Joseph Griffo

Freelance Digital Artist & Ad Designer

Location:New York City, New York, United States
2 Skills
54 North Avenue, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805
phone 914.738.8543 • email
Portfolio Link: http://www.corofl

CAREER OBJECTIVE: A challenging and rewarding graphics position, in which my skills, talents and proven track record can be utilized to its fullest potential

EXPERIENCE 2/11-Present
Griff Graphic, New Rochelle NY 10805
Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator New Rochelle, NY
Web Designer – Belmed, GRaphic, Type Pix, Making of A Mogul LLC, The Midnight Oil Design Studio
Graphic Designer - Harrison Avenue School, Hudson River Museum, Artis Graphic Studio
Illustrator - RJB Studios Production-Quiet on the Set Movie, Analog Magazine, Field & Stream Magazine

Supervisor/Senior Graphic Designer
The Journal News Newspaper, Inc. White Plains, NY
Responsibilities included, supervising and monitoring the work of the graphic designers
Resolved any issues that arose within the art department
Worked closely with sales staff to develop effective advertising campaigns
Designed and produced print, web and spec ads
Designer/paginator of advertorial special sections

Creative Supervisor/Staff Artist
Fairpress, Gannett Suburban Newspaper, Inc. Westport, Ct
Designed and produced print and spec ads
Developed media and marketing promotional packages
Editorial artist for spot illustrations and infographics
Designer/paginator of advertorial special sections

Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Gannett Suburban Newspaper, Inc. White Plains, NY
Designed and produced print and spec ads for the sales staff
Produced b/w and color illustrations for the marketing and advertising departments
Mechanical paste ups and color separations
Designer/paginator of catalog and advertorial special sections

Graphic Designer
Popfsky Advertising, Inc. New York, NY
Designed print and spec ads, creative package designs
Produced T.V. storyboards

COMPUTER PROGRAMS: Adobe’s Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Flash, Dreamweaver, Keynote, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Word and Wordpress

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Fine Arts
School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street, New York N.Y. 10010
AWARDS RECOGNITION: New England Press Association Annual Newspaper Contest Best Illustration, Master Eagle Exhibits Visual Passage Class Exhibit Painting/Illustration
Union Trust Tennis Classic Cover illustration
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Ad Design