I have been in the Graphics/Production field for over 30 years and have participated in the beginnings and accomplishments of many publications,identity projects and any other graphic design needs. Experienced in all areas of printing, creating all graphics and designs, with customer service, assistance of office projects and a vast variety of marketing
materials, publication production and worked side by side with marketing managers in order to promote in the area. Company branding, new identities are also some of my specialties.
Creating (out of the box) designs with the best marketing potentials and ideas with pleasing the customer in mind. I am very experienced in deadline orientated projects and multitasking having worked for a multiple trade show business keeping up with each show’s expectations individually and their deadlines all at the same time.With a solid foundation in advertising and design, marketing, as well as print media, I have worked on a variety of projects designing and producing promotional material.
Full knowledge of In-Design, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, and most any other software necessary to achieve a final product. Production of publications is my specialty for I have been the Art Director in the production field of many local publications and ad designs varying from the local Chambers, Around Towne Business Publication, Focus Magazine, PB Culture, Out and About, Pineapple Post, The Stuart News, Martin Memorial Hospital and many gloss and nongloss trade publications with full knowledge of pre-press aspects of production to final delivery.
I believe in the satisfaction of the customer in all aspects of their promoting of their business and or product.
Freelance Graphic Designer: Providing services for local businesses, publications and advertising agencies.
Pineapple Post Publication: Designing ads, production of publication from start to completion.
Contract freelancer for Martin Memorial Hospital Marketing Dept: Assisting art director in marketing, photography, advertising sales, designing and production of all marketing materials, forms, signage for multiple departments of the hospital.
Art Director of dmg world media, International Trade Show company: Creating all marketing material for an International Trade Show company, including corporate identity of each new show, advertising for local and international media, signage, publication of trade show manual including advertising sales, creation of ads and full production of magazine.
2008 and Prior---
Worked in several upscale printing shops, magazines, newspaper and advertising agencies, creating projects from black and white newspaper to full color projects from start to finish.