Versatile and experienced graphic designer with experience in the hospitality industry, multimedia, entertainment, the web and event promotion. Experience with web site design and content management. strengths in identity and branding, user experience, print layout, digital media, and writing.

Work Samples

  • photography example for social media

  • CD Sleeve

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    • Coastal States Management
    • 2006 - Present (11 years)

    Coastal States Management owns and oversees several hotels. It
    also operates an annual gem and mineral expo in Tucson, Arizona.
    I create all print, large format and digital graphics for our properties and
    their events. My work includes web sites, branding, presentations and social media.

    · Design print, signage & digital collateral for six hotels
    · Use consistent branding for properties and events
    · Conceptualizing & strategizing marketing campaigns
    · Design booklets, brochures, presentations & one sheets
    · Design print, environmental & digital collateral for a
    trade show, with annual revenue of 1 million dollars
    · Utilize content management systems for web sites
    · Create promotional videos
    · Oversee social media campaigns and create content
    · Photo retouching
    · Maintain a large archive of images & previous work
    · Create & distribute email campaigns
    · Work with vendors effectively
    · Collaborate with writers, marketing staff &
    web development teams

  • Graphic Design / Web Design / Owner

    • Creative Guy
    • 1998 - 2005 (7 years)

    I owned my own freelance design company. My clients included film
    production companies, theatrical projects, record labels, live events,
    photographers, actors, musicians and retailers.

    · Designed music CD sleeves & promotional assets
    · Garnered a citation for work submitted to
    JPL / NASA for 2001 mars rover mission
    · Designed user interface for DVDs
    · Built and maintained web sites
    · Digital Photography / retouching
    · Constructed film title sequences
    · Created print and web advertising
    · Assembled at 27 page theater program

  • Graphic & Interactive Designer

    • Qtrain Corp.
    • 1995 - 1997 (2 years)

    Qtrain developed and built interactive training courses delivered on disk for clients
    such as Lucent Technologies, Xerox, and Hewlett-Packard. The company used a
    proprietary course development tool.

    · Developed graphical assets for interactive training
    · Built screen-based animation
    · Beta-tested training courses before delivery
    · Designed an identity for the company
    · Trained and supervised other designers


  • Califonia College of the Arts

    • none Graphic Design
    • 1993 - 1995
  • St. Mary's College of California

    • Bachelor's degree Government
    • 1987 - 1992