Résumé

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leslie.steiger@gmail.com

Experience

Posterscope
Associate Director, Digital Creative | June 2016–Present
Art-direct dynamic digital out-of-home advertising campaigns across the US. At each stage of the campaign production process I work with creative agencies to ensure their message is as engaging, relevant, and effective as possible. Key clients include Uniqlo, Fox, GM, Dell, Evian, New Belgium Brewing, and KY.

Instructor, School of Visual Arts
January 2013 – Present
Teach undergraduate courses in design. Students learn print and digital design, typography, and how to transform and redesign print magazines for mobile, web, and tablet. Write course curriculum, grade students, and support students’ progress.

People magazine
Deputy Art Director | May 2015–June 2016
Art-direct pages for the weekly magazine. Design special issues including the Sexiest Man Alive and the Red Carpet Style Special. 

Victoria’s Secret
Freelance Art Director | November 2014–May 2015
Art-directed and designed catalogs from concepts to final.

Parade magazine
Art Director | May 2014 – October 2014
Deputy Art Director | February 2013 – May 2014
Art-directed pages for the weekly magazine. Designed and developed special issue apps for the iPad. Redesigned and oversaw the photo direction of Dash, a monthly food magazine with a reach of over 8 million. Managed the full-time and freelance designers. Society of Publication Designers nominated Dash Grilling, App of the Year. 

Martha Stewart Living magazine
Senior Digital Designer | 2012 – 2013
Art-directed, planned, and managed the Martha Stewart Living iPad edition. Designed interactive features, animated type and stop motion, and produced videos. Managed production, full-time, and freelance designers. Society of Publication Designers awarded it Digital Merit App of the Year. It was also app winner of iTunes Best of 2012 in Newsstand-Lifestyle category.

Brides magazine
Digital Deputy Art Director | 2011 – 2012
Designed the first iPad edition of Brides magazine and subsequent 12 issues. Transformed the print magazine’s pages for interactive vertical and horizontal iPad layouts.

This Old House magazine 
Associate Art Director | 2008 – 2011
Designed feature and department pages, created icons, logos, and charts. Art-directed illustrations and photography. Art-directed This Old House inserts for Sports Illustratedmagazine.

Don Morris Design 
Associate Art Director | 2007 – 2008
Designed two issues of 360 magazine. Redesigned PCWorld magazine, Bloomberg Markets magazine and prototype for Wall Street Journal’s luxury publication. 

O, The Oprah Magazine 
Associate Art Director | 2006 – 2007
Designed department pages and well openers. Art-directed product shoots.

Time Inc. Custom Publishing 
Associate Art Director | 2003 – 2006
New York Stock Exchange Magazine and All Animals magazine
Designed features and department pages. Presented layouts to clients at NYSE. Conceptualized, commissioned, and art-directed illustrations and photography.

Awards

Society of Publication Designers 2014 Design Merit Award, Parade Magazine
Society of Publication Designers 2013: Nominated App of the Year, Dash Grilling
Society of Publication Designers 2012: Digital Merit App of the Year, Martha Stewart Living
iTunes "Best of 2012" Newsstand-Lifestyle app: Martha Stewart Living
iMonitor Report ranks best print app 2012: Martha Stewart Living
Society of Publication Designers 2008: Cover-design merit award, 360 Magazine

Software

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Adobe XD

Education

School of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, May 2003