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Partner in two businesses specializing in marketing and production of licensed merchandise. Responsibilities included all aspects of print, package and product design, from initial concepts through to final production; working with clients, contractors and coordination with sales force. Areas of specialty included product concept and design; 4-color process and specialty ink printing; silkscreening; and weaving/fabric design. Additional responsibilities included systems administration, network management, database & asset management and web/e-commerce coordination.
Creative Director for firm working with licensed properties in Hollywood. Responsibilities included design, art direction, digital production and printing; management of full and part-time art staff; copy writing and editing; implementation and management of digital image scanning department; experimentation and implementation of specialty printing processes (holography, lenticular, specialty media); conceptualization and design of unique and alternative products. Additional responsibilities included systems administration, network management, database & asset management.
Graphic Designer/Tech Support/Researcher
Designer and technician for a small pre-press/film output facility. Responsibilities included design, cleanup and digital production; digital image scanning and pre-press; research and support of advanced color-separation techniques; review and support of emerging technologies. Additional responsibilities included on-site customer training, technical support and systems integration; liaison with professional organizations, including the Professional PostScript Alliance.
Design Instructor/Lab Technician
Graphic Design instructor in the School of the Arts. Courses taught included Marker Techniques, Typography, Production, Intermediate Design, Digital Design and Special Studies. Macintosh lab tech duties included systems support, staff training, software review, purchasing recommendations and student instruction.
Design instructor; courses taught included Marker Techniques, Illustration, Layout, Design and Airbrush.
Layout, production artist and dimensional designer/modelmaker for large in-store display manufacturer.
Bachelor of Arts, School of Arts, Graphic Design Emphasis
Emphasis in Graphic Design with studies in illustration and photography.
|Adobe PhotoShop||Adobe InDesign||Microsoft Word|
|Adobe Illustrator||Quark XPress||Microsoft Excel|
|Adobe ImageReady||Macromedia Fontographer||Microsoft PowerPoint|
|Adobe GoLive||AppleScript||Microsoft Entourage/Outlook|
|Adobe Acrobat||Filemaker Pro||Macromedia Director|
|Adobe Dimensions||Macromedia Freehand||StrataStudio Pro|
|Adobe Premier||Macromedia Flash||Curious Labs Poser|
Familiarity with all major design and layout applications on the Mac and Windows. Expert support of Macintosh computers and operating systems. Experience managing LAN, intranet and web support. Traditional skills include airbrush, technical ink illustration, type specification, production, marker, dimensional design.
11662 Mac Murray Street · Garden Grove · California · 92841·2315