Experience

David Paul Design
Freelance Designer
January 2009–Present 

Completed projects for Alliance Bernstein, Crane Paper, Natural Resources Defense Council, Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Newmark Knight Frank, PEX Card, SmartPath, and others. Deliverables include responsive websites, infographics, user interfaces, mobile websites, landing pages, social media banners, HTML emails, logos, branding, marketing collateral.


Tarisio
Designer
December 2007–Present

Designed and helped construct intricate PHP/MySQL e-commerce / auction website, managing programmer. Designed and produced digital materials: mobile app, mobile website, responsive website, social media banners, HTML emails. Budgeted, spec'd, created branding / marketing materials in various media and formats, including exhibition signage / materials, catalogs, ads, mass mail items, posters, and other collateral. Perform pre-press. Research and select print vendors, solicit contracts. 


Freelance Designer
October 2006–December 2007 

Designed and executed advertorials, editorial layouts, logos and type treatments, performed digital image manipulation, illustration, mechanical production, and pre-press. Performed photo research and photo selects. Completed projects for CDM New York, The New York Times, Hearst Corporation, and others.


Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Companies
Senior Designer
June 2000–October 2006 

Designed and executed concepts for book prototypes, audio CD packaging, social media banners, marketing materials, and other products. Conceived and executed logos, type treatments, infographics, and digital image manipulation. Directed outside studios and in-house production artists in layout and design. Contracted and reviewed illustrations, performed photo selects and on-site color press checks, supervised photo shoots. Managed and trained freelancers and new hires.


Freelance Designer
October 1995–June 2000 

Designed and executed websites, user interfaces, annual reports, brochures, and publication layouts. Conceived and executed logos and type treatments, performed digital image manipulation and illustration. Contracted and reviewed illustrations, performed photo research and photo selects. Completed projects for AT&T, American Express Travel Related Services, Inc., AOL, and others.


 

Education

SUNY Empire State College
Bachelor of Arts, Interactive Design, 4.0

Noble Desktop
Training in JQuery, CSS, responsive design & color management

Pratt Institute
Coursework in design, illustration, 3D animation & 2D CAD

School of Visual Arts
Coursework in print & video

University of Cincinnati
Fine Arts major

Miami University
Fine Arts major