Work Experience

April 2015 - Present

The Ad Group:
Senior Web & Graphic Designer

Responsible for design and content updates to client websites, creation of blog entries and social media content, leveraging Search Engine Optimization techniques to improve localized client website search engine results.

April 2005 - Present

Freelance & Contract Work

Various projects including graphic design and production of logos, brochures, t-shirts, and websites.

November 2005 - April 2015

Trainor Associates:
Art Director/Senior Web Designer

Web: Plan, design and production of modern responsive websites.
Print: Graphic design and production of logos and print collateral.
Broadcast: Animation and art cards for television.
Client Services: New business presentations, email and phone communication with current clients, internal job flow management. Train clients in use of website content management systems.
Mentor: Train and oversee high school and college interns and student shadows.

July 2000 - November 2005

Graphic Designer

Creation and design of all marketing material including brochures, data sheets, advertisements, mailers, exhibit graphics, animated internet ads, photography, DVD authoring, email design, product design development, and graphical user interface design.

July 1997 - April 2000

Tenney Media Group:
Pagination Supervisor, Graphic Designer, Website Manager

Guided three junior designers in the layout of 11 weekly newspapers, graphic design for special promotions and projects. Established press proofing check and balance system for publication material. Managed and designed website from 1998-1999.

June 1992 - July 1997

Dodge-Graphic Press, Inc.:
Digital & Traditional Prepress Production Artist

Apprenticed in traditional prepress environment creating blueprints, color matchprints, process camera work, platemaking and stripping. Promoted to Digital Prepress department. Prepared customer graphic files for output to film/plate imagesetters as well as graphic design and revisions to customer projects.


SUNY Empire State College

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design

Mohawk Valley Community College

Associate Degree in Advertising Design and Production
Certificate in Photography


Outstanding Service Award

Tenney Media Group - 1999

Advertising Excellence Award

Lightwave Magazine July 2003 and October 2003


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:
Ride For Missing Children

Volunteer & past participant.

Mohawk Valley Bicycle Club