Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

Published in: Design, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this


  1. 1. samples* HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH * jason d’Auria fort lauderdale, florida 954.649.0583
  2. 2. resume { jason d’Auria 1231 nw 2 avenue fort lauderdale, fl 33311 954.649.0583 } i am interested in the opportunity to offer my abilities as a designer, an artist and a photographer with the benefits of a strong creative background and years of experience working in advertising, publishing and as a freelance designer/photographer/illustrator; the type of position that requires a dedicated, personable professional who works equally well independently or as a team member and has the proven ability to create dynamic, effective work as a contribution to the success of any company. n education BFA, University of Hartford_Hartford Art School | 1994-1998 | Hartford, CT Photography major with a strong focus on digital photo, design and illustration. Developed and refined skills in other passions, such as: painting, drawing and social/cultural studies. Attended upon academic scholarship and remained on the Dean’s List throughout my four years. n programs | systems Macintosh & PC. Proficient in In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Powerpoint. Knowledge of, Dreamweaver, Flash, Corel Painter. n employment South Florida Business Journal | 2.04-Present | Fort Lauderdale, FL Graphic Artist/Illustrator Work with national and local companies to design effective advertisements, branding and advertorial pull-out sections. Design and lay out promotional and sales tools. Work with marketing department on event themes, logos, graphics, collateral and Powerpoint presentations. Create web graphics & banners, illustrations [digital and mixed media]. Digitally photograph subjects, events and assignments as needed. Successfully assisted in increased circulation and ad sales as well as improving the overall quality of the product. z clients: American Diabetes Association, Bank of America, The Broward Alliance, Citrix, City of Deerfield Beach, Flagler Development, FPL, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber, Greenspoon Marder,, Humana, Keiser College, Levinson Jewelers, March of Dimes, MasterCard, NAIOP, Nova Southeastern University, Seitlin Insurance, Urban Land Institute SE Florida/Caribbean z awards: 2004 SFBJ Employee Excellence Award 2005 SFBJ Employee Excellence Award 2006 Artist Illustration, 3rd Place, Florida Press Club, Photo Illustration, 3rd Place, Florida Press Club 2007 Photo Illustration, 3rd Place, Florida Press Club 2008 Artist Illustration, 1st Place, Florida Press Club; Photo Illustration, 2nd Place, Florida Press Club Advertorial Cover, 1st Place, ACBJ Pinnacle Awards; Special Section Cover, First Runner Up, ACBJ Pinnacle Awards 2009 Magazine Cover Design, 1st Place, SPJ Sunshine State Awards; Photo Illustration, 1st Place, Florida Press Club; Artist Illustration, 2nd Place, Florida Press Club Freelance Artist_Theory Creative Concepts | 2000-Present | Fort Lauderdale, FL Work step by step with clients in the design of logos, advertisements, promotional pieces, web sites, illustrations and software training. As well as, various types of photography from product shots to stock photos and imagery to be used in clients’ projects. New River Fine Art_New River Publishing | 2.02-12.03 | Fort Lauderdale, FL Advertising/Merchandising Manager Designed national advertising, logos, promotional pieces, and catalogs as needed. Worked directly with Director of Publishing. Maintained and updated gallery and publishing web sites. Digitally photographed and edited images for gallery database, print, and web site. Oversaw shipping personnel (2 persons), maintained overall look of gallery and presentation of artwork. Worked closely with president, sales team, artists, shipping staff, printer’s reps, logistics companies and customers on a daily basis. Pentron Technologies | 1.00-8.01 | Wallingford, CT Graphic Artist/Junior Designer Developed and designed catalogs, advertisements, web graphics, promotional material such as brochures, mailings, posters, trade show graphics, research studies and sell sheets. Aided in the development of packaging and designed graphics for complete product lines encompassing logos, box wraps, labels and instruction booklets. Worked with marketing, legal department, quality assurance and customer service regarding technical and artwork approval as well as ISO 9001 certification guidelines. Helped maintain a small network of Macs and PCs and a Macintosh server. Motophoto | 9.98-1.00 | Wallingford, CT Portrait Photographer, Digital Tech and Printer Individual, family, business and model portraiture. Photo manipulation, retouching and restoration. Designed in-store displays and special projects as per customer specs. Black & white and color printing and processing. Camera and retail sales. cover
