Verve Network | Long Beach, CA | 2000-Present
Creative direction and brand development for small and large businesses, corporate clients and nonprofit organizations. Services include: concept, design, production and print buying for print collateral, identity systems, advertising, packaging, enviornmental graphics and web design. Also contract independent creatives for various projects to do custom illustration, specialty graphics, photography and copywriting.
KB Home | Los Angeles, CA | 2000
Employed by Fortune 500 company in the homebuilding industry. Responsible for newspaper and advertising campaigns and supporting direct mail; creation of collateral and graphics in their entirety; presentation; print buying; color approving; negotiation of stock photography usage; assisted in researching and purchasing graphic tools and developing resource libraries for design and production staff; troubleshooting Macintosh hardware and software.
Leisure Publications, Inc. | Los Angeles, CA | 1999-2000
Employed by mid-size trade publication house. Responsible for conceiving and strategizing promotional campaigns for three trade magazines and an inhouse direct-mail agency; digitally and conventionally restructured and reorganized department; conceived, designed and produced an award-winning media-kit; creation of collateral advertising from concept through completion; presentation; print production; print buying; color approving; press checks; interfacing with management; scheduling and prioritizing projects to meet tight deadlines of a high-volume publishing company; assisted in researching and purchasing graphic tools and developing resource libraries for design and production staff; troubleshooting Macintosh hardware and software.
Ambrosi West Coast | Los Angeles, CA | 1997-1998
Responsible for creating and maintaining digital archive system, scanning and archiving transparencies, and some production for clients such as: Warner Bros. Nine West, Service Merchandise and Helzberg Diamonds.
Platt College | Los Angeles | 1998
Associates of Arts in Graphic Design
Graphic Design Excellence Award | 1997
Outstanding Student Award | 1997
Graphic Design Excellence Award | 1998
Maggie Award "Best Media-kit Design" | 1999
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