My passion for art is only matched by my love of learning new skills with a broad knowledge of Adobe products including Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Currently pursuing an Associate Degree in Visual Communications.

Work Samples

  • Inspirational Poster

  • Mock Risk Insurance Ad

  • 30th Anniversary of Fraggle Rock

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    • Freelance
    • Carrollton, TX
    • Jun 2013 - Present (1 year 1 month)

    Currently retouching photographs for publishing in a book. Adjusting lighting and color on photos to extract backgrounds to showcase each picture, Designing text layouts for the information on each photograph.

  • Yoga Teacher/Illustration Artist

    • A Breath Of Yoga
    • Jul 2008 - Jan 2012 (3 years 6 months)

    Taught Gentle Yoga a therapeutic yoga to increase health and relaxation for those with physical limitations or for those who prefer a slower pace of exercise. Designed classes for all levels of students to best fit the individual clients' needs.
    Illustrated two logos for the owner's website as well as illustrated pictures for the Beginners Yoga Teachers handbook for students enrolled in the beginning teacher classes.

  • Design Assistant

    • Roadrunner Furnshings
    • Apr 2005 - May 2006 (1 year 1 month)

    Provided interior design options for clients in major hotel chains. Organized clients orders of interior decor for delivery and resolved any problems or changes to the orders. Scheduled meetings between clients and the senior designer. Finalized decor details with the specifications for each clients' hotel requirements specific needs before orders where placed.

  • Residential Sales Rep

    • Sage Telecom
    • 2002 - 2003 (1 year)

    Sold residential phone service to inbound calling clients and performed third-party verification to close each new sale.

  • Senior Sales Rep

    • The Home Depot
    • 2001 - 2002 (1 year)

    Covered three departments (paint,carpet and designs) within the store. Taught classes on tiling, wallpapering and general care and repair of blinds. Handled special order purchases and problem cases. Advised on repairs on blinds wallpaper and tile.

Education

  • Brookhaven Community College

    • working on AAS in Visual Commucations Visual Commucations
    • 2012 - 2015

    Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Design Communications, Basic layout and illustration.

  • Collin County Community College

    • Fine Arts/General
    • 2001 - 2002

    Still Life Drawing and Painting, Creative Writing and General Core Classes.

Specialties

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