I can work in Mac based as well as PC based software programs. Proficient in InDesign. I have a background in print, magazine layout, newspaper layout, photography, color corrections, pre-press and color proofing.

Work Samples

  • Articles

  • Articles 2

  • Ads

Work History

  • Graphic Designer / Art Director

    • Mission Viejo News Group
    • Coto de Caza, CA
    • Jun 2012 - Present (4 years 2 months)

    * Create new ads for clients, and updated as needed
    * Find editorial content, prepare and format editorials to be placed in paper
    * Call and email clients as needed
    * Place ads and editorials in paper weekly
    * Get 5 local newspapers ready for press every week
    * Place weekly papers on website as well as Facebook weekly
    * Back up and burn files
    * Manage two email addresses
    * Manage incoming legals as well as place them in papers

  • Graphic Designer / Production Artist

    • Bev J Farmer Designs
    • Lake Forest, CA

    * Quickly established client's needs and how I can help them * Created web pages for a pharmaceutical company * Customized Post cards for real estate agencies * Graphs for white pages for an upstart software company * Fulfilled a need by creating custom baby t-shirts * Photography * Logos Group Leader & Coordinator Transitioning Women in the Workplace

  • Philanthropy-Volunteer

    • Saddleback Church

    * Initiated group as a way to support women in transition for all walks of life * Created, Publicized, documented, materials for all meetings * Coordinate speakers and topics tailored to helping women grow in skills, job search efforts * Responsible for creating and distributing all group communications * Committed to helping the members of the group grow & become employed

Specialties

Awards

AA degree in computer graphic design

Share