Art Director, Creative Services
March 2013 – May 2014
Art direction and design of marketing and brand materials, creative mailings, event collateral, client presentations, advertorials, video and consumer advertising for long established Time Inc. brand. Prepared files for print and digital use. Managed projects through completion to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery. Acted as mentor for senior designer.
Better Homes and Gardens
Temp Art Director, BHG Marketing
2012 - March 2013
Art direction and design of marketing and advertising sales materials for long established Meredith brand. Create client advertorials for print and tablet edition. Produce branded content for events, sales presentations, promotional mailers and other client facing collateral.
The Newsweek Daily Beast Company
Art Director, Sales & Marketing
2011 - November 2012
Design and art direct marketing sales materials for TheDailyBeast.com. and Newsweek magazine. Create custom ad executions – in print and digital for the web and mobile devices such as the iPad, sales presentations, signature event collateral, branding ads and premiums. Designed and maintain media kit web site. Oversee freelance designers. Maintain vendor relations.
Allied Integrated Marketing
Freelance Art Director
2010 - June 2011
Responsible for producing a variety of creative materials for this full-service marketing, advertising, publicity and promotions agency catering to the entertainment industry. Design print and online content for theatrical productions, television shows and motion picture releases. Report to the VP/Creative Director.
Freelance Art Director
2010 - November 2010
Design and production of various sales and event collateral materials for the company’s business media titles such as PRWeek and SC Magazine.
2004 - November 2009
Responsible for creating a branded and consistent look and feel for all marketing materials and events. Designed and conceptualized client-specific ads and special advertising sections. Created logos for high profile company events. Produced materials initiated by Consumer Marketing, such as in-store signage, web banner ads and eblasts. Collaborated with copywriters and sales managers to create mock-ups for new business development. Created invitations and collateral event materials, produced motion video graphics and strategized on venue designs. Reported to the Creative Director, Marketing Services.
Senior Advertising Designer
2002 - August 2004
Conceptualized layouts and designed newspaper and trade advertisements, theater posters, film banners, billboards and other printed materials to promote studio's films. Collaborated with the creative director, art directors and the marketing team on the daily campaign development of national and regional ads. Reported to the E.V.P. of Marketing.
The New York Times
Senior Promotion Designer
1997 - June 2001
Designed advertising sales and marketing materials for The New York Times. Collaborated with creative directors, co-art directors and copywriters to produce high-end support materials that included sell sheets, vending signs, posters, brochures, ads, media kits, presentations, event promotions and premiums. Worked directly with the production team regarding all aspects of printing and supervised press runs. Oversaw projects assigned to various freelance designers. Commissioned illustrators and photographers as needed. Reported to the Creative Director.
Gips Associates Inc.
1993 - November 1997
Designed various advertising and promotional materials including consumer ads, media kits, presentations, posters, direct mail and signage. Developed corporate logos and identity branding, annual reports and audio and video packaging. Supervised the production of printed materials. Reported to the Principal/Creative Director.