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Emily Burch  
Freelance Designer/Art Director
I'm a designer, art director & production expert, specializing in publications & corporate collateral. I've freelanced for the past several years, and have worked with Fortune 500 companies, magazines, non-profits, start-ups and agencies. I have extensive experience directing illustrators and photographers. I'm enthusiastic, easy to work with, and always meet deadlines.
92-Present  Freelance Designer/Art Director
Emily Burch Design, Rohnert Park, CA

Clients Include: 
Cisco Systems, Robert Half International,  Juniper Networks, The Tech Museum of Innovation, The Egyptian Museum,  Northern Telecom, Hewlett Packard, Patrick Mountain Advertising, Rasterops, McGraw Hill, Windham Hill Records, Sunset Books, Sunset Custom Publishing, Prism Media Group, Journal Communications, BEAR Data Systems, Cariden Technologies, Regent Press, Natural Healing for Women, Ping4, Sonoma State University, OReilly Media.

00-06  Designer/Art Director
Cisco Packet Magazine, 
Sunset Custom Publishing, Menlo Park, CA
Designed and art directed covers, features & departments for Cisco System’s quarterly magazine. Worked extensively with editors and clients to plan the issue, and to conceive & assign innovative art for each article. Contracted and directed freelance illustrators and photographers. Directed photo shoots. Maintained budget parameters. Checked and approved press proofs.

88-92  Senior Designer
PC World Magazine, San Francisco, CA
Designed page layouts for departments and features for a monthly consumer magazine. Redesign & implementation on existing formats as needed. Met with editorial staff to conceptualize, then assigned illustration and photography (attending photo shoots) for numerous articles. Supervised and directed staff designers. Contracted with and directed freelance designers, illustrators and photographers. Proofed color corrections.

Education: BFA, Graphic Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
Cours Superior Du Dessin et Modelage, Paris, France.

Computer Skills: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat), WordPress, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & G-Suite.

Additional Career Highlights:
Designer, Rolling Stone Magazine, New York, NY.
Designer/Production artist, Esquire Magazine, New York, NY.
Senior Publications Designer, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
Emily Burch
Full-time, Part-time, Off-site, Freelance/contract
Design, Production
Publishing, Print
POST DATE: 07.03.2024
Bay Area, Sonoma County, CA
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