Allison Stern

Allison Stern - Designer

New York, NY, United States

Book, Stationery, Invitation, Website, Packaging & Brand Identity Designer

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With 10+ years of professional design experience I have extensive knowledge in publication, packaging, brand identity and corporate strategy. These in combination with strong collaborative, communication and management skills distinguish me as a valuable team player able to meet business goals, deadlines, and budgets.

My past products have included; luxury and lifestyle photography books, stationery, calendars, catalogs and marketing materials. My experience includes managing all projects from design stage through final production, while meeting designated deadlines. This includes the art direction of photo shoots, researching potential artwork licenses and coordinating production with printers.
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Writing & Publishing
Picture Books

Work experience

Freelance Designer

Azahar Coffee Company
December, 2010 – Present (about 10 years)

.. Design marketing and sales materials, including; brochures, postcards and signage

.. Consulted on design of flagship coffee bar to be located in Bogotá, Colombia

.. Logo design for “Azahar Coffee Club”

.. Art direction for website redesign


teNeues Publishing Company
June, 2005 – Present (over 15 years)

.. Manage the design of stationery, book and calendar programs

.. Independently manage assigned projects while meeting designated deadlines,
from design stage through final production

.. Create original artwork and packaging for stationery products sold worldwide,
including MoMA and Barnes & Noble stores

.. Coordinate with the Sales team for the design of all sales and marketing materials
.. Research new artists and trends in the marketplace for future products

.. Work with Editorial team to create presentations for pitching corporate clients

.. Assist in prepress production, including the review of bluelines and proofs for accuracy

.. Maintain all Editorial and Design department hardware and software

.. Created and maintain image database

.. Annual travel to teNeues headquarters in Germany, responsibilities include;
organization, design and production of calendar catalog

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