Dedicated Art Director with over 10 years of experience in the management of brand development and integrity. Highly adaptable with a proven ability to engage audiences, build client relationships, collaborate with cross-functional teams and perform under pressure. Creative problem solver skilled at developing visual content, including photography and wholistic branding campaigns. Seeking a position where these skills can be used to support an outstanding team within an organization that aims for excellence.
Strong Communication Skills
Trilingual (English, French, Hebrew)
Marketing & Promotions
Creative & Passionate
Computer Skills: Mac & Windows OSX, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Premiere), Maya, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER & PHOTOGRAPHER, 2009 – PRESENT
Specializes in packaging design and package branding; provides social media marketing services.
Engage with clients to determine needs, desires, and best fit design solutions to meet client goals.
Develop creative and visual content for clients across multiple industries including film, skincare and health.
Resolved problems with visual content, re-designed or developed new content, including photographs.
Build and nurture client relationships to encourage repeat business and increase referrals.
Network with clients and community to develop new sales leads; follow-up with potential customers.
BIOIONIC, SEPTEMBER 2014 – JANUARY 2018
Senior Art Director
Analyzed market data & conducted interviews; developed brand bible to guide art re: brand integrity and goals.
Developed presentations, digital and print marketing campaigns, advertising collateral, brochures & newsletters.
Designed packaging and die-cut materials for campaign and branding purposes.
Collaborated with cross-functional teams in content development, marketing and communications,
Anticipated and addressed strategic and creative obstacles and provide possible solutions
Liaised with 3rd party vendors to ensure strength of brand integrity in all representations.
HADSHOT USA NEWSPAPER, OCTOBER 2013 – JULY 2014
Designed Editorials, advertising layout, traditional & digital media ads; provided photography services as needed.
Coordinated weekly printing processes, managed printing supplies and inventory; managed project deadlines.
Provided creative services for clients, liaised with third party vendors and clients on placement and layout.
Partnered with merchandising team to design email blasts, social media imagery and internal communications.
Provided creative solutions to content problems including new photography and graphic content.
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ATTITUDELINE SKIN CARE, MAY 2012 – APRIL 2013
Responsible for ensuring that brand integrity was maintained in all visual content.
Developed visual content including graphics, art, photography and combinations thereof.
Designed packaging, die cuts, flyers, posters, pictures and digital content for social media, including copy.
Managed social media posting schedule, analyzed insights and developed new, audience-centered artwork.
MICABEAUTY MINERAL MAKEUP, AUGUST 2010 – JULY 2012
Gathered information and materials for branding via interview, research, and data analysis.
Designed all visual branding content, including packaging, die cuts, flyers, posters, pictures and email blasts.
Managed social media, including designing images, creating post schedule and copy writing.
Liaised with management to ensure brand integrity, adjusted designs according to managerial input.
Prepared finished copy & art; liaised with print team to ensure color quality and requirements were met.
CHIODO BROS PRODUCTION, Burbank, OCTOBER 2011
Stop Motion Internship
ANIMAGIE, Auvergne, France, APRIL 2004
Stop Motion Internship
Bachelor’s Degree, Graphic Design, 3D/CGI, University Paris 8, France, June 2005
Associate Degree, Major Art, University Paris 8, France, June 2002