HIGHLIGHTS OF SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

• Excellent conceptualization and designing skills (strong layout, color, and typography)
• 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
• Fluent in Adobe Creative Cloud applications: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint)
• Capable of preparing final mechanicals for printing and online production
• Photo retouch and Image manipulation
• Proficient working independently or in a team
• 10+ years of successful remote work experience as a full-time employee

WORK EXPERIENCE

HL Design
Jun 2018 – Present
Associate Art Director / Graphic & Book Designer
• Designed various projects including brand identity, book design, packaging, presentation, advertising, marketing collateral, website, and social media 
• Managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion 
• Art directed and oversaw freelance designers
• Worked closely with clients to create a vision and conceive designs while consistently keeping deadlines and requirements
• Created press-ready mechanicals and press checked
KABBALAH PUBLISHING   
Aug 2006 – May 2018
Lead Book & Graphic Designer
• Designed creative, conceptual, and contemporary covers and interiors of books in various subject 
• Designed marketing campaigns, promotional materials, packaging, and websites for newly launched books to create awareness Created press-ready mechanicals & eBooks and oversaw print production

STUDIO MORRIS  
May 2002 – Aug 2006
Senior Graphic Designer
• Worked on branding programs, logo, stationery, brochure systems, ad campaigns, promotional collateral, posters, and websites

EDUCATION
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Graduated in 2002
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 2005  New Postcard Graphics: Artwalk NY Postcard Design
P•I•E Books 2004  Stationery Graphics
Print 2003  Digital Design Annual 7: Tyler School of Art website
Print 2002  New Visual Artists Annual
Alumni Award 2002  Tyler School of Art, Certification of Portfolio Excellence
Kalnin Graphics Award 2002  Tyler School of Art, Citation for Typographic Excellence
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