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Michael J. Goettee

Atlanta, Georgia

e-mail: maxglitz@mindspring.com


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Career Objective

An Art/Production Director's position using demonstrated skills in publishing, prepress and web design.


Qualifications Summary

Highly competent in the use of Macintosh applications: QuarkXpress, FreeHand, and PhotoShop. Advanced creation of detailed magazine/multipage templates and style sheets. Competency using multiple programs to produce single art images. Service bureau work provided valuable skills in prepress preparation enabling extremely accurate file production for output. Currently creating web pages using Dreamweaver, ImageReady and PhotoShop. Computer maintenance and upkeep.


Selected Accomplishments

Organization skills: Organized marketing materials from many diverse visitor magazines newly purchased by Morris Communications for their first media kit.

Magazine art direction and production: Numerous magazines, media kits and promotional materials.

Web design:
Created websites (this one included) with simple interactive capabilities and served as liaison between employers and site builders for more elaborate interactive areas on sites.

Magazine Association of Georgia Gamma Awards:

  • 2001—Gold Award, Best Cover for KNOW Atlanta
  • 2000—Silver Award, Best Cover for PAGE One Magazine
  • 2000—Bronze Award, General Excellence for Post Notes
  • 1995—Best Cover for KNOW Tampa Bay

Prepress: Served in prepress department as film output specialist and trouble shooter for client files created in most desktop publishing applications.

Corporate design and production: Promotional, corporate identity materials and annual reports for clients including BankSouth, National Service Industries and AT&T.

Macintosh hardware and software: Responsible for selection of first desktop publishing systems for graphic design company and for magazine publisher.

Hiring and supervision of designers for design studio.



Professional Experience

Atlanta Metropolitan Publishing


Magazine Art/Production Director/Web Designer

New South Publishing
Atlanta, GA


Magazine Art/Production Director,
Web Designer

Color Graphics Printing Company
Atlanta, GA


Film Output Specialist/Graphic Designer

Suzanne Anderson & Associates
(Now SA&A)
Atlanta, GA


Graphic Designer/Art Director

The Atlanta Journal and Constitution newspapers Atlanta, GA


Staff Editorial Artist for news department



The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (with honors) in Graphic Design, June 1976.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising, June 1969. Emphasis on journalism, copywriting.


Other Relevant Data

Fine Art: Several one-man shows of paintings. Work chosen for the permanent collection of The Columbus Museum of Art. Various commissions including the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cologne, Germany. Samples

U.S. Navy: Appointment to the personal staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon.