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HIGHLIGHTS AND SUMMARY

My duties as an art director at Lincoln Hospital included overseeing the whole life cycle of several simultaneous projects, working directly with external printers to produce high quality 4 color collateral, developing visual content for network wide email blasts, as well as utilizing the Teamsite content management system to develop and update web pages for Lincoln Hospital on the NYC.gov website. I have consistent and proven abilities to creatively design graphic solutions, deliver jobs accurately, on time, and with alacrity in a group and independently. I am equally comfortable using MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite as well as both PC and Mac.


QUALIFICATIONS

• 13+ years as a visual designer with experience in both print and web using both PC and Mac

• 19+ years experience with Photoshop and Illustrator with experience on the latest versions of CC

• 19+ years in Word and PowerPoint, having designed presentation templates and created legal documents

• 25+ years as a photographer, including 4 years owning NY headshot business

• 3 years managing the presentation and graphics department at ABN AMRO Rothschild

• 7 years Art Directing and was essential in making the Marketing Department a pivotal asset for Lincoln Medical Center

• Recipient of Graphic Design USA's 2010 American Graphic Design Award

• Art directed and designed award winning children's book How Do You Get A Mouse To Smile?

• Consistent and proven abilities to design creative solutions with professionalism and alacrity
 
• Excellent conceptual creative and production skills with a strong understanding of layout principles, aesthetic design concepts and typography
 
• Experience creating campaigns and extending the look and feel through various marketing materials and through various mediums
 
• Knowledge of pre-press, 4/C process, spot colors, and standard vending practices
 
• Proven skills in Adobe CS3-5 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, Dreamweaver, Flash) and Microsoft Office, including Power Point and Excel; as well as HTML coding and web design experience
 
• A proficiency using both PC and Mac
 
• Able to complete tasks within tight schedules and under strict layout controls and budgets
 
• Strong verbal communication skills; dependable, detail-oriented, and well organized
 
• Strong presentation skills
 
• Experience working in both an agency and corporate environment
 
• Financial, Pharmaceutical and Medical industry experience
 


References and Portfolio available upon request