|Business and art professional
with broad knowledge and expertise in traditional art and printing
production. Innovative conceptual, design and communication skills with
ability to project and elicit
interest. In-depth knowledge of design, imaging and production software:
Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator. Strong experience in web site design, software
maintenance, hardware configuration and
Currently expanding abilities in image production and programming for applicable
to multimedia, Internet and CD-ROM development.
Excellent in personnel
management, development of art resources, cost estimating, and production
execute photography, design and prepare computer files or camera-ready mechanicals
for printers or separators. Specialize in advertising, packaging and
printing for the music industry. Research most current software and hardware
capabilities to obtain high quality and economical printing. Clients include
PolyGram, MCA, Warner Bros., Island Records (since 1978); also PR firms and
corporations including Island Trading Company, Thirteen/WNET, Playboy Enterprises
and Chemical Bank.
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHER
ISLAND RECORDS, N.Y.C. 1988-1991
Initiated and organized
start-up of the in-house art department for Island Records in NYC. Assembled
and managed a staff of art directors and designers, selected equipment for
production of all artwork in-house. Supervised all artwork production and
photo-graphed many artists for covers and advertising. Introduced computer
graphics to company, facilitating extraordinary savings in typesetting initially,
extending to reduction in all production costs.
IMAGE BANK 1987-1988
selected images and designed coffee table books using Image Bank photographers
exclusively. Titles included China, Alaska, Hawaii, Endangered Species, The
Rockies, and The Greatest Golf Courses in North America.
SPIN MAGAZINE 1984-1987
Was on the original
staff of SPIN magazine. Executed cover photo sessions. Compiled an international
network of photographers specializing in music photography; maintained files
of submitted photographs.
and graphic design for magazines, record companies, fashion catalogs and clothing
manufacturers. Also did custom color and B&W film processing, specializing
in archival printing for exhibition and reproduction.
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER
WESTSHORE PUBLISHING CO. 1975-1978
Trained in all departments
of large publishing company. Gained extensive experience in offset camera
and stripping, paste-up and printing departments. Obtained a complete overview
of 4/c printing and production.