Art Director / Graphic Designer / Copywriter / Creative Director
An opportunity to share my twenty years of advertising and design experience to help businesses achieve extraordinary results.
Online portfolios ~
work experience ~
American-Batticaloa Development Fund 2008
Director of Development: As a member of the board of directors, managed the development and production of the ABDF.org website, as well as all of its development materials.
Heliographica Press 2004 – 2006
Head of Production & Design: Managed all design and production of books and marketing materials for Heliographica Press, an independent publisher.
Variocity 2001 – 2003
Creative Director— Developed a variety of marketing projects including internet marketing and numerous direct-response TV commercials. Clients: Z-Tel Phone Cards, Investor’s Helper, E-Finance, and others.
…freelance projects…2001 – 2003
Art Director/Graphic Designer— Designed an art/coffee table book entitled AND WHEN I DREAM: FACES IN SAN FRANCISCO; corporate identity, marketing and web design for Allied Consulting Enterprises; corporate identity for Wireless Africa, a telecommunications lobbying project; corporate identity, stationery, collateral and web design for IDEAL SCHOLARS- the Initiative for Diversity in Education and Leadership Scholarship Fund; and collateral, logo design and name generation for a product line for PNI Corporation, a maker of digital compasses and measurement devices.
Seismicom 2000 – 2001
Creative Director/Integrated Art— Founding partner, managed every project, including print, direct response, online promotions, interactive media and broadcast. Developed strategies, key messaging, concepts and execution for account-specific promotional programs, introductory campaigns and product roll-outs as well as various partner-marketing campaigns. Clients: iProperty, the Microsoft UltimateTV launch, Sonicare, AvantGo, AOL, Netscape, Dole Fresh Vegetables and VISA.
The Art Institute of California – San Francisco
B.S. Candidate – Media Arts & Animation, June 2015
NYU School of Continuing Education Summer Film Intensive
Hands-on, 6-week course on all aspects of filmmaking
Al Hayes Advertising Agency Art Direction Class
Portfolio preparation class for art directors and copywriters
Academy of Art College
Full tuition summer scholarship
software skills & abilities ~
- WordPress blog publishing application (.com and .org) – Advanced
- XHTML, HTML5/CSS3 – Advanced
- Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud – Advanced
- After Effectsli>
- Dreamweaver/HTML Editors
- QuarkXpress – Advanced
- Microsoft Office – Advanced
- Video Editing – Advanced
- Final Cut Pro – Advanced
- Avid – Advanced
- iMovie – Advanced
- Quicktime Pro – Advanced
- iDVD – Advanced
additional information ~
1989 Addy for Best Public Service Campaign, broadcast and Best of Show Addy for the PSA campaign for the San Francisco Child Abuse Council
Two Semesters teaching Advertising, Academy of Art College, San Francisco 1995-1996p>
Fluent in Spanish
A very capable sculptor and painter
…available upon request.p>