresponding digital announcments to be sent to museum mailing list. Assist with layout of museum publications.
Assist creative directors and designers with concept development, copywriting, comp creation and research for ad campaigns for accounts including Kraft and Reebok. Create promotional material for McGarry Bowen. Illustration.