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Robin Bernstein  
Art Director + Graphic Designer
I am a seasoned art director and graphic designer with a background in packaging, publishing and marketing. I am actively looking for new opportunities. My portfolio of work showcases my skills, strengths, and personality. I look forward to working with you on your project.
:: profile
• Award-winning graphic designer, art director and production artist. 
• Strong expertise in publishing, packaging and marketing.
• Highly skilled in layout, color and typography.
• Has production and pre-press experience and can take a project from concept to completion.
• Competent working with outside vendors to obtain printing quotes; hiring photographers and illustrators; art directing photo shoots both on and off-site; and helping to train and mentor staff.
• Proven success collaborating with clients, editors and copywriters.

:: skills
Adobe Creative Suites (CS6/CC) Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark Xpress, Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. 
:: experience
IWA (International Wine Accessories) Petaluma, CA
Art Director | May 2014 to present
• Redesign catalog and update of home page design
• Design and production of retail catalogs annually with an estimated readership of over 600,000+ subscribers. 
• Wholesale catalog design. Researched plug in for best practices for importing data in order to produce a 100+ page catalog with 600+ products. 
• Created online Holiday Pairing Guide to promote sales.
• Tradeshow booth design
• Design of outdoor podium and lobby signage for new building.  
• Work with visual stylists and photographers to art direct off site product photo shoots. 
• Coordinate with color correction vendors and printers to ensure ultimate quality of end product. 

Robin Bernstein Designs Santa Monica + Marin County, CA
Freelance Art Director | Graphic Designer, 1997 to present
• Concept, design and execute for variety of projects  including logos, packaging, brochures, invitations, web products, product launches, advertisements, collateral and media kits. 

Canon Communications, LLC (now UBM Canon) Los Angeles, CA
Senior Associate Art Director, 2007 to 2010 | Associate Art Director, 2006-2007 
• Art direction of 4+ monthly magazines. 
• Work directly with editors and production staff to ensure deadlines are met. 
• Concept and design of editorial layouts, covers, tradeshow booths. 
• Web design work includes design of e-banners, blogs, webcasts and e-newsletters. 
• Filming and editing editorial video at local tradeshows.
• Saved company over $30,000+ in freelance design fees by proving to upper-management that redesigns and new designs could be completed successfully by in-house art department staff. Awarded Maggie Award.  

Performance Publishing Group, Inc. El Segundo, CA
Senior Graphic Designer | Art Director, 2001 to 2005
• Involved in all areas of the production process for over 55+ chamber magazines including design of advertisements, editorial layouts, cover design, promotional materials and press kits. 

Teleflora Los Angeles, CA
Production Designer, 1998 to 2000 - Temporary  
• Assisted art directors and marketing staff with design, corrections and final file preparations for print.

Cuisine Perel Gourmet Food San Rafael, CA
Senior Art Director | Graphic Designer, 1994 to 1998
• Administrative duties include billing, shipping, preparing commission statements for brokers, order taking. 
• Design of in-house and private label design. 
• Design marketing materials including brochures, press releases, point-of-sale and package design for both gift and 
private label products. 
• Involvement in all aspects of product development from concept to container.

:: education 
Bookshop - Los Angeles, CA | Class designed to teach Art Directors concept techniques.
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA | Bachelor of Arts, Major: Graphic Design, Minor: Photography

:: awards  
MIN’s Editorial & Design Awards - Winner Media Kit or Marketing Materials (Design)  
Maggie Award - Winner Most Improved Magazine Redesign Trade (circulation under 50,000)
Maggie Award - Nominated Most Improved Magazine Redesign Trade (circulation over 80,000)
Robert Huntzinger Photo Contest - First Prize Color Photograph Kodak
Resolution of Commendation Marin County Board of Supervisors
Recognition for completion of brochure and certificates for Juvenile Hall Detention Leaders.
Robin Bernstein
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Art Direction, Design
Print, Publishing
POST DATE: 11.06.2022
Novato, CA
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