14+ years' experience in the design and production of publications and print collateral: exhibition catalogs, books, magazines, brochures, advertisements, posters, postcards, signage, and identity packages; primarily for artists, arts organizations, educational institutions, and non-profits.

Work Samples

  • Edible San Francisco

  • selected publications

  • selected print work

Work History

Deborah Stalford PO Box 8021, Emeryville, CA 94662 deborahstalford@gmail.com w o r k Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant, Howard Hughes Medical Insitute/UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Provide support for Dr. Barbara Meyer and other lab members by producing graphics and illustrated figures for papers and lectures, as well as by performing administrative tasls to support the lab in general. May 2011–present. Graphic Designer, freelance Design and manage production of a wide range of materials, including brochures, exhibition catalogs, magazines, advertisements, announcements, posters, postcards, signage, books, and identity packages; primarily for artists, arts organizations, and non-profits. 1998–present. Graphic Designer, Edible San Francisco and Edible Sacramento magazines Design and manage production of these 4-color, 48-page quarterly magazines focused on local food issues. January 2008–present. Office Manager & Yoga Instructor, Youth Yoga Dharma; San Francisco, CA As office manager: organized and produced mailings and monthly email newsletter; fundraising support; database/contact management; day-to-day administrative support. November 2008-August 2009. As yoga instructor: Taught weekly classes for elementary- and middle-school youth, on-site in San Francisco public schools and community centers. September 2009-May 2010. Senior Artist, UC Berkeley, Department of Public Affairs; Berkeley, CA Designed, produced, contributed photography, and managed printing for print- and web- versions of the Berkeleyan, a weekly 8-page newspaper for UC Berkeley faculty and staff; designed and produced the Cal Neighbors publication for the local (off-campus) community; produced course catalogs and handbooks for several campus schools and departments. August 2004–August 2008. Marketing/Communications Associate; Krauthamer & Associates, Bethesda, MD Designed and produced marketing materials for executive recruiting and consulting firm. Coordinated promotional mailings. Tracked relevant industry- and client-related news and performed other research as needed. Wrote and edited copy and took photographs for website. Managed accounts payable and receivable and performed administrative duties as needed. April 2003–December 2003. Graphic Designer, Close Up Foundation; Alexandria, VA Designed and managed print production of both academic and promotional materials for non-profit education association; included books, catalogs, brochures, posters, flyers, etc. February 2000–October 2001. Photographer’s Assistant, QuickSilver Photographers Assisted with all aspects of photo shoots, including preparation, film processing, and printing. Managed black and white darkroom, maintained studio. Specializing in the photography of works of art. November 1996–January 1999. e d u c a t i o n Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design, 1999. Student winner, AIGA/Baltimore Poetry in Motion Design Competition New York University, New York, New York Certificate in Publishing, 1994. The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia B.A., Philosophy, 1994. Virginia Scholar; James Monroe Scholar; Wilson Cross-Disciplinary Scholar – Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Arts and Crafts; Portland, Oregon – Montgomery College; Montgomery County, Maryland – UC Berkeley Extension; Berkeley, CA Coursework in fine art (ceramics, drawing, photography) and psychology (general, abnormal, developmental), 1993-2008. c o m p u t e r Macintosh and PC literate in the following applications: Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), Photoshop, Quickbooks, QuarkXpress o t h e r Certified yoga instructor Conpleted 433 hours of yoga teacher training from 2003-2009. Currently enrolled in a 500-hour teacher training program at the Healing Yoga Foundation in San Francisco; expected completion date June 2013.


Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia



Student winner, AIGA/Baltimore Poetry in Motion Design Competition