Specialties: Branding, identity, print design, packaging design, conceptual design, creative strategy I came to Orange County after living in San Francisco where I studied at the Academy of Art University, majoring in Graphic Design with an emphasis on Corporate Identity. I have 10+ years of experience and have created award winning concepts that produced successful campaigns for many clients. My style is modern with a clean, simplistic approach. I provide creative solutions with a unique use of color, conceptualization and problem solving. I meet challenges head on, with intelligence and finesse.

Work Samples

  • Print

  • Branding

  • Packaging

Work History

Freelance Graphic Designer 2009 – Current Kelly Crane Design, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Designing print and branding for clients including: PSB Marketing, Paper Culture, and Apollo Financial. Senior Graphic Designer 2006 – Current PSB Marketing, Lake Forest, CA Designing for print, branding and packaging. Accomplishments: My branding and design skills helped turn one job into three: First we won the bid to re-brand Chevron Federal Credit Union (“FCU”), once completed, the client liked my designs so much they took all the elements and incorporated them into their own and gave us the task of re-branding the FCU a second time. They were so pleased that when they purchased Spectrum FCU they gave us that re-branding assignment too. Out of ten designers, my work won the re-branding for PSB. This project included new logo design and creation of all collateral. Graphic Designer 2004 – 2006 Westates Automotive Promotions, Buena Park, CA Designing print for the Automotive Trade. Accomplishments: Worked up from Production projects to working closely with the Creative Director in my first year with the company. Junior Designer 1999 – 2003 P&H Creative Group, Corte Madera, CA Designing for print and packaging, editing, and comping. Accomplishments: Advanced from Intern to Junior Designer within six months.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design
    • 1999 - 2003

    Print and packaging work included in The Academy of Art College Spring Show 1999 – 2003.

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA

Awards

Lead designer for Delta, Charter Oak and Green Street for 3 years 2010 won bid for Washington Gas Light re-branding 2009 won bid for PSB Integrated Marketing re-branding 2008 won bid for Chevron FCU re-branding

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