The Madd.NesVisual Artist & Designer

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To combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and layouts of web and printed pages.

To use a variety of design elements to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

To work directly with creatives to craft web spots, branded content, short films, case studies, pitch films, social posts and integrated video projects.

To portray exemplary pacing & timing, recognition, implementation of good typography, of great motion graphics, and aptitude for compelling storytelling across a range of genres.

Create videos by adding client’s artistic inspirations to enhance and cultivate the final product.

WEB DESIGN/HOSTING

From design to implementation, I also provide hosting/troubleshooting as well. I made this one and many others… an example = www.mrabillity.com

VIDEO/FILM PRODUCTION

From pre-production, hands on production, to post-production/finalization (my favorite). I’ve worn many hats and love every one of them. Some samples can be found at www.youtube.com/newnesmedia

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Adobe has been a great friend of mine since 95!  Heavily involved in development of graphics, publishing, Web and electronic document technologies. Can’t forget logo, tshirt and hat designs.

Skills

92%Adobe Suite
90%HTML/Wordpress/web design
88%Video Editing
99%Defender of good

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Professional Experience

Employment History
2017 - PRESENT

Director/Content Creator

Madd.Nes Designs

Help clients utilize strategic marketing practices to tell their story and describe their product or services in a way that will be sell-able to the target audience.

Art Director/Graphic Artist

The Evening Journal - The Jersey Journal

Participate and take lead design duties on over 500+ print and 500+ digital ad campaigns generating over $200,000 for the Jersey Journal and NJ Advance Media. Organize the creative and seasonal layout design of the daily print editions. Work directly with sales teams, classified & legals department, and with over 20+ funeral homes on a daily basis. Overlook final pages being sent to print. Maintenance of systems and updating technology. Published blog stories for nj.com.

2014 - 2017
2015

Managing Marketing Coordinator

McGinley Square Pub, Ltd.

Personally produce 22+ flyers and banners for events at this newly opened local craft beer pub. Organize a street team of 12. Maintain all social media aspects of the business. Work with local bloggers and news outlets promoting upcoming events. Including NJ.com & ABC7. Hosted my own “The Classics Showcase” every Wednesday night promoting classical acoustic music and more.

Multimedia Journalist and Digital Designer

Newnes Media, Inc.

Develop and produce 28+ AfterEffects projects showcasing photography & video talent. Promotions for small local businesses, incorporating cutting edge methods of marketing, video production, and publishing including marketing materials focused on NYC tourism, live music & events, photography, and street art. Included pro bono work for non-profit & local small businesses.

2010 - 2014
2010 - 2011

Lead Editor

Kathleen Foster Productions

Post production work on Kathleen Foster’s sixth documentary film, the follow up to her award winning 2007 film Afghan Women: A History of Struggle. Locate and purchase footage from MSNBC, ABC News, PBS, BBC and other media outlets.

Instructional and Technical Support Technician

Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology

Collaborating with faculty to integrate multimedia technology into the curriculum. Setup and troubleshooting for live events on the entire campus. Vendor review and approval. Maintain and supervise log of inventory, distribution, maintenance and staff schedules.

2007 - 2010
2006

Assistant Director of Media Productions

Global Nomads Group

Capture, translate and edit documentary footage. Administer expansive online media library.

Learning Experience
2005

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Film, TV, & Original Content Production

Hands on production experience at the inception of the DV-Digital Video revolution.

DISTINCTIONS:
  1. Studied in Madrid, Buenos Aires, Mérida-Mexico, & Orlando, FL.
  2. Founder/President of 3 student organizations.
  3. Disc Jockey for FDU Florham Campus Radio - WFDM 91.9

Hands On Experience
On-Going since 2005

Itinerant Catechist

Diocese of Boston, Fall River, Brooklyn & Newark.

Working as a remote administrator and designer of adult educational development programs, across 200 parishes in Boston and Falls River as well as northern NJ. Assist with day to day maintenance and administrative work ranging from restoring walls to landscaping to editing the weekly bulletin. Managed and supervised 12 adult retreats with over 1,000 total participants. Responsibilities included accommodation, planning and coordinating travel between Illinois, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey/New York. Led music initiatives for adults as well as a TESOL Instructor.

Marketing Cordinator

Frontline Entertainment Agency

Work directly with Vice President Oscar Amaya to produce Live Events live events around New England. Coordinate marketing, administration, and logistics. Artists include: Fat Joe, Pitbull, Remy Martin, Terror Squad, Wayne Wonder, and DJ’s from Hot 97 & La Mega 98.7. Directed all videography and photography.

2002 - 2015
End
YEARS ACTIVE
Pre-Y2K / 20+
WORK AS
Freelancer
PHONE NO
+12016918126
EMAIL ADDRESS
themaddnes@gmail.com

 

About Me

Quick learner, I’ve been hacking into aol systems since windows 95 days. Sneeking into the computer labs at the college across the street. A visionary that is truly a hard-worker to a fault, team player, and creative genius to be productive in the technological advance world.

 

Self-described intellect “with the heart of an explorer and the soul of a poet” ~ Tash Yarr.

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