studio JOHN HENRY, New York

Art Director Graphic Designer

Partner with agency level creative teams, corporate marketing departments, product managers, non-profit initiatives, established and start-up entrepreneurs to: develop brand strategic marketing initiatives — execute client centered and market relevant creative solutions for target audiences. Engage on all creative levels: strategy, identity, branding and re-branding, — print, web, and interactive collateral design, and production.

Clients include: Ryder Logistics and Transportation, Teach for America, Florida Space Authority, Institute for Medical Education and Research, IBM, Pfizer, SMI Medical., and HBO, Limited Brands, (Victoria's Secret), Sudler & Hennessey, Fashion designers Tom and Linda Platt.

1998 - 2003

Saatchi & Saatchi, New York

Art Director/Graphic Designer/Digital Retoucher

Health care/Pharmaceutical Industry. Engaged on all creative levels of product marketing: concept & ad development, client presentation, branding, package design. Designed print ads, sales materials and other collateral for high profile product launches in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines. Supervised print production. Managed servers, archives. Worked long hours effectively and efficiently with creative directors, designers, account executives and product managers on new business campaigns. Extensive use of Photoshop for new business presentation comps, ads, and hi-res re-touching.
Accounts included: Refresh; Altace; Myobloc; Tiazac; Roxicodone, Frova,.

1994 - 1998

Lowe McAdams Worldwide, New York

Art Director/Graphic Designer

Pharmaceutical Industry /Managed Healthcare. Developed new business campaigns from concept to comprehensives for Fortune 500 industry clients. Extensive photo manipulation to illustrate account winning concepts. Created educational pieces for managed health care market. Flash animation spots for web. Designed marketing kits, sell sheets, brochures, product promotions, 3D direct mail, packaging, and trade show graphics.
Accounts included
: Vancenase; Xenical, Provental, Pedia-Sure; Acutane, Elocon, Nasonex.

1991 - 1994

Temple Review Magazine, Philadelphia

Art Director

Directed, designed and organized the production of the 48 page quarterly magazine. Developed schedules. Directed photoshoots and illustrators. Worked closely with senior editor and staff writers. Designed layouts, managed revisions and edits, prepared production ready files, supervised printers, pre press services, and press approvals.


Advanced command of the creative industry standards: Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat. QuarkXPress, PowerPoint, Word. HTML, CSS, actionScript 3.0. AExpanding knowledge of emerging UI/UX trends, Responsive Design; API; Mobile; JQuery; HTML5; CSS3.


Art Institute, Philadelphia

Foundation Program: Environmental Design

Stockton College, New Jersey

Bachelor of Art, Visual Communications

Concentrations: graphic design, printmaking


2008 Gold ADDY Four color direct mail, Canaveral Seaport

2006 Gold ADDY Space tourism package, Florida Space Authority

2006 Silver ADDY Trade publication, Essex Com., Inc

2006 Silver ADDY Four color collateral, Essex Com., Inc.