  3. 3. ad Because Insurance Claims Can Be Intimidating Would you, on your own, be able to calculate, negotiate and deal with your insurance company to collect every penny you’re entitled to? Let Epic Group’s team of professionals handle your claim. Our adjusters are experts in evaluating your policy, determining coverage and negotiating with the insurance company to ensure the maximum financial settlement. Our record speaks for itself. For over 25 years, the adjusters at Epic Group have provided unparalleled service and effective advocacy to thousands of policyholders. Settlements for more than 200 and Epic Results on Every Claim even 300 percent than what an insurance company initially offered are not uncommon. Tim Greene, Insurance Loss Consultant, Lic# P018181 n n (cell) 954.594.2290 n 800.575.EPIC Epic Group n 490 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 110, Sunrise, FL 33325 n 954.423.9600 n (fax) 954.423.2255 The Epic Group Design & Concept cover
  4. 4. ad Solutions you can trust Letter from the Partners “ AFS has been dedicated to the support of our internal audit/ Sarbanes-Oxley efforts since 2006. Partnering with AFS’ At AFS, our goal is to provide your business with the highest integrated team of highly skilled and experienced professionals quality accounting, finance and information technology has provided us with valuable control recommendations Solutions you can trust consulting solutions by adding value to your organization. Since our inception in 2000, we have delivered cost-effective and efficient results to over 150 companies, many of which and solutions and has resulted in a reduction in our SOX budget of almost 60%. Every AFS professional assigned to our projects has demonstrated the appropriate level of utilize multiple service offerings over several years. Our clients expertise and qualifications to ensure that maximum value is rely on AFS to be highly responsive, flexible and proactive delivered to our business - we know we can rely on them to ” in identifying the right solutions for their needs. At AFS, keep us up-to-date on important compliance and corporate we believe the best indicator of our quality is our loyal and governance developments. expanding client base. Richard Ryan We know the key to our success is our seasoned professionals Senior Vice President and who are committed to exceptional client service. On average, Chief Financial Officer SEACOR Holdings Inc. our professionals possess 18 years of experience in both public SEACOR Holdings Inc. accounting and private industry, which enables us to quickly understand your organization’s needs and provide practical “ options to help you achieve your goals. AFS services national and international companies of all When Edwin Watts was going through the challenge of an acquisition, AFS was hired to provide interim CFO services and sizes, both public and private, and is proud to include some analyze our purchase accounting issues. AFS easily integrated of the most recognized names in the South Florida business into our company and provided the strong leadership and community as our clients. We value the business of each client technical accounting skills needed to successfully manage we serve and look forward to the opportunity to support your operations during this transition period. In fact, without AFS’ organization’s success in the future. assistance, we would not have been able to generate the Sincerely, financial statements needed for our external audit. AFS’ quality ” Alexandra Mores and Natalie Little and flexibility created an effective and efficient environment Partners for other executives to build on in the future. Lynda K. Barr Chief Financial Officer Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC Providing a full suite of accounting, finance and technology solutions: Accounting, Finance & Technology Consulting Services Accounting and Finance Services Transaction Services ❚ Financial and SEC reporting, including 10Qs and 10Ks ❚ Financial and operational due diligence ❚ Audit preparation/coordination/facilitation ❚ Transaction modeling and evaluation ❚ Financial and accounting remediation and reporting ❚ Transition planning ❚ Technical accounting/implementation of new ❚ Infrastructure and post-acquisition integration, accounting standards purchase accounting ❚ Interim CFO/Controller ❚ SWAT – accounting and reporting response team Internal Audit and Compliance Services Information Technology Services ❚ Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance and maintenance ❚ IT strategic planning ❚ Operational audit outsourcing ❚ ERP implementation/project management ❚ Accounting and Finance ❚ Business process improvement ❚ System licensing compliance review ❚ Internal Audit and Compliance ❚ Enterprise risk management ❚ IT risk assessment/efficiency review ❚ Transaction Services ❚ Risk and control monitoring ❚ IT policies and procedures development ❚ Information Technology 701 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 201 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 | Phone: 954-772-8004 | 701 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 201 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 | Phone: 954-772-8004 | AFS Front & Back Design & Concept cover
