John H. (Jack) Edinger, III is a native North Carolinian currently residing in Durham, NC and employed by Duke University.
A graphic designer with a background in art historical research and photographic imaging and processing; with expertise in web publishing, image database management, and print advertising.
Outside the office, his time is often consumed with volunteering as a Cub Scout den leader and with his small property management and rental company, Scuppernong Properties, LLC.


Imaging Specialist, Web Manager
Duke University, Durham, NC

Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Visual Media Center
Hired in 2002 to implement a digitization project of a large (300,000+) slide collection for research and teaching.
Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• construction and publication of bi-weekly email newsletter, NewsByte
• training students, faculty and staff in best practices for the digitization of texts, photographs, and original artworks
• assisting the Director of the Visual Media Center with the ongoing production of highest-quality digital images for a campus-wide database (in progress)
• management and content creation for the main website and social media outlets for the Department
• graphic design and art direction of advertising, publications, and related materials
• working with faculty and graduate students in image research, acquisition, and reproduction for published works
• departmental photography and exhibition support
• logo and brand creation for academic units and teams
• audio/video instruction and support

Freelance Graphic Designer
Durham, NC
• web, logo, and marketing design
• clients have included local artists and musicians, clinical research groups, and non-profit organizations
• currently only offering pro-bono work to non-profit or charitable groups.

Production Assistant
Carolina Independent Publications, The Independent Weekly
Raleigh, NC & Durham, NC 2002-2003
• graphic design
• advertising layout & pre-flight preparation

Custom Darkroom Technician
University Photo and Video, Chapel Hill, NC
• negative film and slide processing and printing
• video duplication
• digital photographic restoration

Staff Photographer
The Daily Tar Heel
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
• general assignment photography


Workshops and Conferences
Digital Directions – Digital Collection Management, Northeast Document Conservation Center, 2015
DigCCurr – Digital Curation Curriculum Professional Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2011
Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management, Duke University, 2005

Associate’s Degree in Advertising and Graphic Design
Alamance CC, Graham, NC
• desktop publishing and videography
• Best Design Concepts award

Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art, Minor in Art History
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
• Studio Art concentrations: photography and sculpture
• Art History concentration: Byzantine Architecture and Architectural Mosaic Programs
• Julian Sharpe Undergraduate Art Award
• Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship (Italy, Greece, and Istanbul)
• Dean’s List


Cub Scout Den Leader
Pack 424 Durham

Mawat District, Occoneechee Council, BSA

DJ, Board Member, Archivist
WXDU 88.7FM Durham, Duke University Radio

Founding Member and Web Manager
Durham Bike Co-op

Rescue Dog Socialization
Animal Protection Society of Chapel Hill