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Seasoned Pro with over twenty years experience in design,
illustration and art direction.
DESIGN and MERCHANDISING
Design licensed and non-licensed graphics for apparel and related products.
Design graphics for promotional material, sell sheets, fashion stationery,
packaging, POP displays and audio CDs.
Plan product development/merchandising plans for childrens apparel and
Research new trends by attending trade shows, participating in shopping trips,
reading trade publications, analyzing sales reports and reviewing product lines.
Create and plan product development for a soft sculpture novelty gift line
which included design, first patterns, cost analysis, production procedures, sales
Formulate new organizational systems in order ot improve efficiency of work flow.
Hire, train, schedule and supervise art, design, productin staff, freelance artists,
sample departments and contract labor.
Coordinate production schedules by analyzing and improving informational
Maintain and reevaluate department budgets and service contracts.
Develop and write syllabus for classes taught as Adjunct Professor at Farmingdale
Act as a design liaison for licensed apparel.
Assist in sales presentations to buyers for mass merchants such as WalMart.
Conduct design and merchandising presentations to sales staff.
Represent product lines at trade shows.
Proficient in Mac Adobe : Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver.
Knowledge of generating Tech Packs for overseas manufacturers.
Thorough knowledge of screen printing, 4color process, sublimation printing,
embroidery proceses, first patterns, lab dips.
Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
Adjunct Professor - 2008 Present
Classes taught: Intro to Drawing, Principles of Color , Intro to Calligraphy
Nassau County BOCES, Long Island High School of the Arts, Syosset, NY
Guest Lecturer - 2007 Present
Classes taught: Adult Ed Photoshop, Computer Graphics to the High School
Donray Printing, Parsippany, NJ Graphic Artist - 19992005
Holt Manufacturing, Inc., New York, NY Art Room Manager - 1997-1999
Funstuff, Inc., New York, NY Art Director/Merchandiser - 19941996
Garan, Inc., New York, NY Merchandise Manager/Designer - 1994
D. Glasgow & Sons, New York, NY Merchandiser/Dept. Supervisor - 19881994
Little Topsys, Inc. (LTNY), New York, NY Art Director - 19851988
Stuffed Again, Inc., Staten Island, NY President/Originator - 19781964
Pennysaver Publications, Rockville Centre, NY Layout Artist - 1978
JCPenney Corporate Headquarters, New York, NY
Layout/Comp/Mechanical Artist - 19731978
Shalom International General Merchandise and Infant Division
Continental Accessory Corp./Accessories and Fashion Stationery
Crocill Home Furnishings
Union Wadding Company Christmas Tree Skirts
Hemisphere Worldwide Sales
Grand Knitting Mills Swimwear Program
Robar, Inc. Design and Training
K&R Sportswear Swimwear Division
Baby Boom Infant Bedding
LI & FUNG USA Childrens and Misses Divisions
The Isfel Co.
Bees & Jam (Kingsly)
2007 FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE, Farmingdale, NY Degree: Bachelor of
Technology Summa Cum Laude, Major: Visual Communications, Honors: Award of
1973 FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, New York, NY Degree: Associate of
Applied Science, Major: Advertising Design, Honors: Academic Excellence
2011 (in process) MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY, Scranton, PA Degree: Masters of Fine
Arts, Major: Graphic Design
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Airbrush on Textiles
FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
WESTERN SUFFOLK BOSCES
Certificate in Microsoft Word, Excel
Course in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress
CENTER FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Certificate in QuarkXPress, Certificate in HTML
Long Island Craft Guild Chair of Graphics Media Group
Art League of Long Island