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March 31, 2005

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[Web Sites](/professional)|[Articles](/professional/2)|**RESUME**

Publishing technology and workgroup authority with over 10 years experience in managing a diverse array of pre-press, imaging and workflow strategies. Proven leadership skills as department head responsible for staffing, budgeting and compliance. Fluent in all aspects of digital asset management, online imaging networks and related services & media. Specialist in team-based technology projects.

**PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE**

**iGavel**
Wynnewood, PA
*Design and Photography Consultation, 2005*
Assistance with photography, web design and backend management of online art & antique auction business.

**Nucleus Imaging**
New York, NY
*Digital Asset Management Consultation, 2003-2005*
Configured and budgeted digital photography systems studio, staffing and equipment. Designed and implemented imaging workflow processes and client-side image database. On-going training and support.

**Color Edge Capture**
New York, NY
*Digital Asset Management Consultation, 2003*
Managed content, website and workflow for high-end advertising and fashion digital photography capture and rental studio. Assisted in systems and client migration for corporate merger. Clients include: Cardinal Health Care, George Lange Photography, Avon and Maidenform

**Digital Imaging Magazine**
New York, NY
*Contributing Writer, 2002-2003*
Feature articles, reviews and profiles on publishing technology for bi-monthly imaging and pre-press industry magazine. Articles include: “Eye On Color”, an overview of concepts, techniques and real-world application of advanced color management in a digital pre-press, design or photo studio and “Pro Retailer”, a profile of Foto Care, a leading Manhattan digital workflow and Photography solutions provider.

**Sotheby’s, Inc.**
New York, NY
1996-2002

*Director of Photography, 2001-2002*
Head of Sotheby’s Photography and Pre-Press Studios, responsible for all aspects of operations, budget and staff.

* Supervised photography of fine and decorative art for catalogues, Sothebys.com and collateral material
* Converted 12 photo studios from film to digital
* Developed image server structure, workflow and created file tracking/asset management database
* Established color proofing standards, trained art specialists in digital workflow and facilitated ongoing refinements of process
* Managed staff of 15 photographers and 5 digital prepress operators

*Director, Digital Photography, 1999-2002*
Manager of digital photography for Sotheby’s start-up Internet division.

* Appointed as core member of Sothebys.com launch team
* Conceived and executed design for high-volume digital studio in converted warehouse space
* Implemented efficient workflow to process and upload 200+ images/day
* Hired and managed staff of 6 photographers and 3 digital image editors

*Senior Manager, Catalogue Design, 1996-1999*
Supervisor of graphic design group for Sotheby’s North American auction catalogues.

* Maintained rigorous schedule for fast-paced production environment, producing 150+ catalogues annually
* Revamped workflow and file management, upgraded servers and computers
* Hired and managed designers

**Time Warner, Book-of-the-Month Club**
New York, NY
1992-1996

*Design Technologies Administrator*
Senior member of digital production staff, responsible for production of Book-of-the-Month Club catalogues, magazines and books.

* Creation and maintenance of Quark XPress templates and style sheets
* Photo retouching and color correction.
* Established rudimentary digital photography system
* Technical support for staff of 50+ users; training in QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Photoshop and general Macintosh system use.

**EDUCATION**

**The School of Visual Arts**
New York, NY
Advanced electronic publishing and graphics

**Ithaca College**
Ithaca, NY
BFA Sculpture & Printmaking
Art History minor

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