C.V. – Resume


WORK EXPERIENCE

Principal Owner
Eye of the Seed Communications / Press1993 to present

  • Freelance graphic design and illustration
  • Graphic design services – print and digital
  • Logo design – Branding services
  • Web Design – Social Media Marketing
  • Individual handmade books and cards sold locally
  • Workshops in paper arts, block printing, computer design

Composition Manager/Art Director
Bucks County HeraldOctober 2004 to August 2018
Lahaska, PA

  • Manage and organize the weekly workflow of Composition department
  • Create ads for clients, sales materials, in-house materials
  • Work with a rotating sales staff on marketing concepts for clients
  • Work with editorial staff to develop and oversee effective page design
  • Manage full-time, part-time and freelance creative staff
  • Manage and oversee weekly website updates and development
  • Work with printer to ensure quality of product

Teacher
Pojoaque Valley Schools – October 2002 to May 2004
Sante Fe, NM

  • Plan and implement sixth grade curriculum
  • Teach and assess student progress

Graphic/Textile Designer
BCBG Max AzriaJuly 2000 to August 2001
Los Angeles, CA

  • Design logo/graphic tee shirts for internationally known fashion house.
  • Develop new logo/graphic-driven printed and woven textile patterns.
  • Explore trends in colors and seasonal concepts.
  • Communicate and collaborate on all aspects of product development.
  • Collaborate with design team (sportswear, dresses, denim)
  • Communicate and collaborate with domestic and import production depts.
  • Develop labels, hangtags, hardware where needed.

Graphic /Textile Designer
Blue Planet Apparel, Inc.May 1999 to July 2000
Los Angeles, CA

  • Designer of printed textile graphics for LA based apparel manufacturer
  • Produce seasonal concepts for 5 divisions of womens’ and children’s clothing
  • Communicate and collaborate with garment designers on graphics for products
  • Direct and supervise domestic contractors on duplication of seasonal samples
  • Develop postcards, ads and other marketing materials where needed

Graphic /Textile Designer
Blue Fish Clothing, Inc.February 1996 to January 1999
Frenchtown, NJ

  • Designer of textile graphics for publicly owned clothing company
  • Collaborated with design director on concepts for 12 collections a year
  • Communicated and worked with marketing department on season ad materials
  • Directed and supervised sample production team on collections and projects
  • Collaborated with design director on product development for retail stores


Education:

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford – Bachelor of Fine Arts – May 1993 – Hartford, CT

Northern New Mexico Community CollegeJanuary 2002 to December 2002 – Espanola, NM

Selected Exhibitions:
Out of Hand Group, Pop-Up Shop and exhibits, 2010, 2011, 2012
Doylestown Arts Festival, September 2011

Awards and Honors:
2012, Second Place, Page Design, Bucks County Herald, Division 5,
Keystone Press Awards