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Posted in Why should I hire Mark? with tags , on November 15, 2009 by Running Deer

Why should I hire this guy?:

• Web page design & development
• Original art
• Branding
• Search Engine Optimization & keywords focus
• Marketing & promotion strategies
• Client empowerment
• Publication design & production expertise
• Photography and photo editing
• Pre-press work & service bureau experience

Life is priceless, so I make the most of it by doing only what I am passionate about. I like challenging and enriching new experiences and working with people to fill their needs. I want clients that I enjoy working with, whose products and service I get excited about.

• Take advantage of my fresh, creative approach to design using photographic skills, fine art, traditional media and computer-generated artwork.
• I have used Macintosh computers since the mid-1980s, the premiere platform for design work.
• Pre-press experience includes use of laser printer, linotronic and firey color photographic printing equipment technology with computer interface. This includes generating four-color separations and photo-ready copy on film and paper.
• Complete catalog design and art direction through production and printing stages.
• Promotional materials development; posters, business materials, product labeling, magazine advertisements, brochures and announcements.
• High level of creativity and originality
• Excellent people skills – high touch approach
• Problem solver in diverse situations
• Sense of humor
• Effective team player
• Loyalty to clients and employers
• Can prioritize and meet deadlines
• Follow through to complete tasks



Projects included:

Website development, maintenance and promotion: Hawkwind,, Native California Network, Nature Sounds Society, SleepNowCD [with secure server online ordering], California Indian Basketweavers Association, Elaine Winters [graphical presentation], James Pomerantz – Sitar Player, GreenZineNet, Planetary Awareness Live.

Catalog design: art direction, layout, editing and production for various product lines: Living Tree Community Foods.

Developing forms and supporting documentation for the recording of data for experimental medical device studies & pharmaceutical trials: Applied Immune Sciences, Cardiovascular Concepts/Medtronic-AneuRx, Coulter Pharmaceutical, Inc., Liposome Technology, Inc., Target Therapeutics, Triton Biosciences Inc., Xoma Corporation.

Logo design and communications materials Development for non-profit organizations, individuals and small businesses:, SleepNowCD, Christopherson & Graff-Architects, Elaine Winters-Writer, Information/Instructional Designer, The Expeditors, JT Ward Realty, Laser Technologies, Inc., Meta Med Data, Native Alaskan & American Indian Victims of Sexual Abuse, Native Alliance of Indigenous Peoples Foundation, Nuosphere Productions, Planetary Awareness Live, Triune Resources, Inc.

Cover design for two video projects and one compact disc:
Global Democracy: The U.N., June 1995 & March 1996 (Lionel Video, Malibu, CA). Golf Yoga Video (Greenpath) and SleepNowCD (Aural Health Systems).

Designed printed publicity for musical and speaking events:
Bonita Cultural Center, ARTCOM and The Berkeley Art Center.