To obtain a challenging position that will utilize my creativity and eye for aesthetics, in which I can draw upon my vast experience in many fields of design and/or media production.

Target Job:
Graphic Designer / Art Director. Available Part Time & Full Time. Prefer Freelance or Off-site.

Work Experience:
1996 - present
International Recording Artist as part of the band “GODHEAD”
Currently under contract with Cement Shoes Records / UNIVERSAL
Major duties include songwriting, recording, stage performance, art direction, supervision of the bands online presence, various design duties including album art, logos, merchandise, web design, flyers and promotional items.

1997 - present
Graphic Designer, Website Designer
Work included Art Direction & Design for the Record Label “Reality Entertainment”(2003-2004), Head Designer for “LaFerman Design”(2005-2006), Various web design, company logo & promo design jobs for companies including “Godhead Enterprises”, “BlanketyBlank Designs”, “Blue Water Industries” and others.
(See portfolio for details)

Jan. 2003 - Oct. 2007
Recording Engineer, Marketing Manager, Website Designer, DVD-Authoring Designer
Central Command Studios, North Hollywood,CA
Oversaw conception of this audio post production facility from all equipment & furnishing purchases, to creating filing systems, LAN integration, setup of email accounts, computers, website, logos, labels, brochures, etc. ; Helped develop a unique non-linear ADR workflow that would insure the company’s competitiveness and success. Acquired corporate clients and accounts.

NOVA, Falls Church,VA
College courses in Music Theory, Recording Concepts & Piano

Corcoran College for Art & Design, Washington D.C.
College courses in Drawing, Painting, Color Theory

DSW (German School Washington D.C.) (bilingual)
Graduated High School 1995
Graduated German “Abitur” 1996 (Majors in Math, Sociology / Minor in Biology)

15+ years experience in Photoshop (digital image creation/manipulation, design, layout, simple animation)
10+ years experience in digital sound editing (Protools, Peak, various DAWs)
10+ years experience in multimedia creation (original music scoring, sound design, SFX placement, Audio-video composition)
10+ years experience in Website design/maintenance & HTML (Text based editing & Dreamweaver)
10+ years experience marketing/promotional design, product/packaging design, point of sale artwork.
5+ years experience in audio recording, engineering, mixing (music, ADR & foley with film/video integration)
5+ years experience in Pre-Press (Quark, Acrobat & Illustrator)
Also experienced in Flash, Actionscript, Javascript, CSS, perl-CGI script adaptation.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, both Mac & Windows Operation Systems