John Gieser

Freelance Ad Designer & Logo Designer

Location:Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
1126 Argento Drive • Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 484-7838 • Email:

1977 – 1979
Fairchild Republic Company, Farmingdale, NY • Senior Illustrator, Graphics Department
• Production and updates of technical manuals for defense contractor (A-10 attack aircraft) • Technical Illustration
• Design and production of Visual Aids for monthly Board of Directors' meeting
1979 - 1983
Ariel Graphics, Sayville, NY • Graphic Artist/Art Director
• Illustration, layout, type spec, mechanicals, camera, advertising for graphic services agency
1983 - 1987
The Museums at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY • Graphics/Editorial Services Coordinator
• Design, editorial and mechanical preparation of informational and promotional materials
• Exhibition labels, photographic panels, displays and institutional signage
• Maintenance of positive and cost effective relations with vendors on all projects
1987 - 1989
Times-Beacon Newspapers, Setauket, NY • Graphic Artist
• Design and mechanical preparation of ads for 4 community newspapers
• Illustrations, cartoons and charts for Editorial Department
• New York Press Association Awards Winner
1989 - 1992
Record Newspapers, Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. • Graphic Artist, Advertising Art Department; Editorial Artist;
Creative Media Services Art Director
• Design and mechanical preparation of ads for 4 Brookhaven and Huntington community newspapers
• Design of new ad campaigns
• Illustrations, graphics and editorial design
• Employee training on Macintosh computer graphic arts programs and systems management
• Art direction, design, mechanical preparation and copywriting for in-house advertising agency
• New York Press Association Awards Winner, 1988-1991
1992 - 1994
John Gieser Graphic Design • Freelance Graphic Artist
• T-shirt design and production of silkscreens, The East End Shirt Company, Port Jefferson, NY
1994 - 1999
Printing Plus Graphic Design, Setauket, N.Y. • Art Director
• Art Direction, design, mechanical preparation and copywriting for commercial printing company
• Service bureau operation and pre-press consultation
1999 - 3/2003
Style Media Group, Fort Collins, CO • Art Director
• Art Direction, design, and production of monthly Lydia's Style Magazines
• Systems management. Internet management. Website development & management
3/2003 - present
John Gieser Graphic Design, • Freelance Graphic Artist
12/2003 - present
Colorado State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences • Lab Manager, Research Associate
• Buyer, chemicals and equipment; database, data analysis, computer systems and hazardous waste management
• Scientific illustrations for presentations and publications; departmental graphic design, production and printing
* Web Design and maintenance, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN)
COMPUTER: QuarkXPress, Adobe CS5, Word, Filemaker, Dreamweaver, RosMol, Powerpoint, various others
EDUCATION: SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, • B.A. Fine Arts, May 1977, Studio Arts concentration.
REFERENCES: Available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Logo Design