Teri Sanders

Freelance Portrait Painter & Graphic Designer

1594
Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
Phone: 9174073602
Website: https://www.behance.net/terisanders
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$75
Rate/Hr
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SUMMARY
• Highly skilled professional with expertise working on managing and executing high quality creative on multiple accounts and projects.
• Created campaign ideas that work across media. ie. website, social media, video, interactive, and print
• Lead and participated in creative brainstorms.
• Branded a new magazine from The Wall Street Journal: Lead the creative brainstorms, coordinated and collaborated with The Wall Street Journal’s global network in Europe and Asia to bring WSJ. magazine from creative concept to style direction for a wide variety of communications projects
• Worked effectively with external vendors and internal colleagues to complete projects

SKILLS
• Strong typography and layout skills
• Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, HTML Dreamweaver, Keynote and Powerpoint
• Ability to take directions
• Passionate about producing outstanding work
• Strong organizational and multitasking skill
EDUCATION
1997 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Master of Fine Arts
1995 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Bachelor of Fine Arts
EXPERIENCE
2014-2014 Sudler & Hennessey, New York, NY
Art Director (freelance)
• Develop concepts and supporting materials healthcare advertisers
• Manage design, typography and overall visual identity in the online and offline spaces
• Presents work internally and to clients

2014-2014 Bloomberg L.P., New York, NY
Art Director (freelance)
• Creates and presents concepts for client campaigns and new business that meet strategic and business goals
• Oversees a broad range of digital projects, which can include banners, large sites, brand development, mobile apps, video and presentations
• Researches, reviews and recommends suitable illustration, photography and sound
• Presents work internally and to clients

2013-2014 Time Inc., New York, NY
Art Director, Integrated Marketing (full-time freelance)
• Design in-magazine advertorials
• Develop department PowerPoint templates
• Build custom presentations, sell sheets and mock-ups (magazine and digital)

