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DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Freelance Designer
  hah design / Santa Barbara, CA / 2011 to present
Solo designer for identity and print projects
Responsible for projects from start to finish—from design to printing to billing
Clients include Deckers as well as Santa Barbara based non profits and small businesses
Head of Design Department/
Art Director/
Senior Designer
  Artisan Confections Company / Berkeley, CA / April 2007 to July 2009
Lead designer for packaging and marketing graphics projects
Provided art direction to in-house contract designers and outside design partners
Organized design department operations and delegated workflow
Brands included Scharffen Berger, Dagoba Organic Chocolate, Joseph Schmidt
Designer   Satellite Design / San Francisco, CA / September 2004 to April 2007
Designed print materials, identities, web sites, and exhibition graphics
Responsible for projects from start to finish—from design to production to printing
Created office procedure forms and checklists
Clients included The North Face, Hewlett Packard, and several Bay Area schools
Junior Designer   Alterpop / San Francisco, CA / December 2003 to August 2004
Designed print materials, logos, and web sites for several educational institutions
Contributed to concept, design, and production process for various projects
Assisted the owners in all aspects of operations of a small design firm
Graphic Design Intern  

Landor Associates / San Francisco, CA / April 2003 to August 2003
Contributed to concept and design process for Fed Ex, P&G, and San Disk projects
Designed exhibits for Hewlett Packard and Hormel research focus groups
Created new business pitch materials


OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Marketing Manager

 

Visa USA (contractor) / San Francisco, CA / April 2001 to January 2002
Executed direct marketing programs for Business and Consumer groups
Assisted in development of Visa Business Partner Advantage program
Managed design development Visa Student web site

Advertising Account Executive  

Tonic 360 / Flair Communications / WCJ (a Y&R company)
San Francisco, CA / 1997 to 2001

EDUCATION

California College of the Arts
(formerly CCAC)

  Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction / San Francisco, California / May 2004
Graphic Design major
Instructors included Doug Akagi, Mark Fox, Eric Heiman, Tom Ingalls,
Terry Irwin, Jim Kenney, Emily McVarish, Jennifer Morla, Michael Sainato,
Jennifer Sterling, and Michael Vanderbyl
Brown University

 

Bachelor of Arts / Providence, Rhode Island / May 1993
History of Art major

SKILLS


 

Graphic designer, art director, and department manager
Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office on Mac platform
Excellent time management, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving skills
Letterpress printing and photography