I am a full-time freelance print designer and illustrator specializing in surface pattern design, branding, logos, packaging, digital illustration and product development. Happy to work on projects of any size. Thank you for taking a look at my work.

Work Samples

  • 2013 NEWEST WORK

  • 2012 Design Work

  • 2011 Design Work

Work History

SKILLS Mac & Windows cross-platform Software: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign Print-based graphic design, page lay-out, illustration, surface pattern design, branding, product development, package design, pre-press production and mock-ups. Curating, developing and organizing artists, art gallery and museum shows. EXPERIENCE 2002 - Current cConwayDesign, San Diego, CA Full-time Freelance Graphic Designer/ Part-time Curator Including but not limited to the following clients: • International Arrivals, LLC, Oceanside, CA Product development, branding, packaging, illustration and surface pattern designs for stationery and art supplies. Designed and created materials for trade shows and exhibitions; Designed product catalogs and worked on all final mechanical art files for vendors. • SNIFTY® Scented Products, Linden, NJ Named and created logo for new product, a scented pen. Designed branding and continual artwork of pens. Created packaging for retail, trade show, fund-raising and new products. • Ellis Design Strategies, New York, NY Design, illustration, repeat pattern and production work for a variety of clients including Babies”R”Us, Pearhead, Inc. and Éccolo Ltd. • Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA Co-Curated with Los Angeles Toy and Doll Amusements the 2009 Kokeshi Exhibition “From Folk Art to Art Toy”; Organized 100 artists from around the world to customize personally designed Kokeshi wood dolls; Designed seven new Kokeshi doll shapes including sourcing, development and supervising production. • Euro Style Design, San Diego, CA Created original surface design and illustrations for products and packaging for Playtex baby products. • Infantino LLC, San Diego, CA Infant carriers and travel systems product layouts and surface pattern designs for textiles. • ICI USA, LLC, Seattle, WA Product and packaging development for Starbucks, Williams-Sonoma, Tovolo and Crate&Barrel; spot illustration and surface pattern designs for home and kitchen products. • Morris Creative, Inc., San Diego, CA Jack Hanna Foods identity and branding, Hot Wheels 35th Anniversary Invite, Hasbro Barbie promotional product development and Upper Deck Entertainment exhibition design. 2000 - 2001 Phillips-Ramsey/Campbell-Mithun Marketing, San Diego, CA. Full-time, paid intern in advertising department. Print production artist, created product mock-ups and organized print database and photography collection. 1997 - 2000 Warren-Walker Private School, Henderson, NV Art teacher for Kindergarten through 8th grade, taught aesthetics, criticism, production and art history. Taught private art lessons and organized summer art workshop. EDUCATION University of North Texas, Denton, TX Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Arts Studies, Education Minor HOBBIES Photography Travel Crochet Painting Collecting Original Art REFERENCES Available upon request TRAVEL India Japan Thailand Cambodia England Scotland France Spain Italy Switzerland Germany Mexico Hong Kong

Education

University Of North Texas, B.A. in Visual Art Studies; Education Minor

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