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Brian Judge  
Graphic Designer / Design Director
 
• Driven, incisive designer with a passion for elegant, sophisticated print. Welcomes challenge to produce captivating solutions. Enthusiastic team player and apt facilitator who thrives under pressure. Proven ability to conceive, organize, and deliver smart communications. • 30 years of creating high-end solutions, start-ups to Fortune 100 clientele. Broad experience includes materials for: Armstrong World Industries, Inc.; Black&Decker; Columbia School of Public Health; DuPont; Hershey Foods; Kraft Foods; McCormick & Company; Mellon Bank; Motor Trend; The Pfaltzgraff Co.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; PRIMEDIA; Procter&Gamble; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; UNISYS; University of Pennsylvania; and York Wallcoverings. • Expertise in concepting and executing the development of: advertising, apps, annual reports, catalogs, direct mail, editorial magazines, exhibits, identity systems, illustrations, logos, non-profit/institutional collateral, packaging, POP, retail calendars, and websites.
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WORK EXPERIENCE

Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer
Fry Communications, Inc.
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
November 2007—Present
• Called upon to provide Internal Creative Design/Agency Capabilities to this large privately owned printer and their clients, specializing in magazines and catalogs. Develop Print, Web and Mobile Technology Solutions. Efforts have contributed to having Fry selected as SAPPI's International Printer of the Year for 2012 and numerous additional Gold North American Printer the Year Awards. The promotional piece, WOW Factory Sample Book, has won a Gold Ink Award in the SAPPI 2013 Printer of the Year Self Promotion Category. Recognized by Phone Book Directory Industry for (2015) Excellence in Cover Design, Branding and Production. A Fry self-promotional brochure, Unforgettable, won the Gold SAPPI 2016 Printer of the Year Self Promotion Category. 
• Formulate concepts and execute development of: Advertising, Brochures, Identity Systems, iPhone/iPad Apps, Logos, Magazines, Medical Journals, Web-based Apps, Websites.
• Highlights of clients serviced include:
American Geriatrics Society, Bahamas Phone Directories, Cardone, Consumers Digest, Elsevier, ESPN-Rise, Federal Aviation Administration, Fry Communications, New York Yankees, SandowMedia, State of Pennsylvania, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Magazine, Frank R. Walker, XBOX Magazine, Your Community Directory.

Senior Graphic Designer
Motor Trend Auto Shows, Inc. (PRIMEDIA)
Regional Office-Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
January 2005—November 2007
• Senior Art Staff responsible for oversight/leadership of development/design/production/prepress of multimedia marketing of Niche and New Model Year Automobiles from International Manufactures (consisting of 35+ Events annually). 
• Execute: Print Advertising Campaigns/Development, Program Books (leading redesign), Logo/Identity Systems, and Furnish Web site Strategy (redesign)/File Content.
• Assist in creation of a six person Art Department and supervision/mentor/management responsibilities.

Art Director of Doll Reader Magazine
PRIMEDIA Magazine and Internet Group/ABOUT.com
A Targeted Media Company-Regional Office-Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
August 1997—September 2002
• Responsible for the conceptualization and execution of the magazine content/imposition/layout/design/prepress of all editorial content in an on-time manner.
• Oversee or design ancillary projects and promotional materials/advertising, including: Retail Wall Calendars, Supplement Enclosures, Subscription Advertisements, Complete Magazine Redesign, Brand Extensions, and Furnish Web site Strategy/File Content.
• Organize, direct, and style dolls for cover and article photo sessions.
• Copy writing and editing content as needed.

Art Director / Designer
Manger & Associates, Inc.
A Graphic Design Firm   Hunt Valley, Maryland
April 1995—August 1997
• Formulate concepts and execute development of: Annual Reports, Brochures, Catalog Design, Identity Systems, Logos, Newsletters, Non-Profit/Institutional Materials.
• Highlights of clients serviced include:
American Radiology Services, Inc.; Anne Arundel Medical Center; Catholic Relief Services; Columbia School of Public Health; The Flinn Foundation; The George Washington University Medical Center; Gettysburg College; Grantmakers in Health; The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; SERRV International; Villa Julie College; The Whitaker Foundation

Creative Director / Designer
Kelly Adams Advertising, Inc.
An Advertising And Marketing Communications Firm   York, Pennsylvania
April 1993—April 1995
• Developed, managed and executed all projects for clientele throughout the Harrisburg, Lancaster, York and Baltimore regions.
• Responsible for managing the art department, free-lancers, use of vendors, selection of printers, interaction with account executives/clients, computer systems/software, and quality control.
• Highlights of clients serviced include:
Colonial Metals Co.; Lincoln General Insurance; Mellon Bank, N.A.; Memorial Hospital of York, PA; New York Wire; Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency; Shippensburg University; York County Convention & Visitors Bureau; York Federal Savings & Loan Association; York International, Inc.; York Wallcoverings; The York Water Company

Principal
Judge Design
A Creative Graphic Communications Service   Mid Atlantic Region
May 1987—April 1993
• Provided design solutions to clientele, design firms and agencies throughout Philadelphia/Wilmington, Baltimore/Washington and Central Pennsylvania regions.
• Highlights of clients serviced include:
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.; Drovers Bancshares Corporation; E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.; Kraft Inc. (Dairy Group); Lutheran Social Services; The Pfaltzgraff Co.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Philadelphia's 'Scan Magazine'; MCI; State of Delaware; UNISYS; University of Pennsylvania

Graphic Designer / Art Director
Jones/Kent & Associates
An Advertising And Design Agency   Wilmington, Delaware
June 1986—May 1987
• Formulated concepts and executed development of: Advertising, Annual Reports, Brochures, Business-To-Business Collateral, Direct Mail, Identity Systems, Logos, Point-Of-Purchase, and Promotional Materials.
• Highlights of clients serviced include:
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc.; ICI Americas; Hercules, Inc.; State of Delaware

EDUCATION
1985
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

1984
College Affiliate Program
Art Institute of Pittsburgh

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE
Highly proficient and creative with the following Mac graphic design software: Adobe Creative Suite and QuarkXPress. I have been using Apple computers in my work since 1988.
Brian Judge
Seeking
Full-time
Experience
Senior
Skills
Art Direction, Design
Industry
Publishing, Print
POST DATE: 08.16.2021
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