Al is a creative professional from the Boston area with expertise in all aspects
of image retouching and creation, catalog design, layout and production.
He is also an accomplished digital artist, songwriter and musician
.

 

 

2000-2018: Photo Retoucher and Senior Designer at Brookstone

 

Adobe Creative Suite CC - on both Mac and PC platforms

 

Expert level Photoshop skills

Retouched thousands of images for Catalog, Packaging, Retail, Promotions, Wholesale and Internet

Saving up to $85,000 annually in reshoot and outsourced retouch costs.

 

Guru Awards finalist at Photoshop World, Boston - 2007.

 

Expert level InDesign Skills

Produced and designed (with Art/Creative Director) hundreds of catalogs, mailers, as well as promotional and retail displays and packaging.

 

Catalog lines include: Brookstone, Hard to Find Tools, Brookstone Home, Gardener's Eden and Brookstone Collections. Responsible for layout concepts, implementation and revisions, templates, object and text styles, production, and release to prepress — adhering to aggressive review and release schedules of up to 4 catalogs simultaneously.

 

Conducted  classes for the Creative Department at Brookstone, teaching InDesign and Photoshop techniques and software update changes

 

Proficient in Illustrator

Produced illustrations for print and internet, as well as repairing, updating or improving existing illustrations and vendor artwork.

 

Proficient in Premiere Pro

Produced and/or edited several videos for Brookstone in 2017-2018.

 

Proficient in Acrobat

Created and produced interactive, online catalogs for Brookstone.com

 

Proficient in WordPress

 

Proficient in PowerPoint

 

Proficient in Muse

 

Working knowledge of HTML/HTML5/CSS

 

Working knowledge of Adobe XD

 

Working knowledge of Excel

 

Owner, Atlantic Design & Graphics - 1997 - present

Designed and produced packaging, catalogs, ads and collateral material for a number of clients in the music and retail industry.

 

Product photography for print and web.

 

 

Download Resume (PDF)

 

 

Al is a creative professional from the Boston area with expertise in all aspects of image retouching and creation, catalog design, layout and production. He is also an accomplished digital artist, songwriter and musician.

 

 

2000-2018: Photo Retoucher and Senior Designer at Brookstone

 

Adobe Creative Suite CC - on both Mac and PC platforms

 

Expert level Photoshop skills

Retouched thousands of images for Catalog, Packaging, Retail, Promotions, Wholesale and Internet

Saving up to $85,000 annually in reshoot and outsourced retouch costs.

 

Guru Awards finalist at Photoshop World, Boston - 2007.

 

Expert level InDesign Skills

Produced and designed (with Art/Creative Director) hundreds of catalogs, mailers, a number of promotional and retail displays and some packaging.

 

Catalog lines include: Brookstone, Hard to Find Tools, Brookstone Home, Gardener's Eden and Brookstone Collections. Responsible for layout concepts, implementation and revisions, templates, object and text styles, production, and release to prepress — adhering to aggressive review and release schedules of up to 4 catalogs simultaneously.

 

Conducted  classes for the Creative Department at Brookstone, teaching InDesign and Photoshop techniques and software update changes

 

Proficient in Illustrator

Produced illustrations for print and internet, as well as repairing, updating or improving existing illustrations and vendor artwork.

 

Proficient in Premiere Pro

Produced and/or edited several videos for Brookstone in 2017-2018.

 

Proficient in Acrobat

Created and produced interactive, online catalogs for Brookstone.com

 

Proficient in Muse

Created the Atlantic Design & Graphics website

 

Owner, Atlantic Design & Graphics - 1997 - present

Designed and produced packaging, catalogs, ads and collateral material for a number of clients in the music and retail industry.

 

Product photography for print and web.

 

 

Download Resume (PDF)

 

 

Al is a creative professional from the Boston area with expertise in all aspects of image retouching and creation, catalog design, layout and production. He is also an accomplished digital artist, songwriter and musician.

 

 

2000-2018: Photo Retoucher and Senior Designer at Brookstone

 

Adobe Creative Suite CC - on both Mac and PC platforms

 

Expert level Photoshop skills

Retouched thousands of images for Catalog, Packaging, Retail, Promotions, Wholesale and Internet

Saving up to $85,000 annually in reshoot and outsourced retouch costs.

 

Guru Awards finalist at Photoshop World, Boston - 2007.

 

Expert level InDesign Skills

Produced and designed (with Art/Creative Director) hundreds of catalogs, mailers, a number of promotional and retail displays and some packaging.

 

Catalog lines include: Brookstone, Hard to Find Tools, Brookstone Home, Gardener's Eden and Brookstone Collections. Responsible for layout concepts, implementation and revisions, templates, object and text styles, production, and release to prepress — adhering to aggressive review and release schedules of up to 4 catalogs simultaneously.

 

Conducted  classes for the Creative Department at Brookstone, teaching InDesign and Photoshop techniques and software update changes

 

Proficient in Illustrator

Produced illustrations for print and internet, as well as repairing, updating or improving existing illustrations and vendor artwork.

 

Proficient in Premiere Pro

Produced and/or edited several videos for Brookstone in 2017-2018.

 

Proficient in Acrobat

Created and produced interactive, online catalogs for Brookstone.com

 

Proficient in Muse

Created the Atlantic Design & Graphics website

 

Owner, Atlantic Design & Graphics - 1997 - present

Designed and produced packaging, catalogs, ads and collateral material for a number of clients in the music and retail industry.

 

Product photography for print and web.

 

 

Download Resume (PDF)