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3/2001 - 6/2004 - Art Director for Interactive/Print
Fidelity Investments Ad Agency
Marlboro, MA

Collaborated across business streams to develop high-end integrated design systems for interactive and print campaigns using Quark Xpress, DreamWeaver, Illustrator, PhotoShop, and Acrobat. Trained agency designers and studio in PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash and Dreamweaver. Also provided advance retouching skills and illustration for web and print. Worked with art buying and copyrighting departments reporting directly to senior managers, developers and creative directors on conceptual development.

5/2000 - 1/2001 - Senior Art Director
Granitar Corporation
Natick, MA

Mentored and trained of the creative staff of eight in cross platform "best practices" for interactive web site design using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, GoLive and ImageReady as well as MacroMedia Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Oversaw the development, branding identity and user experience for b2b web-based solutions for high-tech companies. Worked with a team of architects and developers to forge new capacities for web development solutions using ASP, XML, DHTML, Javascript and HTML.
URLs:
Granitar Intranet & Extranet
Granitar Creative Team web site
Granitar Flash Sales demo
http://www.internetmanager.com
http://www.globest.com

3/1993 - 5/2009 - Creative Director/Owner
Lucier Illustration & Design
Groton, MA

Managed independant teams of print designers, developers, programmers on large-scale web and print campaigns for over ten years. Produced user interface design, web design and animated banner ads, using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and ImageReady as well as MacroMedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Gif Builder on the Macintosh. Also produced conceptual design, conventional graphics and illustrations using hand-drawn scanned images integrated into a computerized format. Responsible for package and product design, proofing output negatives and positives, corporate logo design, press proofs, photography styling, darkroom and camera operation and consultation on the Macintosh OS. Duties also included all outsourcing, presentations, sales, scheduling, staffing, administrative, billing and quotes using Microsoft Office products.

4/1989 - 3/1993 - Senior Graphic Designer /Illustrator
37 Design Group, Inc.
Athol, MA

As lead designer I was responsible for the conceptual development of 4/C and B&W conventional and computerized graphics and illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Streamline on the Macintosh. Also provided package and product design with die-cuts and all pre-press prep using computerized and conventional means.

7/1985 - 4/1989 - Pre-Press Department
Eusey Printing Press
Leominster, MA

As lead night stripper I provided 4-Color stripping, graphic design, conventional mechanical production, illustration by hand, art-prep for camera, Opti-Copy and Gerber Film-Prep Department operation. Also provided airbrush photo-retouching, some typesetting, camera and darkroom operation.

5/1984 - 7/1985 - Graphic Designer/ Pre-Press
Spaulding Printers
Boston, MA

Duties included conceptual design, graphic design, conventional mechanical production, illustration, photo retouching and typesetting using traditional and computerized artwork preparation methods.

9/1979 - 9/1981 - Graphic Designer/ Illustrator
Tucker Housewares
Leominster, MA

Duties included conceptual design, graphic design, conventional mechanical production, illustration, marker renderings, product reproduction ad slicks, corrugated package design and model blueprinting using traditional artwork preparation methods.

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