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Creative Director, UIU Designer, Art Director, Copywriter

Towaco, NJ
November 08, 2019

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Creative professional with thirty years of web and advertising experience, as well as a passion for new media. Skilled in creating marketing solutions in all forms of media, project management, building strong team environments, managing staff, production, client presentation, acquisition and relationship building. Experienced in designing for the Web, Advertising, Applications, User Interfaces, User Experiences, Interactive Multimedia, Direct Marketing, Corporate Identity and Logo Design, as well as Search Engine Marketing. Software Proficiency, PC and Mac

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe After Effects, CS, CC

Adobe Dreamweaver, CS, CC

Adobe Flash, CS, CC

Adobe Illustrator, CS, CC

Adobe ImageReady, CS, CC

Adobe InDesign, CS, CC

Adobe Photoshop, CS, CC

Adobe Premiere, CS, CC

Adobe Sketch






Google AdWords

Google Analytics




Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Word







Clients Served

1 800 Flowers, 3com, AFFTA, Aer Lingus, Alpenrose, Alpine Angling, Angostura, Asbestos Removal Inc., B & I Furnishings, Bank of America, Bank of Clark County, Big Horn Fly Shop, Black Bear Gifts, Bob Marriotts Flyfishing, Brown & Williamson ( KOOL, Viceroy, Raleigh, Barclay, Kent, 555 ), Carr Chevy World, Carr Subaru, Casa Mar Lodge, Chase, Chase PFS, City of Seaside, CountrySport, Creative Black Book, Custom Fly Rod Crafters, CyberMedia, Discover Fly Fishing, Disney, Domino's, Einstein Moomjy, Faberge, Franz, GAC, Inc., GE, Great Northern Wines, Handyman Online, Herzog-Meier, Hess, Hewlett Packard, Holt & Haugh, Inc., ICAP,, Ice Cream Express, Lexmark, the Lighthouse, Mentor Graphics, Minolta, Mira, Mountain Angler, Nautilus, Nagalle, Office Mart, Outdoor-X, PGE, Partnership for the Environment, Portland Trailblazers, Prudential, Putman and Associates, Qualcomm, Regenesis, River Essentials, Roe Outfitters, Sheba, Shilo Inns, Simms, TCI, Texaco, Thomas & Thomas, The Travelers, Tulip, Umpqua Feather Merchants, Westbank Anglers, Western Credit Services, Wildflower Healthcare. Experience

adSite Creative LLC, Portland, OR 2004 - Present

CEO, Creative Director

Client acquisition, concept creation, presentation, project management, hands on creation of designs, wireframing, as well as hand coding to produce work in digital as well as traditional media. Providing clients with consistent creative branding, marketing and commerce solutions that provide benefits, user stories, all while moving them towards mobile applications. Improving search engine marketing, creating sites, User Interfaces, User Experiences as well as site maintenance for clients. ONSITE Technology Inc., Portland, OR 2001 - 2003

Creative Director, VP

Developed concepts, designs, enterprise software, to provide marketing and business solutions for a variety of clients while being hands on creating Web Designs, Mobile Designs, User Interfaces, User Experiences, Application Designs and database development, as well as traditional media solutions. Responsible for client presentation, interdepartmental coordination, project management, creating user stories, human factors, wireframes, proposals and estimates. Managing multiple projects and staff while nurturing a team environment.

Bradshaw Advertising, Portland, OR 1999 – 2000

Senior Art Director

Concept origination, presentation, project management, managing multiple projects. Oversight of production in numerous forms of print, broadcast and digital media.

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Harlan Kaplan

15 Whitehall Road, Montville Twp., NJ 07082 / / 503-***-**** Harlan Kaplan, New York, NY; Portland, OR 1994 - 1999 Creative Director, Art Director

Acquired clients in Portland. Built concepts to solve marketing problems in both the short and long term for clients. Presented, produced work in print, video, web design and interactive multimedia. Lane Island Design Corp., Roslyn, NY 1994 - 1998

Senior Art Director

Interfaced with clients, oversight of staff, generated concepts and layouts for print and package design. Grey Direct, New York, NY 1993 - 1994

Art Director

Created innovative print campaigns, television commercials, direct marketing programs. Presentation to clients, managing staff, hiring photographers as well as illustrators, overseeing photo shoots and final production of work. Became primary new business creative. Harlan Kaplan, New York, NY 1992 - 1993

Creative Director, Art Director

Acquired clients, freelanced, developed concepts, presenting and overseeing final production of work in all forms of printed media. Campbell Mithun Esty, New York, NY 1989 - 1992

Art Director, Assistant Art Director

Devised concept, client presentation, interdepartmental coordination, oversight of staff, hiring talent, overseeing photo shoots and final production of work. Part of team that managed national and international accounts. Anton Newspaper Publication, Garden City, NY 1988 - 1989 Art Director

Created newspaper advertisements, interfaced with different departments. Teaching Experience

Portland Community College 2001

Instructed User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Application Design, Web Design with the use of latest applications as well as HTML, Javascript, Actionscript, and mentored while managing staff, along with projects. Received Certificate of Appreciation for helping the professional skills training program. Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus 1998

Computer Graphics Instructor

Taught from curriculum and beyond. Class focus on combining the latest versions of QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create work in different media, including the creation of web graphics. Harlan Kaplan, New York, NY 1994 - 1998

Computer Graphics Instructor

Taught graphics softwares to computer professionals, updated students on new versions and how to combine different applications for a better final product.



Pen and Ink

Marker Comp Layout

Pasteup and Mechanical

TVC Production



Advertising Design, Philosophy, Psychology - Syracuse University Philosophy, Psychology - Nassau Community College

Advertising Design - School of Visual Arts

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