Qualifications

– Graphic Designer and Project Manager experienced in all phases of design, studio production,
project management and creative development. Work at advertising and design studios with creative and marketing account teams developing and creating a wide range of print and digital materials.
– Lead Graphic Designer with 20+ years experience creating collateral, print ads, brand identity, B2B, brochures, catalogs, out-of-home, store signage and presentations. High volume mechanicals release.
– Project Management and coordination with all internal departments and manage all outside vendors, printing and photographic imaging; approve retouching and color proofs.

Skills
Strong layout design, photo composite and vector skills; comp assembly and project management.

Applications
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, PowerPoint and as
well as a working knowledge of Dreamweaver and HTML.

Latest Projects
06–Present

Isaacs Center with NYC DOT – 2014, signage
Underhead – 2013, presentation development
Janet Charles Photo – 2013, photo manipulation
Arts & Education Continuum – 2012, marketing
Studio Imprint – 2012, production
Agency Sacks Advertising – 2011, production
Grey Worldwide – 2011, production
NYC DOT with NY Cares – 2011, mural project manager
Greater Jamaica Development – 2011, project manager
Lloyd+Co – 2011, packaging, fashion comp assembly
NYC Community at Greenpoint – 2010, project manager
Ogilvy & Mather – 2010, Sears production, created production procedure guide, pitch presentations
Studiocreative – 2009 - 2010, design and production B2B seasonal fashion catalog

Previous Staff

Senior Graphic Designer
GoodTimes Entertainment
93-95, New York, NY

Creative Production Manager
Electronic Publishing Group
91-93, New York, NY

Senior Graphic Designer - Art Direction
Macmillan Publishing Company
88-90, New York, NY

Education
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
– graphic design, photography
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY con’t ed
– computer applications
Future Media Concepts, New York, NY
– computer applications

1569 York Ave -3B New York, NY 10028
212.737.9678
Graphic Design + Production
Mark Borges

Graphic Design, Production – Project Manager
Cossette Post 05-07 New York, NY
– Design, production and final release of all print and digital Caché catalogs, collateral, OOH and store signage.
– Art directed the Caché account developing it’s look and feel; layout design, retouching and comp assembly.
– Lead Designer and Project Manager on most active accounts. Hands on production and managed projectwork flow through to final release. Manage all outside venders, photography and imaging; approve allretouching and printers color proofs.
– Accounts include Qwest Communications, Hunter Douglas, Caché, Horizon Blue Cross Blue ShieldMarriott-Fairfield Inn and MSG-NY Rangers.

Lead Graphic Designer Creative Development – Production
Bozell Advertising 03-04 New York, NY
– Lead Graphic Designer in Verizon Wireless
brand identity development.
– Layout design, comp retouching, built mechanicals
and day to day production for all print and digital medias; newspaper, print ads, OOH, digital marketing support
and collateral materials.
– Brand development and production creating the
Verizon Master Style Guide.

Lead Graphic Designer, Production – Project Manager
Ammirati Puris Lintas Advertising 99-01 New York, NY
– Design, production, resized and repurposed all UPS
print ads and brand materials in various print medias.
– Project management and quality controlled all art and photography; final mechanical release of print ads, branding, OOH, newspaper and collateral materials.
– Lead production designer and project manager
assembling all pitch materials and presentations.
– Creative development and comp assembly with all
art directors and creatives on various accounts;
UPS, Heineken, Labatt, Finlandia, Johnson & Johnson,
Mont Blanc, RCN and Marriot Hotels.