Freelance Food and Craft Beer Writer/ Photographer
Edible Long Island
May 2013 - Present (8 years 1 month)
Freelance writer, photographer and recipe contributor to Edible Long Island. I contribute my own recipes and food photography to their blog. I also cover beer events: doing both writing and photography.
Jun 2012 - Present (9 years)
Founder NY Foodgasm: a blog that combines from my passion for nutrition, health and the enjoyment food. I have loved food all my life, leaving me obese since a child. I had to transform myself and my eating habits. So I got in my kitchen and I got creative!
This is my baby: I designed the website including the branding, created all the recipes, devise creative dish ideas, take all food photos, retouch photos, style photos. I also promote the blog to all social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. In the past 6 months I have grown to over 800 likes on Facebook and almost 400 followers on twitter and Pinterest all on my free time.
Jul 2009 - Present (11 years 11 months)
Print Production of labels, Job Trafficking, Adhering to strict brand guidelines and Follow up with Printers on delivery.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Sep 2004 - Present (16 years 9 months)
Over the years I have done some great freelance projects for business large and small. I have also freelanced with Advertising Agencies as well.
The Creative Group
Jan 2008 - Jul 2009 (1 year 6 months)
Graphic Designer contracted out for freelance design opportunities for various national and international companies.
Stony Brook University
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008 (1 year)
*Designed and fabricated signage in compliance within ADA and MUTCD guidelines.
*Managed the installation of signage.
*Surveyed and plottedout traffic signage for Stony Brook Southampton.
*Identified need for new way-finding and traffic signage and fulfilled such needs in conjunction with the Director of Transportation and Art Director.
SUNY College at Old Westbury
Nov 2005 - Jan 2007 (1 year 2 months)
*Designed from concept to completion: brochures, web banners, posters, flyers, invites, books, catalogs etc. for the college under the Art Director.
*Took photographs of students for use in publications. *Implemented experimental myspace marketing project to attract perspective students.
*Proven results in design work: enrollment increased and my literature needed to be replenished more often.
Mar 2004 - Nov 2005 (1 year 8 months)
*Created and taught art training program for the company.
*Managed art workflow to ensure timely processing of art.
*In charge of the quality of all art and recreate such art when necessary (matching fonts & redrawing logos)
*Modified and fixed artwork to fit appropriate products.
*Pre-press set-up for artwork including color trapping, separations, and knowledge of the plate making process.