I was a Designer, Senior designer, and Design Director at the McGraw-Hill Education for 30 years in Columbus, Ohio. I designed hundreds of elementary, middle school, and high school books.
Elementary, Middle School, and High School Book Designer
Promoted to the Design Manager for the ADP group (Art, Design, and
To clarify the responsibilities of the staff I set up meetings
with senior designers and created documents about the design de- velopment process. I then created the Design Supervisor position for
three employees to work with assigned designers. I also created the documents for Key Job Responsibilities, Design Cost Estimation, and
Monthly Reports. I also to create book covers and interior
designs which were chosen by Editorial and the President, and created for Glencoe McGraw-Hill.
Senior Designer Created many chosen designs for Education including Student Edi-
President was always
tions, Teacher Wraparound Editions, and Ancillaries. As a Senior De- signer I traveled all over the USA to watch the actual production of our
books and provide comments about how they should look. I worked
many times with the Chicago Editorial group to create Jamestown
Education products. My "Description of Overall Performance" from the ADP President was always "Exceeds Expectations" or "Far Exceeds
Expectations". I created book designs, covers and interiors, for all Edi- torial groups: Science, Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, and World
Languages. I also created Student Text Tools which included CD's and
DVD's I designed. Some books I designed: Glencoe Literature, Algebra
1 & 2, Economics: Principles and Practices, World Geography, Latin:
For Americans, American Odyssey, World Music, Bon Voyage, World
History, Interactive Mathematics, American Tradition, Earth Science,
Glencoe Literature Library, and up to 40 more.
McGraw-Hill. The De
sign Manager appreciated my teamwork, good attitude, and excellent
quality of work. By 1989 I won the company's "Best Employee" award.
I specialized on Elementary designs for a couple years, but then I was
reassigned all K thru 12 projects. Sample of books I designed: United
States History, At The Seashore, Merrill Chemistry, The Computer Age
Physics, Life Science, Your Sexuality, Merrill Science.
Qualifications & Certifications
Art & Design
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