Richard John Marcej

 

E-mail: rjmarcej@comcast.net

Phone: 267-280-3308

Work Experience
 

SIEMENS INDUSTRY                                                       2018 - Present

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Senior Designer creating and designing Graphics and Animated Graphics to be used for many of Siemens customers (schools, hospitals, manufacturers, etc...) throughout their Atlantic Zone (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Tennessee.) These graphics are vital so that the customer can view the functionality (HVAC, AHU, Boilers, etc...) on their facility.

AMERICAN TEXTILE COMPANY                                      2017 - 2018 SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Senior Designer creating and designing packaging, magazine ads, posters, T-Shirts, Wall hangings, photo retouching for the company website and any creative artwork needed for the company and clients. I also work with outside vendors assigning projects.​•

PLOW & HEARTH                                                             2016 - 2017

SENIOR PACKAGE & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

​• Creating original design & artwork for product packaging including boxes, header cards, hang tags, and more.

• Designed all guide lines and templates for all HearthSong and Magic Cabin product packaging.

• In charge of tracking all work flow and packaging art file and design work.

ZUCCONI IDEA AGENCY                                                            2016

FREELANCE PACKAGING DESIGNER & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

​• Created original design, packaging and artwork for the 2017 Christmas Holiday packaging for the Nutella brand products.

SPIRIT HALLOWEEN                                                                  2016

FREELANCE PACKAGING DESIGNER & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

​• Part of a team that creates, designs and produces packaging, signage and all artwork needed for the 

thousands of Spirit stores nationwide.

MACADOODLE, INC.                                                         2015 - Present 

FREELANCE SENIOR GRAPHIC ARTIST

​• Redesigned packaging and vend cards in order to make products more prominent and generate shelving space.

K'NEX INDUSTRIES, INC.                                                 2006 - 2015

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER

​• Designed entire Packaging look for all K'NEX products

• Main presenter for all packaging review meetings to Marketing and Executives

• Department Illustrator for all packaging, ads and Toy Fair booths

• Worked in tandem with Product Design, Engineering and Marketing departments

TOOTSIE ROLL IND./CONCORD CONFECTIONS               2002 - 2006

CREATIVE ART DIRECTOR

​• Art Directed a satellite studio of artists and designers. Assigned all projects and oversaw completed work

• In charge of and responsible for all company artwork, including Packaging, Catalogs, Ads and New Products

• Worked as part of the Marketing Team planning new projects and developing new products

• Completed final illustrations as well as designs and brand logos for Packaging and Catalogs

2010 - present

2010 - present

BABOON BOOKS                                                              1998 - 2007

PUBLISHER, WRITER, DESIGNER, MARKETING MANAGER & EDITOR 

​• Publisher of a line of comic books created by myself and a colection of other, talented artists.

• Created all design, logos and artwork for the company's identity and the look of all the line of titles.

• Directed all of the marketing and promotion for the entire line of books.

COMPUTER EXPRESSIONS                                                2000 - 2002

SENIOR ARTIST, WEB & PACKAGE DESIGNER

​• Designed and Illustrated packages, products and the Computer Expressions Catalog

• Was the main Artist that dealt with all Licensed Products that included Harry Potter and Dilbert

• Part of team that designed, maintained and updated the Computer Expressions Web Site

HALLMARK CARDS, INC.                                                  

SENIOR ARTIST, DESIGNER, PROJECT and ART DIRECTOR

​• Art Directed and presented project art pieces to Charles Schulz, resulting in the renewal of Peanuts license

• Key Member of team responsible for acquiring the Star Wars license with Lucasfilm

• Created innovative artwork and design for Disney Classic Characters and Disney New Features on cards,             calendars and party goods

• Part of team that developed the look and inking style for the Harry Potter line of products

HASBRO INDUSTRIES                                                        

SENIOR PACKAGE DESIGNER

​• Designed and Illustrated packages for two of the best selling 1980 toy lines, G.I. Joe and Transformers

• Created entire product (including character look, logo, package and final illustrations) for the collectible

   toy line Army Ants.

• Illustrated hundreds of B&W renditions of toy products for Hasbro Line Art Catalogs that were utilized

   for a large variety of products from various licensors

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