SUMMARY

 

] Generates ideas, creatively interprets those provided and implements both 
] Visualizes ideas in two and three dimensions
] Communicates well with clients in order to meet their needs
] Experienced supervisor, lead trainer and daily operations administrator

] Qualified to take design ideas from concept through final printed piece 
] Well-ordered, accurate, meets deadlines and works well under pressure
  

SKILLS

 

] Proficient in QuarkXPress; Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
] On-site press checks, print preparation, digital pre-press and production
] Familiar Flash and basic HTML
] Strong understanding of web technologies and the capabilities and constraints they imply on design

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

] O'Reilly Media; Senior Graphic Designer/Manager; 15 - Present

] Fireman's Fund Insurance Company; Senior Graphic Designer; 06 - 15
] Independent Contractor; Multiple Freelance Projects; 05 - Present

 

 

OTHER SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE


] NET Ministries, Inc.; Team Supervisor/In-House Designer
] Robert Sanders and Company; Art Director
] North Country Communications; Art Director
] Art Institute of Seattle, Student Studio; Art Director

AWARDS

 

Sonoma County Ad Club Sadie Awards:

Awards of Merit

] Napa Town Centre; Presentation Folder
] Staff Appreciation Day at Kaiser Permanente; Invitation
] Dowling Magnets; Magnet Box — “Shooting Star”


Awards of Excellence
] Carol Klesow Business Consulting; Stationery
] The Birth Center at Kaiser Hospital; POS Campaign
] Dowling Magnets Science Discovery Kits; Retail Packaging
] Dowling Magnets Wonderboard; Retail Packaging


Sadie
] CWM Services Holiday Reforestation Program; Special Event Material

IMCA Awards [Insurance Marketing Communications Association]:

Awards of Excellence

] Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company; Whitepaper Series
] Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company; Cloud 9 Producer Conference


Best in Show
] Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company; Firemark Program Welcome Kit
] Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company; Environmental Graphics

 

EDUCATION

 

] Bachelor of Arts; Collins College; Tempe, AZ — Visual Communication
] Certificate of Computer Graphics; Collins College; Tempe, AZ — Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop; HTML and QuarkXPress
] Associate of Applied Arts; Art Institute of Seattle; Seattle, WA — Visual Communication