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Pierre Gelinas

Freelance Graphic Designer, Book Designer, & More

Location:Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
4 Skills

Luna Art & Design (2013-present) Kensington, Maryland
Create, produce and promote visual arts and graphic design.
Paintings and illustration:

Valis Research / Recherche Valis (2011-present)
Kensington, Maryland / Montreal, Quebec
Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence: 8 Monitor Media, science and economy news feeds; Write weekly news bulletins and special reports; Organize information and manage knowledge resources.

Minerva Business Solutions (2009–2011)
Kensington, Maryland
Business Analyst/Researcher Monitored Request for Proposal (RFP) databases for U.S.-based businesses. Conducted customized research; developed business plans; identified and monitored industry trends.

Consultant (2009-2011) Montreal, Quebec
Developed WordPress-based websites, graphic design, and visual arts.

New Brunswick Public Libraries Service (NBPLS) (2008-2009) Fredericton, New Brunswick Virtual Services Librarian created graphic design; Managed content for NBPLS website and intranet; developed information management and reference projects ; conducted research; edited and translated official documents; managed official statistics and promoted provincial government services.

Freelance Work (2007) Montreal, Quebec
Designed and developed websites; designed music database.

Quebec Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation, and Export Trade (2005–2006) Montreal, Quebec
Science, Technology & Innovation Researcher/Knowledge Management Librarian 8 Developed and maintained knowledge resources concerning Ministry clients’ activities and research infrastructure grants in the US, Europe, and Canada; Conducted research on new scientific policies and emerging fields of research;
Wrote weekly news bulletins and special reports.

Alain Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology (2006) Montreal, Quebec
Library Science Intern
Developed collections and collection development policies ; conducted inquiries on avant-garde, mediatic, and technological arts.

DCYSA Architects (2002–2004) Montreal, Quebec Business Development Specialist
Created and developed promotional materials and managed the firm’s archives catalogue.

Consultant (1999-2002) Montreal, Quebec
Designed and developed websites (at Superpages), newspapers and magazines (at Re/Max), and edited books (at Vermillon).

LES ÉDITIONS VERMILLON (1994–1999) Ottawa, Ontario Book editor and graphic designer Edited manuscripts, created book designs, supervised personnel and managed special promotion projects. One book which I had the privilege of editing (Toronto je t’aime) won the Ontario Trillium Prize for best book of the year (2001).


M.A. INFORMATION SCIENCE * Université de Montréal, 2004–2006 GRAPHIC DESIGN, PRE-PRESS Centre Nicolas-Gatineau 1992–1994

GRADUATE STUDIES IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Ph.D. Studies in Philosophy; M.A. Philosophy F.C.A.R. (Fonds pour la formation des chercheurs et l'aide à la recherche) Scholarship Laureate Université de Montréal 1984–1988

Software: Microsoft Office suite, QuarkXPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Dimensions, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Logic.
Languages: XHTML, CSS, XML, DTDs and JavaScript * Equivalent to MLS