I have worked as a graphic designer for over 30 years ... for ad agencies, publishers, corporate marketing departments and as a freelancer. My clients have included a very wide range of businesses. I am currently freelancing and in this digital age can work with you no matter your location! As you will see from the samples on this website, my specialty is with branding and print. Call or email me to discuss your next project!
Denise Bush Photography & Graphic Design, 492 Oak Rd., Ridgway, CO 81432
Responsibilities: Maintain freelance clients throughout career in-between and during outside employment. Responsibilities include communication with clients, initial concepts, comprehensive layout presentations, art direction of photo shoots, illustrations, design and production of artwork for logos, stationery, brochures, direct marketing packages, catalogs, booklets, ads, flyers and newsletters. Delivery in person or via the internet.
Clients: Ad agencies, design studios, marketing companies, printers, publishers, non-profits and a wide variety of businesses and associations.
April 2011-May 2015
The Jewish Community Voice Newspaper, 1301 Springdale Rd., Suite 250, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Position: Part-time Designer and Production Artist
Responsibilities: Page layout and ad design for biweekly publication. Responsible for full-color and B&W ads for a wide variety of clients. Newspaper averaged between 32 and 60 pages. Started as a contractor then became employee.
June 2005-December 2009
PHH Mortgage (f.k.a. Cendant Mortgage) 1 Mortgage Way, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Position: Designer, Marketing & Communications Department
Responsibilities: Design a variety of marketing materials for PHH Mortgage brands - the 4th largest provider of mortgages in the US. Responsibilities also included creating designs for corporate communications and several charity events and initiatives.
Clients: ERA Mortgage, Century 21 Mortgage, Coldwell Banker Mortgage and private labels.
June 1997-May 1999
Health Ink Communications, 1245 N. Church St., Moorestown, NJ 08057
Responsibilities: Working in a team structure responsibility included designing health and wellness publications from story interpretation through press checks.
Clients: Broad range of nationwide clients including; Independence BlueCross BlueShield, Inova Health System, Duke Managed Care and WellPath.
The Response Communications Group, 3 Harding Rd., Red Bank, NJ 07701
Position: Art Director
Responsibilities: Emphasis on direct marketing packages. Provided direction for staff artist. Clients: Carteret Savings Bank & subsidiaries, City Federal Savings Bank, Midlantic Bank, AI Life Insurance Co., Equitable Insurance Co., Invest Brokerage Services and smaller businesses. 1979-1980
Alpha 1 Studio, (Advertising & Signage) 6 Park Dr., Shamong, NJ
Position: Art Director/Partner
Professional Communications, Inc., Moorestown, NJ
Position: Staff Artist
George Beach Advertising, Philadelphia, PA
Position: Staff Artist/Co-operative Training Program
Proficient with: Adobe InDesign, Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Power Point
Received while freelancing for Health Ink Communications: May 2000 17th Annual Healthcare Advertising Award for Inova HealthSource newsletter. Received while at Health Ink: 1999 Communicator Award of Distinction for Inova HealthSource newsletter. Received while at Response Communications Group: Art Directors Club of New Jersey, Paper Sources International, Advertising Club of North Jersey, Zanders Paper Co., Appleton Paper Co., Financial Institutions Marketing Association.
Moore College of Art & Design, Phila., PA- BFA In Illustration & Advertising Design 1978 (GPA 3.5) The Art Institute of Philadelphia- Computer Design I- ‘95 (A/4.0) Quark, Illustrator, PhotoShop