Experience 

Senior Packaging Manager     

2015 – present  |  New York, NY

Jay Franco & Sons Inc. 
Skills
  • Responsible for developing concepts, solutions and presentation deck of packaging to retailer Wal-Mart in bedding and bath items; includes soft and hard goods. 

  • Research market trends and provide recommendations for new initiatives. 

  • Develop cohesive line of designs while maintaining distinctiveness in each item. 

  • Render point-of-purchase displays for store features customize for retailer; also fulfilling openline and licensed brand guidelines for Disney, Nickelodeon, Marvel and Rovio. 

  • Acting liaison to vendors overseas by providing mechanical files, sourcing materials
    and color proofing with China, Taiwan and India; ensuring quality control and production timeliness.

Packaging Artist                             

August 2010 – December 2012  |  Elmsford, NY

Packaging Manager     

2013  2015  |  New York, NY

Amscan Inc. 

Adoble Creative Suite :

Illustrator

Photoshop

InDesign

Bridge

Acrobat

Microsoft Office:

Word

Outlook

Excel

Free-hand:

Sketching

Painting

Industrial Sewing

Pattern making

Leather 

Zippers, Rivets & Snaps

  • Generate and manage several projects simultaneously within a tight deadline. 

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments to communicate on project direction, review of artwork, and execution of multi-brand properties in packaging.

  • Maintain standard files for in–house and licensed brands, updating package templates, 
    and organization of internal work efficiency.

  • Laid out mechanical from design directions, and retouched images for prepress calibration. 

  • Adhered to graphics style guides, check consistency in packaging files for retailer Party City.

  • Construct three-dimensional mocks to product specification for shelf merchandising. 

Packaging Design Assistant                 February 2009 – August 2010   |  Long Island City, NY
Jacmel Jewelry Inc.
Languages
  • Hand built packaging for jewelry. Including gift boxes, retail display boxes and accessories cards for point of purchase. 

  • Created technical pack for factory and sampled high-end luxury boxes. 

  • Prepared presentation boards from verbal directions to photoshopped ready images. 

Chinese (Mandarin)

HTML (basic)

Freelance
November 2008 – Present   |  Flushing, NY

2010 - present

2010 - present

Clients Included:

  • Guitar Triller - Designed original packaging for Kickstarter campaign of new tool for guitarists. 

  • Queen's 19th District City Council Campaign - designed campaign materials including t-shirts, newsletters, fliers, signs and invitations. 

  • Nini Montifiore Jewelry E-commerce - wrote HTML to maintain online jewelry store for sales.

Sample Coordinator
2007 – October 2008  |  New York, NY
David & Young Co, Inc.
  • Organized and photo documented samples for sales team and production of wearable accessories.

  • Provided marketing materials; production of wholesale catalog, advertisement posters and flyers. 

  • Assisted styling on photo shoots, retouched images and maintained central file organization.

Education

Syracuse University | 2006

Bachelors in Interactive and Industrial Design

School of Visual and Performing Arts

Fashion Institute of Technology | 2016

Accessories Design

Continuing and Professional Studies

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