Objective \\// To create quality work as an art director + graphic designer - for equally quality clients - in a creative and inspiring environment. Education \\// 2006–2010 academy of art university --> san francisco, california 2nd bfa : graphic design 2005–2006 school of the museum of fine arts --> boston, massachusetts postbaccalaureate certificate : fine arts emphasis in painting + drawing 1999–2003 dickinson college --> carlisle, pennsylvania ba : art & art history emphasis in painting + drawing + photography Experience \\// 10.13-present : art director + designer sockeye --> portland, oregon 03.12–10.13 : senior graphic designer sockeye --> portland, oregon 09.10–03.12 : graphic designer sockeye --> portland, oregon 06.10-09.12 : graphic designer paperpunk --> mill valley, california ___ Worked as a production designer, graphic designer and illustrator under close creative direction. Built mechanical files for a complex 3-dimensional paper toy product. Developed and refined color palettes and patterns. Crafted and built products for testing and development. 02.10–04.10 : intern + contract designer unit design collective --> san francisco, california ___ Concepted, designed and implemented print and web based work while working in conjunction with creative directors. clients included herbalife, toyota/kia, obdc and gala. 06.08–12.09 : intern + contract graphic designer eleven inc. --> san francisco, california ___ Worked as a designer and production artist. responsibilities included concepting and designing for print, packaging and web as well as utilizing my skills as an illustrator providing original art work for visa and apple. other clients included: peets coffee & tea, northstar at tahoe, oakland a's, callaway golf, apple and virgin america.

Work Samples

  • Travel Portland - Keep Portland Weird

  • Portland'5 - Logo & Website

  • Portland State University Library

Work History

  • Art Director + Graphic Designer

    • Sockeye
    • Portland, OR
    • Oct 2013 - Present (1 year 1 month)
  • Senior Graphic Designer

    • Sockeye
    • Portland, OR
    • Mar 2012 - Oct 2013 (1 year 7 months)

    design for print and web based projects. clients include : ruby receptionists, portland state university library, travel portland, oregon wine board, the college of idaho

  • Graphic Designer

    • Sockeye
    • Portland, OR
    • Sep 2010 - Mar 2012 (1 year 6 months)
  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • Paper Punk
    • Mill Valley, CA
    • 2010 - 2012 (2 years)

    Worked as a production designer, graphic designer and illustrator under close creative direction. Built mechanical files for a complex 3-dimensional paper toy product. Developed and refined color palettes and patterns. Crafted and built products for testing and development.

  • intern + contract graphic designer

    concepted, designed and implemented print and web based work while working in conjunction with creative directors.
    clients included herbalife, toyota/kia, obdc and gala.

  • intern + contract graphic designer

    • Eleven
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Jun 2008 - Dec 2009 (1 year 6 months)

    During my time at Eleven, Inc. I worked on a variety of accounts including: Northstar, Apple, Visa, Virgin America, ProActiv, Peets, Callaway and AAA.
    My responsibilities on these accounts ranged from design to production and also as a hired illustrator.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • BFA Graphic Design
    • 2006 - 2010
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts

    • Post-Bacc Painting, Drawing, Photography
    • 2005 - 2006
  • Dickinson College

    • B.A. Fine Arts, Art & Art History
    • 1999 - 2003

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA San Francisco / AIGA Portland

Awards

GOOD : Designing Women: 25 Female Designers and Illustrators We Love 2011 GD USA : student to watch 2010 Honors Workshop : Debbie Millman / The Art of Story-Telling Urban Forest Project : selected street banner design for display in San Francisco, CA

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