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CONTACT RYON DESIGN 845-430-1480

MARGARET RYON

WEBSITE DESIGN • CONSTRUCTION • NETWORKING
BRANDING • LOGO DESIGN • PRINT SERVICES
PHOTOGRAPY • FINE ART

PROFILE

Graphic designer with marketing agency experience, as well as smaller local based web company team member. Create Websites from conception to launch. Administrative skills, marketing and branding expertise—In addition to Web sites have designed CD interfaces, brochures, exhibits, posters, packaging and manuals. Production of Landing pages, PPC campaigns, Banner Ads, and e-Mails. Experience in site architecture, SEO and QA. Programming skills and experience with Wordpress CMS and Drupal CMS.

RYON DESIGN (DBA, formerly RONDOUT MEDIA, and Pix* Elation) 1986-Present Graphic Design Consultant
Clients included: Morgan Anderson Consulting, Taconic Laboratories, Spectral Resources, The Rockefeller University, The New York Hospital, SUNY New Paltz, Firm Support Software. Work appeared in Time Life Books, Discover Magazine, Science News, Managing Automation Magazine, New England Journal of Medicine, and various other books and publications. Print, Web design and exhibit design.

GAME FACE WEB DESIGN, INC. Kingston, NY 2007-2009 Graphic Designer
Responsible for all design and graphic production for web and print, also provided clients with SEO services. Drupal-based local web company that develops competitive Web sites with a personal touch. Clients included local community based organizations, service companies, photographers, artists, lawyers, and non-profits.

HARTE-HANKS, INC. Interactive Division Lake Katrine, NY 2000-2004 |
VP, Creative DIrector of a Corporate Direct Marketing Company. Head of the Art and interactive Department. Responsible for all aspects of web and CD design, online marketing campaigns and interactive flash programs.Harte-Hanks closed the local division in 2004.

SPECTRAL RESOURCES Woodstock, NY 1995-2000
Full Time Graphic Design Consultant, Core member of emerging Interactive Company that was acquired by Harte-Hanks, Inc. in 1998

ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, NYC 1988-1993
Full Time Graphic Design Consultant, Media Services Department

Graphic design services included brochures, illustrated presentations and book illustrations for Nobel Laureates as well as the daily departmental production requests.

MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING, NYC 1978-1988
Chief Medical Photographer, Department of Pathology

Established new photo unit in Pathology, provided professional staff with services for training, publication, patient records. Photomicrography, photo-macrography, and presentations. Illustrated AFIP Fasicle on the Endocrine Pancreas. Responsible for budget development, purchasing and hiring staff.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

PRATT INSTITUTE VISITING PROFESSORBrooklyn, NY 1981-1982,
Department of Photography, Graduate Level Course

Developed curriculum and taught a graduate level technical photography course

“Survey of Biomedical Communications” for 2 semesters.

EDUCATION

1986 Masters of Arts in Communications
New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan Campus

Specializing in Computer Graphics Courses included 3D Animation, C programming,
TV Broadcasting, Media and Culture, and History of Communications.

1974 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY

Interdisciplinary Arts program focusing on the relationship between Art and Science.
Courses included independent study of photomicrography, anatomy, color printing, chemistry, print making, ceramics, painting and illustration.

Additional COURSES:

2003 Future Media Concepts: Manhattan.

Flash MX Course

1982 Pratt Manhattan Center:

Airbrush Techniques
Traditional Cell Animation
TV Graphics

1978 Printing Industries of Metropolitan NY:

Logo and Corporate Identity System Design

1977 School of Visual Arts: Manhattan.

Airbrush Techniques

1975-77 Hunter College: Manhattan.

History of Communications,
Biology I & II, and Chemistry

1976 Biologic Photographic Association:
Hospital for Special Surgery, Manhattan
Medical Motion Picture Production

1975 Biologic Photographic Association:
Rochester Institute of Technology
Medical Photography Workshop

 

SKILLS:

Adobe Creative Suite: Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, InDesign and Dreamweaver

Additional Graphics Programs:
Freeway Pro 5.5, Bryce 3D, Poser, Painter, PageMaker and Quark X-Press

MS Office Suite:
Experienced with Word, Power Point, Excel

Additional Software and skills:
FileMaker Pro, SalesForce online Marketing, Search Engine Marketing tools, Exhibit Design, Drupal Content Management System, and WordPress website management.

Technical and Artistic Photography

Mac Based, PC experience

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