EXPERIENCE

2011-CURRENT: PRINCIPAL / CREATIVE DIRECTOR (Torrance, CA)

Visual communications strategies for a variety of clients, including the following:

ALCONE - Creative Agency (Irvine, CA)
Projects: 
• Logo lockup creative comps for the 2013 LG Texting Championship held in Times Square in New York City
www.alcone.com

BRIGHTROLL - Online Customer Data Supplier (San Francisco, CA / New York, NY)
(BrightRoll is the world’s largest supplier of customer data for online video advertising)
Projects: 
• Layout design and vector illustrations for sell sheets and product one sheets in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom
• Custom vector Illustrations for T-shirts
www.brightroll.com

CROW'S NEST YACHTS - Yacht Sales Company (Seattle, WA / Newport Beach, CA / San Diego, CA)
(Prior full-time employer)
Projects: 
• All marketing-related management, vendor management, and graphic design including:
• Vendor management and graphic design for website, print advertising, and online advertising
• Email marketing management and graphic design, some HTML/CSS, and email analytics
www.crowsnestyachts.com

THE IRVINE COMPANY - Real Estate (Irvine, CA)
Projects: 
• Logo design for their Office Properties division's Customer Service department.
• Graphic design for various templates, infographics, and interior wall graphics
www.irvinecompany.com

LOANDEPOT - Mortgage Company (Irvine, CA)
(Prior full-time employer)
Projects: 
• Print advertising design for corporate events
www.loandepot.com

MONEY MAILER SOUTH BAY - Direct Mail Advertiser (Torrance, CA)
Projects: 
• Graphic design for direct mail advertising for direct mail advertising
• Website updates each month using Google Docs and some HTML
www.moneymailersb.com

PALOS VERDES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Rolling Hills Estates, CA)
Projects: 
• Logo redesign, print advertising design, web advertising design, website assets design, infographics (venue map, etc) for the annual Palos Verdes Street Fair & Music Festival
www.pvstreetfair.com

WARD HILL MARKETING INTERNATIONAL - Marketing Agency (Westford, MA)
Projects: 
• Custom vector illustration for a brochure cover for a client called C2 Site Portal (Management tools for multi-vendor telecom installations)
www.c2siteportal.com
• Logo design for new branch of PFS Technologies (Design & manufacture of metering products for engineering purposes). The logo was tailored around the culture that is home to the new branch in the United Arab Emirates
www.primaryflowsignal.com
• Graphic design for three sell sheets for MIJA (Technology company specializing in pressurized gas measurement)
www.mija.com



2009-2011: SENIOR DESIGNER & MARKETING MANAGER, LOANDEPOT - Mortgage Company (Irvine, CA)

Reported to the CEO in a 4-6 person Marketing department in a company that grew from a small management team to over 400 in two years.
Projects: 
• Vendor management for all projects, including a series of 20 three-minute product videos
• Corporate identity design (including logo, stationery, website)
• Hired and managed a mid-level graphic designer
• Print design for sales brochures, recruiting brochures, direct mail, and signage
• Landing page design to complement SEO and PPC campaigns
• Email marketing vendor management and graphic design
• Copywriting
www.loandepot.com


2007-2009: SENIOR DESIGNER & MARKETING MANAGER,
CROW'S NEST YACHTS
- Yacht Sales Company
(Seattle, WA / Newport Beach, CA / San Diego, CA)
Reported to the CEO as a one-person Marketing department in a company of about 20.
Projects: 
• All marketing-related management and vendor management for all projects including:
• Corporate identity design (including logo, stationery, website)
• Print design for advertising, company brochures, product brochures, and signage for buildings and shows
• Email marketing management and graphic design including HTML/CSS, plus email analytics
• Copywriting
www.crowsnestyachts.com


2005-2007: GRAPHIC DESIGNER, LENDINGTREE LOANS
Mortgage Company (Irvine, CA)
Reported to the Vice President of Marketing in a 12-person Marketing department in a company of about 2,000
Projects: 
• Print design for direct mail, recruiting brochures, stationery, in-house newsletters, signage, promotional items, clothing graphics
• Web design for email marketing, intranet design, online banner advertising
• Copywriting
www.lendingtree.com


2003-2005: GRAPHIC DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR, SPARKZONE
Ad Agency (Costa Mesa, CA)
Reported to the Owner/Creative Director in a 3-5 person company
Projects: 
• Custom Illustrations and print design for biomedical brochures for a company called Adeza
• Custom illustrations and print designs for various promotional items and collateral for the agency

 


 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro.
Microsoft: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Some experience with HTML & CSS

 


 

EDUCATION

California State University-Long Beach
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Illustration

 



SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Creative direction, design management, graphic design, web design, interactive design, website design, email design, email marketing design, advertising design, marketing design, marketing, landing page design, web page design, advertising, illustration, vector illustration, traditional illustration, infographics, infographic illustration, computer art, computer illustration, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat, MacIntosh, Mac, Mac OS, Mac OSX, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, storyboard art, storyboarding,
storyboard illustration, character design, concept art, concept illustration, social media, social media design, graphic art, visual communications, visual communication, social media marketing, graphics, Adobe Creative Suite, logo design, drawing, magazine design, magazine layout design, layout design, print management, print design

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