The Portfolio of Simon Fornari


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Simon J. Fornari

Infinimark Enterprises, Web Development and Content Creation

Los Angeles, California, 2018 - present

  • Responsible for design, development, and deployment of content for InfinityStamps.com and BrandingIrons.com, including product UI and UX, as well as technical troubleshooting.
  • Management of Shopify front and back end code to upkeep sites, implement seasonal changes, and add new features using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Liquid languages.
  • Duties also include preflighting files and providing artwork quotes to convert artwork and photographs to vector format for CNC and EDM production in brass and stainless steel. Additionally responsible for pitching, designing, development and implementation of new product experiences.
  • Also responsible for social media management, content creation, and customer service when required.
  • Completed new customized product experiences on Shopify with interactive live design preview and over 175 custom clip art options within two weeks.

Freelance Artist, Creator and Consulting

Los Angeles, California, 2010 - present

  • Created and managed content deployment for game servers including artwork concept creation, level design, and consulting.
  • Video and audio production encompassing filming and editing for full length theatrical productions.
  • Vector and raster artwork creation for logo designs and promotional materials for print and web.
  • Technical resource management and IT consulting.

Into Graphics, Production Manager

New York, 2007 - 2010

  • Handled preflight of files for printing to ensure correct setup and compatibility with specific print techniques and finishing methods. Consulted with designers and agencies on available printing methods to achieve a desired effect, as well as binding, die-cutting, and finishing options.
  • Off-site management including press checks, and color proofing.
  • Responsible for quoting of offset and digital printing, creating layouts, and sourcing materials and suppliers.

Education

Pennsylvania State University, BS, Integrated Social Sciences

University Park, Pennsylvania, class of 2017

  • Statistical modeling, psychology, and research methodologies.

University of Michigan, Media Production and Design

Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2002 - 2004

  • Video production, theater lighting and installation, graphic design, music composition


Additional Skills

  • Media management, web design and development (HTML, CSS, javascript and Liquid), office communications (excel, word, PowerPoint, etc.), vector and raster graphics
  • Strategic planning, SEO, social media marketing, quality assurance
  • Proven expertise with CAD design software, Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere)
  • Online marketing and sales expertise with Amazon Marketplace, Shopify, Bold Commerce, Cloudlift, Zoho CRM and Books.