Allebach Advertising Associates
August 2002- Present
Art Director/Web Designer/Animator
Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Collaborate with clients and other designers to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively build, motivate and direct design and production teams. Coordinate with account executives and vendors to meet all project requirements. Successfully translate subject matter into concrete design for various printed and digital projects. Create desgn theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos and corporate/consumer websites. Provide art direction for photo shoots and shoot photos for printed pieces. Responsible for training new designers and managing workload for junior designers.
Multiple Philly Gold, Silver and Bronze - 2003-2010
Multiple Silver Addy's - 2006-2010
Gold Art Directors Club - 2006
Pa Production Associates Inc.
January 2000- August 2002
Graphic Designer/Production Assistant
Created graphics and animations for CD ROMs, videos, movies and TV shows. Collaborated with editors on music selection and special effects during editing. Edited videos and programmed CD ROMs. Assisted the set up of cameras and lighting for inhouse and on-location shoots for instructional videos, music videos, political campaign commercials, Food Network cooking shows, etc.
Freelance Graphic Design
Website design, photography, logo concept and design, print ads, trade show booths,
multi-pocket folders, T-shirt/pin design, interactive catalogs, TV-ready graphics.
American Graphics Institute
October 2001 - November 2001
Completed web classes
Art Institute of Philadelphia
October 1997 - September 1999
Associate Degree in Specialized Technology Graphic Design Major
Luzurne County Community College
September 1996 - February 1997