Chicago Wedding & Party Resource magazine

Following are editions of Chicago Wedding & Party Resource — a bi-annual, 4-color perfect-bound magazine that I designed and produced for Performance Media. I laid out the cover and articles using stock photography and content marketing agency articles, as well as some advertisements. Editions focus on the Pantone color of the year.

Edition #1

Edition #2

Edition #3

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.