Professional Profile & Resume

· E. J. Campfield
Aliso Viejo, California 92656
Cellular & Text: (949) 793-1900


Overview: Seasoned, high-profile project producer with 40+ years experience as a marketing communications specialist, advertising agency manager & creative head, writer, graphic designer and commercial photographer.

Adobe Creative Suite certified -- skilled in Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and other applications.
Up to speed on quality direct-to-plate and digital color printing production, web design and electronic media production.


M. A. Communication Arts
The University of West Florida

Concentration in film & mass media communications

· Graduate Study
Kent State University

Seminars in photography & theater arts

· B. S. Ed. Secondary Education
Kent State University

Teaching major in English, teaching minor in German language & literature

Professional Experience:

· The Salvador Dali Gallery, San Juan Capistrano, California -- 2011-present
Gallery Operations & Marketing

· The Salvador Dali Gallery, San Juan Capistrano, California -- 2001-present
Art Exhibits & Publications Producer (independent contractor)

  • Design & produce promotional graphics & fine art catalogs for the gallery's publication imprint
  • Edit, design & produce The Salvador Dali Collectors Journal
  • Edit, design & produce the Print Price Guide to the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali
  • Produce & market the gallery's fine art sales exhibits, which have included...
    • Dali at UCLA - 525-piece Dali art exhibit at the UCLA campus Ackerman Ballroom in Los Angeles
    • Dali in Manhattan - 575-piece exhibit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan's Chelsea art district
    • Dali 100 Years - 600+ piece exhibit commemorating the Salvador Dali Centennial
      • San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center - Fort Worth Community Arts Center



· Tom White the Printer, Pensacola, Florida -- 2007-2011
Regional Sales Representative

  • Serviced a five-county sales territory for large-format color printing & bindery plant


· Campfield House, Pensacola, Florida & Fairhope, Alabama -- 2002-2007
Graphic Designer & Marketing Communications Consultant

  • Designed & produced graphics for print, web & electronic media
  • Developed creative marketing and p.r. campaigns for clients in a variety of product and service businesses



· High Road Productions, Los Angeles, California -- 1996-2001
Writer-Producer / Partner

· National Broadcasting Company, Burbank, California -- 1996
Graphic Designer (independent contractor)

  • Freelancer in the NBC Television print advertising shop
  • Designed & produced promotional graphics and ads for NBC television shows


Campfield & Campfield, Marketing & Creative Services,
Pensacola, Florida -- 1995-96
Vice President

· Campfield & Mertins, Marketing & Creative Services, 1991-95
Electronic Media & Photo Studio Director

  • Niche-market agency with $2-million annual billing
  • Produced creative campaigns in print, electronic media, direct marketing, outdoor and public relations
  • Client base of more than 30 retail shopping malls and shopping center developers across the eastern U.S.


· Barnhart Hamilton Campfield, Advertising & Public Relations, Pensacola, Florida -- 1985-1991
Vice President & Creative Director

  • Full-service advertising & public relations agency with $1-million annual billing
  • Significant Clients: National Naval Aviation Museum; Naval Aviation Museum Foundation;
    Pensacola Area Tourism & Convention Center; Vista Host; The Windham Company; Vanguard Bank;
    Bank of Pensacola; West Florida Regional Medical Center & Clinic; Sacred Heart Surgical Center;
    Baptist Hospital; Baptist Manor; Charter Hospital; Opus South Corporation; City of Pensacola



· The Windham Company, Pensacola, Florida -- 1982-85
Executive Director Marketing & Public Relations

  • Supervised $4-million annual marketing & advertising activities for hospitality company operating
    25 hotels, motels & resort condos across nine Southeastern states


· West Florida Regional Library System, Pensacola, Florida -- 1980-82
Director Public Relations

  • Coordinated news media relations and events for two-county public library system


· E. J. Campfield Photo-Projects, Pensacola, Florida -- 1978-85

  • Operated commercial photography studio & custom darkroom

Other Vocations:

· High School Teacher & College Adjunct Instructor

Hoover High School (North Canton, OH)
Taught English language arts & supervised campus audio-visual services

Tate High School (Gonzalez, FL)
Taught remedial math & summer session English

Pensacola State College (Pensacola, FL)
Taught public speaking, interpersonal communications & hospitality marketing


· Literary Translator

  • My translations of German dramatist Bertolt Brecht's screenplays and related essays include the only English transcription-translation of Kuhle Wampe, a significant work of Weimar era cinema and the best example of Brechtian film and screenwriting. Published on the Internet and previously in PRISM International, literary journal of the University of British Columbia at Vancouver.

  • My translations of German writer Wolfgang Borchert's short stories have also appeared on the Internet and in PRISM International -- and more recently by permission in university print-on-demand textbooks published in Moscow and Stockholm, reflecting a resurgence of interest in Borchert's writings in Europe.


· Secular Wedding Officiant -- 2001-2017 (retired)

Have officiated several hundred secular wedding ceremonies --

I am a secular Humanist celebrant and invocator, certified and endorsed by The Humanist Society (H.S.) of the American Humanist Association, based in Washington D.C. Humanist chaplains/ministers and celebrants are legally recognized in all states and many countries and accorded the same rights and privileges granted by law to priests, ministers, and rabbis of traditional theistic religions.

My current certification and endorsement extends through August 31, 2021.

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