Alec Bourgeois

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Current Work History

BrowserMedia/nclud, Washington, DC

Dischord Records, Washington, DC

Circle One Productions, Washington, DC

Professional Achievements

Web Production/Management

Producer / Designer Fugazi Live Series (www.fugazilive.com)
Designed and managed all aspects of this major archival off-shoot of the Dischord Records website including: Concept, design (html/CSS), content/database integration, media delivery and multi-media features. Coordinated developers, cloud integration, and server-side delivery.

Read press clippings on this project in: The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR On Air Feature, NPR Blog Piece, Pitchfork Media, BBC Online, SPIN.com, and Wired Magazine.

Producer / Art Director Dischord Records (www.dischord.com)
Oversaw all phases of development and implementation of the website, e-commerce store, and digital music delivery system, including: Concept, design, content management, sales applications, media delivery and multi-media features. Coordinated designers, developers, and server-side delivery.

Art Direction & Graphic Design

Shepherded creative projects for print and web from concept to delivery. Ensured that the aesthetic, identity, UX, and quality standards of the label were adhered to and well communicated. Created original designs for albums, websites, html e-mails and newsletters, books, posters, catalogs, advertisements, etc. Updated (and in many cases rebuilt) pre-digital package designs to meet current digital printing standards. Managed client relations, budgets, time-lines, and in-house and freelance designers.

Press & Marketing

As the primary spokesperson for the label I developed and managed press, social media marketing, and advertising campaigns. Oversaw national and local press for new musical releases, events and touring artists. Wrote and edited official press releases, website copy, bios, news items and blog entries.

Other Activities

Musician / Band Manager / Booking Agent
The Capitol City Dusters, 1996–2003
Severin, 1989–1993

Superbad Records
Owner / Operator, 1991–Present

Education

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 1986–1989
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dana Scholar
Internship with Artist Robert Longo, NYC (1988–1989)

University of Maryland, College Park, MD (1984–1986)

References

Quality references are available upon request.

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