6200 Old Trail Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89108-2531
(702) 638-8960 / 638-8962   [email protected]
Special Portfolio
OBJECTIVE:  Creative / Editorial / Operations / Production / with Professional Graphics, Writing & Systems Skills
Offer wisdom, charm, and outstanding and unusual skills that would be an asset in an organization needing full-time graphics and editorial abnility. Seeking a slightly reduced challenge level, where my extensive background can be a value-added bonus to the organization.

Editorial / Production / Publishing

Art Director / Contributing Editor   

Escapade Magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada    1995-1996
Performed art direction responsibilities for on-line video/computer game oriented consumer magazine; contributed and edited review and industry related news and articles.

Managing Editor   

Electronic Games Magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada    1992-1995
Managed national circulation consumer print magazine with operational, editorial reesponsibilities for all departments as well as writing video and computer game reviews, copy editing those from outside contributors.

Production Manager   

Quick Frozen Foods International Magazine, New York, NY & Fort Lee, NJ    1986-1992
Brought editorial and statistical expertise to international trade publication on demise of its domestic sister publication; expanded to advertising coordination and finally production manager with responsibilities for ad placement and organization within the magazine layout.

Senior Editor   

Quick Frozen Foods Magazine, New York & Cleveland    1971-1986
Promoted up the ranks from editorial assistant to senior editor of this major trade magazine, handling virtually every editorial department including annual statistical supplements that became an industry focus.
Other Employment


American Printing, Las Vegas    1997-1998
Included some graphic design work.

Customer Service   

Fry's Electronics, Las Vegas    Dec. 2003-Present
Software Department sales associate; aiding customers find and select software, books, games, DVD movies and music CDs, as well as maintaining books section.
ADT Security Services, Las Vegas    1999-2003
Primarily handling incoming phone inquiries regarding problems with accounts.


Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker, QuarkXpress, plus basic HTML programming.
Corel WordPerfect Suite, Microsoft Office Suite.
Desktop layout and page preparation with QuarkXPress 3.32 (Macintosh).
Spreadsheet and graph/chart design.
Standard line and color illustration in a variety of media.
Photography (own Canon AE-1 SLR 35 mm with normal, wide-angle, telephoto/portrait/macro lenses).
Research, survey and project development.
Magazine feature/department planning and preparation.
Ad production interfacing with typesetters, prepress and printers.

REFERENCES: Business and personal references will be furnished on request.

Writing samples are available; art portfolio available for view.

For PDF version of most recent print version.