ProPoint Graphics Co-Founder Volunteers as Citywide Graphic Arts Competition Judge
May 3, 2010
New York, NY (May 3, 2010) — ProPoint Graphics, LLC, a leading professional presentation services firm specializing exclusively in PowerPoint and Flash presentations, today announced that co-founder Jim Confalone will be a volunteer judge in the final round of the 9th Annual Citywide Graphic Arts Competition.
Sponsored by CityTech, the NYC Department of Education and the Graphic Arts Industry Advisory Commission, the 9th Annual Citywide Graphic Arts Competition is comprised of graphic communications students from high schools all over New York City competing in seven categories including Desktop Publishing & Design, Digital Photography, Digital Video Production, Offset Printing, PowerPoint Presentation, Student Filmmakers, and Web Site Design. Finalists in each category have been selected by graphics teachers and industry volunteers during a qualifying round. These Finalists will showcase their talents and skills during the final round of the competition, which will be held at the City University of New York’s CityTech in Brooklyn on Friday, May 28, 2010.
Mr. Confalone will be responsible for choosing the first, second and third place winners among the Finalists in the PowerPoint Presentation category.
“I am honored to be a part of this competition, which I believe to be an important step in the education and development of the next generation of industry professionals in New York City,” said Jim Confalone, Principal, ProPoint Graphics. Mr. Confalone is ProPoint’s creative director and is responsible for production operations. Prior to ProPoint, he worked as a Web and graphic designer in the New York area. Mr. Confalone holds an MFA with Honors from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BA Summa Cum Laude in Fine Arts from Amherst College.
About ProPoint Graphics, LLC: ProPoint Graphics has provided custom presentation design solutions to more than one thousand companies worldwide. Their client base is comprised of businesses in nearly every industry imaginable, from high tech and finance to fashion and agriculture. Some notable clients include Royal Caribbean, Staples, ADP, Bank of New York, and Showtime. ProPoint Graphics works with companies of all sizes, from the Fortune 500 to the intrepid entrepreneur, on a project-by-project and an ongoing basis.