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					BRUCE F. SIMONS 144 East Brookside Drive, Larchmont, NY 10538 Cell: 914.844.6691

OBJECTIVE As a veteran of 20+ years in the advertising industry, I am looking for an opportunity to use my design and production experience to create compelling content for online and print media. EXPERIENCE Brookside Design, Larchmont, NY ________________________________________ 11/06 – Present Graphic Design, Website Design/Development, Flash Design/Development Designing and producing print and online (Flash & HTML) creative, including advertisements, websites, emails, flyers, trade show banners, etc. Sites: | Hunt Marketing Group, Inc., Bloomingdale, NJ ________________________________ 5/03 – 11/06 Advertising Sales/Internet Marketing Consultant/Account Manager Advertising sales representative and account manager, representing Thomas Industrial Network (Thomas Register and Thomas Regional), a multi-media (print, CD/DVD & website) directory of industrial manufacturers, distributors and service providers. Member of 2003 Rookie Honor Roll and 2004 Client Care Honor Roll. First Impressions Lithographic Co., Inc, Plainview, NY __________________________ 10/02 – 5/03 Account Executive Sales representative and account manager for pre-press, printing and direct mail services company. Established new accounts: Morgan Stanley, Euro RSCG Worldwide and Rave Advertising. Utilizing advertising and design background, provided marketing consulting, graphic design and production services. eMotion, Inc., New York, NY_________________________________________________ 2/00 – 8/02 Continuation of Young & Rubicam employment, Y&R TeamSpace technology was sold to eMotion in early 2000. Development team and technology made the move to eMotion at that time. Director of Global Brand ManagerTM (5/01 – 8/02) Directed team dedicated to development and ongoing support of Global Brand ManagerTM (GBM), a web based application service for the marketing communications industry. Based upon Oracle relational database, GBM provided a secure environment for the exchange of project information, brand knowledge and digital media between advertising agencies (Young & Rubicam, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett) and their clients (Danone, Kodak, P&G). Orchestrated sales efforts, provided marketing support, and ongoing client management. Creative Director of Global Brand Manager TM (2/00 – 8/02) Responsible for look and feel of GBM, including HTML and graphic development. Member of Development Committee, worked closely with programmers in area of functional specification development. Created and produced print advertising, direct mail and collateral to support sales and marketing efforts. Young & Rubicam, New York, NY ____________________________________________ 3/98 – 2/00 Vice President, Project Manager – Y&R TeamSpace Member of team developing Y&R TeamSpace, an account/brand management application service providing digital media management for collaboration between Y&R and its clients (Citibank, Danone Group, Star Alliance, Sony, United Airlines). Developed functional specifications based upon end user interviews. Served as liaison with Lotus Notes (Domino) development staff. Provided application testing and end user training/support. Originally developed with Lotus Notes, Y&R TeamSpace was migrated to Oracle 8i on Sun Solaris platform before being sold to eMotion, Inc.

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J. Walter Thompson, New York, NY __________________________________________ 1981 – 1998 Vice President, Interactive Media (1/96 – 3/98) Helped blue chip clients and agency recognize internet as viable marketing communications medium and front end for database applications. Created web banner ads for Listerine, DeBeers, Citibank and prototypes of agency intranet and Human Resources Best Practices database. Produced interactive HR recruiting program. Vice President, Director of Information Technology (11/92 – 1/96) Managed staff responsible for providing Information Technology services for worldwide headquarters office, including all hardware, software and end user support. Worked with consultant to design and deploy local area network topology. Vice President, Director of Computer Imaging (5/84 – 11/92) Established and managed Computer Imaging Department, in-house computer graphic facility, responsible for design and production of presentation graphics, newsletters, research reports, books, brochures and print advertising. Established and supervised the management of J. Walter Type Department, in-house typesetting service, which experienced increased revenue from $56,000 to $730,000 over 2 years, with operating profit of 32%. Graphic Designer/Art Director – Entertainment Div./New Electronic Media Dept. (1/81 – 5/84) Designed and produced “electronic print” advertising for Ford Motor Company, Kraft, Kodak, Timex, and Warner-Lambert for a variety of “new media” experiments including Time Teletext, one of a number of early interactive experiments. COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient with Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver (HTML), Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark XPress, Acrobat, Fetch and Microsoft Office. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS A.A.A.A Information Technology Committee JWT/USA Representative Advertising In America - National Conference Speaker and Conference Planning Committee Member Council on Advertising History Founding and Steering Committee Member EDUCATION Bachelor of Science Degree in Design Concentration: Advertising State University of New York-College at Buffalo

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