Chicago Wedding & Party Resource – Fall/Winter 2017



Chicago Wedding & Party Resource magazine – Spring 2017

These are pages from the Spring 2017 Chicago Wedding & Party Resource — a bi-annual, 4-color, 128 page magazine with perfect-bound cover. I designed the cover and all page layouts using stock photography and content marketing agency articles. This Spring 2017 edition focuses on the Pantone color of the year, Greenery.


Chicago Wedding & Party Resource magazine – Fall 2016

I designed the cover and laid out the pages for this issue.

Auditorium Theatre program article layouts

I create layouts using text files and images supplied by the client, ensuring the design adheres to client brand aesthetic.

Smart Jewelers catalogs

As Graphic Design and Production Manager at Smart Jewelers, my responsibilities for production of these catalogs included:

  • Design and layout of all pages
  • Request bids and select suppliers for pre-press, photography and printing
  • Art direct photography
  • Obtain approval of page layout, photography, and edit from high-end watch and jewelry brands for co-op reimbursement
  • Coordinate printing and mailing


    SciTech Software for Science

    I established the in-house desktop publishing facility for this scientific and technical software catalog, and was responsible for all catalog, marketing, and advertising design and production. I wrote the merge program and utilized style sheets to download an 1,800 product database into a final catalog file. In addition I created advertising and direct mail pieces for clients such as Microsoft.