Principal/General Manager, Mark Hannon Art Direction & Design: 2002 – present: Full-service graphic design, advertising design, including print and web design.
With a background working for large- and medium-sized ad agencies, I bring that experience to small and medium-sized business owners. I have worked on national accounts such as KRAFT Foods, Nabisco, Black & Decker, WWE and more.
- Web Design, html & CSS, WordPress Custom Theme Development
- Desktop Publishing, P.O.S. Design, Package Design, Storyboards, Comps, Illustration
Software Proficiency: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
Where I’ve Been
Big Mouth Toys:
Freelance Art Director: February – May 2011. Developed new product and designed packaging for company’s line of novelty toys and gags. Created email campaigns for sale items and new product announcements which generated sales. Produced 2011 wholesale product catalog which communicated the company’s sense of fun and updated the company’s product line. Position required both design and illustration skills.
Palmero Health Care:
Freelance Creative Director: 2009 – 2010. Produced the company’s first dental product catalog since 1998. Project required InDesign layout and production, photography and illustration, all of which was handled by me. Created front-end design for company’s new ecommerce web site to allow customers to order online. Designed and produced a product image resource web site for resellers to download Palmero product images for their catalogs and ads. Produced numerous pieces of print collateral, from sell sheets to trade ads and distributor catalog ads.
J. Brown Agency:
Senior Graphic Designer (staff): 1996 – 2002. Ran art studio and was responsible for developing visual communication for P.O.S., sell sheets, FSIs, banners, ads, sales brochures, packaging, TV storyboards, presentation comps and other marketing materials. Trained other creative personnel in most effective and efficient practices for using their software tools. Accounts I worked on: KRAFT Foods, Nabisco, abcnews.com, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, James River Corporation, BIC
Paier College of Art, Hamden, CT.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
Clients have included: Zotos International, Elizabeth Arden, Pernod Ricard USA, Oxford University Press, Story Worldwide, Affinion Group, The Taunton Press, Graphlink, L.A.C. Communications, Impact Studios, Conversion Marketing, RJM Group, OK, Inc., Solutions Marketing, Special Ops Media, Fair Winds Press, IMG Creative, Sunroom Herbals, Playhouse on the Green, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport Art Trail, AnswerYes Interactive, Marc Sullivan Photography, Health Career Connect Magazine, Robin Bartlett Marketing Consultant, Avid Marketing Group, Palmero Health Care, TSN Group, AAA Nursing Care LLC, FireBrand Social Media, Streetmarc Advertising and Marketing LLC, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Stratford VNA, Steelpointe Harbor, RCI Group