Highly creative & multi talented Art/Creative Director with extensive experience in all forms of advertising, print, web & mobile, T.V. Production and marketing. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; a dynamic team player with well developed written & verbal skills and

communication abilities. Highly skilled at vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building brands, and maintaining winwin partnerships.

Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns. Accustomed to performing under tight deadline

environments and functioning within budgets. Also responsible for guiding creative leadership for junior creative teams throughout the workday 

and duration of developing concepts, presenting to team leaders and to client.

             

Education

Columbus College of Art & Design BFA 

School Of Visual Arts, NYC, NY. Flash Animation & Web Design

 

Experience

 

2015-Present

Glam Brands, Harrison & Star, Young & Rubicam: Chantix, Xeljanz, Prevnar 13, Phizer, Victoza, Genetech Brands

Freelance Art Director, Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator

New York City, New York

 

2014-2015 EZCORP Austin, Texas Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Production Artist, Photographer & Art Director Studio Manager & Production Artist, create ads in all mediums, design brochures, web banners, responsive designs for mobile devices, books, business cards, print ads, outdoor, posters, cook books, recruitment manuals, flash mob events, trade show displays & centers, create films, commercials, content for web and human resources, design packaging, create storyboards, illustration, photography, draw story boards and concept drawings, design and P.O.P. displays, in store signage, photograph people, food, events, new employees, employees for web sites, photoshop illustrations for posters and displays, create mechanicals for all materials.

 

2010-2014-Freelance Art/Creative Director

Havas Worldwide Tonic New York BioTrue-Bausch+Lomb & Claritin

 

Adrenaline-Havas New York  Art/Creative Director

Excedrin, Benefiber, Prevacid, Wyndam Vacation Rentals, Brovana, Nexaris & Rana Pasta Website Design, Product & People Photography

 

Freelance  Art/Creative Director

Reckitt Beckiser—Delsym Cough Medicine, Starfish—Chiquita, Rosetta—Chase Web Design,

Gotham Inc. Maybelline, Avon, Sunny D, Fruit Simple, Elations, Clear Eyes…

 

JWT, New York, 1994-2005 Senior Art Director Partner

Kleenex, Lever 2000, Kodak, DeBeers, Miller Genuine Draft, The Wall Street Journal, Merrill Lynch Smirnoff, Smirnoff Ice, Tanqueray, Cuervo Gold, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Lubriderm, Clairol, Organics, Lipton, Trident, Zantac, Celebrex, Lysol

 

Lintas-Gotham Inc. New York, 1992-1994 Senior Art Director

Maybelline, Molson, Toys R Us

Leo Burnett, Chicago 1990-1992 Senior Art Director

Noxzema, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller Lite, Phillip Morris, Pillsbury, Kellogg, Oldsmobile, Kraft, McDonald’s

 

DDB Needham, Chicago

Michelob Dry, Michelob, Bud Light, Household Finance, Audi, Volkswagon

 

Olgilvy & Mather, Chicago

Sears, Chicago Tribune, Waste Management, Cessna, Bosch, Eagle Foods

 

Skills

 

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Story Board Artist, Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography, Copy-Writing, Flash Animation, Motion Graphics in After Effects, Creative Leadership & Direction, create advertising in all mediums, television, 360° campaigns, events, radio, viral ads, pop up stores, documentaries, advertorials, apps, tv shows, outdoor, guerilla, websites, web pages, email blasts & graphics, new social networks, p.o.p. video & print promotions, banners, flyers, brochures, print ads.

 

ADDITIONALLY: 

 

Volunteer Capital Area Food Bank of Texas, Austin.

 

Volunteer Boys Club Back to School event with EZCORP Austin, Texas

 

Volunteer graphic design, art direction for Friend’s In Need Foundation

 

Volunteering for Sisters of Mercy Aids Shelter, New York City Night Watchman & Cook

 

Photograph & document talks on global warming and 911 Commission Report @ United Nations, New York City Photograph & document rehearsals & live performance International Telematic Concert for World Peace @ United Nations, New York City WAFUNIF & Resonations New York City San Diego Belfast Seoul Banff

 

Volunteering for West Kill Community Center responsibilities include: Attending board meetings where budgets, activities and the future of “The Town Hall” are discussed, creating advertisements for events, direct mail to sponsors & members, development of blog and website for the hall which is currently under way, starting a oral history of the valley & surrounding area through the narration of centenarians and younger people that have lived here for most of their lives. photographing and documenting the various events @ “The Hall” which included an open mic night with various rock & roll and bluegrass bands a square dance, harvest festival and pancake breakfast & sugar shack tour.