Highly experienced and ready to work. Capable of managing and leading or assisting and taking direction. Have worked in all aspects of print, digital, presentation design and video production and editing. Learn quickly and always am expanding my horizons.

Highly experienced in video and digital production. Including involvement in everything from the hands-on assembling of content for Web and broadcast to managing, editing and the production of both long- and short-format communications for government and industry.

Experience in pre-press, print and print production as well as presentation concept and design, including Keynote and Powerpoint.

Outside the corportate structure have worked in private club management, cooked and managed a bar, worked part-time at a bookstore, driven for car service, assisted interior designers, and worked in packing and warehouse.

Am an amateur photographer, love the outdoors and am a sports enthusiast.

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As a Senior Interactive Designer, worked hand-in-hand with Creative Directors, Art Directors and Programmers to help convert print designs to web. Worked to build everything from animated banners to javascript animation. When Flash was the trend, programmed Flash jump pages, shorts, and did some small Flash interactive games. Knowledge of how to optimize graphics, convert Illustrator work in Photoshop and work in layers. Well versed in presentation design, creating presentations for both in-house pitches to client presentation needs

After Stackig was purchased by TMP Worldwide, the parent company of Monster.com at the time, I moved 100 percent into the digital and video area with responsibility for producing high-end digital and video productions, as well as the management of digital artists. Worked with senior staff from national sales managers to regional creative directors in producing projects as varied as sales presentations and commercials to webinars and 508-compliant government outreach programs. This included everything from programming HTML and jQuery animation to animating with old technologies.

Worked with video from storyboarding, producing and choosing talent to editing and sound design to comprehensive creative production. Familiar with Web technologies for video and Web design, and proficient at Web programming. Have worked with Mediamind (Sizmek) for rich media banners.

Leveraged real-world design experience and hardware/software knowledge to produce designs for print, Web and broadcast. Increasing responsibility allowed me to be deeply involved in the transition into the digital world. Helped to introduce new ways to develop digital communications in a company that would become part of one of America's largest digital and interactive advertising agencies.

My family owned a Minuteman Press and they needed my assistance with the business after my mother’s heart attack in 1994. I completely ran the business for 18 months, from billing to printing – all business needs. I was the pre-press designer, production manager and bindery operator. Returned to Stackig after sale of business. To supplement my income, I also worked in retail on a part-time basis at a local health food store.

Set type and helped to determine typeface usage for corporate and governmental communications. Position allowed for early use of computer equipment and a real-world understanding of design. Also did hands-on mechanical, pasteup and graphic work

After a year long apprenticeship in the industry, I joined Spec-Type, Inc., a small design and typesetting shop that worked on association, business-to-business and government forms, brochures, books and all print-related development. I worked hands on as a mechanical and print production artist then moved into programming and typesetting on the original typesetting computers by Compugraphics and Linotype. I was promoted to creative and production manager to plan and manage the shop so the owner could do strictly sales.

Northern Virginia Community College

From the beginning have continually taking classes at NVCC to expand my graphic design knowledge. Never got my Associate's due to time. Haven't given up in finishing my education.

Falls Church High School


Specialized Education for Different Software Products


To expand upon knowledge have attended specialized classes for Adobe Products from InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to Premiere and After Effects



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