Richard D

Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 07040




Maplewood, NJ

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Award-Winning master of the creative process: delivering projects and fulfilling visions in digital & print channels; whether as a Manager of Departments, Manager of Projects, or hands-on Designer. A results focused, purpose driven leader with a passion for the power of visual communication. Collaborates on strategic solutions to complex challenges with integrity & high standards. I am seeking a new opportunity where I can contribute to a creative environment using my abundant experience in leadership, workflow and creative process.


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Robbins Research Institute Practical Psychology & Leadership, Productivity, Time & Project Management 2009 Specialist Degree
The David Allen Company Complete Workflow and Project Management 2007 Specialist Degree
Franklin Quest Time Management & Productivity, Project Management Specialist Degree
The County College of Morris Media Sciences: Journalism, Design, Broadcasting Associate Degree



Repeatedly Recognized & Awarded by Colleagues: "Exceeding expectations with Integrity, Outstanding Work Ethic, Superb Attention to Detail & Excellence. Reliable Proficiency, Focused Determination, Proactive, Independent, Effective Communication, all with a Remarkable Level of Professionalism" Endorsed by Colleagues: "Exceedingly Innovative, Strategic & Thorough, in creating solutions for all Cross-Functional Departments, Innovating New Systems & Process." "Extremely Efficient, with Intelligent, Organized Precision, Rapid Assessment of Situations" UNIQUE combination of knowledge Tremendously valued by clients & colleagues for "a comprehensive understanding of industry & business needs; proven knowledge of creative workflow process & phases involving cross-functional departments. Excellent Grasp of every project."

Companies I like:

Marvel Entertainment, DC Comics, comiXology, IDW Publishing, Dark Horse Comics


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• Increased profitability and revenue up to 57% for multiple clients. • Led cross-functional teams of 3 - 20 people. Coached & trained, optimized psychology and workflow performance. • Created new workflow process, business rules & infrastructure to meet unique client needs, transforming challenges into success. • Designed unique creative workflow solutions/project management databases to optimize workflow, solve organizational challenges. • Recognized and leveraged patterns of proven success to both teams and technology; producing greater results. Example: Improved project cycle times by optimizing creative server structure partitions, strategic user rights & permission sets. • Successfully met Clients' needs by cultivating & managing key relationships in a wide variety of cross-functional teams, including: publishers, editors, artists, writers, letterers, colorists and production, including: programmers, pre-press & printing departments. • Designed and led presentations & trainings to clients and colleagues. • Successfully delivered thousands of creative, publishing, advertising & marketing projects; all within cost/time/quality parameters. • Designed, Created & Produced revenue-generating advertising & publishing projects, including: Corporate Identity & Collateral Marketing materials, Feature Magazine & Newspaper Articles, Print Advertising, Direct Marketing, Concept Illustrations, Pen & Ink Illustrations, Corporate Communications, Catalogues, Packaging, Large Scale Displays for conventions, trade shows, courtrooms. • Proficient in Creative Workflow Solutions/Project Management Databases (Workamajig, JobSuite/AdTrak), Digital Asset Management across multiple DAM systems (brand, production, ecommerce), Metadata, Creative Server/Folder Structure Design, File Permissions, Mac OS X, Apple iOS, MS Office Suite, MS Project, Graphic Design & Illustration • CRM, Direct Marketing, Consumer Promotions, Advertising, Publishing in Interactive/Digital and Print • Thorough understanding & mastery of the creative process, and the needs of all parties involved