New York City
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Washington, D.C.
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The Partners: Barry Brothers


Professional Experience


2bMedia (Owner/Founder)

Commercial Arts (advertising/design)
Independent Contractor
Delivered project management, art direction, creative design services, illustration talent, studio and pre-press production expertise. My skills were developed in the days of manually created art, layouts and mechanicals, and carry forward to present day digital media formats. Varied project engagements have involved on-site, full-time project management to short-turn-around deliverables and offsite service support. I am a collaborative worker and hands-on manager bringing a depth of experience and maturity to modern day creative departments.


The Limulus Group (Founder/Partner)

General Management
Operations Head
This venture expands upon a natural, fresh and exciting direction my work has gravitated toward, capitalizing upon substantial experiences as a business owner/manager. Focus on outsourced site management and business development services for small to mid-sized companies, located anywhere, and in a variety of industries; general office and staffing management, operations design, and communications efficiencies. Strength as a "chief problem solver" rooted in an ability to listen and understand needs, and then translate them into successful solutions.


Clients / Accounts


Diverse project work in cosmetics, entertainment, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, consumer products and many other fields include:

• Operations / Project management
• Website development & management
• Promotional materials/package design

• Logo/Corporate identity design
• Interior/exterior facilities signage
• Corporate annual reports


Dr. Dale Atkins, Northport Marketing, New York Dress Company, Oemplus, Inc.
Various website development and maintenance projects
Linker Equipment Corporation
Int'l. Co. designs and manufactures bottling equipment systems for major beverage suppliers
NBC-TV and Radio
Network and affiliate advertising, programming promotional kits, corporate graphic design standards
Leber Katz/Foote Cone & Belding
R.J. Reynolds (Vantage, More, Now, Bright cigarettes), IBM, Netherlands Tourism, Pepperidge Farm, Chipwich
Medicus Intercon Int'l.
Pharmaceutical / healthcare agency; Proctor & Gamble (Crest, Pampers), Merrell Dow
Ben Kotyuk Group
Cosmetic/healthcare product & packaging design; Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Faberge, Lagerfeld, Victoria Secrets
Ove Arup & Partners, Consulting Engineers
Communications and collateral development; professional photography and submission development for United Nations Capital Master Plan, Hudson River Trust
Knoll International Design Group
Brochures, catalogs for office furniture systems and designer home furnishings. Isometric line drawings and schematics of system components
Biederman & Company
Corporate/financial advertising; ITT Corp., Deloitte Haskin Sells, Israeli Tourism
Korman Mohamad Korman
MCA Entertainment advertising/promo kits, WWOR-TV adv., AFA Backstop Inc.
Milton Glaser Inc.
Grand Union product packaging and advertising, Barron Books
Saxton Communications
Corporate/financial slide presentations: charts, graphs, color keying
CBS-TV and Radio, BBD&O, Wells Rich Greene, Arthur Young & Co., Gross Townsend Frank Hoffman, J. Walter Thompson, Deltakos, Landor Associates, Rumrill-Hoyt Inc., Lukasiewicz Design Inc., NY Life Ins. Co.

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Client Stories


E-Commerce: Worked closely with a client to create a fee-based electronics industry web portal, with international scope, where industry buyers, sellers, distributors, and OEMs could post and view excess inventories of other companies. Using a simple, intuitive web-interface, prospective buyers and sellers, who are members, can create RFQs, negotiate with other members, and finally create POs to solidify a deal. The owner could view, moderate and control all activities on the site as well as use compiled data for related marketing programs. We were responsible for the functional design, programming and database work.

E-Promotion: Simple, elegant web site for a renowned licensed psychologist who focuses on families, couples, parenting, aging well and stress management. Site keeps viewers up-to-date with TV, radio, keynote and lecture appearances, published books and other related information.

Corporate Image: Client was a designer and manufacturer of bottling equipment and production lines with customers around the globe. We created a new logo and overall corporate identity program that updated the design and effectiveness of the company's printed documentation procedures and marketing materials. We assisted in incorporating this new work, and bringing the company's US and European offices into the fully-functional, more efficient world of digital marketing.

Organizational Design: A follow-on contract with the same bottling equipment client involved providing short-term (18 months) site management and process redesign for their New Jersey terminal operations. Shipping management consulting services included procedure design and scheduling for efficient internal readiness, as well as for dealing with outside contractors for services (containers, loading, inspections, paperwork and insurance for international trade).

Original Artworks: Commissioned to design original artwork for murals now installed at Fortune 100 media corporation NYC headquarters. Artistic lead and project management included bid preparation, design, process and quality control with client, architects, interior design, production and installation companies.


Education and Related Professional Experience


Education

M.F.A. (Honors, Painting), 1980 - Brooklyn College, CUNY Brooklyn, NY
B.S. (Cum Laude, Photography), 1977 - Brooklyn College and The Graduate School and University Center, CUNY Brooklyn, NY
Selected Commissions / Exhibitions

• Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. - 7 murals for their corporate headquarters and broadcast operations complex in NYC
• Fortune Magazine - "Refineries Refined: A Fortune Portfolio" - article featuring 6 paintings and 6 photographs, and painting on magazine
• Private Mural Commissions
• Exhibited painting and photographic work in public exhibitions in various galleries and museums. Works included in corporate and private collections

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Selected Published

Fortune Magazine, Print Magazine, Contemporary Graphic Artists (Vol. 2), Who's Who in American Art (18th/17th Ed.), Art Product News Magazine, Gran Bazaar Magazine, American Artists - Survey of Leading Contemporary Americans, Corporate Showcase 5, GAG Directory 4, RSVP 15/16, New York Art Review, numerous "Who's Who" type survey books
Computer Experience

15+ years of extensive experience with MS Windows based hardware and software systems and applications (e.g. MS Office suite, various graphics programs, operating system and administrative tools, web development and internet communication tools)
References available upon request.

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