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Alex Garber


SKILLS
Project Manager with Web Design background

Over 10 years of work experience in web design and print media production. Experienced project manager and efficient team player. Worked directly with clients and vendors, managing budgets and multiple projects. Proficient in producing strategically focused and successful websites, print materials, and corporate identity assets. Well versed in creative approach to all design production aspects, from generating innovative aesthetical ideas to rendering the financially efficient solutions. Expert with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and other design software. Working knowledge of pre-press and color separation. Proficient in modern photography.

EXPERIENCE

2006-Present
Alpha Group, Brooklyn, NY
Art Director


Managing the creative department of the entertainment branch of the company. Supervising and personally participating in production of web and print targeted advertising materials for various events, featuring renowned American and European performing artists. Managing the production and support of websites, owned by the company. Additionally supervising the creative and branding coverage of the other branches. As part of the responsibilities, monitoring company’s web hosting accounts, and managing server maintenance.

2005-2006
Majestic Designs (718 Website), NY, NY
Project Manager


Managed the production and maintenance of numerous Internet-based projects. Interacted closely with company’s clients, and in-house and outsourced developers. Maintained budgets and project outlines, as well as designed the logistics, structure and marketing model for the managed projects. Personally worked on visual design and back-end development of the websites.

2004-2005
The Jewish Voice, Brooklyn, NY
Art Director


Following the transfer from the Kosher Yellow Pages department, managed the launch of the community oriented newspaper. Produced the website, templates and layout guidelines for the publication. Planned and implemented advertising concepts for the clients of the newspaper. Trained and supervised department’s employees.

2002-2004
The Kosher Yellow Pages, Brooklyn, NY
Art and Production Department Manager


Lead art department in design and layout of commercial print ads. Trained and supervised department’s employees. Managed the production and maintenance of company’s website.

2000-1998
Russian Adv. Newspaper, Brooklyn, NY
Senior Graphic Designer


Designed and coordinated graphics and layout of newspaper with account staff by deadline. Maintained quality control and integrity of final product. Communicated with clients and printing house agents to ensure customer satisfaction. Trained and supervised junior employees.

1996-1998
Braincraft Interactive Group, NY, NY
Graphic Design Assistant


Created and updated web designs for Compaq, AT&T and other companies. Researched, compiled and produced graphics for website concepts. Produced website layouts based upon knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.

1996-Present   
Self Employment
Freelance Web Designer


Created websites for extensive personal database of international clientele, including online payment systems, catalogues, and custom functionality systems. Managed a team of outsourced programmers.


EDUCATION   

1996-1999   
Fine Arts major. Additional coursework in Design and Composition and Marketing in relation to customer psychology.


 
Software & tools:

WEB


Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash

OTHER
Adobe InDesign
Freehand
Sony Vegas
Corel Draw
Acrobat Distiller
MS Excel
MS Access
MS Front Page

PROGRAMMING
HTML/DHTML
XML
CSS
PHP
ASP
JavaScript
Flash


PRINT

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Lightroom
QuarkXPress
Freehand

OTHER
ABBYY Fine Reader
Adobe Page Maker
Corel Draw
Acrobat Distiller

       



Random Designs
ME of NY
Auto electronics and modifications website. New York based company.


DZ Motors
New Jersey based auto dealership and leasing company
UNI Jam Orchestra
Official website of renown New York based jazz band.