Mark Kozak


Mark has 20+ Years of Creative/Art Director and Art department management experience in a high volume, corporate environment. With excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills. I am a talented creative Art Director/Graphic Designer who is passionate about design solutions. This is not work to me. Its what I love to do. I am able to turn vision into reality. Consummate team player. Coordinate multiple projects. Collaborate with inside contributors and outside vendors. I am an expert on the Mac and Adobe suite, strong attention to detail and the ability to change and adjust to any situation. Deigned Product Brand Logos and packaging for 4 new Product SKUs, as well as design new packaging for 4 existing SKUs, and expanding existing brands lines. Developed Brand ID for 14 National Publications. Format and title logo design. Set up template files for features, columns, departments and developed style guide. Designed 200+ magazine covers. Increased Newsstand sales 33% from 2004-2007 and circulation +9.2% from 2005-2007. Designed 12 trade book covers. Including Business Weeks bestseller "Start Your Own Business" with over 200,000 copies sold •Full Life Cycle Project Direction, from conception to launch. •Broad range of revenue-generating design projects, for print and Web •Budget & Work Flow Strategies. •art direction, logo design, brand ID, brand style guides, book, brochure, design, editorial, graphic design, layout, magazine, marketing, photography, posters, print design, 4C, 5C, PMS, promotion, creative, typography, vector, raster, photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Quark, Acrobat, Web