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Debbie S Kirchen
Playa del Rey, CA
Presentation is everything, in any industry, and I try to develop my designs to exude an element of class. I have worked primarily in health and beauty, but am beginning a determined foray into food and wine.
Finishing and Final Touches
• Health and Beauty Industry •
- Johnson & Johnson Corporation - Los Angeles, CA (March, 2007 - Present)
Packaging and POP design and production for mass and club markets, product image library management for Neutrogena. Process Manager for Korres beauty line color management project. Project Coordinator for global redesign initiatives.
-Ameann Solutions - Encino, CA (January, 2011 - present)
Packaging Design for new boutique skin care item.
-LaVanila Laboratories - Manhattan Beach, CA (April, 2008 - December, 2009)
New product renderings, packaging design and production art, ad layouts.
-Prometheus Cosmetics, Inc. (July, 2007 – May, 2008)
Design packaging and brochure for new boutique skin care line.
-Escentual – Los Angeles, CA (August, 2007)
New product packaging designs and renderings for proposal to Bellagio Hotel.
-Freeman Beauty Labs, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA (November, 2004 - January, 2006)
New product packaging designs, renderings, logo and label art redesign, sell sheets.
-JASON Natural Products - Culver City, CA (January, 2003 - February, 2006)
New product renderings, packaging production art, ad layouts.
-Alterna Professional Haircare - Beverly Hills, CA (May, 2004)
Packaging production art.
-Schwarzkopf & DEP, Inc. - Rancho Dominguez, CA (August, 2000 - April, 2004)
Designed logos, labels, package layout, trade ads, and new product renderings. Production included packaging mock-ups, display art, sell sheets and on-line press approval and proofing designs, print ads.
• Non Profit •
-Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA (November, 2010 – January, 2011)
Logo icon development for website and printed materials.
-Housing Works - Los Angeles, CA ( June, 2004 - Present)
Company identity, logo, and brochure design from concept to completion.
• Gifted Ware •
-Punch Studios, LLC - Culver City, CA (November, 2006 – May, 2008)
Greeting cards and designer gifted ware.
• Restaurant •
-Cafe Verde - Pasadena, CA (January, 2002 - Present)
Design company identity, logo, signage, menu, and coordinate from concept to completion.
-Crossings - South Pasadena, CA (April, 2011 - Present)
Design company identity and logo, signage, menu, and coordinate from concept to completion.
• UCLA Extension Graphic Design and Computer Graphics Program - September, 1999
• Los Angeles Unified School District Credential Program - California Clear Credential - June, 1991
• California State University, Long Beach - Bachelor of Science, Health Science - December, 1988
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
• TMW Media - Venice, CA - 2006
• FM Entertainment - Beverly Hills, CA - 1996-1998
• Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, CA - 1989-1992
• Women’s Clinic - Beverly Hills, CA -1980-1994
California State Long Beach