I am a graphic designer with over 10 years of experience. Specializing in print design including marketing materials, publication design, advertisements, logos, invitations and anything else that needs a creative touch. I have some experience in digital design as well including interface tablet applications, email marketing and blog graphics.
I tend to be fast without sacrificing quality or creativity. I also work with a positive, accommodating attitude that makes it a pleasurable working experience.
University of North Florida 2002
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
Valencia Community College 2000
Associate of Science degree in Graphics Design Technology
Bonnier Corporation 1/07 - 3/13
assisted design director with all functions of the design services department, including art direction and support for designers, maintaining an efficient workflow and department budgeting • designed advertisements that meet creative expectations of the client and/or production coordinator for 20+ magazines • formatted various publication departments such as, classifieds, co-ops, ad indexes and ad pages • designed multi-page advertorials that sustain the specific branding of a particular magazine while exhibiting creative concepts • executed files to complete the projects for press while meeting a deadline for multiple publications • designed logos, posters, signs and postcards for events while maintaining a creative, unified concept/design • designed interfaces for tablet applications
Progressive Design Group 2/06 - 1/07
designed various collateral for clients including postcards, newsletters, posters, brochures, etc. • conceptualized and executed suitable design principles • provided customer satisfaction through communication and proofing artwork • executed files to complete the projects for press while meeting a deadline
Perfect Wedding Guide &
Central Florida Bride 9/02- 2/06
designed advertisements and marketing materials for localized national bridal publications • image altering and enhancing, as well as, processing of artwork to ensure quality and layout specifications • provided customer satisfaction through communication and proofing artwork • executed files to complete the projects for press while meeting a deadline • assisted in planning of photo shoots by way of a design committee and through extensive research
Adobe Creative Suite 6: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel