Design & Production Manager
New York, NY
Sep 2014 - Present (7 years)
Responsible for the design and production of Valiant comic related material, print and on-line. These include the design and layout of weekly comic publications, comic book covers, minor color and lettering corrections, P.O.P. items, in-store promotions, advertising, on-line promotions and monthly periodicals.
Benjamin Moore & Co.
Mar 2012 - Sep 2014 (2 years 6 months)
Responsible for creating multiple print ads, promotions, billboards, brochures, catalogs, e-blasts, training guides and sales & marketing materials – all under tight deadlines, to promote the Benjamin Moore & Co. international brand.
New York, NY
Jul 2003 - Dec 2011 (8 years 5 months)
Work closely with team of production associates – including Design and Production Managers, Editorial/Quality Control, as well as external vendors and printers – to produce high-end catalogs, brochures and promotional material for clients of their SWEETS Construction Group.
Wizard World Entertainment
Congers, United States
Jul 2005 - Sep 2007 (2 years 2 months)
Responsible for the design and layout of all in-house collateral material for the purpose of promoting WIZARD's four annual conventions, circulation of their monthly publications (WIZARD: The Comics Magazine, ToyFare, Anime Insider and InQuest) and their exclusive books and products. Additional projects included magazine advertisements, promotional posters, displays, signage, tickets, badges, programs and T-shirt graphics.
Art Director/Senior Art Director
Edgewater, United States
Oct 1992 - Jul 2003 (10 years 9 months)
Specialized in publication design and layout, development of communication graphics, logo design and production of promotional materials including trade marketing kits, brochures, direct mail pieces, advertising and packaging as well as on-press approvals. As Senior Art Director, assisted Vice President of Creative Services as well as overseeing staff of five Art Directors and Layout Artists. Responsibilities included design and production of national accounts for such entertainment corporations as DIRECTV, Encore Media Group, Showtime Networks, Time Warner Cable of New York and Cablevision, as well as companies such as GKN Securities, Medical Communication Resources (MCR) and National Basketball Association.
Englewood Cliffs, United States
Apr 1990 - Oct 1992 (2 years 6 months)
Created and designed editorial layouts, columns and advertisements for publications including Woman's World Weekly and FIRST For Women. Participated on a team of seven to eight designers and worked closely with Art Directors, Photo Editors, Production and Editorial staff under extremely tight deadlines.