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Graphic Design Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer:

Riverside Land Conservancy
, Riverside, CA. (2008)
Successfully designed a 72-page booklet for the conservancy of San Timoteo Canyon in Riverside, California. Booklet included 28 photos taken in the field while touring the area with the client, several tables, charts and maps.

The Obsessive Collector, City of Industry, CA. (2008)
Created logo for use on company web site and on-line store.

Student of Graphic Design, Art Institute of California (2006-2008)

Met with clients throughout the design process to develop branding and corporate identities, web site aesthetics & construction, illustration, advertisements, posters, book covers, catalogues and brochures.

The Invasion of Infinite Creativity
Creative Director for a summer event at the Art Institute featuring April Greiman and Alexander Manu. Managed a group of nine students in all aspects of advertising, including poster, mailer, web site and marketing based off of a concept I created. Won 2009 Gold Addy Award.

Citizen Designer, AAF–Inland Empire
Worked closely with the President of the American Advertising FederationInland Empire in creating several design pieces for the Inland Empire chapter of the American Advertising Federation. Those pieces included: A membership kit consisting of a folder, tri-fold brochure, stationary and a web site design.

Action Figure Package Design
A final project for an advanced packaging course. An action figure package in a unique shape, utilizing PVC, where the product had to be seen from at least 3 sides. I chose to create a package for the "Green Lantern" superhero, using his symbol as the shape of the package. All of the artwork, photography and construction were done by me.

2012 Olympic Games
A series of four posters advertising the upcoming 2012 Olympic games in London. The theme behind the piece is ‘What Inspires You?’ featuring illustrated depictions of Greek Gods and mythical Titans. When all the posters are connected they form the Union Jack.


Professional Skills:


Corporate identity design   
Publication/catalogue design
Package Design   
Poster Design           
Magazine design and layout   
Web-Site design/construction    
Annual report design
Book design           
Brochure design       
Photography


COMPUTER SOFTWARE SKILLS

Proficient in
Adobe Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Photoshop, Acrobat, Flash, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Tutor/Student Worker, Art Institute of California: Inland Empire (2008 - present)

Tutored students in both fundamental, and technical, classes. Worked on design projects throughout the campus for the school administration.

Customer Service Associate, Lowe’s, Apple Valley, CA (2006-present)

Sr. Staffing Manager, Nursefinders, Redlands, CA. (2001-2006)

Managed office staff and field staff of over 70 employees. Executed human resource functions and contract negotiations with area hospitals.

Sr. Benefits Coordinator, Caremark Therapeutic Services, Redlands, CA. (1997-2001)
Documented monthly medical claims for over 150 clients. Responsible for new hire training.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science
Graphic Design (Anticipated: July, 2009)
Art Institute of California: Inland Empire, San Bernardino, CA.
GPA: 3.97/4.0
Presidents List: Seven Quarters
Dean’s List: Four Quarters

EXHIBITIONS

Student Gallery Show, Pomona Valley Art Association. Pomona, Ca., 2007
PROCESS Student Gallery, Riverside, Ca. 2008

AWARDS

2009 Addy Award - Invasion of Infinite Creativity
2009 Student Success Award of Excellence
2008 Addy Bronze Award
New Student Scholarship, Art Institute of California - Inland Empire
(April 2006)
Star of the Quarter, Caremark (March, 2001)

ORGANIZATIONS/ACTIVITIES

AAF – Student chapter, Vice President, 2008 - present
Ai Ambassador, Art Institute of California, Inland Empire, 2007- present
AIGA, web pass membership, 2007