Co-Owner/Head Designer/Art Director
New York, NY
2007 - Present (15 years)
Linda's is multi-channel retail store for women's intimates, which offers an amazing selection of over 275 bra sizes and cup-sized swimwear.
• Designed, maintained and updated all visual aspects of 3,000 item online store
• Designed tablet and mobile versions of online store
• Designed & participated in visual concept creation for store events, web promotions, and bi-weekly email blasts
• Photographed and retouched item/product photos for online catalog
• Designed (printed media) gift cards, shopping bags, event posters, flyers & signs
• Designed and executed quarterly (bricks & mortar) store window redesign
• Recruited, trained & managed staff of two full-time assistant designers
• Participated in high level strategic management decisions
Art Director & Graphic Designer
1995 - Present (27 years)
As a freelance designer, I have worked on a wide variety of projects in digital and print media. Some common project types were website design, corporate identity, logos, catalogs, posters and eBooks. I have also lead several projects for Japanese newspapers producing content about NYC. On these projects I worked in various capacities - as a graphic designer, art director and/or photographer.
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
MIL is one of Japan's leading vision machine system providers. MIL systems scan products (usually while moving on an assembly line) for defects and physical irregularities.
• Redesigned corporate identity (logo, letterhead, etc)
• Redesigned website (Japanese)
• Designed all printed tradeshow media such as booth materials and handouts
Graphic / Web Designer
New York, NY
Jun 2000 - Sep 2004 (4 years 3 months)
MIS Ltd created interactive web services, the main product being a chat service for end users. Separately, the company owned a record label Pallas Records Inc..
• Designed interactive websites and tools
• Designed logos and signs for the interactive website
• Designed CD covers, logos, and other printed materials that were frequently used in the industry