Summary

A designer with over ten years of experience in both studio and freelance settings. Expertise in apparel design, brand identity, image editing, model casting, scheduling and photo shoots. Experience as an instructor teaching graphic design/fine art in a classroom setting.

Highly organized and independent; able to effectively coordinate tasks to accomplish projects with timeliness and creativity.

Skills

  • Photo-manipulation
  • Digital Painting
  • Concept Design
  • Illustration
  • Software Proficiency

    Photoshop
    Photoshop
    Illustrator
    Illustrator
    InDesign
    InDesign

    Experience

    Design Lead

    Vision Church HB
    December 2013 - Present | Huntington Beach, CA, United States of America

    Creating brand identity and in service packages

    Designing marketing pieces geared toward a specific community

    Working in a team environment to produce images featured on various social media platforms

    Senior Production Artist

    Oakley Sunglasses
    February 2008 - November 2013 5 years 9 months | Foothill Ranch, United States of America

    Image editing and manipulation that included color correction, skin retouching, liquifying, compositing, preparation for the web and Working with a large volume of images and assets.

    Model casting and overseeing model photoshoots. Preparing and directing hard product photoshoots. Working with design and web teams on creative campaigns. Managing both a small in house team and all materials for outsourcing

    Graphic Artist

    Lift Clothing
    February 2006 - February 2008 2 years | Huntington Beach, United States of America

    Clothing design for in-store and distribution

    Designs featured at C28 Clothing, Spirit West Coast, and several other large venues

    Creating branding and promotional materials for use at events

    Lead Graphic Design Instructor

    Platt College
    May 2005 - September 2007 2 years 4 months | Huntington Beach

    Managing classroom issues

    creating Class schedules

    Teaching the following classes: Photo Manipulation, Digital Illustration, Page Layout/Design, Portfolio Prep I & II