A graphic designer with a considerable fine art background soon lead to a focused exploration of a wide range of design principles. Over the past five years was able to secure a diverse list of clients from a broad range of industries including corporate food stations, recording label, restaurants, social networking sites and an accessory design company. Experience in a wide range of design assignments including identity branding, logo design, motion graphics, animation, poster design, web banners, CD layout and menu and brochure design. A unique design aesthetic with an emphasis in typography and years of photographic experience. Shown to be able to work under tight deadlines with accuracy and an efficient workflow. Able to create and maintain lasting business relationships with clients and various service providers throughout a project life cycle.
Platforms: Mac OS
Programs: Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, After Effects CS5, Final Cut Pro 7
Retouching and color correction for the Avon's vast image library.
Art Direction and Production Design
PATANG (THE KITE)
Co-designed the opening credits, character titles, film title and closing credits for the independent feature film Patang (official selection of the Berlin Film Festival 2011).
Art Director, Production, Photographer
FPS FILM FEST
Shot video and created opening titles for the FPS Film Festival including designing and animating a typeface for the credits.
Art direction and design for life coach Caroline Priebe
Art Director, Production Designer, Photographer
JON ASHE MENSWEAR
Photographed, designed and produced logo and promotional material including lookbook, brochures and online catalog for new menswear line to launch in fall of 2009.
KIRSHENBAUM + BOND and PARTNERS
Produced layout designs for print ads and web banners for such clients as BMW, NetJets and Wendy's.
Worked with senior designer for a small design company where a variety of projects and clients was taken on including:
Culture Café- Developed logos, business cards, Power Point designs, banners and stationary
Jimenez NYC- Brand identity including business cards and logo
Created poster and CD artwork and layout and readied for pre-press for recording artist Daniel Marcellus Givens. Released in summer 2008.
Designed and developed projects of identity branding, logo creation and menu design for several corporate food stations in Kansas City and Chicago.
Designed packaging proposals and investment kits for food service company.
Designed menu and flyers for Middle Eastern restaurant in Washington D.C.
THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Focus on sculpture, photography and performance
Additional Professional Training
THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
SENSEI GALLERY New York, NY
Exhibited ‘Text Portrait’ graphic photography in group show
4th STREET PHOTO GALLERY New York, NY
Solo show of 10 years of photo work
Six page editorial photography spread of travels to Lebanon and Syria (2001). ‘Text Portraits’ featured in Editor’s Letter section (2003).
Editorial photography spread on Mexico City
BIDOUN ARTS AND CULTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Interview and portrait of recording artist DJ Mutamassik as well as intro two page spread of portraits in Beirut.