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Art Director, Designer, Illustrator, Photographer
I am a designer and illustrator with 20 plus years of experience. I have been successful in directing, designing, illustrating, and producing many projects throughout the Asian and North & South American regions for various corporations. I have a continued successf… Read More
Art Director, Designer, Illustrator, Photographer
I am a designer and illustrator with 20 plus years of experience. I have been successful in directing, designing, illustrating, and producing many projects throughout the Asian and North & South American regions for various corporations. I have a continued successful track record of providing branding and integrated marketing and design for clients. Read Less
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    KGA Architecture — Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Senior Graphic Designer
    Marnell Companies — Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Photographer
    Freelance — Houston, TX, USA
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University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT 1984-1988
Bachelor of Fine Arts
08/2012 – Current Freelance Houston, TX
Art Director, Marketing Specialist, Senior Graphic Designer, Illustration, Photography
Partial client list: Displayworks, Repsol, Master Meter, Mascot Books, SmartVault, Hisco
• Design Corporate Marketing Communication Brochures from concept to completion
• … Read More
08/2012 – Current Freelance Houston, TX
Art Director, Marketing Specialist, Senior Graphic Designer, Illustration, Photography
Partial client list: Displayworks, Repsol, Master Meter, Mascot Books, SmartVault, Hisco
• Design Corporate Marketing Communication Brochures from concept to completion
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Create and design ads, logo design, charity invitations and programs, newsletter,
business cards, presentations, publications, promotional materials, web sites, social media
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, upload files to printer
• Design product, event, and promotional print materials, as well as creating and executing
corresponding marketing campaigns and communications
• Photo shoots
• Tradeshow graphics
• Art direction, design, and layout of marketing collateral
• Book illustration

03/2010 – 06/2012 Marnell Companies Las Vegas, NV
Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer
Multi diverse company specializing in consulting, advertising, marketing, hospitality architecture
• Create layout designs using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
• Create and coordinate the production of marketing campaigns and promotional
communications through print, electronically, social media, and marketing collateral in
accordance with approved marketing plan and objectives
• Group planning with teammates to organize projects
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Create and design house ads, logo design, charity invitations and programs, newsletter,
business cards, presentations, publications, promotional materials, web sites, social media
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, upload files to printer
• Art direction, design, and layout of marketing collateral, e-mail blasts, company intranet
• Art direction, design, and layout of branding books and covers
• Created brochures and proposals for DX high-speed rail
• Client logo design for restaurant/club
• Custom artwork for Hospitality clients
• Photo shoots
• Art direction and design of photographic murals for sports bar and restaurant
• Created illustration for print on glass panel for hospitality deli

08/2004 – 03/2009 KGA Architecture Las Vegas, NV
Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer
Architecture firm specializing in marketing, design and construction of hospitality, healthcare, education, and government projects
• Create layout designs using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
• Established art direction and re-branding of corporate identity for the firm
• Event management, marketing campaign, and coordination for trade show exhibit
• Art direction and design of corporate website, took the initiative to keep information and
documentation current and fresh at all times.
• Group planning with teammates to organize projects
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Create and design house ads, brochures, logo design, charity invitations and programs,
newsletter, business cards and letterheads, presentations, publications, promotional
materials, web sites, social media
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, upload files to printer
• Established art direction, design and branding of Hospitality clients’ logos, restaurant menus,
ads, and posters
• Art direction and design of pro bono charity project to re-brand Nevada Childhood Cancer
Foundation’s collateral materials
• Initiated, directed, and designed pro bono nationwide charity newsletter for Make-A-Wish
Foundation
• Established integrated marketing, art direction, and design for tradeshow branding and
collateral materials
• Photo shoots

1998-2003 Freelance Orlando, FL
Art Direction, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography
• Create layout designs using Photoshop, PageMaker, and Illustrator
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Create and design ads, brochures, logo design, flyers, corporate identity, specialized
graphics and integrated marketing for trade show exhibits (banners, posters)
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, coordinate with printer

1997-1998 IXA Singapore
Graphics Director
A creative advertising and design company serving local and foreign clientele
• Art, advertising direction and design of ad campaigns, integrated marketing, brochures,
specialized graphics for tradeshows, banners, posters, ads, digital imagery
• Established art direction and design of integrated marketing for clients’ products in
tradeshows
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, coordinate with printer
• Set sales goals and budgets

1995-1997 Contemporary Design Singapore
Graphics Director
Contemporary Design was a creative advertising and design company, later sold to Taylor Group, a creative exhibit design company
• Art direction and design of brochures, ads, POS material, calendars, newsletters, posters,
banners, digital imagery
• Established art direction and design of integrated marketing for clients’ products in
tradeshows
• Create layout designs using Photoshop, PageMaker, and Illustrator
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, coordinate with printer
• Set sales goals and budgets

1993-1995 Delmar Publishers Albany, NY
Graphic Designer / Illustrator
Book publishing company specializing in educational textbooks
• Conceptualization and design of covers, text design and layout
• Create layout designs using Photoshop, Quark Express, and Illustrator
• Arrangement of art manuscripts
• Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion on time and on budget
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art, coordinate with printer
• Set sales goals and budgets

1991-1993 Freelance Albany, NY
Graphic Design, Illustration
• Conceptualization and design of corporate brochures
• Children’s book illustrations
• Sports illustrations for Beckett’s Publications sports magazines

1989-1991 Pico Art International Singapore
Graphic Designer
International tradeshow and exhibit company
• Created concepts and designs of exhibition posters and banners

1988-1989 Spectrum Color Graphics Norwalk, Connecticut
Graphic Designer
• Conceptualization and design of brochures and POS material

Recent Projects Children’s Book Writer and Illustrator Spring, TX
Writer, Illustrator, Designer
Create story line, illustrations and design of children’s storybooks
Current titles: Surprise in Auntie’s Garden (by Ann Morris), Sammy the Silly Seahorse, Candy Shop, Kiwis on my Pizza!?, Funky Fruits, Is Baby Sleeping? (by Faye Sherer Stillman), Rain Festival, Love Notes (by Faye Sherer Stillman), Bella Butterfly, Sweet Dreams
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Member Since: Jan 26, 2012