Experience

 

Principal Designer: Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

El Segundo, CA • November 2012 – Present 

•  Develop effective printed items, presentations, infographics and event materials
•  Design digital materials including social media content and interactive PDFs
•  Create product logos and serve as regional lead for corporate brand enforcement
•  Sought after by senior leaders and peers for virtual and in-person collaboration
•  Skillfully execute all project stages from development to delivery and follow-up
•  Adept at handling technical and creative deliverables with competing priorities
•  Perform secure document handling procedures required by Department of Defense

Freelance Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA • 2001 – Present 

•  Create digital and printed materials suited to each client’s unique needs
•  Provide new businesses and nonprofits with branding guidance and development
•  Execute expert-level photo correction, retouching and restoration
•  Proactively approach souring of vendors and materials for maximum cost efficiency
•  Clients include The Sierra Club, American Jewish University and Antioch University

Art Director, Good Solutions Group, Inc.

Pasadena, CA • August 2010 – November 2012

•  Developed assets such as collateral, advertising, logos, infographics and signage
•  Designed profitable materials for Coca Cola, The North Face, Geico and Nestlé
•  Led the successful sourcing, design and printing of 2+ million official park maps
•  Managed the successful launch of digital park maps in interactive PDF format
•  Produced digital materials which drove increased web and social media presence
•  Hired contractors and ensured their work met quality, budget and time requirements

Lead Designer, Antioch University Los Angeles

Culver City, CA • January 2006 – August 2010 

•  Designed innovative printed materials including ads, collateral and signage
•  Developed award-winning publications including a 48-page alumni magazine
•  Generate digital materials including website concepts, flyers and banner ads
•  Worked closely to exceed the goals of multiple departments simultaneously
•  Effectively managed and art-directed interns, contractors and student workers
•  Coordinated/produced complex events including commencement ceremony

 

Education

• Master of Arts in Psychology;  Antioch University Los Angeles (2009)

Concentration: Aesthetics and Consumer Behavior

• Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design;  Columbia College Chicago (2001)