Keith Conforti

Freelance Graphic Designer & Package Designer

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Location:Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/keithconforti
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Keith Conforti
VISUAL DESIGN / COMMUNICATIONS / BRANDING
• Energized and enthusiastic personality, keen aesthetic vision, clear communication ability.
• Highly organized via efficient managing, scheduling and prioritizing of personnel, resources and vendors.
• Motivated to develop creative solutions and quality work on time and within budget.
• Professional creative skills in photography, illustration, painting and calligraphy.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Twist Creative Group / 1995 to present / Principal Provide creative vision, and business management for daily operations focusing on branding, advertising, direct mail, collateral, packaging and web design. Develop cost-effective and innovative ideas to ease budgets. Manage all aspects of resources and production. Responsible for marketing, interfacing, and securing client contracts.
Scudder Investments / 1996-2001 / Contract Art Director, Corporate Communications Provided creative leadership, concept, layout and fulfillment for international corporate communications magazine Portfolio. Published quarterly, Portfolio was the flagship employee communications vehicle for the company.
Boston Marketing Services Group / 1993 to 1995 / Art Director Created retail and corporate campaigns for a range of clients including Reebok, Parker Brothers, the Boston Bruins, Harcourt General, Neiman Marcus, American Tourister and Phillips-Van Heusen. Pitched concepts, directed creative, and managed projects for all accounts with support staff of four plus freelance staff.
Crocker Inc. / 1993 / Senior Designer Member of three-person studio. Involved in projects from concept through completion. All production was done electronically using the latest standards for design for Boston Acoustics, Blue Cross Blue Shield and many other clients.
William M. Mercer, Incorporated / 1989 to 1993 / Senior Graphic Designer Directed assignments from concept to completion with a staff of writers, consultants, CRMs, and freelancers. Created campaigns for the purpose of generating new business. Promoted from junior design position after 2 years. EDUCATION
InterActive Leadership Series 2009 / BurnhamRosen Group
Training and coaching in InterActive management with program led by Harvard tenured staff.
Bachelor of Fine Arts 1989 / Visual Design and Photography / Magna *** laude University of Massachusetts / Dartmouth Top-ranked design and photography student in graduating class / Dean’s List for eight semesters. INTERESTS
— Avid photographer of everything around me and maintain a lively Instagram account. — Passion for baseball—its history, ballparks, statistical allure, and place in our culture—and I am a supporting member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. — Supporting member of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and enjoy art, its history and relevance to our cultural well-being. — Active member of my Episcopal church and have served as a Vestry member and Senior Warden overseeing a $500,000 budget. — Reading Roman history, medieval European history, and American history. — Kayaking, hiking, and generally anything outdoors.
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Graphic Design
Package Design