Qualified and experienced in graphic and print design, typography, illustration, packaging, branding, product development and quality control.

Experience

San Diego Community College District (San Diego Mesa College)
Graphic Artist + Photographer | 2016-Present

    Balboa Manufacturing Co, LLC  (ZANheadgear, Bobster, RAM)
    Creative Lead + Graphic Designer | 2011-2016

    • Design and produce seasonal product catalogs for ZANheadgear, Bobster, and Tactical.
    • Consult with sales and marketing on design trends and forecasts.
    • Maintain banners, product images, and inventory on company's scope of websites.
    • Design Technical Information packets to ensure a better line of communication with overseas manufacturers.
    • Create banners, signage, and table displays for company trade shows.
    • Design and develop creative product packaging, stickers, and how-to inserts.
    • Inspect shipment and analyze production quality, materials, and artwork of items.
    • Create custom artwork for ZANheadgear products such as half and full facemasks, bandannas, airsoft neck protectors, balaclavas, and more.
    • Research and develop designs for RAM watches.

    31Fifty 
    Lead Graphic Designer | 2010-2017

    • Design product lines for t-shirts, sweaters, hats, and other accessories.
    • Create and develop kimono and bag designs.
    • Produce promotional flyers, business cards, and campaigns as needed.
    • Serve as a consultant on design trends.

    The Higher Culture
    Lead Graphic Designer | 2011-2015

    • Create custom artwork for various apparel such as tshirts, tank tops, sweaters, crewnecks, and hats.
    • Design flyers, shirt labels, and other promotional items as needed.

    The Wearhouse
    Graphic Designer | 2012

    • Created company logo, outdoor signage, flyers, business cards, and promotional website.

    For The Love of Writing, Writer's Workshop
    Graphic Designer | 2010

    • Participated in a collaborative effort to produce a book based on poems and prose from the Writer's Workshop.
    • Created artwork for the cover and typeset the content within the book.

     

    Education

    San Diego State University | B.A. in Graphic Design, 2014

    San Diego Miramar College | Associate of Arts, Graphic Design, 2011

    Skills

    Photoshop

    Illustrator

    InDesign

    Screen Printing

    Typography

    HTML

    CSS

    Microsoft Office

    Mac + PC OS