Creative and detail oriented designer looking for a job in the graphic industry. Experienced in color correction for print and for the web. Well crafted sense of typography. Capable of producing a variety of designs for print and the web including identity pieces and marketing materials. Delivered on-time and on-budget jobs as project manager of all print projects from conception to completion. Independent enough to work solo. I prefer to be part of a creative team working towards a goal.

Work Samples

  • Packaging

  • Illustration

  • Print and Branding

Work History

    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS.

    * Meeting critical deadlines * Proven ability to work within a defined brand. * Great at managing time and prioritizing workload. * Complete knowledge of print and pre-press production. * Design and art direction of quality web-standard sites and web assets. * Execute design solutions at a highly professional level through sketches, concepts and digital layouts.

    • Freelance Graphic Designer
    • New York, NY
    • Present

    AÉROPOSTALE Marketing needs for p.s. division of Aéropostale stores. Design and concept of various materials such as store windows, graphics, promos, and advertising.

    • Freelance Art Director
    • New York, NY

    LA SENZA (LIMTED BRANDS) Concept and design of wall art, and interior graphics for the new La Senza store in London.

  • Freelance Visual Designer

    • MACYS.com
    • New York, NY

    Designed web materials for fashion team and international website including site homepages, brand shops, email blasts, banners and various other promotional materials. Partnered with copywriters, project managers, marketers and directors to fulfill marketing and buying creative requests. Notable projects include: Brasil email blasts, Hot White trend look book and emails.

  • Art Director

    • WET SEAL
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Design and development of seasonal marketing concepts and campaigns. In-store signage programs and promotions, visual design in the windows, mood boards, packaging, apparel graphics design, denim stitching design, advertising collateral, and web graphics. Assisted, styled models for in-studio and location shoots. Helped with the evolution of the site and overall brand. Art direction and photo shoot assistance. Preparing elements for social media (ie. Facebook) content and email campaigns.

    • Freelance Visual Designer
    • Los Angeles, CA

    SKECHERS Design for retail, trade shows, outdoor, international and corporate for Skechers and its various fashion brands.

    • Freelance Graphic Designer
    • Los Angeles, CA

    BELKIN Packaging, collateral, tradeshow materials, POP/POS, print advertising, and multimedia graphics.

  • Graphic Designer

    • MEZ DESIGN
    • Sausalito, CA

    Part of a creative team for graphic design and branding studio ad agency. Closely involved in design and production on a broad range of projects such as packaging, promotions, branding, identity, and print collateral. Prepared accurate vendor-ready files and professional-quality comps.

  • Freelance Visual Designer

    • WILLIAMS-SONOMA
    • San Francisco, CA

    As a member of the Corporate Creative Service team, I helped produce a variety of design and production work for the sales department and PR group.

    • MGA Entertainment
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Packaging design and production as part of an international team. Responsible for re-designing existing packaging and manuals for the French Canadian market as well as pre-press & vendor relations. FREELANCE CLIENTS: Pressplane, Sony, GoCharmz, Betsy and Tracy Boutique, MEK Denim, Traveler Guitars, Bloomsberry Co, Pure Origin, Lunchbox Studios, Blindmicemedia, Intentcity.

  • Freelance Visual Designer

    • DIRECTV
    • New York, NY

    Creating web content and mobile key art graphics.

Education

  • Platt College

    • B.A Business Administration, Latvian Government Uni
  • Platt College

    • A.A Graphic Arts & Multimedia
    • 2000

Specialties

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