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University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Bachelor of Arts degree received May 1991
Major: Journalism Minor: Philosophy
GPA: 3.0

Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Farmington, CT
Graduation date: February 1992

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash), FreeHand, Quark XPress, Carrara, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), FileMaker, iMovie; proficient on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.

 

Designer: Print Graphics, Inc. (PGI), Wakefield, MA
April, 2014 - Present
• Design and production of client projects, as well as PGI self-promotion material.
• Maintain and modify multiple PGI websites and client website portals.

Packaging Designer (temporary position): PetEdge, Beverly, MA
February, 2014 - April, 2014
• Design and layout of PetEdge brands product packaging

Production Manager/Artist: Weiss Associates, Inc., Wilmington, MA
November, 1994 - December, 2013
• Layout and design of print projects, specializing in retail packaging.
• Creation and design of multimedia projects, including web sites, Flash animation, video production, video editing and DVD creation.
• Scanning, correction and manipulation of digital images.
• Final preparation of files for output to film, on screen or other imaging.
• Project scheduling, client and vendor contact during all points of a project.
• Maintenance and upgrades of all hardware, software and network.

Bar Manager (part-time): Brown Sugar by the Sea, Newburyport, MA
June 2012- present
• Create and enforce job duties for all bar personnel.
• Maintain bartender shift scheduling.
• Ordering and inventorying of all bar related products.

Adjunct Faculty: Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA
January 2000 - January 2001
• Instructor for evening credited classes for the following subjects: Advanced Publication Design (FreeHand and Quark XPress), Photoshop, Illustrator.
• Developing lesson plans and syllabi.
• Evaluation and final grading of students.

Adjunct Faculty: New Hampshire Community Technical College, Stratham, NH
September 1997 - December 1999
• Instructor for evening/weekends credited classes for the following subjects: Photoshop, FreeHand, Web Site Design.
• Developing lesson plans and syllabi.
• Evaluation and final grading of students.

Computer Graphics Specialist: Aquent (formerly MacTemps), Cambridge, MA
June, 1994 - November, 1994
• Serving as a temporary employee at a variety of businesses, including graphic design firms, advertising agencies, and large corporations.

Ad Designer/Typesetter: The News of Orange County, Hillsborough, NC
September, 1992 - May, 1994
• Design of in-house created advertisements.
• Typesetting and editing of all non-staff written copy.
• Responsible for overall design and layout, stationery and business cards of a new weekly community newspaper, the Woodcroft Gazette.

Graphic Designer/Producer: Brown Sugar by the Sea, Newburyport, MA
June 2012 - present
• Develop an original look and feel/identity for a new restaurant.
• Design and production of all print collateral (menus, business cards, banners) as well as promotional items (t-shirts, advertisements, etc.)

Newsletter Designer/Producer: New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., Boston, MA
June 1998 - June 2000
• Layout, design and production of Sales department quarterly newsletter.

Available upon request.