My career objective is to obtain a responsible and challenging position in a company, where I can contribute my design and production experience while learning in a team environment.
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver, Flash, Design and Layout, Video Production, HTML, CSS, Digital Photography, Sound Production, Seasoned knowledge of Macintosh and Windows OS, Hardware Troubleshooting
Schawk Inc., On-site vendor at Apple Inc. - Production Designer - July ‘13 - Present
Work closely with Apple design department to ensure the creative intent, vision and brand identity are executed consistently throughout retail store panels. Create layouts and informative, detailed documentation, based off of ratios and specific guidelines, to instruct for hundreds of layouts around the world.
Blue Bee Printing - Freelance Graphic Designer - October '09 - December '13
Coordinated and executed on the creation of commercially viable color & print layouts from custom stickers to multi-page catalogs. Balanced multiple projects in a fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail and deadline.
Nirvanu - Product Manager / Graphic Designer - February '10 - July '13
Managed and updated a wide array of content for multiple clients on the sales empowering application via Microsoft Sliverlight and iPad. Produced install instruction booklets, as well as creating User Acceptance Test Sessions with end-users, and ensuring that the product meets the specifications and is deployed successfully.
Big Minnow - Production Manager / Graphic Designer - May '08 - July '13
Planned, executed, and finalized print projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This included acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party vendors. Defined the project’s objectives and oversaw quality control throughout its life cycle. This included but not limited too, press checks, video production, web, and photography.
Motorola, Inc. - Design Lead / Web Designer - February '05 - May '08
Designed custom websites from detailed client-provided instructions. Troubleshooting design problems, while working closely with designers, QA, and copywriters, teaching advanced skills and techniques. Represented designers in meetings with supervisors, raising training issues, staffing problems, or other possible conflicts.
Silicon Valley College - Instructor - September '04 - April '07
Assisted graphic design instructor in all aspects of planning and preparing for classes. Tutored students in using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, QuarkXpress, design and layout, and HTML.
Netopia, Inc. - Graphic Designer / Web Designer - December '04 - February '05
Designed custom website templates to be used in Netopia’s In-house editing tool. Worked on complex projects on tight dead lines and created Flash templates for in-house tool upgrade.
Silicon Valley College - February 02
Associates Degree in Computer Graphic Design
Graduated on the Dean’s List 2003