Ron Valdes is a Brooklyn based Graphic Designer who has been working exclusively for the music industry for almost 25 years. His art career started at J. Walter Thompson, one of New York’s most highly regarded advertising agencies working a stat camera. In the almost 30 years since then I have worked in New York's demanding graphics industry always picking up more knowledge, wisdom and patience along the way. He is currently employed by Ross Ellis / TC Printing as their Senior Mac Production Coordinator / Production Studio Manager and has been there for over 15 years. Ross Ellis / TC is an International printing company which handles everything from posters to music packaging, consumer items to world-wide distributed magazines and everything in between. Prior to this position he served as the Graphic Studio Manager at Europadisk, a multi-media manufacturer in Long Island City.