Resumé : Edinger, Jack


John H. (Jack) Edinger, III is a graphic designer with a background in art historical research and photographic imaging and processing; with expertise in print production, art direction and marketing, and image database management.


Imaging Specialist, Web Manager

Duke University, Durham, NC
Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Visual Media Center 2002—present

Hired in 2002 to implement departmental digitization projects for research and teaching for VMC collections.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• graphic design and art direction of advertising, publications, and related materials
• assisting faculty and graduate students in image research, acquisition, and reproduction for published works
• 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 departmental digitization projects
• management and content creation for the main website and social media outlets for the Department
• departmental photography and exhibition support
• logo and brand creation for academic units and teams
• audio/video instruction and support

Property Manager
Scuppernong Properties, LLC
Durham, NC 2016 – 2018
• owner-operator, residential rental property investment/management company.
• general contractor responsible for property repair and renovation project coordination and oversight.
• property management responsibilities related to tenant screening and communications, rental leasing and facilities maintenance.

Freelance Graphic Designer

Durham, NC 2001—present

• 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
• advertising layout & pre-flight preparation
• graphic design

Custom Darkroom Technician

University Photo and Video
Chapel Hill, NC 1998-2002
• negative film and slide processing and printing
• digital photographic restoration
• film and video duplication

Staff Photographer

The Daily Tar Heel

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 1997
• general assignment photography


Associate’s Degree in Advertising and Graphic Design

Alamance CC, Graham, NC 2002
• graphic design and videography
• Best Design Concepts award

Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art, Minor in Art History

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 1998
• 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

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


Scouts BSA Leader
Pack and Troop 424 Durham

Mawat District, Occoneechee Council, Scouts 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