Experience

2015 – Present:
Island Design, Big Pine Key, FL
Partner, Designer
Most recent projects include: Print, logo and web design for Keys Boat Tours. Identity system for The Kinderhook Group a real estate brokerage. This on-going project includes logo design, signage, letterhead, ad development and web design.

2014 – Present:
SpeakTees, online store
Owner, Designer
Projects include: T-shirt designs, web design, identity, Peace of my Heart logo design and packaging

2005 – Present:
Hudson Design, Catskill, NY
Partner, Designer, Art Director, Multimedia Producer
Most recent projects include: Print and logo design for Windham Mountain Resort. Web design and identity systems for
OrthoSmile, M Gallery, Stewart House; Streaming media video profiles and slideshows for Halstead Property and
various clients; Keynote Presentation for the Hudson Quadricentennial

2009 – Present:
Ruth Beattie, online store
Owner, Jewelry designer
Projects include: Jewelry, web design, identity, photography

2012 – 2013:
Food Truck 411, book
Designer and co-author of the book
Designed and wrote a 144 page book about my food truck business, Tortillaville. I designed the book in InDesign, and also created a website and marketing kit. The book is available on Amazon

2009 – 2013:
Tortillaville, Hudson, NY | Big Pine Key, FL
Owner and pioneer of modern day food truck
Besides running and cooking for a fast paced food truck, I designed the Tortillaville brand: logo, website, signage, and menus

2008:
Olivia on Warren, Hudson, NY
Gallery owner, Jewelry designer
Designed the Olivia on Warren brand: logo, signage, website, interior space, and advertisements

2006:
85 Broads, Greenwich, CT
Freelance Designer
Projects include: Web design, identity and marketing collateral for 85 Broads, a leading global women’s network

2003 – 2005:
SHOOT digital video and design, New York, NY
Partner, Art Director
Projects include: Web design and identities for SHOOTdv.com, Brian Branigan Photography,
and the New Baltimore Conservancy; Conceptual interactive design for Vidal Sassoon

1999 – 2002:
vOID Digital Video Workshops, New York, NY
Co-founder, director, designer, assistant instructor and technician
An extension to vOID multimedia lounge, the vOID dv workshops offered intensive training in digital video and Final Cut Pro

1995 – 2002:
vOID Multimedia Lounge, New York, NY
Owner and creator of a vOID multimedia screening lounge located in SoHo, NYC
Designer and art director for all of vOID’s materials: identity, flyers, CDs, website and events

1995 – 1997:
Freelance Graphic Design
Web design for Deutsche Bank and Insync Design; Interactive presentations for Lucent; Icon development for Ultimate Symbol

1991 – 1996:
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, New York, NY
Graphic Designer
Projects include: Graphical user interface for AT&T, Lucent, Oracle, Intuit; Web design for AT&T, Lexmark,
Block Financial; Identity design for Polaroid

Education

1973-1987
The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA
a pre-school through 12 college preparatory school
(Yes, I believe formative years do really count, and Shipley is special)

1987 – 1991
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
BFA in Graphic Design with minor in Fine Art (graduated with honors)

1990
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1989
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

Computer Training

2010-2014
Lynda.com
WordPress, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash, Keynote, etc

2005
Future Media Concepts, New York, NY
Flash MX Application Development

2003
Noble Desktop, New York, NY
Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX

Skills

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, WordPress, HTML, CSS, iLife series
Photography, video and streaming media

Awards

2000
Zagat “most distinctive nightclub” for vOID multimedia lounge

1996
IDEA “silver winner” for Quicken 5 graphical user interface

Gallery Shows

2014
Chris Wagner Arts Center, The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA
Inaugural Alumni Show: Untitled Painting (12×12 acrylic and paper on wood panel)

2014
Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Shipley Show: Jewelry: Ruby & Iolite necklace and earrings

2012
BRIK Gallery, Catskill, NY
Cowgirls Group Show: 4 Collage paintings

2008
Olivia on Warren, Hudson, NY
Various jewelry

2007
M Gallery, Catskill, NY
Jewelry: Coin pearls with seaglass pendant necklace

Links

allisonculbertson.com
islanddesign.us
hudsondesign.us
ruthbeattie.com