3603 Glynwood Ln
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
• An illustrator/designer with experience in advertising, institutional and editorial fields.
• A conceptual thinker, able to create innovative solutions to projects.
• Able to work in a variety of styles and media - from concept to finish.
•Expertise using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Painter.
Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
B.F.A. in Graphic Communications-Illustration Major May, 1983
October 2000 – Present, Sr. Product Designer, The Bradford Exchange, Niles, IL
Digital retouching and assembly of art. Creating art for use on checks, collectible plates, ornaments, plaques, and sculptures for this leader in the industry. Oversees check design from concept through prepress.
June 1996 –October 2000, Designer, Creative Card Company, Chicago, IL
Total design, illustration and production of greeting cards and stationery.
May 1983 - present, Freelance Illustrator and Photo Retoucher
Creating art for advertising and editorial uses. Clients include The Chicago Tribune, McDonald’s, Recycled Paper Products, Taylor Corporation, and Four Seasons Greetings
January 1986 – August 1987, Illustrator. Eaton & Iwen, Inc., Chicago, IL
Executed artwork from concept to finish in a variety of styles and media. Account included Kraft, McDonald’s, Sears, Starkist, Baskin-Robbins, and R.R. Donnelly.
May 1983 – May 1984, Illustrator, Clown Studio, Chicago, IL
Created art for advertising and editorials. Accounts included Car-X, Kraft, McDonald’s, and Jim Beam.
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References and portfolio available upon request