I am a self-taught freelance graphic designer. I have been working for the past 8 years doing graphic design and web design for various clients throughout the world. I specialize in custom design for the creative professional, including professional artists, musician and performers as well as business professionals that are interested in an innovative and unique style. My objective is to create lasting relationships with clients, develop clean and functional design that can speak directly to vision and intention as well as work with clients in each aspect of the design and production process from initial concept to final print or web application.
2003-2006 The Electric Blue Monkey Theater Company Designer and Project Manager
I worked with this theater company as the main designer and project manager during their three year tour through Mexico and central America. I created posters, handbills, business cards, DVD design and basic promotions and publications for the company. I was also a performer and show director.
2007-2008 Blue Rain Gallery Design Associate Graphic Designer
I worked with this design team for only a short while, but within that time we developed numerous magazine ads and print products for the artists and owners of the gallery as well as outside clients. I worked on calendars, full page ads, rack cards, business cards, and art books.
2007-Present DreamRaven Design Owner and Designer
I created this company in 2007 and have been working solo under this name for the last 5 years. It has been a successful freelance business and continues to grow. I have a strong list of clients that I have been able to nurture lasting relationships with. I have been doing full-scale web design and development for clients as well as professional print production and packaging.
1996-1999 BFA Sylvania College Portland, Oregon
2005-2006 Continuing Ed University of New Mexico Taos, NM
I am also extensively self-taught in computer science, graphic design and web-design. Primarily hands-on and project based learning.
Programs: (I am proficient and confident in the following:)
Adobe CS5 master suite
Final Cut Pro
I love design. I pride myself with quick turn-around times and deadlines. I am a great collaborator and team player and have fun working with people. I am a professional digital media artist and have had showings of my work across the country. I teach kids and adults digital media and fine art application I am bilingual and am a mother of two boys ages 6 and 8.