Objective: To provide graphic and visual support for successful client
product/service education, marketing, advertising, web and interactive
media design communications.
Education: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Medical Illustration Concentration, May 1993 GPA 3.5
Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Attended: Fall 1988-Spring 1990
Applied Skills: Airbrush, Computer Illustration & Design,
Photography, Typesetting, Rastor Imaging Processor (RIP)
Management, Plate Burning, Operation of AB Dick Offset Printer.
Macintosh/PC skills include: Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress, Adobe Illustrator, Freehand,
CorelDraw, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Quickbooks, MediaStudio Pro – Audio/Video
Capturing/Editing, Targa video capturing software, FrontPage, Dreamweaver. Have exposure to Director and 3D
3/11- Present Office of Communications, Diocese of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Graphic Designer: WNY Catholic monthly publication advertising design, layout and pre-press production;
Maintain consistent branding policies; Coordinate and oversee projects with Communications, Marketing,
Daybreak TV, Catholic Cemeteries, The Foundation, Administration and support staff: vendors, writers;
Graphic Design; Computer Illustration; Layout; Pre-Press Production; Photo Manipulation/Enhancing;
Marketing Literature for various groups throughout the Diocese of Buffalo.
3/02-Present MediTrends, Lockport, NY
Owner: Marketing & Production of Children’s Health Education Materials; Freelance Illustration & Design.
2/98 – 3/02 Northrop Grumman Corporation, Electronic Systems, Amherst Systems, Buffalo, NY
Marketing Communications Specialist: Maintain consistent branding policies; Coordinate and oversee
projects with marketing, technical, administrative and support staff: vendors, writers, and other designers;
Graphic Design; Computer/Traditional Illustration; Layout; Pre-Press Production; Trade Show Display Design
and Management; Photo Manipulation/Enhancing; PowerPoint Presentations; Video Capture/Editing; Trade
Journal Ads; Marketing Literature; Web Site Design/Development; Multimedia; Identification Standards
Management for ISO compliance; Proposal Support; Communications Management; Human Resources
Support; Supply artwork for promotional items and maintain inventory/shipping schedules.
9/97-2/98 The Media Center Production Company, Rochester, NY
Graphic Specialist: Computer Illustration; Photo Manipulation/Enhancing; PowerPoint Presentations; Video
Capture and Output; CD Writing; Art Direction on Photo shoots; Packaging Layout & Design; 3D Animation.
5/95-9/97 Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer: Medical Illustration; Anatomical/Surgical Diagrams; Graphic Design
& Illustration; Signs; Poster Sessions/Displays; PowerPoint Presentations; Image Support for Publications;
Logo Design; Employment & Placement Ad Layout/Design and Internet Graphics.
2/95-4/95 The Advertising Center, Buffalo, NY
Graphic Designer: Graphic Design; Illustration; Layout; Pre-Press Production.
10/94-2/95 Niagara Gazette – A Gannet Newspaper, Niagara Falls, NY
Graphic Designer: Graphic Design; Production; Layout; In-house Print Shop.
Activities: 2013 National Catholic Press Association Awards:
Honorable Mention, Best Promotional House Ad
3rd Place, Diocesan Directory: Catholic Directory, Diocese of Buffalo 2012
2012 National Catholic Press Association Awards:
2nd Place, Best Use of Arts/Graphics
3rd Place, Effective Advertising Promotion Originating with the Publication
Advancement Counsel Enrollment Management/Marketing Workshops for Catholic Schools, Buffalo, 2009
Marketing/Advertising & Enrollment Management Support Volunteer, St. Mary School of Swormville, since 2006
• Internal & External Advertising, Marketing Plan Development, Recruitment Displays, Marketing Materials,
Logo & Identity Standards Creation/Implementation, Promotional Items, Web Site Content/Design and
Support Graphics, Open House Planning & Support
Artwork Samples & References Available Upon Request