And I am a graphic designer. What does that mean? Mainly, I communicate. I communicate values and messages, I use design to impact the world. There’s a lot I have to say. About my ideas, about design, and what I can do as a designer. And what I can do for you.
Graphic designer for a full-service marketing agency working with local clients. Projects ranged from identity & brand design, collateral, print & digital work and small-to-ongoing projects for clients. Use of project management system to collect files, lay out design objectives and communicate with clients.
2007 - Present
Control over entire web division including four separate publications and all design, advertising & logistics included in running all websites concurrently. Development and complete redesign of every existing product under the CoffeeTalk brand umbrella over the past 8 years, including all print & online publications. Control of brand & identity and development of all collateral. Often tasked with coming up with creative solutions to open-ended design problems.
Graphic Design Intern
Creating layouts for print and web, including postcards, annual and monthly reports, product catalogues, web banner ads, HTML web pages and others. Extensive use of InDesign and Photoshop. Integrated use of project management system required. Paid full-time Internship position working directly under Windermere’s lead designer.
2007 - Present
Freelance position for various clients ranging from print to web. Projects have included anything from banner advertisements to direct mailers. Clients have been both local and international.
The Seattle Central Creative Academy focused on a curriculum that was strong on graphic design fundamentals, yet explored and adapted to emerging communication technologies. The program included 30 classes over two years with over 1683 hours of instruction. Visit the SCCA Website