Strengths include project management, creative art direction through completed solution of collateral materials, POP, advertisements and corporate identity.
In-depth experience in computer design and illustration, utilizing Adobe Creative Suite, Ability to write HTML and CCS and create Flash animations.
Expert-level knowledge regarding all phases of press proofing, photo direction, print production, cost control, and optimizing workflows for an art department.
Art Director — Owner
Byorkman Design, 1991 — present
Fourteen years of work performance for clients including Work ’N Gear, Polaroid Corporation, Genzyme Corporation, The Home Depot, PartyLite, Houghton Mifflin Co., Somerset Bank, The Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Earnshaw’s Magazine, The American Lawyer Magazine and Glamour Magazine.
Art Director— Contract
Polaroid Corporation Inc., 1992 — 2001 Cambridge, MA
working with the corporate design department, my responsibilities included the concept presentation and development of brochures, logos, point on purchase and various marketing materials for a diverse
group of in-house clients. Following corporate design standards, I was responsible for conceptualization, design through final production for three major product launches.
I worked closely with in-house clients
and vendors to meet tight deadlines and ensure strict adherence to all branding and budget requirements.
John R. Graham Inc., Public Relations and Advertising, Quincy, MA
Responsibilities included the concept presentation and development of brochures, logos, annual reports, ads and various marketing materials for a diverse client list. Created and implemented production and traffic department and supervised the design and production departments in a fast paced environment. Supervised photo direction, coordinate and troubleshoot vendor
issues, maintain weekly contact with
clients, and ensure strict adherence to all budget requirements.
SGM and Company,
Advertising Agency, Norwell, MA
Promoted from designer to art director. Responsibilities included the design and production of ads, brochures, catalogs, and promotional pieces. I was involved from concept through production. Supervision of art staff including free lancers, scheduled all work, met budget and time constraints.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
BFA Graphic Design ,
Graduate course in environmental design.
Rhode Island School of Design
Continuing education for web and animation
Gallery of Superb Printing First Place & Second Place Awards
South Shore Ad Club Awards
Dean’s List, Syracuse University