Resume

Skilled graphic artist seeks off-site freelance work. Skills include design and production using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Quark XPress, on both the Mac and PC. Background includes traditional typesetting and pasteup. Solid knowledge of printing processes. Background in video production and website design/coding. Knowledge of Braille. Ability to work in foreign languages.

Over the years I have worked on virtually every kind of job you can imagine. I am fast, accurate and I don’t miss deadlines. I’m always interested in new opportunities. If you have a project you need help on, please contact me and let’s see if we can work together. I’ve been doing this a long time and have a lot of experience in a lot of different areas.

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PUBLISHING

Coupon ADventure, Simi Valley, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce eight monthly direct mail coupon books. Also design and produce business cards, flyers, door hangers, forms and other marketing pieces. Interaction with advertisers. Design and maintain website (couponadventures.com)
Greenhouse Publications, Santa Clarita, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce interactive reading books, healthcare communication boards, interactive communication cards, brochures, order forms, sales sheets, advertising and catalogs; design Android/iOS app.
Loveletter Productions, Los Angeles, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce books and e-books.
Maiden America, Seattle, WA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce catalogs, ads, brochures; product photography; maintain website (maidenus.com).
William Smith Productions, Los Angeles, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce poetry book; design and maintain website (williamsmith.us).
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, Woodland Hills, CA Design and produce textbooks and ancillaries.
Alfred Publishing, Van Nuys, CA Design and produce music book covers, ads, brochures, catalogs and order forms.
Concierge-at-a-Glance, Del Mar, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce hotel guides.
A&B Publishing, Oxnard, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce monthly direct mail coupon books.
Nurses World, Los Angeles, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce monthly trade publication.
WSM Media, Woodland Hills, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce bi-monthly trade publication.
Phoenix Media, Boca Raton, FL Design and produce ads for monthly trade publications.
Creative Age Publications, Inc., Van Nuys, CA Director of Typography: Design, spec, typeset, develop formats. Work with art director and executive editors on 6 monthly trade publications.
Midnight Graffiti, Sherman Oaks, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce quarterly consumer publication.
Auto Insider, Van Nuys, CA Create ads.
Miramar Publishing, Malibu, CA Production of trade publications.
Scala Editions, Encino, CA Design and produce coffee table art book, postcards and ads.
Orange County Jewish Life, San Diego, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce monthly consumer publication.

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OTHER GRAPHICS PROJECTS

Board Resource Center, Sacramento, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce print, web and video media (expertise in plain language and accessible formats). Interaction with agency heads. Also design and code websites for state agencies.
Allstate Security Systems, Inc., Los Angeles, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce all marketing materials; design and maintain website (allstatesec.com).
The Designory, Long Beach, CA Produce car company sales books and ads.
Amee Keesey, Bear Valley Springs, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce all marketing materials.
Sutter Healthcare, Sacramento, CA Design and produce plain language employee and patient documents.
Healing Hands Wellness Center and Spa, Woodland Hills, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce all marketing materials; design, code and maintain website (hhwcenter.com).
Coast to Coast, North Hills, CA Intranet design.
DPL Computer Typesetting, Pelham, NY Director of Typography; supervised staff of three. Design, spec, typeset, pasteup: ads, flyers, stationery, forms, magazines, newspapers, books, newsletters; coordinate with art director and clients; develop formats; write translation tables.
Beynon Creative Marketing, Sherman Oaks, CA Freelance Art Director: Create catalogs, ads, brochures and newsletters.
Lapin Agile, Los Angeles, CA Design and produce software packaging and ads.
Graphics One, Northridge, CA Create catalogs, ads, forms, brochures, newsletters.
Joe Blasco Cosmetics, Co., Inc., Hollywood, CA Design and produce ads, order forms, sales sheets and class materials.
Ocean Advertising, North Hollywood, CA Design and produce ads and posters.
Reprint Design Services, Thousand Oaks, CA Create magazine article reprints. Interaction with clients.
PR Reprint Marketing, Woodland Hills, CA Create magazine article reprints. Interaction with clients.
Northwest Publishing Center, Seattle, WA Create magazine article reprints. Interaction with clients.
Superior Reprints, Seattle, WA Create magazine article reprints. Interaction with clients.
Evans Media Marketing, Stevensville, MT Create magazine article reprints. Interaction with clients.
Prototype, Inc., Burbank, CA Create ads for ad agency.

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FILM TITLES AND ENTERTAINMENT GRAPHICS

Countdown Post, North Hollywood, CA Create billing blocks for international and domestic film and television trailers.
Title House, Los Angeles, CA Create titles for silent film restorations; create end crawls for feature films and billing blocks for film and television trailers.
Jonathan Stern Management, Los Angeles, CA Create end crawls for feature films.
Premiere Films International, San Francisco, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce posters, ads, sell sheets, brochures; branding.
Metro Theatre Foundation, San Francisco, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce box art, posters, ads, sell sheets and brochures; design and maintain website (metrocenterfoundation.org).
The Tooniversal Company, Topanga, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce of box art, posters, ads, sell sheets and brochures.
Charles McDonald, Ojai, CA Create billing blocks for film and television trailers and end crawls for feature films.
Howard Anderson Co., North Hollywood, CA Create end crawls for feature films.
Cinema Research Corp., Hollywood, CA Create end crawls for feature films.
Warner Bros. Studios, Burbank, CA Produce in-house print materials in studio print shop.
CineVision, Van Nuys, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce box art, posters, sell sheets and ads.
Merchant Productions, Hollywood, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce box art, posters, sell sheets and ads.
Lion Artists, Hollywood, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce box art, posters, ads and sell sheets.
Gibralter Communications, Hollywood, CA Freelance Art Director: Design and produce box art, posters, ads and sell sheets.

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WEB DESIGN

Coupon ADventure, Simi Valley, CA Create and maintain website (couponadventures.com).
Healing Hands Wellness Center, Woodland Hills, CA Create and maintain website (hhwcenter.com).
Nancy Harasz Photography, Glendale, CA Create website (nancyharaszphoto.com/realize-fineart.com)
Activision/Blizzard, Santa Monica, CA Updates to HR website (myablife.com)
r2 Studio, Los Angeles, CA Create website (r2studio.com)
Aquila Tax Solutions CPA, Ridgefield, CT Create website (aquilataxsolutionscpa.com).
Allstate Security Systems, Inc., Los Angeles, CA Create website (allstatesec.com).
Indieplex, San Francisco, CA Create and maintain news website (indieplex.org).
Metro Theatre Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA Create and maintain website (metrocenterfoundation.org)
Mike Tristano & Co., Los Angeles, CA Create and maintain website (moviegunguy.com).
James Zahnd, Los Angeles, CA Create and maintain website (jameszahnd.com).
Pavatii LLC, Redwood City, CA Create and maintain website (under construction)
Gossett Brothers Nursery, South Salem, NY Create and maintain website (under construction)
Tammy Evrard Consulting, Hawaiian Islands Create and maintain website (tammyevrardconsulting.com).
Tammy Evrard, Hawaiian Islands Create author website (under construction).
Jonathan Stern Management, Valencia, CA Create website (under construction).

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Extensive client relations and customer service skills and experience, along with excellent interpersonal skills and diplomatic management of multiple people working within group projects. Available for meetings and client relations.

References available upon request.

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