CMYK, RGB, or B&W. Picas or pixels. Vector or bitmap.
Whether printed, imprinted or animated, effective
communication requires the skills of a versatile, experienced graphic
Let me introduce myself.
I am a professional graphic artist with a background
in marketing, advertising, and event promotion. Often
complimented for my ability to listen, understand, and
provide effective solutions, I place special emphasis
on identifying client expectations and meeting project
goals. I have been especially successful working with small businesses, start-up entrepreneurs,
not-for-profit organizations, community associations and event planners.
Proficient in both print and online design, I enjoy
the unique creative opportunities offered through both.
I am always happy to apply my print expertise plus my
knowledge of the Internet to new communication projects
My creative skills include logo design, corporate identification
and product branding, newspaper and magazine advertisements, printed collateral,
conceptual design for the Internet, event promotions and imprint design, illustration,
and photography. Though I primarily produce art and
graphics digitally on a Macintosh, I will also sit down at
the drawing table to create traditional drawings and
My design experience has been shaped by working in publishing, corporate
communication, small business development, marketing, sales, training
and education, nonprofit events management, and community relations.
In all cases, I am actively involved in research, strategy,
conceptual mock-ups, copywriting, final design, production
I am versed in the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Acrobat. I also have experience
with QuarkXPress as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
With regard to business operation, I possess excellent
communication skills plus staff and project management
abilities. I work well in a team environment and always
maintain good interpersonal rapport.
I have lived in Connecticut, Massachusetts, California,
Florida, Maine, and currently reside in Rhode island.
Wherever I live, I like to actively participate in local community programs and causes. I enjoy photography, traveling, music, native landscaping, and working to preserve the natural environment. And, I
especially enjoy all aspects of art and design.
References are available upon request.
Please contact me if you feel I can help you meet your communication
goals. I am available for consulting, contract or
freelance design projects.
I look forward to the opportunity to discuss your expectations and how I can benefit your creative team and positively
impact the success of your marketing campaign.
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