Kirsten Heincke


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Designing for Times Mirror Magazines, MasterCard, Inc., Lifetime Television and Sharp Electronics as well as working closely with many small businesses and start-ups to develop their positioning strategies,marketing communications and brand identities. More recently, she has worked along side many non-profit institutions creatively helping them to reach their goals and successfully promote their messages. She has received awards for her work from Mohawk Papers as well as the Graphic Arts Guild. Graduated with a Bachelors in Media Arts from The School of Visual Arts with honors in 1992.

ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER

Brochures • Annual Reports • Package design • Website design • Corporate ID and brand management • Catalogs • Newsletters • POP display • Trade show material • Direct-mail packages • Advertising campaigns • Product Launches • Websites

 

2003 to present KHCREATIVE, Inc.

Accounts: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Reed Exhibitions, Intl., JWH Designs, the ONswitch, Red Parlor Records, Center For Esthetic Dentistry, Simmons Mattress, Caldwell Banker, Development Without Limits, The Beacon Community Center, The Blue Pig, The busyCHEF

2003 to present theOnswitch, Thornwood, NY

Accounts: 66main, AWE, Inc., Gramatan Management, Children’s Progress, The Marketing Shoppe, OHIP , Inc., The Bully Coach, BizBash, Everything Summer, Nutrira, JDP Interiors

2003 to present Polyprintdesign, New York, NY

Accounts: Warner Music Group, Freedom to Marry, Women’s Sports Foundation, UNIFEM Intl., Cherry Hill Towers, Pushback Network, Legal Momentum, Love Heals

1999-2003 RFA, Inc., Valhalla, NY

Accounts: Ricoh Electronics, Sharp Electronics, American Express, PACE University Head creative on all agency clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up businesses. Ad campaign development, corporate branding, strategic sales collateral design, direct mail campaign creation, corporate collateral system design, execution and design of integral promotional systems. Responsible for managing all projects from inception through production and distribution.

1998-1999 Seven Worldwide Inc., at MasterCard Intl., Rye, NY

Lead designer in on-site full service multimedia and print design studio, responsibilities include:

1997-1998 FreelanceDesign

Providing concept, strategy, design, production and consultation;

1995-1997 Cross Check Inc. Communication & Event Design

Accounts: Lifetime Television, ABC Daytime, Vanity Fair, Petry Television, Blair Television, Comedy Central, Ms. Foundation, Susan Holland & Co., Fox Television Sales, Estee Lauder International, Nickolodian

Primary Art Director/Designer in Creative Services firm heading integrated project development from creative platform to image design, concept, strategy and implementation.

Education

School of Visual Arts
Graduated with Honors 1992, BFA, Major in Media Arts.

State University of New York at New Paltz
Fine Arts Major with emphasis on printmaking, painting and graphic design.