2012-2013 Ad Agencies: MSLGroup, Regan Campbell Ward and Hill Holiday, New York, NY
Art Director (freelance)
• Transformed generic, text-heavy presentations into more graphically engaging, concise, and interactive experiences
• Created chart work, line art and maps and developed graphic elements to be used in client presentations for new buisiness
• Translated marketing strategy into persuasive layouts, logos and packaging
2007-2012 The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY
Art Director, Creative Services (WSJ. the magazine from The Wall Street Journal)
• Branding a new magazine, WSJ. the magazine from The Wall Street Journal: Selecting fonts, color palette, invite sizes, logo placement,
designing templates, sell piece, sell sheets, sell tools, powerpoint presentations, and ancillary collateral. Results: Elegant, upscale branding aimed
at ‘the cream of the crop’ of advertisers and Wall Street Journal readers. Branding that made WSJ. the new standard in luxury magazines.
Over 40 new luxury advertisers in the launch issue of WSJ. Magazine.
• Branding WSJ. for a global road show: Created the look and feel for the road show. Including invites, banners, cover blowups, premiums, gift bags.
Directed printers on all printing, manufacturing and timely delivery of all collateral. Results: Receptions that created a high-trust environment for advertisers.
• Brand launch introduction brochures: Designed brochures that showcased the WSJ. brand and its position as the new magazine from
The Wall Street Journal. These sell pieces helped potential clients understand WSJ. mission, sense of style and target demographics
8 target markets: London, Milan, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. Results: Worked with Executive Director,
copy, research, sales and the Creative Director of WSJ. Magazine. Well-branded and dynamic sales tool
• Trade Campaign Advertising: Leveraging branding opportunities with trade publications and electronic media to position WSJ. Magazine as
the new face of luxury. Results: Full page ads: WWD, Cover banners: WWD, Cover wraps: The Wall Street Journal, ¼ ads: The Wall Street Journal,
Home page takeovers: WWD online. Design: Inspired other departments in design projects. Consumer Marketing Research and Edit.
• WSJ. General Presentation for global Sales Teams: General presentations showcasing WSJ. demographics, mission statement,
creative style and content. Unique design led to visual impact. Has helped position WSJ’s P.O.D. Results: Subsequent evolution for multiple
targeted categories. Liaised with research and sales. P.O.D. between WSJ. and its competitors
• PowerPointTemplates: Liaised with Business Development on creating templates. Setup Image bank and educated sales + marketing on how to utilize image bank
2004-2007 LTB Media (USA), New York, NY
Group Production Director
• Oversaw production, manufacturing, scheduling, and contracts for the edit and advertising departments of all LTB Media magazine titles:
Art+Auction, Modern Painters, Gallery Guide, Gallery Guide Europe, Culture + Travel and Museums Magazine
• Managed a staff of eleven that included three art directors, three associate art directors, two production managers, two designers and a traffic coordinator
• Participated in the development of creative concepts, proposals, themes and strategies with publisher
• Interfaced with advertising clients and sales staff for all production needs
• Engaged with outside consultants, internal partners and vendors to ensure production meets brand creative and business goals
• Created, maintained and adhered to production schedule deadline
• Reviewed proofs/approved corrections
• Oversaw color to meet schedule
• Performed monthly on site press check to ensure print quality
• Prepress/print invoice approval
• Created an issue specific maps incorporating all editorial and advertising elements
• Double-checked all orders against insertion orders
• Liaison between vendors and circulation department
• Ensured all rate card specifications and deadlines were accurate, online and print
• Supplied specifications and estimates for advertisers insert
• Provided quotes for special inserts and onsert units. When reserved processed and tracked job through to vendor
• Effectively negotiated existing print contracts and solicited new vendors
• Assisted in all aspects of the production process to ensure the magazines and special print elements of the publications are produced on schedule
and without extra expense to the company
• Responsible for creating work flows, font management, and archiving with in-house technology and editorial departments
• Managed relationships with print and prepress vendors regarding schedules, image flow, color proofs, color corrections, delivery and pricing
• Solicited bids evaluated proposals, appointed vendors and processed invoices for custom printing
• Participated in the development of creative concepts, proposals, themes and strategies with publisher
• Instructed, oversaw and communicated with print/production and mailing vendors while coordinating and meeting schedules/deadlines
• Primary contact for all production vendors
2003-2004 Star Magazine, New York, NY
Graphic Designer (full-time freelance)
• Collaborated with editorial staff to produce copy layouts, charts, graphs, illustrations and other visual communication design
• Arranged layouts based on available space, knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic concepts
• Coordinated and directed workflow to ensure that artwork was routed to the proper destination within specified time frames
• Interfaced with advertising clients and sales staff for all production needs
• Engaged with outside consultants, internal partners and vendors to ensure production meets brand creative and business goals
• Created, maintained and adhered to production schedule deadline
• Reviewed proofs/approved corrections
2001-2003 New York Magazine, New York, NY
Associate Art Director, Promotions (full-time freelance)
• Created collateral materials (media-kits, sell sheets, die-cut brochures, invitations, event signage, programs, presentations and in-book ads)
• Responsible for complete design process execution—from concept to production
• Conceptualized ideas and communicated them clearly to the publisher
• Worked closely with project manager and art director to assure the original design parameters of the job were met and executed
• Supplied specifications and estimates for advertisers insert
• Developed page templates and composed accurate designs based on art director’s thumbnail sketches
• Responsible for scheduling adherence to project tracker and weekly attendance to project meetings
• Kept accurate records of all stages of work
• Responsible for creating work flows, font management, and archiving with in-house technology and editorial departments
• Handled high volume of work while maintaining quality and attention to detail
1999-2002 Sanders Design Studio, New York, NY
Founder/Creative Director
• Created collateral materials such as media-kits, sell sheets, die-cut brochures, invitations, event signage, programs, presentations, advertorial
and in-book ads for such clients as Allure, W Magazine, The New Yorker, Columbia House and Lifetime TV
• Responsible for complete design process execution—from concept to production
• Conceptualized ideas and communicated them clearly to the client
• Worked closely with the associate publisher of marketing at Marie Claire on designing collateral materials to meet tight deadlines
• Interpreted corporate specifications and guidelines while keeping design fresh and clean
• Handled high volumes of work while maintaining quality and attention to detail
• Managed a small group of freelance designers, illustrators and photographers
1998-1999 George Magazine, New York, NY
Production Manager
• Responsible for coordinating page flow of magazine
• Primary liaison between art director and managing editor
• Assembled hi-res page layouts
• Styled copy, cropped photos, executed high volume of type changes
• Extensive color correction and retouching of images
• Performed final page inspections to ensure an error-free page
• Transmitted press-ready pages via network to several print facilities
• Kept accurate record of all stages of work
• Technically savvy with the ability to navigate applications
1998-1999 PAPER Magazine, New York, NY
Imaging Director
• Extensive high-res color correction and retouching on fashion photography
• Hands-on experience with print production/pre-press
• High quality scanning
• Photo manipulation and composites
• Maintained final quality of images on press
• Responsible for the overall visual integrity of the magazine

Painting Career
GROUP EXHIBITION
2005 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
1997 Art Directors Club, New York, NY
School of Visual Arts (Thesis Exhibition)
1995 The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Art Institute (Graduating Exhibition)
PUBLISHED WORK
1997 New York Times Book Review, New York, NY
Cover Illustrations (Subjects: Hilary Clinton, Ross Perot and William Yeats)
1998-2003 New York Magazine, New York, NY
Cover and feature illustrations (Subject: Hood Fellas)
1996-1999 The New Yorker, New York, NY
Spot illustrations (Subjects: Koyla—1996 Best Foreign Film; Theatre)
2003 Atlantic Monthly, Boston, MA
Feature Illustration (Subject: Billy Holiday)
2011 National Portrait Galley, London, UK
500 Artist: BP Portrait Award, 31st Anniversay Book (Subject: Selected portrait from 2004 exhibition)

GROUP EXHIBITION
2005 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
2004 National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
National Portrait Gallery (2004 BP Award Exhibition)
1997 Art Directors Club, New York, NY
School of Visual Arts (Thesis Exhibition)
1995 The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Art Institute (Graduating Exhibition)
Skills (2) Rating
Portrait Painting
Graphic Design