Innovative, Strategic and Creative Art Director who has a passion for developing persuasive, engaging and effective campaigns that trigger targeted results. Effective team leader who is able to capitalize on individual strengths and motivate members to reach beyond their perceived potential. Actively pursues a purposeful life at work, in the community and at home. Selected Accomplishments include: Conceptualized and implemented more than ten unique, annual campaigns. Achieved 100%, and exceeded 90%, of the project goals for all creative campaigns. Harmonized groups of leadership teams to seamlessly bring together components of several annual programs, on time and within budget. Increased participant involvement by 300 to 800 percent for multiple major events.

Work Samples

  • Best of the Best Themes and Designs

  • Brand and Logo Development

  • Fine Art Creations

Work History

  • Freelance Graphic Designer & Consultant

    Create logos and brand identities, print and web graphics, promotional and custom products, photography services and photo retouching. Consult to help companies find their identity and message.

  • Designer of Outreach and Special Events

    Designed community, campus-wide and department events for church membership of more than 10,000 including theme development, marketing strategies, print and web graphics, video, program content, staff recruiting and training, event execution
and follow-up evaluations. Managed 15 member guest-services team, summer camp staff of 25 and volunteer team of 550. Maintained website and calendar updates, written and facilitated weekly email, posted social media communications and updates.

  • Graphic Artist

    • ComputorEdge Magazine
    • San Diego, CA
    • Apr 1994 - Mar 2004 (9 years 11 months)

    Created ad layouts and copy, configured magazine layouts, typeset magazine copy, designed full-color cover art, assisted with organization and execution of California Computer Expo.

Education

  • George Fox University

    • B.A Management and Organizational Leadership
    • 2015 - 2016
  • Cuyamaca College

    • Associate of Arts Art-Drawing and Painting
    • 2011 - 2015

Specialties

Awards

Presidents Award, Cuyamaca College Spring Art Show

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