WINC Design Studio
Nov 2014 - Present (6 years 8 months)
Design and manage trade shows, corporate theatre, and point-of-purchase displays. Designed large and small exhibit booths, retail environments, retail displays, corporate promotional and internal events, and museum exhibits. Managed large retail roll-outs and broadcast studio set builds.
VP Project Director
Jack Morton Worldwide
Nov 2006 - Nov 2014 (8 years)
Expanded and managed broadcast production capability and increased and supervised expanded broadcast staff, client and project base. Negotiated vendor agreements to control costs and maximize revenue. Mentored associates to prepare them for management roles. Oversaw and grew the entire production chain from budgeting through budget management, design, drafting, fabrication, supervision, installation and post-completion servicing of clients on projects ranging from small lobby installations to multi-million dollar studios, permanent architectural installations and large retail roll-outs.
Winc Design Studio
May 2001 - Dec 2008 (7 years 7 months)
Created Winc Design Studio to design and manage trade shows, corporate theatre, and point-of-purchase displays. Designed large and small exhibit booths, retail environments, retail displays, corporate promotional and internal events, and museum exhibits. Managed large retail roll-outs and broadcast studio set builds.
Scenic Production Manager/ Scenic Designer
Denby Associates/ Jack Morton Worldwide
Jan 1996 - May 2001 (5 years 4 months)
Created and ran the Scenic Design department for large trade show producing company. Designed sets and scenic elements for trade shows and live events. Oversaw finishing of trade show properties as well as high end store fixtures.
Freelance Set / Lighting Designer
May 1988 - May 2001 (13 years)
Various professional and educational theatre companies
Designed sets and/or lighting, supervised construction, painting and propping of many small to mid sized theatre productions and video shoots.
Freelance Scenic Artist
Jun 1994 - Jan 1996 (1 year 7 months)
Painted and sculpted scenery for various scene shops, theatres and opera companies in NJ, NY and PA. Acted as lead scenic artist on numerous projects.
Aug 1991 - Jun 1993 (1 year 10 months)
Estimated costs of designed sets, created working drawings for shop from designers' drawings, ordered materials, supervised building and installation process.