DFF graphics june 2019

Professional Experience

University of Miami Frost School of Music
Graphic designer, writer/editor 05/03–10/10
Provide department with all print materials for concerts, recruitment, direct mail, including posters, brochures, advertisements, flyers, invitations, bid out all printing and supervise production; build and maintain department’s first website.

Model Expo, Inc., Hollywood, FL
Art Director 08/07–01/09
Conceptualize, design and produce catalogs, advertisements, brochures, packaging, branding, and website graphics; supervise one employee; interface with printers and vendors.

University of Miami Graduate School
Graphic designer 08/04–05/06
Provide materials for UM graduate school, including 300+ page book for research forum, posters, direct mail, badges and signage, graphics for PowerPoint presentations, and graduate school newsletter, bid out all printing and supervise production.

Alexander & Pamaro, Long Island City, New York
In-house print designer/production 10/02–4/03
Conceptualize, design and produce collateral, annual reports, brochures and posters; prepare customer files for digital and offset press; troubleshoot software.

Showstoppers, New York
Freelance print and web designer 01/00–05/03
Conceptualize, design and produce collateral, menus, and posters; design/code web site; manage print production; troubleshoot software.

On the Avenue, New York
Director of Production and Layout 02/01–09/01
Manage production staff for weekly tabloid with more than 60,000 circulation; meet daily deadlines; design society pages; organize and ship files to pre-press; control quality; solve problems.

Coats & Clark, Greenville, SC
In-house freelance designer 01/95–04/98
Design/reconfigure package line—more than 500 items —for tri-lingual marketing; design and produce prototype packages (mechanicals and mock-ups) for new Red Heart product line.

Leslie Advertising, Greenville, SC
In-house freelance designer 06/95–01/97
Design and manage print production of 100 page SC Group Travel Planner that earned industry recognition; design ads and collateral.

Imagine, Inc., Clemson, SC
Editor, designer/production 08/95–04/97
Copy edit Pryor Report (monthly); design and code new web product Netbriefs for Managers; design blow-in cards and facing sheets.

    


Education

University of Miami · Doctor of Musical Arts, 2006
   Choral conducting 
   Dissertation: Christus by Franz Liszt, Urtext published by Bärenreiter
Juilliard School · Doctor of Musical Arts, 1988
   Organ performance 
   Dissertation: “Franz Liszt: Music for the Pope Among Instruments“ published in The American Organist
Juilliard School · Master of Music, 1985
   Organ performance 
Baylor University · Bachelor of Music, cum laude, 1982
   Organ performance


University of Illinois–Chicago · Certificate in Nonprofit Management, 2019
   Strategic planning; Grant writing; Establishing Relationships with Donors 
    

Skillset

Manager
Designer
Organized
Production
Copy Editor
Deadline savvy
Problem solver
Troubleshooter
Detail oriented

Software

InDesign
Photoshop
Illustrator
QuarkXpress
Fireworks
BBEdit
Dreamweaver
Microsoft Office