"What's the big picture?" This question is always on my mind.
I have an adventurous spirit, and I'm always looking for more ways to satisfy my creative thirst. My dream job is working with a fantastic team of talented people designing concepts for printed publications.
Senior Graphic Designer: Crafts Americana Group. 8/09 - present.
Connecting Threads catalog manager, photo stylist, ad graphic designer.
Junior Graphic Designer: Allegro Media Group. 1/07- 4/09
Production and design of two to three monthly new-release catalogs. Advertising and sell sheets, web graphics, and CD & DVD package designs.
Graphic Designer: AllStyle Productions. June 2006-April 2009.
I was responsible for the graphic design of both still and animated client logos, DVD jackets, interactive menu designs, posters, outdoor banners, direct mail campaigns, and branding and marketing strategies to improve website traffic.
Freelance Graphic Designer, May 2005 - March 2007.
As a freelancer, one of the larger projects I worked on was creating the international identity, business cards, website content, press releases. Brochures, advertisements, logos and Identity systems for various clients.
Supervisor, Starbucks Corporation, 2002-2006
Photo Styling / Art Direction / Design Management /
Expert in Adobe Creative Suite programs / HTML & CSS / Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Motion 3 and DVD Studio Pro.
BFA Graphic Design, Pacific Northwest College of Art. Portland, OR. 2005
Painting and Graphic Design, St.Cloud State University. St.Cloud, MN. 1999-2002
PNCA General Endowment Scholarship
TELLY AWARD Collegiate Video Production
The Oregon Symphony, Spring of 2004
Minnesota Film Board, Summer of 2002