Proven technical capabilities and expertise developing and managing multiple projects in print, electronic media or display. Professionally proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Freehand/Illustrator, ImageReady, Dreamweaver, HTML, Fireworks, Flash, Corel, Acrobat, PowerPoint, and Word; on both Macintosh and PC platforms. Proven photography skills with film and digital still cameras. Knowledge of HP 2500 printer, Epson 9600 printer, Xerox 790 printer, digital scanners, and Nikon DS1.
Multitasking is a skill that is basic to my professional abilities.
Managing creative and multimedia departments, building and motivating employees into a cohesive team is something I have always taken personal pride in achieving. As a mentor and coach to junior employees I find it uniquely rewarding helping them develop their skills.
> Bronze Addy Awards (6) Triangle Advertising Federation
> Award of Excellence (3) Syracuse Society Communicating Arts
> Silver Medal (6) Syracuse Society Communicating Arts
> Best Use of Typography (2) Syracuse Society Communicating Arts
> Award of Excellence, Rochester Society Communicating Arts
> Award of Excellence, Print Magazine, Regional Design
> Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Magazine,
> Award of Excellence, New York Type Directors Club
> Award of Excellence, Exhibit Design, Print Magazine
> National Honors, Canadian Magazine Association
> 1 award coin from Commanding General Lester Lyles, AFMC, for outstanding "Year of the Family" web site
> 1 award coin from the New Mexico National Guard Adjutant General, for outstanding service and product.
> 10 award coins from customers over a two-year period, for outstanding service and product.
> One certificate from the Army National Guard for Outstanding service and product.
> One Recon Paddle from 4th Recon Marines for dedicated support and given the title of "Honorary Marine"
> One Certificate of Appreciation from the New Mexico National Guard > Adjutant General for outstanding service and product.
> "Mission Impacter" special award from Air Force Space and Missile Command, Det 12
> Outstanding and excellent graphics support for Fiscal Year 2003 from New Mexico National Guard, Innovative Readiness Training.
> The Burnley School of Professional Art, Seattle, WA
> Syracuse University, School of Arts, Syracuse, NY
> International Design Conference, Aspen, Colorado, 1980
> Basic HTML, University of New Mexico, 2001
> Dreamweaver 4, University of New Mexico, 2001
> Compumaster, Advanced Photoshop Techniques, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2001
> Introduction to Dreamweaver Ultra Dev, US Air Force, 2002
> Introduction to Flash 5, US Air Force , 2002
> Compumaster, Mastering Dreamweaver 4, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2002
> Compumaster, Advanced Photoshop Techniques, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2003
> Flash, self study