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Managed Art Department for two startup imprints. Art Directed and designed Racepoint Books, and Rock Point Gift & Stationery products. Managed and Art Directed a team of 20+ freelance designers, illustrators, photographers, and retouchers. Developed covers and interiors from concept to final product including cookbooks, food and beverage, entertainment, gift & stationery product, and packages. Art Directed food and product photo shoots. Designed, illustrated, and hand lettered. Retouched photos. Reported to Publisher. Worked with a team and independently including CEO, authors, editorial director, managing editor, sales, marketing, and production. Prepared digital files for catalog and web. Stayed on top of trends. Reduced costs. Produced complex mechanicals.
• Art Direction and Designed Sally’s Baking Addiction which held the #1 spot on Amazon.com
I have designed book covers for St. Martin's Press, Vintage Books, Harper Teen, Little Brown, Quarto Publishing, Barnes and Noble, and Simon and Schuster
I started my career as a designer for Vintage books part of the Knopf Group at Random House, and I worked at Random House for 8 years. My last position there was the Art Director for Times Books. I design covers, interiors and novelty packages. I work on both fiction and non-fiction.
Weight Watchers International, Inc., 2013 • Oxmoor House: 2012- Conceived and designed look and feel of 4/c cookbooks.
Open Road Integrative Media: 2012—2015 Designed fiction, historical fiction. chic lit eBook covers
Julie Metz LTD: 2012 —2013. Designed adult trade, women's fiction, guy lit, and teen book covers for Random House, Booksparks/Sparkpoint Press
Little, Brown and Company: 2010—2011. In-house Children’s Freelance Graphic Designer for jackets, covers and highly illustrated interiors.
HarperCollins Publishers: October 2008—October 2010. In-house freelance designer of covers, interiors and mechanicals for Harper Teen.
Simon & Schuster
ART DIRECTOR – SIMON SCRIBBLES
FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR – SIMON SCRIBBLES October 2006—April 2007
Art Directed and children’s books, coloring books, and novelty packaging. Hired illustrators and designers. Interpreted style guides from licensors. Worked with creative director, editors, and production. Provided art direction and managerial over site to two in-house designers.
• Designed for the following brands: Nickelodeon, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures
Barnes & Noble/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc
Art Directed, Managed, and designed book jackets, and 4/c interiors. Art directed food photo shoots for cookbook projects. Developed books from manuscript through to bound book. Worked with external brands including House Beautiful Magazine, and Smith & Wollensky.
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