2016 - present • SJI Associates, Inc., NYC, Senior Designer
Print and web design, key art, storyboarding, package design, branding, trade show graphics, POS displays. Clients include: AMCTV; HBO; PBS; WeTV.

2014 - 2016 • Freelance
On-site Oct 2014 - Sept 2015 • Montclair State University, NJ:
Print and web design on various internal and public-facing materials. Additional clients include: AMCTV; Fine Arts Department at Kean University; Longy School of Music of Bard College; NYC Mayor's Office; SJI Associates, Inc.; Zimmerli Art Museum.

2008 - 2014 • BRND/Desantis Creative, NJ, Creative Director
Design and art direction of print and web projects, development of brand identity, art direction of photographers and illustrators, supervision and art direction of junior designers, collaboration with coders. Clients include: Alaris Health; Street Squash; Two River Theater Co.; Zimmerli Art Museum.

2002 - 2008 • Morgan Stanley, NYC
Art Director/Project Manager, 2005 - 2008:
Print design, art direction and project management of a variety of internal and public-facing materials. Responsibilities include creating schedules, estimates, overseeing design/production, and coordinating with clients and on-staff/overseas designers.
Designer, 2002 - 2005: Print design and production on Morgan Stanley materials.

2001 - 2002 • Freelance
Clients include: AT&T; Fine Arts Department and James Howe Gallery at Kean University; Merryll Lynch.

2000 - 2001 • VIA Inc., NYC, Senior Designer
Design of print and web projects. Clients include: Bath & Body Works; The Limited Inc.; RestaurantTrade.com; Victoria's Secret.

1995 - 2000 • Addison Design, NYC
Designer (1995–1998), Senior Designer (1998–2000)

Design of annual reports and websites. Clients include: Ambac Financial Group, Inc.; Diversified Investment Advisors; e-citi; FedEx; General Instrument; National Academy Foundation; Northeast Utilities; Pepsi Bottling Co.; Pfizer; Samsung; Teleport Communications Group; Turner Construction.

1995 • Jessica Helfand Studio, NYC, Web Designer

1993 - 1995 • Odgis & Co., Inc., NYC, Junior Designer



Print & web interface design, art direction, direct interaction with clients, printers and web developers, basic HTML coding.

Software Proficiency • Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office



2014 • Graphic Design USA: Gold Medal for MCSPCA invitation, Silver Medal for Alaris Health branding

2013 • Graphic Design USA: Two River Theater’s season posters featured in
American Design Awards Annual

2013 • Uppercase Magazine: Alphabet design featured in Volume 19

2010 • Print Magazine: "The Power of Great Design" Desantis Event Glow-in-the-dark invitation featured in Regional Design Annual

1999 • The Web Marketing Association Standard of Excellence Web Award for Northeast Utilities

1998 • The Web Marketing Association Standard of Excellence Web Award for Diversified Investment Advisors

1996 • Art Director’s Club Gold Medal Award for the Discovery Channel Online

1995 • Communication Arts: Discovery Channel Online work featured in September 1995 issue

1994 • The Visual Communicator’s Education Fund Award of
the Art Director’s Club, Inc.



1991 - 1995
The Cooper Union School of Art, NYC
Bachelor of Fine Arts

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