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SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Graphic Design | Seattle, WA

WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT:
• Herzog Glass
• Columbia County VSP
• Dave Severance Piano
• Save the Bollinger
• Colwes Piano Service

LOGOS & IDENTITY:
• Ginkgo Rentals
• Severance Nursery
• LivelyHost
• Dogwood Festival ‘14

PRINT & DIGITAL:
• Big Water Consulting
• Chronus: Infographics & Digital
• Basalt Cellars: Specialty Label
• FreePeople: Brand Radio
• PlayNetwork: Interactive Brochure

University of Washington 2015-2017 | Seattle, WA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Started as a contract employee then hired permanently with Visual Design & Production. Projects included work for University departments, the School of Medicine, UW Medicine and its entities. WordPress development, large format print design, brochures, posters and improvements and maintenance to the custom certificate creating php were among job responsibilities.

General Assembly User Experience Circuit 2017 | Seattle, WA

UX DESIGNER: General Assembly’s User Experience Design Circuit is a 10-week long certificated online program to preparing students to think like designers and approach problems creatively in order to design the next generation of mobile/web application and digital products. Course covers user research, interaction & interface design, wireframing, prototyping & testing, presentation and collaboration with clients and stakeholders.

Proctor Lane Investments: 2013-2015 | Seattle, WA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Developed and maintained brand standards for all corporate collateral for SEVEN the salon, SEVEN luxury haircare, Stop Bugging Me and All Star Auto Glass. Designed promotional campaigns for social media, web and print. Managed and updated website with WordPress. Designed e-mail marketing campaigns to over 10,000 subscribers. Formatted bottle packaging for SEVEN luxury haircare, including collaborating on the upcoming redesign. Worked with vendors for print and specialty companies, including off-set and large format printing and specialty boxes.

Gene Juarez Salons & Spas: 2012-2013 | Bellevue, WA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & PRODUCTION ARTIST: Developed and maintained brand standards for all corporate collateral. Collaborated with marketing team to design promotional campaigns. Managed and updated website using content management system and designed e-mail marketing campaigns to over 100,000 subscribers. Maintained vendor relationships with print and specialty companies, including off-set and large format printing, gift cards, specialty gift bags and boxes.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Graphic Design 2007-2011

Minors in Communication and Visual Communication
Whitworth Yearbook Design Editor 2010-2011
Graphic Design Intern for Life Center 2010
Art Talent Award received in 2010 & 2011

FALL 2011: Semester abroad studying Graphic Design in England. The design courses at Sunderland that have been winning top international design awards and accolades for almost three decades.