General info
Graphic Designer / Freelance Photographer
San Francisco
I am a highly motivated graphic designer/freelance photographer with over 9-years in print and project management experience. I am currently freelancing, offering graphic design and photography services in San Francisco Bay Area. I have worked in ad agency, design studio and corporate environment with fast-paced, deadline driven atmosphere. I pride myself on my listening skills and providing appropriate, sophisticated solutions to visual communication problems. I have experience in all areas of design and art direction including logo development, stationary, packaging, print, outdoor, web and book design.
Experience
San Francisco, CA
Apr 8 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer/ Photographer
Working directly with individual clients to provide creative concepts and design solutions on projects ranging from identity, corporate collateral, website, book design and marketing presentation. Manage all projects from start to finish, liaise with vendors, schedule production timeline and budgeting. Conduct photo shoot for clients specializing in portraiture, still life and editorial photography.
Pleasanton, CA
Feb 6 - Mar 8
Graphic Designer
Managed multiple design projects within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Developed large scale marketing campaigns, retail, environmental design, tradeshow and corporate collaterals. project management, worked directly with multiple clients to integrate consistent brand identity for companies such as AT&T, EMC, Netgear and Cisco System

Kuala Lumpur
Dec 4 - Nov 5
Art Director
Grey Worldwide
Performed lead role in art direction and design for Bristish American Tobacco including print, packaging and POP. Supervised photoshoots, worked closely with creative director and copywriters.
Kuala Lumpur
Jul 3 - Dec 4
Art Director
Caberawet International
Supervised a small team of designers and production artists. Art direction for all print and interactive media. Monitored production schedule and press checks. Prepared and led project presentation. Directed photoshoot for ads, corporate collaterals, tradeshows and POP designs.
Berkeley, CA
Nov 1 - Jun 3
Graphic Designer/Admin Assistant
Balance Hydrologics, Inc.
Designed all communication and marketing materials, including brochures, newsletters, proposals and presentations. Provided administrative support for the firm. Resolved a range of administrative problems and inquiries. Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments and events.
Santa Clara, CA
Feb - Aug 1
Graphic Designer
BrassRing, Inc.
Designed a wide variety of corporate collaterals from concept to production stage. Responsible for all aspects of editorial materials, from preparing mechanicals files to checking separations for final output. Provided assistance to sales and marketing department.
Education
Bowling Green, KY
Jan 96 - Dec 99
BA
Western Kentucky University
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Awards
Grand Award for Best Use Of Multiple Processes in The Showcase of Print Excellence 2008 ImageX brochure for ImageX printing company.
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Specialties
Translate concepts into effective visual presentations.
Creative, strong understanding in design and typographic elements.
Excellent organization skills and attention to details.
Project management, timeline and budgeting.
Ability to create under pressure, meet deadlines, and work within budget.