  5. 5. ad The GMS Group is the premiere destination for discerning high-net-worth investors. For over 25 years, our individual clients have enjoyed unparalleled personal service, coupled with the same market experience and municipal bond expertise provided to our corporate and institutional clients. Justyn Feldman Vice President Municipal Bond Specialist 800.453.6232 | 305.329.3113 Brickell BayView Centre | 80 SW 8th Street, Suite 1740 | Miami, Florida 33130 Member FINRA and SIPC Other offices in: Connecticut | Livingston, NJ | Jersey City, NJ | Boca Raton, FL | Houston, TX | Springfield, PA The GMS Group Design & Concept cover
  6. 6. ad Challenge us to find a ...We will. better way... see page 87 { The power of passion. The value of creativity. } { The power of passion. The value of creativity. } Services to protect everything that you care about ■ Property & Casualty At Seitlin, we open doors to worldwide solutions for our clients and stay to guide those clients ■ Property & Casualty PRODUCTS & SERVICES across thresholds. As one of the country’s largest privately owned independent insurance agencies, we take our jobs seriously and we know that we’re accountable only to our clients. These are standards we set for ■ Employee Benefits Founded in 1945, Seitlin is proud of its strong legacy of independence, innovation and superior ■ Employee Benefits ourselves. As trusted advisors, we constantly are examining and anticipating our clients’ needs. client service in delivering competitive insurance and advisory services. ■ Wellness As one of the largest privately owned independent agencies in the United States, we do our ■ Wellness Our passion for quality service, our creative thinking and our determination to find a better way – they job with passion, flexibility and creativity others simply can’t match. add up to a higher standard that we strive to exceed every day. Seitlin offers a vast array of services to ■ Safety & Risk Consulting Simple or complex. Local or global. Warehouse or boardroom. Seitlin is there – putting our ■ Safety & Risk Consulting meet the needs of all our clients, and customizes each program to find the perfect fit. clients first, no matter where, no matter what. ■ Private Client Services ■ Private Client Services MIAMI: 9800 N.W. 41 St. Suite 300 MIAMI: 9800 N.W. 41 St. Suite 300 Miami, FL 33178 I Tel: 305.591.0090 Miami, FL 33178 I Tel: 305.591.0090 FT. LAUDERDALE: 6700 N. Andrews Ave., Ste. 300 FT. LAUDERDALE: 6700 N. Andrews Ave., Ste. 300 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 I 954.938.8788 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 I 954.938.8788 N. PALM BEACH: 11780 US 1, Suite 208 N. PALM BEACH: 11780 US 1, Suite 208 N. Palm Beach, FL 33408 I 561.424.4312 N. Palm Beach, FL 33408 I 561.424.4312 Seitlin Series Design & Concept cover
  7. 7. ad { Rethink the Boardroom } E xperience a new level of corporate dining at BOVA Ristorante in Boca Raton and BOVA Prime on Las Olas. With Wi-Fi enabled surroundings, intimate and open spaces, BOVA’s spectacular ambiance transforms into the ultimate meeting and dining destination. Redeem this ad at BOVA for $10 off your next power lunch. 954.767.6555 561.362.7407 401 E. Las Olas Blvd. 1450 N. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale Boca Raton Valid through April 30, 2009 | Hours 11:30am-2:30pm | Limit one per table | Offer cannot be applied towards gratuity or tax BOVA Design cover
  8. 8. house ad Apples are old-school NomiNAtE an Education Professional instead. Heavy Hitters in Education. Call for Nominations Deadline: April 13, 2007 Know of a principal with principles? Has a dean made your list? Does your professor have class? Is your teacher desrving of an A+? If so nomInate them today! Email Kevin Gale at for your nomination form. 954.949.7600 | 1000 East Hillsboro Boulevard | Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 SFBJ Design & Concept cover
  9. 9. promo GoinG Green Fall issue partial list of previous Due to the success of the GoinG Green sprinG issue, aDvertisers: The South Florida Business Journal will be taking another look at this growing trend, reporting on Holly Real Estate key developments within this major initiative. Builders Plus Kamm Consulting Engineers Once again, we are looking to collaborate with South Florida’s leading environmentally conscious AlternaCorp firms, providing South Florida’s business community with not only an educative and informative Ecoplex look at “Going Green,” but with true green resources that can guide and help. Current Builders Resource 4 Floors If “green” is a key part of your business and strategy make certain your organization and services are Turner Construction promoted in the Going Green Fall issue. Read by over 186,000 readers tri-county your message will Wolfberg Alvarez receive massive exposure in front of South Florida’s business community and its movers, shakers and Union Credit Bank decision makers. Hedrick Brothers Construction The Energy Store Miami-Dade County publication Date october 12th, 2007 rates full page $4,760 spacereservation island $3,480 september 28th 1/2 page $3,145 3/8 page $2,645 Materials Deadline 1/4 page $2,005 october 5th spot $250 | color $650 for more information please contact at 954.949.7564 or SFBJ Design & Concept cover
