J.N. is a marketing and design professional with over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive promotional services to diverse clients and industries locally and nationwide. She is currently an independent marketing consultant providing project management, art direction, communications, copywriting, graphic design, photography, and print management services to various small businesses and nonprofits. From 2014-15 she was the Production Manager for The Milton Times where she produced all advertisements, promotional graphics, page layouts, charts, and infographics for a weekly newspaper and introduced time-saving workflow solutions for press-ready files. J.N. also worked as an Art Director and Designer for Marian Heath Greeting Cards from 1990-95, where she researched and introduced ideas for new stationery product lines, conducted all phases of catalog production (initial layouts, photography, typesetting, proofing, and print management), coordinated trade show displays, designed trade magazine advertisements, and introduced desktop publishing for use in catalog production, greeting card design, and advertising layouts. She is expert in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat), Constant Contact, and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), proficient in WordPress and Microsoft Word, and familiar with Filemaker Pro. She has a BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design from Massachusetts College of Art & Design and was Dean’s List English major at Connecticut College.