Proficient in all visual communication, including Illustration, Graphic Design & Art Direction. Diligent and hard working. Great at working independently and collaboratively. Excellent at engaging and directing others in order to achieve a happy and productive working environment. Able to meet deadlines on time and within budget.
Adobe, Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
Concept artist and Package Designer, 2007 - 2010
Harry and David Corporation, Medford, Oregon
Duties: Illustrate and/or create digital art and patterns for seasonal packaging for Harry and David and Wolferman’s catalogs. Design Packaging for Harry and David stores.
Senior Art Director, 1994 - 2007
Jackson & Perkins, Medford, Oregon
Duties: Lead Designer and Art Director on award winning Rose and Holiday Catalogs. Coordinated photo shoots involving outside locations and hiring models. Work effectively and creatively with a team of 7 at one time including 4 photographers and 3 stylists. Happy to jump in and style or paint sets in order to get the job done.
Graphic Designer, 1990 -1993
Freelance, Victorville, California,
Duties: Meet with clients. Quote jobs. Design brochures, newsletters, newspaper advertising and collateral from concept to print. Clients included a local Mall and Hospital.
Graphic Designer, 1990
Business to Business Communication, Sidney, NSW Australia,
Duties: Design logos, brochures and advertisements.
Catalog Age, Gold, Jackson & Perkins Roses Catalog, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002. Multi Channel Merchant, Gold, Jackson & Perkins, Roses and Holiday Catalogs, 2003, 2005, 2006.
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena California
University of Southern California, Long Beach