I have over twelve years experience as a graphic designer working for corporate design departments that specialized in trade and consumer print sales promotion, clients included: Disney, EthelM, and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame + Museum; to name a few. I have experience in developing and overseeing creative concepts and graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design. My education includes illustration, color theory, paste up and print.
Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Photoshop & ImageReady / Adobe Streamline / Adobe InDesign / Macromedia FreeHand / Macromedia Dreamweaver / Macromedia Flash / Macromedia Fireworks / Microsoft Office / Alias Maya / HTML Code / CSS / Java Script / Mac/PC Computers.
Grafx Concepts & Design, Van Nuys, CA. 2007-Current
Sr. Graphic Designer/Illustrator
• Illustrate and write children picture books.
Sugar Foods Corporation, Sun Valley, CA. 2004-2007
Package Development Coordinator
•Developed relationships with vendors, graphic houses and customer to insure artwork needs, status, and approvals.
•Notified internal staff on progress of projects to completion.
•Created/manipulating graphics, specification verification, and obtaining all necessary approvals.
•Reviewed proofs for compliance with legal and company requirements.
•Maintained of physical and electronic artwork files.
•Verified of updates to internal computer system.
•Operated PC and Macintosh computers.
Dorothy C. Thorpe, Pacoima, CA. 2000-2004
•Designed and prepare camera-ready art for promotional pieces.
•Coordinated production of activity to meet deadlines and manage last minute production decisions.
•Interfaced with top management concerning layout.
Operated Macintosh computer and order supplies for art department.
CASigns, Pacoima, CA. 1996-2000
•Illustrated measured drawings and prepared camera ready art for evacuation exit routes and interior/exterior signage.
•Set-up and tear-down of darkroom and film processing.
•Procession of work orders (including data entry/data entry/typesetting), digital art clean-up/recreation.
1992-2004 California State University Northridge -Northridge, CA
1991-1992 Otis/Parsons - Los Angeles, CA
Categories: Design, Development, Illustration
Industries: Industrial/Product, Web/Multimedia, Publishing
Levels: Freelance, Contract, Senior