"Ideas may also grow out of the problem itself, which in turn becomes part of the solution." - Paul Rand
To obtain a position as a New Media / Web Designer in a highly creative environment where I can continue to grow and to discover new challenges, as well as use my mastery of HTML to build optimized interactive web interfaces while maintaining the integrity of original design concepts; learn from other designers and programmers alike, in order to best interpret concepts online in HTML.
Dec.2008 - Present - Panasonic Corporation of North America - Web Interactive Producer, Secaucus, NJ, USA
Sept. 2003-Dec.2008 AlphaMediaGroup Inc., (Dennis Publishing) Maxim.com, New York, NY, USA
Jan 2001- July 2003 - Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc, Toronto, Canada
Apr.1999-Jan.2001 (contract) schark!, a T4G company, Toronto, Canada.
As a Media Designer at schark!, I have worked as a team member on virtually every web site schark! has produced in the past ten months. As well as doing some front end re-design work for pre-existing schark! manufactured sites. The following is a list of the companies for which I've had the daunting task of building all or a generous portion of the HTML:
schark! ::: internet/intranet sites
T4G ::: internet/intranet sites
Sears Canada ::: outlet site
Magic Oven Pizza
The Children's Place ::: intranet
Meritus ::: update site
Truespectra ::: facelift
Dec.1999-Apr.1999 (contract) Nikolai.com Inc.Toronto, Canada.
Role: Web Designer/HTML Builder.
Projects include www.nikolai.com, www.aol.nikolai.com, www.cbs.nikolai.com, www.globaltv.nikolai.com,
Nov.1999-Feb.2000 University of Toronto Student Connections Club
Role: Creative Director/Designer
Lead the Web team of volunteers, in creating new student association web site.
June 1-4 1999 NewMedia99 Conference + Tradeshow. Toronto, Canada
Role: Volunteer, Speaker Assistant.
May 1999 MultiMediatorStrategyGroup Inc.Freelanced on the "MultiMediator Web Enhanced Directory Survey
May 1996 -1999. Freelance Web Designer.
Tempo Dynamics Group- http://www.tempodynamics.com
Nutrirka-Nutrition to Go- http://nutrirka.hypermart.net
Alexander Yershov Photographer- http://alex62.hypermart.net
1996-1998 Rombotex Group, New York City, NY
Role: Front desk, telephone, and filing duties newspaper layout (QuarkXPress).
1997-1998 Fortham Advertising Agency, New York City, NY
Role: Ad. Design (Sketches, Photoshop, Illustrator); desktop publishing.
1997-summer Bloomberg Information Television, New York City, NY
Role: Intern at Graphics-Video department Clip art/logos design; video graphics (Photoshop, Illustrator); video editing (IMAX Video Cube.)
1995 - 1997 NRS - Publishing Corp, New York City, NY
Role: Intern at Advertising, Art department Ad. Design (Sketches, Photoshop, Illustrator); desktop publishing.
Hands on experience with Adobe Photoshop 6.0, Adobe Illustrator 9.0, HomeSite 4.0, Macromedia Flash 5.0,
Macromedia Dreamweaver 4 + UltraDev, Macromedia Fireworks, Adobe ImageReady, QuarkXPress, Page Maker, CorelDraw.
Basic understanding of the CSS, DHTML, Java Script, XML, XSL.
Exceptional knowledge of scanning, scanner software and color correction.
Familiarity with Word Processors, Databases and Spreadsheets such as MS Word, MS Works, MS Excel, and Word
Knowledge of Macintosh and Windows Operating Systems.
Unique combination of expertise in design and advertising.
Knowledge of Creative Corporate Identity.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and teamwork skills.
Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making skills. Motivated and enthusiastic about developing good relations with clients.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent English and Russian. Currently studying French.
1995-1998 FIT - Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY
In depth knowledge of fundamental theory of advertising, graphic design, typography and layout design.
Structural design/Packaging - design in 3D. Mechanical paste-up - methods and techniques for preparing art for
Advertising and Promotion/Advertising Copy writing.Advertising Design Concepts/Corporate Image - development of corporate identity, logos with emphasis on exploring creative solutions that define a corporation’s image.
Layout Design with QuarkXPress/Computer Typesetting and Design - solving design problems through the use of type and letter forms. Essential elements of design, typography, and image control, including color separations and printing.
Magazine and Editorial Layout design.
Principles of Photography as well as Digital Photography and Basic Image design in Photoshop.
Knowledge of basic HTML and Java Script.