Resume

Arthur George P. O. Box 188, Hoboken, NJ 07030201.918.6828


Kean University Union, NJ BFA, Visual Communications
School Of Visual Arts New York, NY Graduate courses
New School New York, NY Computer and Design courses
New Horizons New York, NY Windows applications courses
United Digital Artists New York, NY Web and Media courses
ACE Computers New York, NY Web, interactive and 3D animation courses


Computer Macintosh Professional Sierra OS X.10.12. Adobe Creative CC2017 including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Quark Xpress 8, Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Oris Color Matching software to generate on-site matchprints. User of Sharepoint and Xinet digital asset management. Cintiq 24HD Touch Wacom tablet. Corel Painter 2018, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, 3Ds Max 2010.

Digital HTML 4.01, Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Digital Publishing Suite (DPS).

Microsoft Windows I also possess a working knowledge of this operating system (Windows 10).

Studio proficient Can design and construct 3 dimensional concepts from scratch. Able to present clients and vendors with working prototypes.

A thorough knowledge Of Graphic Design, Layouts, Prototype Comprehension, Production Management, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Pre-press and On-press Supervision.

An accomplished Illustrator and fine artist with a wide variety of published work. Can sketch out ideas and produce tight comprehensive layouts.


Harrison and Star
Senior Electronic Studio ArtistSeptember 2010-Present
Preparation of files for pre-press and various computer related materials for top-ten rated pharmaceutical advertising agency.

  • Took art directed prepared files and prepped them for pre-press
  • Generated client ready PDFs, retouched Photoshop artwork, created clean vector art in Illustrator
  • Interacted with Project Coordinators, Editors, Art Directors, Account Executives and Writers on daily basis
  • Worked with Microsoft SharePoint intranet system

KYP, Inc.
Packaging Designer March 2010- July 2010
Design, execution and follow through of various client work incorporating Kyp patented technology.

  • Took art directed client prepared files and prepped them for pre-press
  • Generated PDFs, retouched Photoshop artwork, created clean vector art in Illustrator
  • Created prototypes or mock-ups from scratch and produced clean comps for presentation
  • Designed original packaging promotional materials for wide client roster
  • Worked directly with sales representatives, account executives and project managers

KPR
Director of Computer & Studio Graphics 2000-2008
Managed a pharmaceutical production studio consisting of 8 Mac desktop artists, 1 quality control proofreader, 1 in-house imaging and printing specialist and 1 traditional visual comprehensive (comp) artist.

  • Supervised all outgoing studio work
  • Monitored and implemented procedures for streamlining workflow and meeting deadlines
  • Hiring the right full time personnel as well as freelancers
  • Estimated jobs and billed accordingly all work entering and leaving the studio
  • Generated forms and guidelines to be followed by freelancers, Traffic and Art Directors
  • Successfully put into place quality control procedures and eliminated almost all desktop work errors
  • Recommended the latest technology including software, hardware, printing and studio supplies
  • Conversed with vendors on daily basis and generated purchase orders
  • Regularly attended meetings with Traffic, Art Directors and Account Executives to go over client needs

P. C. Fiore
Art Director
Conceptualized anything from perfume bottles to web sites. Began writing some copy and met with clients regularly.

Technology Marketing Group
Art Director
Design, conception and execution of projects from client’s input to final pre-press and printing approval. Projects ranged from print to video and web publishing. Supervised and directed a group of artists.

PG Marketing Communications
Senior Designer
Design and conception of a list of primarily packaging clients. Projects ranged from the design of the package or container for the product to the actual design of the product itself. Created complicated die strikes.

JJ Michael Incorporated
Production Manager
Coordinated and delegated client work and supervised a group of artists, proofreaders and pre-press personnel. Responsibilities included some client consultation and quality control.

Gamar Graphics
Layout Artist
Graphic designer and comprehensive layout artist of advertisements for primarily retail client list.

Futura Publishing
Associate Art Director
Consistency designer for the overall look of Latin Beat magazine. This was a launch of a new magazine and my duties were to incorporate artist's designed pages into the continuity of the book.

Towers Perrin
Graphic Designer
Involved in the redesigning of the corporate image of the company from logo development to brochures, newsletters and stationary.

Self-Employed
Freelancer
Worked as a self employed hired artist doing anything from illustration to marker comprehensives and graphic design.

Summit Group International
Graphic Designer
Did design and layouts for this design house.


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