Visual Arts Center of New Jersey-Summit, NJ. Traditional/Fine Arts: Create course for teaching inner city high school age youths practical application and execution of fine art techniques based on the current exhibit being shown in the Visual Arts Center's galleries. Exciting and interesting as the gallery changes exhibit throughout the year, requiring a wide range and vast understanding of techniques used by exhibiting artists.
Gibbs College Teacher of Computer Graphics, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design and Typography. I was Responsible for creating the link between digital platforms and traditional graphic study, and for training the artists and designers of tomorrow.
Casio Watch, Dover, N.J. Graphic designer responsible for store displays and in store promotional displays and ads. Created graphics for watch debuts and designed the graphic press release for the G-Shock watch debut at 'Limelight' in NYC.
Darrell's Graphic Arts Studio created to handle freelance artistic workload. Clients included: American Towman - My function as Creative Director was to redesign the magazine and give it a more consistent industrial look. Also Art Directed American Towman's towing industry newspaper called The Road Service News.
Beatnik Productions/Dreadlockedninja Publishing As Art Director, was directly responsible for the look for their line of books and created a mechanism for freelance artists to be a part of their formation without having to live in the area. Provided additional penciling, inking, lettering (using computer software), and some coloring by computer (using Photoshop) to keep the books on deadline. Was responsible for setting dates with printers for the solicitations, promotions, and printing of the books. Designed company house ads and established their placement in industry trade publications and developed budgets for contracted freelance artists. I also enlisted printers for jobs completion.
The Advocate. Responsible for ad design and editorial imposition for the Christian newspaper.
El Diario. Created editorial design and ad design for the Spanish language newspaper.
COMMERCIAL GRAPHICS with TRADITIONAL and/or DIGITAL assist: Additional Freelance Clients - Heroic Comics; Camel Cigarettes; Polaroid Cameras; Mercedes Benz; Subaru; Anderson Consulting; Pan Am; Starlight Express; Gordon's Gin; Courvoisier; Pepsi; Diet Pepsi; Donna Karen: Coke; Diet Coke; Cherry Coke; Konica Film; Winston Cigarettes; Columbia Pictures (Ghostbusters II); Blackthorne Color Comics; Technics; Vantage Cigarettes; Morgan Stanley Investments; Jockey Sportswear; Reebok; IBM; Cannon Copiers; Americomics; New York University; Alpha Presentations; Continuity Associates; CorPlan; Beatnik Productions; Louis Scott Advertising; Barcardi Light Rum; Lintas Worldwide; Gothic Cabinet Craft; BBDO, NYC; Toshiba; IBM; & Hosposible Products, Inc.; Y & R.; Women of Color; Dark Horse Comics, and Blackthone Color Comics.