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Shari Finger

Shari Finger Design LLC

Stamford, CT, USA

Work Experience

Shari Finger Design LLC

Owner, Creative Designer and Director

Shari Finger brings more than 25 years of experience to her design work. She is committed to creating designs of the highest quality and integrity for her clients and has developed inspiring and award-winning designs for some of the world’s most respected brands.

Shari has done work for clients ranging from The New York Times Company and Boston Globe Media to the The Reader’s Digest Association and the New Alternatives for Children. She has also done work for a number of healthcare clients, including Ortho Biotech, Inc. (a Johnson & Johnson Company), Pfizer, Glaxo and SmithKline Beecham. Whether it’s an annual report, a corporate identity system, a product launch package, special event collateral, or Web design, Shari brings a unique approach and a distinctive touch to each and every project she produces.

Prior to starting Shari Finger Design in 1994, Shari spent eight years as a senior designer at Burson-Marsteller. During that time, she worked on a variety of national and international design programs for Andersen Consulting, Black & Decker, Citibank, Cushman & Wakefield, DuPont, FGIC, Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, Mtel, Sandoz Corporation, The Drucker Foundation and The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, among others. In addition, she gained invaluable experience in project management, which she continues to apply to her work today.

Strategic Communications Design includes:
– Corporate Identity and Branding
– Print Collateral for Corporate Communications
– Interactive Media/Web Design
– Design + Project Management
– Production Management

Shari’s work has been recognized by the International ARC Awards Design Competition,
The League of American Communications Professionals, Creativity, HOW and Graphic
Design: USA DESI Awards, to name a few.
July 1994 - Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Corporate Graphics International

Senior Designer

Responsible for design through production and project management for boutique design firm. Shari worked on The New York Times Company Annual Report, The New York Times Company Fact Book, The New York Times Company Media Folder as well as an environmental brochure for Champion International.
October 1993 - April 1994 New York, New York, United States

Burson-Marsteller NY

Senior Designer

As a Senior Designer of Burson-Marsteller/New York, Shari worked on a variety of national and international design programs for Andersen Consulting, Cushman & Wakefield, DuPont, FGIC, Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, M-Tel, Sandoz Corporation, The Drucker Foundation and the Kennnedy Center for the Performing Arts, among others. In addition, she gained invaluable experience in project management, which she continues to apply to her work today.

Shari's work has been recognized by the International ARC Awards Design Competition, The League of American Communications Professionals, Creativity, How and Graphic Design: USA DESI Awards, to name a few.


Burson-Marsteller, Inc. is a public relations and communications counseling company. The company offers consulting services in different areas including public relations, public affairs, advertising, litigation support, product marketing, media relations, management consulting, brand building, and Internet communications. Burson-Marsteller, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is based in New York. Burson-Marsteller, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Young & Rubicam, Inc.
March 1986 - October 1993 New York, New York, United States

Education

Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)

BFA Graphic Design

September 1981 - May 1985 Rhode Island, United States

Skills

Creative Thinking, Brand Strategy, Collaboration, Creating Smart Ideas, Creative Director, Creative Ideas, Creative Leadership, Creative Problem Solver, Graphic Design, Marketing Collateral, Marketing Strategy, Print Collateral, Print Production, Project Leadership, Project Management, Supervising Quality Control Processes, Typography Design, Web Designer, Webdesign, Website,