What I truly specialize in is helping new authors develop innovative packaging to increase their visibility and sales in a very crowded marketplace. I create illustrations from original content and inexpensive stock photography. Provide clients with customized typography. I deliver on time and on budget.
- First Place cover, General Trade, New York Book Show, 2010
- Margo L.H. Hammerschlag Scholarship, Art Students League, 2015–2016
- Other awards include: Society of Illustrators; Bookbinders Guild; Creativity
- BFA-School of Visual Arts
Consult with authors to develop concept and design for covers. Create packaging for all genres including mystery and romance series. Design multiple true crime and military non-fiction titles. Revitalizes backlists to the current design. Delivers on time and on budget.
St. Martin's Press
Oversaw the art and cover design of sixteen titles per month. Supervised three full-time employees and two
part-time freelancers, mentored and trained junior staff. Collaborated with members of both the editorial and
production departments to insure the best final outcome for all titles. Maintained the department’s monthly budget, production deadlines and art schedule. Established a strong visual style for the St. Martin’s True Crime Library. Created new looks for mid-list authors to help place them on the New York Times Best-Seller list. Handled all aspects of photo shoots. Hired, managed and directed photographers, stylists and models.
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