Software Experience

Adobe Creative Cloud:  Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Audition, Bridge. XD
Operating Systems:  Windows, Mac OSX, Android, Apple iOS
Other:  Microsoft Office 365, InVision, Slack, Dropbox, Google G-Suite, Basecamp, Asana

Professional Experience

San Diego, CA | April 2004 – Present
Owner/Lead Designer

  • Cultivate a design vision into various forms with local, national, and international clients
  • Produce products for web and print media focused on marketing, brand management, and artistic expression
  • Conceptualize, create, and execute high-end design in all print, promotion, and editorial-related materials
  • Recolor prints and pattern on computer, as appropriate
  • Prepare and collect all electronic files and copy for imaging
  • Interface with vendors to assure quality control
  • Produce vendor branding, event materials, electronic marketing images, and large format print work by meeting or exceeding deadlines and budgetary limitations
Iron Horse Interactive / atEvent

San Ramon, CA | May 2011 – Present
Associate Designer

  • Work on a range of accounts, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, from B2C to B2B, that result in engaging and remarkable experiences
  • Extend conceptual ideas into compelling design and marketing solutions that represent a client’s brand and additional marketing initiatives
  • Monitor emerging trends in interactive technologies, content marketing, graphic design, direct mail, user experience, and marketing tactics
  • Execute design projects, from conceptualization through completion
  • Formulated and implemented data logging system and employee portal, used company-wide
  • Led projects as point-of-contact, which involved collaboration with vendors, and coordinating numerous international logistical hurdles
  • Initiated and continued advanced training for project management, utilizing AGILE and Scrum methodologies
  • Manage and prioritize projects to ensure flawless delivery
  • Rework assets, as necessary, to meet client expectations, while maintaining budgetary limitations
  • Produce vendor branding, event materials, electronic marketing images, and large format print work
SFClubs, Inc.

San Francisco, CA | April 2001 – June 2005
Graphic Designer/Promotions Coordinator

  • Designed and executed all venue related promotion collateral including handbills, signage, electronic marketing assets, banners, and posters
  • Conceived and produced dynamic events on a weekly basis
  • Maintained a strict budget while producing a superior level of customer service and quality assurance
  • Increased overall venue revenue by 80%
  • Conducted staff hiring, training, and supervision of 20+ individuals during weekly events and special performances
Antioch High School

Antioch, CA | June 2000

  • Diploma
  • Certificate of Completion in Microsoft Office