Welcome.

I'm an art director and designer consulting on a variety of projects both on-site and off.  I work in partnership with a broad network of creatives across photography, digital, and technical teams to produce and design branded content for leading industry publications. 

I have worked as part of the project team in the creation and launch of mobile editions for Entertainment Weekly and Reader’s Digest, led the design and development of an iPad app for American Express, and was involved in ongoing design and consulting for the tablet editions of Food+Wine and Travel+Leisure. 

Current and past clients include:

AARP, AQ - Athletes Quarterly, Architectural Digest, Bloomberg Markets, Departures, Don Morris Design, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN The Magazine, F+W Media, Food+Wine, Linkwell Health, Maryjane Fahey Design, McGraw-Hill, McKinsey & Co., PRINT Magazine, Robert Newman Design, Reader's Digest, Rodale, Scholastic, Travel+Leisure, WWD Beauty Inc, Women's Health

2001 - 2010
Fortune
Associate Art Director

2000-2001
Newsweek
Freelance Senior Art Director

1996-2000
React Magazine
Art Director

My work has been recognized by Print's Regional Design Annual, The Society of Publication Designers, and American Illustration.

I hold a BA in Literature from New York University and a Visual Design for Web & Mobile Certificate from General Assembly. I am an alumni of NYU ITP Camp (Interactive Telecommunications Program) 2016.

CONTACT

lrubes@mac.com
212 489 7910