Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe DreamWeaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Fireworks, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, Apple DVD Studio Pro, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Apple OSX and OSX Server Certified Technical Coordinator
Creative direction/team management – Facilitated relations between client and agency, creation and presentation of marketing strategies, creative concepts and budgets, as well as managing creative teams (6–30 associates).
Photo creative direction – Extensive location, studio, product and fashion/lifestyle shoots. Hired and directed photographers, stylists, producers, product/food stylists as well as talent (children, adults and animals).
Video/TV creative direction – Domestic and international. Extensive location, studio, product and fashion/lifestyle shoots. Hired and worked with directors, producers, people/product/food stylists as well as talent (children, adults and animals).
Package/POP design – All shapes and sizes.
Marketing direction – conception and creation of creative and productive marketing initiatives while remaining consistent to the brand and staying within budget constraints.
Job traffic systems – Set-up routing, sourcing and archiving of job networks within in-house art departments and ad agencies.
Strong print background – Ran printing presses, purchased printing (small jobs thru 120 page catalog/brochures) and done dozens of press/color checks with printers.
Pre-press background – Troubleshooting at pre-press stage of jobs. Solving problems before job goes on press.
Copywriting experience, QC/proofreading/editing experience, media purchasing and management (print, web, TV and radio).
I have won multiple Addy and HSMAI awards. Portfolio and references available upon request.