LMS Happenings: September 2014

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Jennifer Oppenheim

Jennifer has been working as a graphic designer for eight years, with experience in agency work, magazine production, and both print and digital advertising. At Lighthouse Media Solutions, she is an associate art director, designing ads for the various publications and assisting with digital work. Jen is originally from New Jersey and has been living on Cape Cod for the past 10 years. She is an avid sci-fi fantasy fan and in her spare time enjoys reading, video games and movies. Jen lives in Harwich with her fiancé, Sam, and their dog, Joey.

Chris Lewis

Chris, an award-winning publication designer and photographer with over 30 years experience in magazine design, was recently named Executive Creative Director at Lighthouse Media Solutions. Prior to that, he was creative director for LMS, having experience at several publishing companies in Boston, New York and on Cape Cod and specializing in launch design, magazine redesign and art direction. He has been art director for over 40 magazines, with clients ranging from regional lifestyle magazines to B-to-B magazines for Fortune 500 global technology corporations. His most recent launch designs were for  Southern New England Living and Chatham Magazine. He lives on Massachusetts’ South Shore with his wife and three sons.

Sharon Bartholomew

As Art Director for Lighthouse Media Solutions, Sharon’s responsibilities encompass the design, layout and production of all graphic materials in support of print communications and marketing.

For the past several years, Sharon has been involved in advertising design and production of all LMS publications, most notably SNE Home and SNE Weddings.

More recently, she has assumed the role of Art Director for two monthlies, South Shore Living and Cape Cod Magazine, a position to which she brings her design expertise and her passion for photography. She is working on developing some beautiful and innovative design ideas.

Sharon, her husband and two children live in Marion, Mass. In her spare time, you can find her at the beach with her family or in her garden.

Eric Brust-Akdemir

Eric is a multi-faceted professional who began his career in publishing and has expanded his talents into many areas, including web design, branding and photography.

Eric came to Lighthouse Media Solutions in December of  2011 when the company acquired Allen Roche Marine, where he created marketing and branding material for numerous marine dealers and boat manufacturers.  In 2013 Eric worked closely with Lighthouse Media Solutions editor Tom Richardson to produce the first issue of New England Boating Magazine, which is now published twice a year and has a companion TV show on NESN.

With Eric’s recent promotion to creative director, he has added New England Golf & Leisure and Chatham Magazine to the publications he designs.  This new role led Eric to move to Cape Cod, where he and his husband are getting sand in their shoes and enjoying all that the Cape has to offer on- and off-season.