Marlene J. Viola
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Viola Design, Philadelphia, PA
August 2007 – Present (still freelance)
Director/Owner of an advertising, marketing and design firm.
Established multiple clients to maintain a successful business for
Movad, Bensalem, PA
Project Manager / Customer Service Representative
August 2006 – August 2007
Responsible for managing print jobs for the fast-paced, printing
company. (From working up estimates to completion of job)
Responsibilities included developing customer relationships, sales,
networking, ordering paper, maintaining client files, answering
phones, filing and billing.
The Scientist Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
January 1998 – August 2006
- Responsible for managing a team of designers for the monthly Life
Sciences Magazine. Established the conceptual and stylistic direction
for design staff and orchestrated their work. Responsibilities
included selection and management of production artists,
photographers, illustrators, prepress technicians, and printers.
Administrative functions included facilitating technical support,
purchasing, decisions and maintained final creative authority.
U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC
December 2003 - March 2004
- FREELANCE: Responsible for "Plants in Print" gallery, a 10 year,
exhibit. Researched and developed photos relative to the subject
matter. Designed exhibit from concept through to the completion.
Africa Geographic Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
March 2003 - April 2003
- FREELANCE: Responsible for the concept through to the completion for
the redesign of the magazine in the United States market. Accountable
for layout, design, scanning, typesetting, and digital imagery.
Aspeon Solutions, King of Prussia, PA
Graphic Designer / WebSite Designer
August 1999 - February 2001
- Responsible for the concept through to the completion of all website
design, software application graphics, and layouts. Developed
corporate-wide sales/marketing materials and maintained graphic
libraries. Promoted a consistent corporate identity for the web
development/software application design firm.
Holy Redeemer Health Systems
Certification: Home Health Aid / CPR / First Aid
Art Institute of Philadelphia
Associates Degree in Specialized Technology
Specialization: Advertising, Marketing and Graphic Design
University of the Arts
Major: Web Page Design/HTML
American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) "Azbees"
National Award (Gold), Design of the PAIN Supplement, The Scientist Magazine
APEX Awards for Publication Excellence
Best Redesign, March 2006 issue, The Scientist Magazine
2006 Gold EDDIE Award for Best B2B Science magazine
June 2006, Podcast issue, The Scientist Magazine
* Also ...
Bartender on Weekends
Michaels Cafe and Night Club, Bensalem, PA
April 2000 - Present
Bartender and Party Organizer
Marlene J. Viola