Professional Experience

NRG11

Glendale, 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

 

Summit Appraisal, Inc.

Walnut Creek, CA | February 2001 – January 2005

Computer Technician

  • Managed Microsoft Windows desktop hardware & end-user software support
  • Assisted customers with on-site & remote access support
  • Focused on multi-tasking and time management for data processing, data logging, servicing, and routing client issues
  • Conceptualized company identity for marketing materials, stationary and work uniforms

 

Software Experience

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Android
  • Apple iOS
  • Windows OS
  • Apple OS

 

Education

Antioch High School

Antioch, CA | June 2000

General Education with a Certificate of Completion in Microsoft Office

Strong affiliation and involvement in the following courses:

  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production
  • Computer Applications