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Creative graphic designer with over twenty years of experience specializing in digital design and multimedia marketing. Professionally trained and competent in a wide range of design software and equipment including Adobe, website, and photography.
Mac + PC Platforms:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Lightroom, Soundbooth, After Effects, Audition, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Bridge, Acrobat Professional, CSS, HTML, XML, XHTML, PHP, AJAX, Java Script, MySQL, Autodesk 3Ds Max, PageMaker, QuarkXpress, CorelDraw, Microsoft Office
Bachelor of Science Interactive Media Design
Art Institute of California
Santa Ana, CA | June 2007
Associate of Graphic Design
Art Institute of Houston
Houston, TX | Dec. 1997
Freelance Digital Designer Boogie McGee’s Bayou Smoke House BBQ Los Angeles, CA | Sept. 2016 – Present
Design visual treatments and interaction solutions that meet business and technical requirements, by following a design brief and adhering to brand identity standards.
Provides innovative ideas and design solutions in support of website and email team objectives
Assist with art direction in photoshoots and edit images as needed.
Works with management to provide decision support and marketing materials.
Knowledge and proficiency using a camera and lighting equipment to handle headshots and corporate event photography.
Print Designer Teacher Created Materials Huntington Beach, CA | July 2010 – Dec. 2014
Leaded design on all printed marketing collateral package, cover, and interior pages designs.
Responsible and ensured audio and video editing from assembling the raw footage and outlining of footage.
Experienced fundamentals in vector graphics, retouching photo, marketing assets, branding materials, combination of shape, color, imagery, typography, and space.
Worked closely with creative team to conceive designs and consistently meet requirements.
Coordinated freelance designers, consultants and vendors to meet all project requirements.
Graphic/Web Designer BRC Advisors Real Estates Los Angeles, CA | April 2008 – May 2010
Maintained and designed usability of the website by looking for ways to improve the user’s overall experience.
Analyzed the project requirements and limitations including client objectives, target markets, appropriate media, and production considerations.
Designed layout PowerPoint presentation slides and presentation mounted boards.
Graphic Designer HDR Engineering, Inc. Irvine, CA | April 2004 – Dec. 2006
Created and designed customized marketing materials and PowerPoint presentation including brochures, postcards, fliers, newsletter, covers, graphs, charts, ads, aerial maps, and infographics.
Ensured corporate branding identity are standardized in all materials.
Created and re-rendered engineering and construction drawings from AutoCAD to present to clients and award shows.
Customized and edited audio/video for company’s safety inspection and vendor projects.
2 — 1st & 2nd Awards on Rendering Artwork
Art Institute of Houston | 1997
5 — Proposal Awards & 2 — Posters Design Awards
HDR Engineering, Inc. | 2004 – 2006
State of CA, 2014 – Present
Boogie McGee’s Bayou Smoke House BBQ, Keller Williams Realty, MAAE Photography, BRC Realtors, Kim Tran Jewelry, Ann Jewelry, Sensational Skin, MOMS of Military, Weller Court