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Heather Marshall

periwinkle studio

Boston, MA, USA
Creative, detail-oriented Art Director/Senior Designer with ten years of experience. I have designed and art directed magazines, book covers and interiors, marketing collateral, and an academic journal.

I am proficient in Adobe design software and have extensive knowledge of print production, photography, typography, art buying, and photo research.
Work Experience
MA, USA
Sep 2014Present
Lumina Datamatics (formerly PreMedia Global)
Design Manager
Work directly with publishing clients such as Cengage Learning and Pearson Education to create textbooks and course materials. Responsible for the Art Direction all end-to-end titles published by the Clifton Park, NY and Boston, MA offices of Cengage Learning. Directed and mentored Lumina Datamatics offshore designers and created company marketing materials as needed.
MA, USA
2004Present
Periwinkle Studio
Freelance Graphic Designer (sole proprietor)
Provide design services for clients including J.Jill, Boston magazine, Adams Media, Lumina Datamatics, the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, and Community Counseling of Bristol County.
MA, USA
Mar 2010Dec 2014
Lumina Datamatics (formerly PreMedia Global)
Design Manager
Work directly with publishing clients such as Cengage Learning and Pearson Education to create textbooks and course materials. Responsible for the Art Direction all end-to-end titles published by the Clifton Park, NY and Boston, MA offices of Cengage Learning. Directed and mentored Lumina Datamatics offshore designers and created company marketing materials as needed.
MA, USA
Apr 2008Jan 2009
The Pohly Company
Art Director
Managed, designed, and Art Directed several custom publications for clients including Hannaford Supermarkets, Fidelity Investments, and OppenheimerFunds. Conceptualized art needs and communicated expectations to freelance artists. Negotiated fees and terms of use. Directed photo shoots with photographers and stylists. Color corrected photos and reviewed printer proofs.
MA, USA
2007Apr 2009
Adams Media
Book Designer
Created original interior designs for nonfiction trade books. Conducted stock art research and manipulation, input editorial corrections into layouts, and packaged files for prepress.
MA, USA
20042006
America's Test Kitchen
Senior Designer
Designed magazine layouts for two bimonthly publications and directed photo shoots with photographers, stylists, and test cooks. Conceptualized illustrations and conveyed ideas for execution to freelance illustrators. Reviewed printer proofs.
MA, USA
19992002
Harvard Business School Publishing
Design/Production Coordinator, Harvard Business Review magazine
Typeset manuscripts into templates, styled text, input editorial copy changes into layouts, and prepared files for prepress.
Education
Providence, RI, USA
Feb 2014Present
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
HTML and CSS course to be completed in May 2014
Boston, MA, USA
 
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Dreamweaver, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Micrsoft Word
Awards
2009
Astrid Award (Gold)