Summary

I am a highly experienced, motivated and creative graphic designer. I have worked in a variety of corporate environments doing B2B and B2C design work. I also do freelance design work and specialize in working with startups, entrepreneurs and non-profits.

My design work has included logos, corporate collateral, e-mail and web graphics, trade show graphics, catalogs, programs, posters, advertisements, sell sheets, and direct mail. My photography work has included: portraits, weddings, lifestyle, commercial photography, DSLR video production and editing.

I hold a B.A. in Art with emphasis in photography from San Francisco State University. I also have an A.S. in Graphic Design from Platt College in San Diego.

 

Experience

May 2017 - Present | Senior Graphic Designer / Videographer at ACI Specialty Benefits

Working directly with the VP of Marketing and Art Director on a variety of projects within an in-house corporate design team including: Motion graphics and video editing, Photography, Print/digital design, layout and production, Creative branding solutions for ACI’s suite of programs and services, website design and editing.

January 2005 - Present | Freelance Graphic Designer/Photographer

Designing brand identity, business cards, websites, stationary and other collateral pieces for small business, corporate and individual clients. Producing promotional films for clients: DSLR video shooting, editing and sound production. Digital Photography - specializing in portraiture.

May 2014 - February 2017 | Senior Graphic Designer at LifeWave, Inc

Worked directly with internal clients and marketing team to produce high quality digital and print marketing materials such as logos, brochures, social media graphics, website graphics, product guides, manuals, catalogs, flyers, PowerPoint presentations and event design/signage

July 2013 - May 2014 | Graphic Designer at Therapy Specialists

Art direction and design support for Therapy Specialists’ corporate, customer-facing and recruitment needs including strategy and and project management for digital marketing and social media campaigns.

June 2007 - October 2012 | Senior Graphic Designer/Creative Services Manager at Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA)
Provided overall creative direction for TSIA’s corporate and conference business as well as project management for TSIA’s 3 yearly worldwide conferences. Collaborated directly with executives and internal clients on high quality marketing collateral and engaging promotional materials including brand identity, print and web advertisements, flyers, e-mails, website graphics, conference programs, direct mail, PowerPoint presentations, event and trade show signage and display graphics and book design.

 

Education

Platt College-San Diego
Associate's degree, A.S. in Graphic Design, 2004 - 2005

San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Art, Photography, 2001 - 2003

Benicia High School
High School Diploma, 1995 - 1997