Software Engineer II at Etsy
Years of Experience
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fila emea, clients include antiquorum mental floss modells saint laurent tribeca film festival, box services llc, the fader, artnews magazine, atlantic records, teen people magazine
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2016 - Present
Fila is an Italian sporting goods company founded in 1911 in Biella, Italy. · Work with Creative Director while utilizing templates and style sheets to create, build and release a high volume of seasonal footwear and apparel catalogs. Coordinate with Marketing Director to ensure timely delivery of meticulous final files.
2012 - 2016
clients include antiquorum mental floss modells saint laurent tribeca film festival
Freelance Design and Production
* Antiquorum * Designed and produced catalogs for this luxury, high-end auction house. Man of the World * Traveled to printing press for a press check. Made revisions and ensured color on press matched color proofs. Mental Floss Magazine * Flowed text and uploaded final images into layouts. Handled minor retouching. Pre-flight checked and ensured files met proper specs before releasing to printers. Modell’s * Worked with retail design team, updated files, resized and worked on layouts for weekly mailers and marketing initiatives for upcoming promotions. Saint Laurent * Worked on updates and layouts for the season’s collection book using assigned Photoshopped sketches, code numbers and color references. Tribeca Film Festival * Using templates and style sheets, produced an extensive insider guide while meeting a tight deadline.
2007 - 2011
box services llc
Box is a photo post-production studio and finishing house with a collaborative team of experts working for major magazines, photographers, and ad agencies. · Designed books and marketing materials, released final documents to press, proofed, created book dummies for presentation, built digital and physical exhibitions models, designed in-house and outside branding projects.
2005 - 2007
Editorial Production Coordinator
The FADER is a magazine based in New York City that was launched in 1999 and covers music, style and culture. · Assisted Art Director on page layouts, prepared images for print and web, prepared and released final documents to pre-press, tracked editorial assignments, handled all invoicing from freelance writers, photographers, photo studios, photo labs and equipment houses, managed all contracts from photographers and writers, worked on flat plans and paginations, designed marketing materials for sister promotional company.
2004 - 2005
ARTnews is an American visual-arts magazine, based in New York City. · Oversaw ad materials and returns, layout and management of advertising sections, advised advertisers of potential problems, production charges and deadlines, processed ads, proofed blue lines.
2000 - 2003
Atlantic Recording Corporation is an American record label founded in October 1947. · Assisted in art direction and production of photo shoots, art direction and design for album packages, advertisements and merchandise, maintained art server, prepared and released artwork to separators, commissioned illustrations for album packages, ordered prints from photo lab and prepared them to be drum scanned, designed logos and type treatments.
1998 - 1999
teen people magazine
* ·Designed some back of the book magazine layouts * ·Scanned photographs * ·Organized and maintained art department * ·Prepared art for separators
1996 - 2000
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Bachelors, Bachelor of Fine Arts
Fine Arts, Graphic Design