HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

• Extensive experience in graphic design
• Excellent conceptualization and designing skills (strong layout, typography skills)
• Organized and efficient, paying close attention to details while handling multiple tasks
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality and delivering satisfactory designs within schedule
• Thorough understanding of pre-press processes, print, and digital production
• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS applications: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, MS Office (Word, PowerPoint)
• Capable of preparing final mechanicals for printing and online production. Image manipulation.
• Proficient working independently or in a team
• 16+ years of remote work experience as a full-time brand & graphic/book designer with a former employer
WORK EXPERIENCE
HL Design          
May 2003  – Present
Associate Art Director / Graphic & Book Designer
Designed and art directed various projects including branding, book design, packaging, presentation, advertising, marketing collateral, website and social media. Managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion. Worked closely with clients to create vision and conceive designs while consistently keeping deadlines and requirements.

Kabbalah Centre Publishing
April 2004 –  May 2018
Lead Book Designer / Senior Graphic Designer
Designed various book projects. Conceptualized creative, comprehensive and contemporary covers and interiors of books. Designed books in relation to market, quality level, cost, and publishing schedule. Designed books ensuring compliance to publisher’s aesthetic standards. Designed ad campaigns, promotional materials, packaging and websites for newly launched books to create awareness. Created press-ready mechanicals & eBooks and oversaw print production.

Studio Morris
August 1999  – June 2003
Senior Graphic Designer 
Developed corporate branding programs, logo, stationery, websites, brochure systems, ad campaigns, promotional collateral and posters.

Berenter Greenhouse & Webster
January 1998  – August 1999
Junior Designer
Designed direct mail, brochures, packaging, t-shirts, magazine ads and illustrations.

EDUCATION

Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Graduated January 1998
B.F.A. Graphic Design

AWARDS

Ariana Awards 2017  Children/Young Reader Book Cover Design: Once Upon a Zombie
Beverly Hills Book Awards 2016  Book Cover design: Once Upon a Zombie
P•I•E Books 2002  New Postcard Graphics: Artwalk NY Postcard Design
P•I•E Books 2001  Stationery Graphics
Print 1999  Digital Design Annual 7: Tyler School of Art website
Print 1998  New Visual Artists Annual
Alumni Award 1998  Tyler School of Art, Certification of Portfolio Excellence
Kalnin Graphics Award 1998  Tyler School of Art, Citation for Typographic Excellence
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