• Category

    Retail Creative
  • Market Segments

    Store/Fixture Design
  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
    Quark XPress
    Flash (knowledge)
    Wordpress (knowledge)
  • Schools/Training

    School of Visual Arts

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Dooney & Bourke | October 2010 - Present // Norwalk, CT
Position: Art Director/Designer {Print}
• Maintain brand integrity through design of retail store signage and promotional marketing materials, e-blast layouts and company newsletter.
• Oversee product photography for direct mail projects, editor events, facebook updates and monthly store promotions.
• Execute design and production of national and local advertising.
• Create sales support materials for Market Week and special promotions.

Energizer Personal Care | April 2010 – October 2010
Position: Freelance Packaging Designer & Production Art {Print}
• Develop line extension packaging for Banana Boat and hawaiian Tropic suncare items.
• Design brand identity book for Banana Boat suncare line.

Fletcher Knight, Freelance Designer, February 2010 – June 2010
• Create branding concepts, catalog layouts, store layout concepts and packaging suggestions for clients, such as Avon, Jim Beam, Cadbury and McCormick.
• Prepare powerpoint files and presentation materials for meetings, including large format boards, binders, and slide shows.
• Work with printers on proof approvals and press runs.

Hilco Consumer Capital, Designer, March 2009 - January 2010
- Create style guides and initiate brand direction for assigned brands: Bombay Company, Tommy Armour Golf, RAM Golf and Bob Marley brand.
- Review packaging submissions from manufacturers, provide feedback according to brand direction.
- Create sales presentations, and marketing materials for meetings and trade show events.

Revman International, Art Director, 2008 - 2009
- Managed graphics department of 3 designers in design and production of packaging, sales tools
and marketing materials for bedding, bath and bath accessory products.
- Brands managed include Tommy Hilfiger, Laura Ashley, Michael Kors, Tommy Bahama,
Columbia, and private labels for retailers.
- Attended status meetings weekly to update management on progress of projects and status of scheduling.
- Communicated with overseas vendors to ensure that packaging designs are being implemented properly.
- Represented design department in meetings with major retailers.
- Created new packaging and marketing materials for presentations.

Estée Lauder, Freelance - Design and Production 2007
-Design marketing and collateral materials, such as in-store graphics, brochures, counter cards, postcards and posters.
-Maintain brand identity through usage of photos, font regulations and
design templates.
-Oversee production and create mechanicals for completed projects.
-Assist in filing collected mechanicals and maintenance of photography in
the art server.

Sunham Home Fashions, Art Director 2004 - 2007
-Designed a new brand identity package, including logo, stationery, marketing
materials, packaging and shop designs.
-Sourced photographers and provided art direction for packaging photography,
web photography, and PR photos.
-Met with retailers to discuss their needs for shop displays, signage, and packaging.
-Directed and provided conceptual design for website.
-Created impactful presentations to gain new business.

Sure Fit Slipcovers, Senior Designer 2000 - 2004
-Designed and maintained brand identity through development of corporate logo treatments, color palette and advertising specifications.
-Developed signage, fixtures, and packaging for in-store displays.
-Designed PR materials such as invitations, corporate newsletters, trend reports
and gifts.
-Provided catalog layout suggestions to outside agency for production of
Sure Fit’s catalog.
-Directed photographers on packaging and catalog photography.
-Supervised two production artists in New York and Pennsylvania offices.

Bentex Kiddie Corp., Senior Designer 1998 - 2000
-Designed appliqués and repeat patterns utilizing licensed artwork from Disney.
-Designed and developed packaging, store displays and repeat patterns
for Jockey children.
-Created original artwork for Funstuff—an interactive children\'s clothing line.
- Created unique and 3-dimensional presentations for company account meetings.

Aéropostale & Chelsea Cambell, Designer 1997 - 1998
-Maintained brand integrity through in-store signage and photography.
-Designed mailings and postcards for promotional events.
-Assisted Art Director in screening models and attending photo shoots.
-Developed graphic materials for apparel.

Lerner New York (A division of The Limited), Designer 1996 - 1997
-Designed brand identity and translated new look to existing in-store graphics and
marketing materials.
- Designed lingerie shop within stores and hosiery packaging to complement
- Organized and attended photo shoots, as support for art director.
- Created mailing materials such as promotional postcards, and newsletters to
credit card customers.

Macy’s, Designer 1994 - 1996
- Designed and completed new packaging design for Tools of the Trade Cookware
and Summer Stock seasonal dinnerware.
- Worked on line extension packaging for home goods.
- Designed posters and supporting materials for special events such as the
Thanksgiving Day Parade, Fourth of July Fireworks Show and the Flower Show.

- Anti-Smoking campaign poster featured in all New York City Subways, 1994
- Designed and painted 2 sculptures for DOGNY, benefiting the search and rescue
dogs of 9/11. Sculptures displayed on Manhattan streets and sold at
Sotheby’s NY. 2002

The School of Visual Arts, BFA in Graphic Design 1990 - 1994
- Minor in Computer Graphics.
- Recipient of partial scholarship to the School of Visual Arts.
- Winner of the Billy Sunshine scholarship for excellence in graphic design.

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Summer 1993
- Summer course in Polish language and art history.

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