Thank you for visiting my profile and portfolio. Specializing in illustration, storyboards, and graphic design, I'm a creative professional with 10 years of experience. That experience has been in both agency and in-house environments, having reported to Creative Directors, Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I'm ready to meet your business's needs with 1) a goal-oriented approach, and 2) meaningful visual communication with your customers or viewers. Would you like to see or know more about anything on my resume? Please ask. Again, thanks for visiting... -Jeff
2011-CURRENT: FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ILLUSTRATOR (TORRANCE, CA)
Visual communications strategies for a variety of clients, including:
• BRIGHTROLL - the world’s largest supplier of customer data for online video advertising.
Layout design for sell sheets and product one sheets, vector illustrations, t-shirt designs.
• CROW'S NEST YACHTS (prior full-time employer) - Yacht Sales Company
Marketing management for three ofices, vendor management, email marketing management,
and graphic design for all online and ofline marketing communications.
• MONEY MAILER SOUTH BAY - Direct Mail Advertiser. Graphic design for advertisements, website updates using
Google Docs and light HTML.
• LOANDEPOT (prior full-time employer) - Mortgage Company
Advertising design for corporate events
2009-2011: SENIOR DESIGNER, LOAN DEPOT (Mortgage Company-Irvine, CA)
Reported to the CEO in a 4-6 person Marketing department. Jobs included corporate identity incl. logo, stationery, print collateral, email marketing, landing pages to complement paid-search campaigns, recruiting advertising, direct mail, signage design, copywriting, vendor management, and more. www.loandepot.com
2007-2009: SENIOR DESIGNER, CROW'S NEST YACHTS (Yacht Sales-Newport Beach, CA).
Reporting to the CEO as a one-person Marketing department. Jobs include(d) corporate branding including logos, company brochure, stationery, website, email marketing design and management, real estate-style brochures, magazine advertising, online banner advertising, exterior signage, promotional items, direct mail, copywriting, vendor management, and more. www.crowsnestyachts.com
2005-2007: GRAPHIC DESIGNER, LENDING TREE, HOME LOAN CENTER (Mortgage Companies-Irvine, CA)
Reported to the Vice President of Marketing in a 12-person Marketing department. Jobs included designing email marketing, direct mail, intranet, online banner advertising, promotional items, recruiting advertising, copywriting, clothing graphics, and more.
2003-2005: GRAPHIC DESIGNER / ILLUSTRATOR, SPARKZONE (Advertising Agency-Costa Mesa, CA)
Reported to the Owner / Creative Director in a 2-5 person company. Jobs included logo design, illustration, print brochure design, storyboards, and more.
1998-1999: ART INSTRUCTOR - Cartooning classes for children and teens, Torrance Cultural Arts Center - Torrance, CA
2000-2003: BFA Degree in Illustration (Completed all Graphic Design classes for BA in Art with Graphic Design Emphasis), California State University Long Beach. After first attending community college in Torrance, CA
Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro.
Microsoft: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.