• Award Winning Designer with proven ability to build creative solutions from concept to completion
• Combine artistic talent with hands-on experience to produce breakthrough solution focused designs
• Savvy art and design, polished and persuasive communicator with over 13 years experience
Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Flash, AfterEffects, Director, Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS.
AURORA BOREALIS, Pasadena CA - Feb 1996 to Present
Product and visual design for establishing company and product identity. Create original art and layout for product display, graphics and advertising including design and production of signs, flyers, brochures, and banners. Incorporate interactive elements, site navigation, and worked closely with senior executives to conceptualize company web design.
UNIVERSITY CLUB OF PASADENA, Pasadena CA - Jan 2009
Re-Design Web site from concept to final design, view at www.universityclubpasadena.com.
ROGER BARKLEY COMMUNITY CENTER , 2006 Design Community Center Website
Design site look and graphics including a Flash header. Create logo used for T-shirt design. view at www.cclcf.org.
WESTERN EXTERMINATOR COMPANY, Irvine CA - Feb 1996 to Present
Advertising concept and graphics for truck designs, brochures, invitations, billboards, Advertising, t-shirts and many other promotional items. Web site design from concept, layout, illustration to final design, view at www.west-ext.com.
LA CANADA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES, La Canada CA - Jan 2003 to Dec 2005
2003 Float Design “Backyard Heroes” Won Mayor’s Trophy
2004 Float Design “Cactus Practice” Won Bob Hope Humor Trophy
2005 Float Design “Family Getaway”
Responsibilities include implementation of visual design for Rose Parade Float and full design for float promotional items including, fliers, ads, postcards, mugs, pins, t-shirts and magnets. Create design concept and detailed illustrations full color renderings as well as foam carving of characters, welding, painting and director of floral décor.
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa CA - AA Commercial Art, Certificate in Illustration
Pasadena City College - Painting, Sculpting, Ceramics, Jewelry, Printmaking, Drawing, Certificate in Web Design
Art Center, Pasadena, CA - Fine Arts, Painting, Photography, Drawing and Graphic Design
Glendale Community College - Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, Web Design and 3D Animation
SCBWI - Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrator's Member - Jan 2006 to Present
Glendale Arts Association - Member - Jan 2009 to Present
Kiwanis Club of Glendale - Standing Member and Graphic Designer - June 2006 to Present
BNI - Business Network Int'l Glendale Membership Committee & Member - Jan 2007 to Present
Roger Barkley Community Center Art Teacher - Graphic Design, Cartoon and Mex Folk Art - June 2003 to 2006
Animagination Art Camps - Foster/Intercity kids teaching animation, claymation, painting and graphics - 2004 to Present
Board of Directors La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses 2002-2004
La Canada High School - Cartoon and Animation Teacher - June 2004 to June 2005
Altadena Arts Council, Art Break Oct 2004
La Canada Elementary School Art Teacher 2001-2002