Graphic and web design are my passion. It is my commitment to use my creative talents
for print & web design to meet and exceed to company's goals.
• American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
• Landmark Education
| ||Mac/PC format: |
• QuarkXpress • InDeisgn • Photoshop • Illustrator • Acrobat Distiller • Image Ready
• Dreamweaver • Fireworks • Word • Excel• Power Point
| ||• Working knowledge in Joomla, Flash MX, HTML and CSS|
• 50 wpm
|Social Network Skills:|| ||• Facebook • Twitter • YouTube|
|Education:|| || |
| ||Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA., Graphic and Packaging Design |
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|06/09- present || ||National MS SocietyLos Angeles, CA Communications & Graphics Manager |
Design marketing material for all events and program needs according to the exciting brand. Design and maintain all websites and e-marketing needs • Maintained communication between publicity, events, and advocacy regarding department needs. Create and maintain a fundraising social network for the local chapter through Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and YouTube.
| ||Los Angeles, CA Creative Director |
Design and layout for annual publication The Zoi Greek Directory on 66 different college campuses and TheZoi.com • Manage and budget freelancers • Maintained quality control and a consistent overall look and feel of magazine and website • Maintained communication between, clients, sales department, production manager, printers. VP and CEO in regards to schedules, workflow, company concepts, budgets and customer service.
Pasadena, CA, Art Director
Design and layout for Pasadena Weekly, Arroyo Monthly, Verdugo Monthly, special magazine issues and all marketing material • Manage and budgeted production artists, freelancer designers and photographers • Maintained quality control and a consistent overall look and feel of magazines and website • Maintained communication between editorial, sales, and publisher in regards to schedules, concepts, and budgets.
, Valley Village, CA, Web & Print Designer
Design and maintain Edebitpay.com and affiliate websites • Created banners and emailers for affiliate sites.
, Santa Monica, CA, Freelance Web Design and Production
Web design, production SEO preparation and site maintenance for Outdoorphotographer. com and Digital Photo Pro.com.
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, Los Angeles, CA, Web Graphic Designer
Design and maintain Journaloflongevity.com, Healthyamerica.com, GVI.com, Healthyamericaradio.com and Prostataplus.com • Maintaining quality control and a consistent overall look and feel • Created banners, newsletters, email, and landing.
, Miami Lakes, FL, Art Director of custom Projects
• Design custom projects, magazines and promos • Implemented a PDF workflow between the Art Department and the Traffic Department reducing paper cost and increasing productivity and efficiency • Maintain knowledge of new software to help production and other departments perform more efficiently • Maintain photo archive • Interface with clients regarding status of their projects, timeline schedules and budgets • Press checks • Web production • Photo retouch • Create and design materials for trades shows and exhibits • Bi-monthly magazines - skylights and Simmon Malls
• Annual publications - Mexico Meeting & Incentive Planner • Florida International Traveler Planners Guide, and Florida Official Meeting Planners Guide • Package design • Collateral and promotional material
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Freelance Creative Director, Art Director, Graphic Designer & Production Artist
, Los Angeles, CA, Freelance Web Designer
Design and maintain Skilljam.com partner sites according to pre-established specifications, maintaining quality control and a consistent overall look and feel • Create banners, newsletters, splash pages for up coming projects • Create Flash animations and design game interface.
• Chatswirth, CA, Creative Director for two monthly publications: AVN and AVN Online • Exhibit design for Erotica L.A. and Internext Conventions • Converted magazines to a PDF work flow eliminating pre-press cost • Managed five graphic designers as well as free lancers and vendors • Maintained communication between editorial, sales, and clients in regards to schedules, concepts, and budgets
, Culver City CA, Art direction
Graphic designed and production for promotional and packaging products • Creative and marketing meetings with sales reps to discuss client needs, time line and budget • Created and implemented office procedures and archive system Provided art direction and production on numerous design projects.
- Graphic Design and mock-up assembly
- Graphic Design and mock-up assembly
• - Color correction for photo library
• - Design & production of weekly, monthly, and seasonal magazines.
• - Creative Director for 2 monthly publications AVN and AVN Online • Exhibit design for Erotica L.A.
• - Production for weekly TV Guide ads
• - Designed style guide for a hand held computer
• - Production on various projects
• - Web production
• K- Production on weekly newspaper ads and marketing material
• - Production on School Catalog
• - Production on bLINK magazine • Designed ads for Earthlink
, Burbank, CA, Graphic Designer & Production Artist
• Weekly publications: Urban Network, Album Network, and Network 40 • Bi-monthly publications: Virtuallyalternative and Totallyadult • Seasonal publication: Live Tonight • Quarterly publication: Counter Intelligence • Seasonal concert ads • CD Covers & Discs • Identity Systems, Signage
• Page layout • Urban Network Calendars • Training assistant for new designers
, Burbank, CA, Freelance Graphic Designer & Production Artist
• Ads, Logos, Signage • CD Covers & Discs • Page layout • Training assistant for new designers • Identity Systems for Power Jam Convention
, City of Industry, CA., Freelance Graphic Designer
• Assisted Senior Graphic Designer • Designed business cards • Logos