Lisa is a multi-faceted creative person who began her career an advertising art director and has expanded her talents and expertise into graphic design, web design and education.
Upon graduating Parsons School of Design, Lisa started work at Young & Rubicam, working on major national advertisers producing TV and print for clients like General Foods and Bristol Meyers. Her print work on the Oil of Olay account won awards and gained her notice in industry publications.
She moved on to Backer & Spielvogel where she produced television commercials for everything from the Miller Brewing Co, to Campbell's Soup to Helene Curtis --for which she won 3 Effie awards.
From there, she went to McCann Erickson as a Creative Supervisor producing a national TV campaign for Coca Cola and print on L'Oreal cosmetics.
She also was on staff at Euro RSCG, (Havas) working on Lean Cuisine, Philips Electronics, MCI, and Dr. Scholl's.
She has freelanced at Saatchi & Saatchi, Grey Worldwide, Lowe Healthcare, Draft FCB, just to name a few.
Her pharmaceutical experience includes work on Cialis, Chantix, and Valtrex, Serevent and Flovent, Seasonale, Seasonique and Paragard.
Additionally, Lisa has worked on countless graphic design and web site for private clients, including George Magazine, for JFK Jr., co-authored and self published a book about motherhood, "Momoirs, I'll Give You Something to Cry About", and art directed, produced and recorded 2 jazz CD's as a vocalist.
A Macintosh computer user from its inception she has parlayed her expertise in the Adobe applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Muse) into teaching. Since 2002 she has been an adjunct instructor in Computer Arts and Communication Design, at SUNY WCC Center for the Arts, FIT, and Sacred Heart University where she is presently teaching in the School for Communications Arts and is a private tutor as well.
When not doing art & design or teaching, you'll find her doing her other life as a jazz singer, www.lisamaxwellsingsjazz.com
HAVAS (formerly MVBMS),
Associate Creative Director
Lean Cuisine, Stouffer’s
Dr. Scholl’s, Lotrimin AF
Creative Supervisor, VP
Coca Cola Classic, Cherry Coke, Coke II, Caffeine Free
L’Oreal Cosmetics, Vanderbilt Perfume
BACKER & SPIELVOGEL,
Senior Art Director, VP
Miller Brewing Co, Lowenbrau, Lite Beer, Miller Corp.
Wendy’s, Campbell Soup , V-8 Juice, Dole,
Finesse & Suave, Shampoo & Conditioner
Raintree Hand & Body Lotion, Bonjour Jeans
Xerox, NCR Computers, Parliament Cigarettes
Visine, Fisher Price Toys, J.P. Morgan Bank
YOUNG & RUBICAM,
Oil of Olay, Bristol Meyers , Datril 500
Frito-Lay, Lays Potato Chips
Jello, BirdsEye Vegetables
Manufacturers Hanover consumer banking
Pabst Beer, Gallo Wine,
New York Telephone, Singer Corporate
ADVERTISING AGENCIES, CONSULTING
Havas- Strat Farm
Saatchi & Saatchi
Debellis & Ferrara
INDEPENDENT CONSULTING (Short list)
Knight Vinke Asset Management
Gruner & Jahr
The Sherkow Center
BFA, Communication Design,
Parsons School of Design
Fleming College, Florence Italy
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
Winner, 3 Effies
Vision Project, Art Director/ Advisor
Adobe InDesign User Group
Member, Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA.
Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Muse
Sacred Heart University,
School of Communication & Media Arts.
Communication Design, Adobe InDesign
AGI, (American Graphics Institute)
Trainer, Adobe InDesign, Acrobat
Westchester Community College Center for the Arts
Adobe InDesign, QuarkXpress, Photoshop
Fashion Institute of Technology
Web Design: QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver
Private tutor, Adobe Suite
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