Freelance Designer & Photo-editor
October 2011 – Present
Logos, posters, playbills, digital illustrations, photography, photo retouching/editing/manipulation.
Client maintained wordpress & squarespace websites – Examples: zacharycale.com, arcfiduciary.com, confluencepartners.com, kikiwerth.com, ouroborosco.com, allhandselectric.com
Senior Gallery Consultant
July 2007 – Present (10 years)
Dealt in authentic lithographic posters dating from 1900 to 1960’s, in NYC Chelsea Gallery, overseeing all aspects of the gallery. Working directly with both the general public and high profile clients. Inventory, archiving, conservation/restoration, photography, digital color and light corrections, created digital interior design mock-ups, conducted historical research on various histories of advertising and design, emails, phones, helped with website creation and admin maintenance, maintained social media presence, formatted mass email campaigns, created ever-evolving content for online presence, handled sales, negotiated deals, consulted in acquisitions, oversaw data entry, contact list maintenance, invoicing, packing, shipping, accounting prep, installation, and light gardening. Increased online commerce to over 50% of the business by focusing on the improvement of photography online.
The Kitten Covers
On Tumblr & Brooklyn, NY
October 2011 – Jan 2015 (3 years)
Created viral internet phenomenon where kittens replace original album art. Honed in on advanced photoshop techniques. Continued to develop an already keen eye for detail. Made a lot of people laugh. Got a lot of tumblr followers. Got a lot of press. Went a little kitten crazy. Semi-retired now. Best to see to believe: Kitten Covers.
All Hands Electric Records
2008 – 2016 (8 years)
Made records. Created and formatted album art, posters, and other various graphics, built an online store, developed content for press and online presence, organized shows, spoke to the press and distribution agents, sang and recorded on several albums.
Senior Restoration Artist
J.Fields Poster and Art on Paper Restoration Studio
2002 – 2007 (5 years)
Restored antique lithographs using archival water-soluble art medium. Delved into the history of advertising and physical media. Developed a keen eye for detail. Learned to match any color on the planet and to handle very expensive and fragile artwork with cavalier aplomb. Trained and supervised new restoration artists.
Software: Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (basics), Excel, Word, and more.
Platforms: PC’s, Mac’s, iPhone’s,
Email clients: Outlook, Thunderbird, Mac Mail, Gmail
Social Networking: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Soundcloud
Code: Basics in CSS, HTML, Codex (WordPress)
Excellent phone and in person communication skills
Traditional drawing and strong color theory
tel: upon request