Graphic design

Corporate ID systems: Logos (logotypes and/or marks), collateral pieces such as business cards, letterheads and envelopes, graphic standards manuals

Print: brochures, catalogs, booklets, data sheets, invitations, calendars, posters, instruction sheets, inserts, direct mail, postcards

Advertising: newspaper and magazine ads or inserts (full color, spot color or B&W)

Packaging: labels, CD inserts, boxes, clamshell inserts, mock-ups (digital for email or preliminary constructed versions)

Point of Purchase: in-store displays, kiosks, signs, posters, handouts

Advertising Specialties: artwork for t-shirts, pins, pens, mugs, hats, trinkets & baubles

Signs: Indoor and outdoor, billboards

Web Design: simple sites, concept designs, headers

Graphic Production

Electronic layout and paste-up: equivalent to "camera-ready art" in Adobe CS4 (or earlier versions) including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; QuarkXpress if required, although I recommend InDesign

Digital image processing: photos and graphics — organizing, scanning, sizing, editing, retouching, changing color modes, exporting in different file formats, archiving

Multimedia: slideshows, presentations, portfolios in Keynote, Quicktime, Powerpoint, PDF, Web Galleries

Desktop publishing

I can design and set up your artwork to be printed on a Docutech system, at a local Quick-Print (regular printing press using limited color or digital press), remote digital output (like Kinko's), or to be published electronically via Acrobat (pdf)

Illustration, Custom Typography & Photography

Digital Photography

Digital painting in Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter

Vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator; I can color separate into spot (Pantone, PMS system) colors

Photo montages/collages for print and web publishing

Custom typography, highly stylized illustration like retro, victorian, art deco etc.

Hand drawings and sketches for preliminary idea sessions, storyboards


Project planning & art direction

Planning, with you or your marketing department, for the whole project or parts thereof

Locating vendors like printers, photographers, specialty designers (environmental, web, etc.) and get bids for you

Locating stock photography and illustration appropriate for your project

Oversee vendors and subcontractors

Art direct photography

Attend press checks