Kimon Katafigiotis
multimedia design & production
Rutherford NJ 07070
Tel: 201-306-3921


Over 20 years experience in marketing and corporate communications including branding, corporate identity, graphic design, motion graphics and video to print collateral. Responsive web design, digital graphics. interactive presentations. Able to learn complex software applications as needed. Highly creative individual, skilled at producing innovative solutions and working with new ideas. Has worked with subject matter experts in the fields of IT, Pharmaceuticals, Entertainment, Retail. Technical proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, ActionScript 3, JavaScript. Proficient on both Mac and PC platforms.


Freelance • October 2010 - Present

Multimedia consultant producing corporate video, online media, websites, graphic design, etc., for various local and international companies. Freelance video and music production, direction, mixing, editing; producing corporate/event/music video clips, radio spots, voice-overs. Utilizing DSLR HD video capture; Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, Aftereffects, for video post-production, ProTools HD for audio recording and post, Sony Sound Forge, Adobe Soundbooth for audio post production. Expert knowledge of non-linear recording/editing/mixing, MIDI, digital audio formats, compression codecs, microphone choice and placement, etc

SHI International Corp, Piscataway, NJ • April 1997 to September 2010

Senior Graphic & Web Designer, working alongside 20 person technical team, liaised with corporate departments in gathering requirements, metrics, test results, etc. for UX/UI development. Utilized expert knowledge of internet graphics, layout techniques, multi browser compatibility, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash + AS3, Dreamweaver) along with knowledge of ASP.NET, MS Visual Studio to redesign and maintain front end UI of company Ecommerce website (, intranet, and GUI of various internal programs.

Videographer, Motion Designer and Non-Linear Editor for corporate video presentations; Directed, shot & edited corporate video clips for presentation at company sales conferences utilizing DSLR HD video cameras, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, AfterEffects, for post-production.

Freelance • June 1996 to March 1997

Print and Web Designer for various local and international companies including Reed Travel Group, Trutone Records, Jellybean Records (Jellybean Benitez), Pacific Time Recordings; designing print collateral and websites. Utilized Quark X-Press, Photoshop, Illustrator, hand coded HTML for production.

Continuum Records / BNM Marketing Inc., Cranford, NJ • March 1991 to May 1996

Art Director and Graphic Designer for international independent record company, designing and overseeing the production of album cover art and publicity devices for popular recording artists such as Kid Rock, Roger Daltrey, The Charlie Watts Quintet, Ronnie Wood, etc., as well as lesser known artists, and compilation albums. Structured the corporate identity by re-designing the company logo, and setting standards for all printed material including company catalogues, artist biographies, press releases, stationery, fax transmissions, etc. Utilized Quark X-Press, Page Maker, Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand and other design programs for production. Consultant to sister company, BNM Marketing, designing brochures and flyers in addition to layout and design of “On The Street,” the monthly trade publication of BNM.

Joel Mitnick Design Inc., Englewood, NJ • March 1990 to March 1991

Served as Graphic Designer for two man design firm, working closely with clients, printers and outside vendors to maximize client satisfaction. Executed the design and oversaw production of brochures, catalogs, corporate logos and stationery, newspaper and magazine advertisements, etc., from drawing board to printed piece. Major accounts included Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc., and NBO Menswear. Utilized Quark X-Press for comps and mechanicals.

Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ • Oct 1987 to Feb 1990

Served as Graphic Specialist and Designer for audio-visual department of international pharmaceutical firm. Designed screen-sets for nationally attended, monthly doctors’ symposia, sales training and production meetings. Produced segments of multi-media modules incorporating five to ten minute multi-projector slide presentations tracked through computerized programming. Gained working knowledge of Macintosh design programs including Page Maker, Adobe Illustrator, and Persuasion. Executed conventional comps, board-work, freehand illustrations.

Software Applications

Adobe CS6 AfterEffects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash +AS3, Dreamweaver, InDesign, SoundBooth | Apple Final Cut Pro | Blender 3D | Corel Painter | Avid ProTools, Media Composer | Sony Soundforge | Microsoft Office


Infield and D’Astolfo, Design Consultants, NYC, NY Spring Semester 1987
Rutgers University Publications Department, Newark,NJ Fall Semester 1986


BA, Graphic Design concentration, Rutgers University, Newark College of Arts and Sciences
Action Script 3.0 for Adobe Flash Professionals, Future Media Concepts, 2009
Responsive Web Design, Aquent Online, 2013

References upon request