accounts
summary
skills
experience
education
interest

experienced art director that manages and contributes to the creative process; proactive with a strong work ethic, that takes ownership of a
project from start through finished production.

 

■ supervision of projects from concept through fulfillment

■ concept & design of print, collateral, packaging, direct response,
corporate identity, fonts, web, POP, outdoor & broadcast

■ photo art direction; excellent illustration skills

■ extensive Macintosh experience; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop,
Dreamweaver & Powerpoint

■ selection & negotiation with talent & vendors

■ close interaction with clients to define goals, develop concepts
& marketing communications

■ excellent track record for completing projects under deadline
& budget restrains

 

2009–current

2006–2009

2005–2006

1999–2004


1991–1998

 

1987–1991

 

1985–1986

art director, freelance

studio artist
Deutsch Advertising, Los Angeles, CA

art director, freelance

associate creative director
Pulsar Advertising, Beverly Hill, CA

principal/creative director
Harbison & Solórzano, Long Beach, CA

senior project designer
Mattel Inc., El Segundo, CA

art director
Saatchi & Saatchi Fairfax Direct, Newport Beach, CA

 

1977–1978


1974–1976

California State University, Long Beach, CA
graphic design/illustration

LA Trade Technical College, Los Angeles, CA
commercial art

 

Adwheel, 2000, 2001, 2002 first place
Mattel Mattey, 1989, 1990, creative excellence
Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, 1985, art directions

Arlington County Metro
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Beachbody, LLC
California Milk Advisory Board
Citifare (Reno Transit)
DirecTV
Disney
Dr. Pepper
Foothill Transit
Fresh & Easy (Tesco Foods)
General Motors
Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Work
Metrolink
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Pioneer Electronics
Snappel
Sony Playstation
Sunkist Pistachios
Teleflora
TGI Fridays
The Magic Castle
Tomy Toys
Toyota
usrEZ Software

 

Academy of Magical Arts

 

 

references available upon request

awards