Over 16 years of experience in creative and interactive development across a wide range of capacities including: Branding, multi-page/publication design, Internet development and interactivity, direct marketed multimedia, production and broadcast coordination/scheduling. Skilled in bridging the link between the Marketing and IT Departments to streamline media execution.

  • Possesses keen grasp of technology and new media as it relates to design and demographic targeting.
  • Seasoned manager of creative/technology teams and works well under tight deadlines.
  • Additional strengths are the branding and collateral direction in the following areas: direct mail design, corporate identity and collateral materials, demographic-based publication design.
  • Richards most recent interest includes combining web-based applications with publication customers to provide specific consumer demographic targeting and increase ROI.


  • Software – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Image Ready, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, GoLive, Flash, QuarkXPress, Director MX, Final Cut Pro, Cleaner, DVD Studio Pro, Contribute, Freehand, Acrobat, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Corel Draw, Arcview, Arc/Info GIS, AutoCad, MicroStation, Digital Photography
  • Working Knowledge Web Technologies – CSS, XHTML, Inline HTML, CMS (Joomla, WordPress, Drupal), LAMP,  Dedicated Servers, Cpanel, Plesk, DNS, Email setup, Streaming Video, PHP, MySQL, Perl


  • Analytics and SEO Tracking tools
  • On-Page SEO & Copywriting
  • Keyword Targets & Research
  • Sitemaps – XML & HTML
  • Social Media Development
  • Brand Strategy
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • CMS Development (Joomla, WordPress)
  • Online Shopping Cart Strategies (Magento, Volusion)
  • Video Social Applications
  • Daily Project Management
  • Asset Management
  • Online (central) Project Tasks System