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 & web design, 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 Lab 2002—present

Hired in 2002 to implement departmental digitization projects for research and teaching for VML 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 Lab 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 tape digitization

Staff Photographer

The Daily Tar Heel

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 1997
• 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 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 Mosaics
• Julian Sharpe Undergraduate Art Award
• Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship (Italy, Greece, and Istanbul)
• Dean’s List


Rescue Dog Exercise & Socialization
Animal Protection Society of Durham County

Bass Connections Faculty Team Member
Building Duke: The Architectural History of Duke Campus from 1924 to the Present
2018 – 2019

Mawat/Eno District, Occoneechee Council, Scouts BSA

Scouts BSA Leader
Pack and Troop 424 Durham

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

Rescue Dog Exercise & Socialization
Animal Protection Society of Chapel Hill

Founding Member
Durham Bike Co-op

Durham Bicycle Plan Steering Committee Member
Durham Comprehensive Bicycle Plan