  10. 10. section cover SFBJ Annual Book of Lists Design, Concept, Photography cover
  11. 11. section cover PAGE 17 SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL | JUNE 19 25, 2009 Under | 17 June 19 2009 | South Florida Business Journal [ 40NEWS 40 ] 40 Under Forty Design & Concept cover
  12. 12. section cover RESP Front Design, Concept, Illustration cover
  13. 13. collateral BLueprints for success The bus i n ess Jour nal’s com m ercial r eal estate Publications 24” who ’s who in real estate 9” fold 12” content u p to date i n for mation on South Flor i da properti es, tr en ds, deals, n ews on you r com petition an d listi ngs 10.5” logo (s ponsors hi ps avai labe) SFBJ Design, Concept & Illustration Self Mailer cover
  14. 14. event collateral CFO Awards Design & Concept Invite cover
  15. 15. brochure Quit Smoking | Lose Weight | Reduce Stress reward yourself ReLaxatiOn/StReSS tReatment Reward yourself with a half hour of complete relaxation. Cleanse your mind, body and soul utilizing your body’s own pleasure chemicals which flow as a result of reflex point stimulation. We use LASER light and or micro current stimulus in a fashion that is similar to acupuncture but is non-invasive and painless. This can safely be combined with any other service. relaxation Program - Half hour session $100 Call for a Free consultation with one of our highly trained laSer technicians today! Dr. Philip h. gamm | 561.271.2438 glenda m. Ydrovo, m.D. | 954.689.7244 Certified auriculotherapist medical Director { } > Alpha Lifestyle Solutions can help you look and feel your best with the technology of LASER. Combining True beauty and LASER therapy with the ancient philosophies of acupuncture, herbal radiance comes and nutritional balance, and relaxation from within. our techniques help you make positive lifestyle changes that are safe, fast and effective. Our program is the only one of its kind: both developed and supervised by a Board Certified Medical Doctor. break the habit lose the weight OuR SmOking PROgRam OuR Weight-LOSS PROgRam Our Laser specialists painlessly stimulate Our LASER specialists will tailor a program superficial trigger points located on your individualized for each person’s unique ears, nose and hands that cause a surge of needs. Using state-of-the-art cold LASERs, your body’s natural endorphins (pleasure we painlessly stimulate superficial trigger chemicals). This eliminates withdrawal points located on your ears, nose, symptoms and nicotine cravings, giving you hands and feet that cause a surge of an overall sense of well-being. your body’s natural endorphins. This You receive: achieves a natural state of well-being and • A one-hour LASER therapy and relaxation resulting in decreased cravings counseling session, offering proven for artificial stimulants (fatty foods, carbs, psychological and behavioral techniques “comfort foods”). In addition to appetite to keep you from returning to your habit. suppression, your metabolism is enhanced • A self hypnosis CD to reinforce your for more effective weight loss. behavior changes. You receive: • Optional nutritional supplements to • A one-hour LASER therapy and maximize the detoxification process and counseling session offering all the tools begin cleansing your body. you will need to modify your behavior. Follow-up treatments are at the therapists’ • Personalized body analysis. • Nutritional counseling discretion but most clients achieve success • Diet and exercise regimens in just one treatment. If you are sufficiently • A relaxation/motivational CD motivated, we can help you kick the •Optional nutritional supplements to smoking habit – for good! maximize your progress. Smoking Program weight-loSS Program - Initial one hour session and up to two booster sessions - Initial one hour session and up to five half hour, follow-up within eight weeks $200 sessions within four weeks $350 - Booster - Half hour, after initial eight weeks $100 - Maintenance Program Monthly rate - up to four weekly sessions $100/mo. - Annual Membership Up to four boosters per month for twelve months (first month free) $1000 Alpha Lifestyle Solutions Design, Concept, Logo Part of a complete redesign of all collateral cover
  16. 16. e logo NewsSchmooz Design, Concept Event Logo cover
  17. 17. logo Washington, PI Design, Concept Private Investigation Firm cover
  18. 18. logo sfbj Health Care palm beach08 Event Logo Design, Concept cover
  19. 19. Illustration Guide to Education Vector Illustration cover
  20. 20. Illustration Cover Illustration Colored Pencil Drawing cover
  21. 21. Illustration New Haven 2 20”x30” Pencil Drawing cover