American Medical News    Deputy Art Director, October 1999 to present
     Assistant Art Director, January 1998 to September 1999
  American Medical News is a weekly tabloid magazine for physicians with a national circulation of over 200,000. I handle the Art Director’s duties when he is out of the office and oversee all photo assigning and editing. I am also responsible for identifying new talent and maintaining relationships with the department’s large national network of freelance illustrators and photographers. My other duties include art direction, photo editing, page design and creation of charts and graphics for the print and online editions.

Albuquerque Journal    Assistant Design Director, January 1995 to December 1997
     Features Designer, June 1994 to January 1995
  The Albuquerque Journal is New Mexico’s largest daily newspaper. As the Assistant Design Director, I assisted in the management of the paper’s 13-person design desk. My management duties included hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating employees. Additionally, I played a dominant role in prototyping and implementing a paper-wide redesign recognized by the Society for News Design. My design and art direction responsibilities at the Journal included Sunday A1 news covers, daily features pages, the monthly women’s magazine (SAGE), special projects and reprints.

Albuquerque Tribune    Various design positions, January 1991 to June 1994
  The Albuquerque Tribune is one of the few remaining daily evening newspapers in the country. The paper, despite its small circulation numbers, is known for good writing, photography, and design. I worked my way up the ranks from intern to staff designer. My responsibilities included design of news covers and sports, as well as feature design and art direction of the entertainment guide (Wildlife) and television guide.

American Illustration   Chosen image AI22. Included on website
Print Digital Design & Illustration   Print category selection. Illustration annual 7
3 Dimensional Illustrators   Bronze award, Art direction, magazine editorial, 10th annual
  Five awards. Art direction, magazine editorial, 11th annual
Creativity 28   Award of Distinction. Editorial design
Society of Newspaper Design   Award of Excellence. Redesign, computer section, 17th annual
  Silver award. Redesign, entertainment tab, 16th annual
  Award of Excellence. Features portfolio, 14th annual
  Award of Excellence. Special News Topics, Olympics, 14th annual

BA in Fine Arts, University of New Mexico - emphasis in photo history, modern art history and studio art.

Experience with Macintosh and PC platforms. Mastery of Quark XPress, Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, Acrobat, Word and Fetch. Basic understanding of HTML and Flash. Extensive knowledge of 4-color printing and pre-press preparation. Strong record of deadline performance and excellent news judgment.

My portfolio may be viewed by appointment and professional references are available upon request.
Current work samples are online in pdf format at the portfolio link below.

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