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  • Ed Zee

    Visual Artist

    New York, NY

10+ Years of Visual Arts in Fashion and Production. 5+ years Art Direction & "Behind the Scenes" video production for Urban Brands Inc. Freelanced for major retail brands and artist alike in the New York try-state area. Briefly toured with bands in Europe and performed as a studio musician. Always like to take on challenges and/or to learn something new. Latest are 3D modeling and HTML5. Started to learn JQuery. *On sabbatical and heading back to NYC around mid 2011.

Work Samples

  • Creative I

  • HGR Concept F1 3D & Photo Comp

Work History

s p e c i a l t i e s Art Direction, Graphics Design, Illustrations, Photography, Retouch, Behind the scene video, HTML, CSS3, JQuery, Music production and Mac IT. p o s i t i o n s 2008 to Present Independent Creative Consultant / Photographer Clients: TrueCars, Limited Brand, Inc., Victoria’s Secret, Henry Bendel, Essence, Vibe, Vouge, Mark Nelson Design, Haitem Photography, Mi-Makeup by Kathrina Miccio, Soledad Lowe Jewelry, Ella Collection by Joanne Borgella, Nature’s Darling. Tasks: Art direction, high-end photo retouching and rendering, graphics design, logo & type design, photography, video filming & production, website front end production. 2001 – January 2009 Senior Visual Graphics Designer/ Art Direction FT Staff: Urban Brands Inc: Ashley Stewart & Marianne Tasks: Art management & direction from concept to multi-tiered campaign, photo retouch, graphics design, pre and post production coordiation, point of purchase design, packaging design, video filming & production management, database support for marketing initiatives, website production, budget tracking, Mac IT. 2000 to 2001 Dog Eat Dog: musical Instrument & sound technician. publicity assistant 1995 to 2000 Applied Graphics Technologies: NY Daily News, NYDN TV Vue, NJ Star Ledger, Jersey Journal, Caldwell Press. 1994 to 1995 Graphics Design. New York Post e d u c a t i o n 2002 to present Additional schooling and on-site training for digital imaging, photography, and cinema photography 1997 November Bergen Techinical Institute, Paramus, N.J. - Certificate in Advanced Photoshop. 1991 to 1994 Bergen Commuinity College, Paramus, N.J. • A.A.S. in Commercial Art/Computer Graphics. Minor in Photography and Engineering/Drafting Design. 1987 to 1990 MTI Technical College, Fairfield, N.J. • A.S. in Electroic Technology. Software: Adobe Creative Suite 2 to Master Suite 5, Lightroom 3.x, Phase One / Capture One, Final Cut Pro 5, Keynote, and various Mac software. Hardware: Machintosh, IBM/PC, Digital SLR, Canon & Minolta Fiery Color Rip Copier Printers, Audio/Video Recording Equipment.

Specialties

Affiliations

Strategen Creative Partners, FWA, Creative Design Pro

Awards

5 Years Outstanding Achievement at Urban Brands Inc.

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