OBJECTIVE

Secure a position as Senior Designer or Art Director where I can help establish the direction of outstanding creative, lead and mentor others in my field and help non-designers understand the creative process while creating the best possible product by applying my skills and experience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive communication experience in advertising, multimedia, print, and web design
  • Successful production of high quality presentations and on-line solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Highly organized, innovative, and effective problem-solver
  • Work well under pressure and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Highly developed ability to relate and manage people at any organizational level
  • Great team player

 

EDUCATION

2005-2007 M.A. – NYIT 

 

EMPLOYMENT

2005-2015  Graphic Designer/ Digital Print Center Supervisor, New York Institute of Technology

My responsibility was designing all marketing pieces for the university. Dealing with all the offices, schools and colleges with-in the university for all of there needs from start to finish of a project. Also dealing with outside printers and vendors on projects.  Create multimedia and web assets (flash, aftereffects, PowerPoint/key note presentations and video editing) including but not limited to on-campus digital signage. Manage 3 employees in the Digital Print Center to ensure high quality products are produced. Created a wrote specification sheet for potential jobs and send them out to vendors to receive quotes.

2007-2013  Adjunct Instructor, Braircliffe College

Responsible for teaching a variety of design related classes including but not limited to Basic Graphic Design, Web Design, Animation, Graphic Design Production, and Portfolio Preparation.  Duties included preparation of class syllabus, projects, quizzes, tests and finals. Homework assignment were given and written assignments as needed, 

2004-2004  Associate Art Director, Lanco Corporation

Responsible for designing promotional items, flyers, virtual comps for the sales team, Catalog covers, Websites, E-blasts, Assign projects and conduct training classes. Oversee the art department, photo shoots and maintain steady workflow.

2002-2004  Graphic Designer, Long Island Press

Responsible for designed the advertising and page layout. Designed Media Kits, Logos, Posters, Postcards and other projects for Radio stations such as Party 105, The Bone, The box and Wlir.  Designed event media for Strong Island Events.  

1999-2001 Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director, Orlandi, Inc.

Designed and created POP displays and packaging for Air fresheners. Created media kits and comps for the sales force. In charge of creating die lines and pre-press work for magazine inserts. In charge of the web site creation and correction with outside agency. Worked with the production staff on a daily basis to over see press runs from printing to packaging.

 

RELEVANT SKILLS

Hardware: Mac Platform

Software: Adobe CC 2014 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver), Cinema 4D, Joomla, WordPress, HTML 5, CSS3, CMS, PowerPoint, keynote.

 

AWARDS

The BIG Book of Layouts, David E. Carter

Poster, Post card, and Business Card were published in this book.

Creativity Annual 36, David E. Carter

Winner in the business card category and was also published.