Resume

Education

  • 12.2001 | San Diego State University
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Art: Graphic Design

Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer
10.2012-Present
Working with various clients on contract or project basis.

Senior Graphic Designer
08.2011 – 10.2012 | Cubic Transportation Systems
Designed, updated and produced marketing and communications materials, branding, advertising, company collateral, trade show graphics, templates, presentations, web and multi-media, signage, proposal graphics and engineering diagrams. Handled and obtained cost estimates from outside vendors.

Creative Director
06.2010-08.2011 | Diagnostic Solutions International
Leading and overseeing all rebranding and creative initiatives. Responsibilities include creating and updating of all marketing materials, company collateral, trade show graphics, templates, presentations, web and multi media, handling vendors, and project management for the marketing department.

Senior Graphic Designer
04.2008-06.2010 | Excelsior Media
Senior designer responsible for visual presentations of communications media and physical product lines including, but not limited to, logos and branding, web design, advertisements, dvd cover art, t-shirt design, and marketing materials.

Senior Graphic Designer
10.2006 – 04.2008 | Arrowhead General Insurance Agency
Led creative direction and design of all brand marketing for one of the largest privately held general agencies in the nation. Responsibilities include developing and designing ad campaigns, icons and logos, marketing kits, flyers, newsletters, direct mail and e-mail campaigns, signage, tradeshow graphics and promotional items, managing vendors, updating and developing new brand guidelines, website and multimedia design and coordinating with the web developer.

Creative Manager/Lead Designer
12.2004-10.2006 | Hoist Fitness Systems
Oversaw and led creative direction of all marketing materials, including print, promotional, and multimedia, for an industry leader in strength fitness equipment. Served as copy writer and editor in addition to managing vendors and designers. Responsibilities included design and direction of brands and standards, taglines, websites, packaging, html emails, newsletters, tradeshow graphics, directing photoshoots and videoshoots, and DVD video editing and production.

Graphic Design Specialist
07.2002-12.2004 | Palomar Pomerado Health
Sole in-house graphic designer for the largest public health district in California. Responsible for the design, production, and coordination of marketing materials in accordance with graphic design standards, as well as the development of graphic service needs for entire district. Obtained quotes, developed estimates, and coordinated with vendors on outsourced graphic, promotional, and print projects. Projects included magazines, newsletters, ads, invitations, brochures, flyers, signage, posters, templates, giveaways, and campaigns for events and programs.

Skills

  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • HTML Email
  • Creative Writing
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Quark
  • PowerPoint
  • Dreamweaver
  • Front Page
  • Flash
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Premiere
  • MS Office
  • PageMaker
  • Quark
  • Mac/PC
  • Keynote

Client List

  • Abundant Wise Living
  • Alkaaby Art
  • Ambient Ventures
  • Apricorn
  • BioConference Live
  • Blink Boutique
  • Christ Cathedral Academy
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • DingDit Games
  • Drapeau & Deyling, Inc.
  • Excelsior Media
  • Explode Fitness
  • Fleurly Yours
  • Functional Fitness
  • Hatch Mott MacDonald
  • Hilton & Doubletree
  • LabRoots
  • Larry Ramey Law
  • Marketing Innovations
  • Meg Hilty Online
  • Mr. Dash’s Gourmet Burgers
  • MusicPhreek DJ Services
  • National Conflict Resolution Center
  • The Oaks Bar & Grill
  • Offer Tap
  • Palmer Skin
  • Paper Soiree
  • PetConference Live
  • Players Sports Bar & Grill
  • Randazza Legal Group
  • San Diego Volleyball Classic
  • Starlings
  • Suzan M Florals
  • Tanya Joy¬†Skincare/Pilates
  • Ticket IQ
  • Thick Hair
  • Writers Monthly
  • Youth Without Borders