Jack Morgan




R&R Conna Advertising; Hannover, Germany: Art Director                                      October 1999 – June  2001

n  Coordinated and oversaw design projects and advertising campaigns from concept to completion.

n  Managed and directed a team of graphic designers on corporate design, marketing, and advertising projects.

n  Trained apprentices in computer graphics and printing.

Berlitz Germany; Frankfurt, Germany: English Instructor                                               June 2001 – April 2004

n  Taught English classes varying greatly in number (1-45) and age (3-65).

n  Translated German business literature and Power Point presentations into English for energy and banking companies.

n  Specialized in London Chamber of Commerce Certification and “business English.”

Orange County Community College District; Irvine, California: English Tutor               June 2004 – April 2006

n  Tutored college students in writing.

n  Tutored local high school students and adults with disabilities.

n  Awarded Orange County Community College District tutor of the year.


Learning Tree University, Irvine: AA Computer Graphics and Advertising                               Graduated 1998

Computer graphics programs, including all Adobe products and Quark Xpress, with an emphasis on advertising and marketing.

Saddleback College, Mission Viejo: AA English Literature                                                        Graduated 2006

Anglophonic literature with emphasis on Shakespeare and English Renaissance.  I also studied Japanese, Spanish, and German. Awarded numerous department citations and scholarships. Dean’s List.

University of California, Berkeley: BA English HH / BA German HH                                       Graduated 2008

Distinguished with Highest Honors in both majors, writing theses on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Brecht’s “Jakob Apfelböck,” respectively.  The focus of my studies in the English department was on Shakespearean Theater, studying with Professor Stephen Booth, who served as my second thesis advisor.

I won the Judith Stronach Award for poetry, Berkeley’s largest award for a single poem, twice and the Phelan Award, given by the English department for exemplary performance in the discipline. Dean’s List.



I am an accomplished poet and an award-winning blogger.  I have had several reviews published in Rain Taxi and online journals and blogs.  I edit and publish chapbooks and a bi-monthly poetry journal through my press, Stormy Petrel Press.  I curate readings and performances in the San Francisco Bay Area for the Mission Arts and Performance Project and Oakland Parks and Recreation at Studio One Art Center, among others.

As a graphic designer and illustrator, my work has been published in several countries including China, Israel, France, and Germany.  I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.  I speak German fluently.