W O R K E X P E R I E N C E
Freelance Design | California
January 2006 – present
Clients include Ventana Vineyards in Monterey, Rossi Enterprises in San Luis Obispo, Joie de Vivre hotels in San Francisco, and Paso Robles Waste & Recycle. Projects include both print and web. Specializing in custom invitation and announcement design for all occasions.
Gunn | Jerkens | Long Beach, California
January 2012 – December 2013
Graphic Designer at the full-service advertising and marketing agency working with clients such as Brookfield Homes, Shapell Homes and YuMe. Experience in strategic branding implementation across all design platforms including video filming and editing.
BrandCulture Company | Los Angeles, California
September 2011 – January 2012
Graphic Designer and Studio Manager for the branding strategy agency in Westwood Village. Job duties included corporate identity and marketing collateral design, project management, and implementation of efficient workflow processes throughout the office.
Juice Marketing + Design | Paso Robles, California
January 2010 – July 2010
Art Director for the wine industry-based agency. Projects included brand identity, photography, and video editing. Art direction included overseeing the work of the web programmer and project manager. Experience in copywriting, WordPress and Final Cut Pro.
Barnett Cox & Associates | San Luis Obispo, California
February 2008 – November 2008
Graphic Designer for the San Luis Obispo-based advertising, marketing and public relations agency. Design projects included advertisements, corporate branding and marketing collateral. Acquired experience in advertisement copywriting.
Time Inc., Sports Illustrated Magazine | New York City, New York
June – August 2006
Internship with the publication company in the Production Department for Sports Illustrated magazine. Position included preflighting advertisements for print, advertisement placement and creation of the weekly dummy magazine.
E D U C A T I O N
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science Degree
Major: Graphic Communication
Concentration: Design Reproduction Technology
The Training Connection
Adobe After Effects CS6 Fundamentals Certification
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division
Web Site Design Diploma
University of Newcastle, Australia
Summer & Fall 2005
AustraLearn Study Abroad Program
· Adobe Creative Suite
· Final Cut Pro
· Adobe After Effects
· Vimeo & YouTube
· Apple Compressor
· Apple Keynote
· Mac OS
· Microsoft Windows
· Microsoft Office
· HTML & CSS
L E A D E R S H I P
Week of Welcome Orientation Leader | California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Volunteer program required many hours of training and introduced incoming freshmen to the campus.
Yearbook Editor | Templeton High School, Templeton, California
September 2000 – June 2002
Editor of award-winning high school yearbook for two consecutive years.
A C H I E V E M E N T S
2008 Cal Poly Sustainability Report
· Bronze ADDY Award
· Bronze Summit Award
Scholarships | Templeton High School, Templeton, California
· California Teacher’s Association
· Food 4 Less
· Booker Brothers