I have over fourteen years of experience in the graphic design, book publishing and advertising industries.
Ability to create an identity based on a concept or idea. Experience in logo development, branding, advertisements, book publishing design, posters and printed pieces, art directing photo shoots and illustrators. Managing projects, freelance illustrators, photo editors and stock photography research.
Highly motivated, creative and reliable.
Freelance Graphic Designer: 2002 to present
Experience in all aspects of graphic design. Specializing in business identity, book publishing design and layout, computer illustration and logo design. Clients range from individuals, small businesses and publishing companies such as Rodale, Momosa Publishing and Kimberly Press. I successfully complete projects on time and with great care to meet the client’s need.
Graphic Design layout for all AndeeKF knitting patterns, logos, online banners, Ravelry buttons.
Cover and interior design for The Mommy MD Guides Book Series by Rallie McAllister, MD, MPH and Jennifer Bright Reich. Art directed freelance illustrator.
Cover and interior design of Stew Leonard’s Winning Recipes Cookbook by Stew Leonard
Designed identity for Arrow Acres Alpaca Farm • www.arrowacresfarm.com
Barlow’s Flower Farm, Designer for all advertisements, printed pieces and store signs
Squan Furniture, Designer for all newspaper advertisements
Rodale, Inc 2000 to 2002 • Book Designer
Responsible for cover and interior book designs, art directing photo shoots and illustrators. Managed multiple projects at one time.
Cover designer What Happy People Know by Dan Baker, Ph.D.
Cover and interior designer Reflections by Ardath Rodale
2010 Winner of logo and t-shirt design contest for Spring Lake 5 Mile Kid’s Race, a prestigious local race
2010 Honorable Mention winner for the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival cover art competition
2014 Finalist Design for the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival cover contest
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
May 2000, Cum Laude
Expert knowledge of Mac Platform OSX, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign CS5, and Acrobat.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Complete understanding of pre press and printing technology.
Graphic Design Illustration Identity Publishing Design Advertising Design
InDesign Illustrator Photoshop