I have done freelance graphic design experience for nonprofits, local government, schools and independent business owners. I have strong illustration skills and very adept in knowing what pops with a good eye for color, design and typography!

Work Samples

  • Graphic Design Portfolio

Work History

QUALIFICATIONS • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver Flash and MailChimp for web design and email marketing • Reliable, flexible, organized, detail oriented, deadline driven, creative and able to work independently and with a team • Excellent conceptualization, illustration, verbal and written communication skills GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE Freelance Graphic Designer 2009 – Present • Designed digital banners, web pages and fliers for the City Eats Dining Center of San Francisco State University under Chartwells Catering with Illustrator • Produced print and web banners, static clings and table talkers for the BondRewards Program implemented by Lealta Media where students make online purchases through popular retail brands to earn money that will be donated to their school • Created an animated and visually informative Powerpoint presentation for Robert Half International to introduce interns into the 2011 Summer Internship Program • Responsible for designing a one-page factsheet that features current facts and figures measuring the performance of local nonprofits for Thrive Alliance of San Mateo County • Developed a cover illustration for a course catalog and training guide published by the County of San Mateo Human Resources Department in Illustrator  • Designed posters and flyers for events held at the College of San Mateo and Skyline College (i.e. book readings, Jazz concerts, etc.) with Illustrator  Graphic Design Intern Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services Burlingame, CA April – September 2013 • Designed print-ready and interactive PDF flyers of commercial office buildings, retail spaces and warehouses to be leased to prospects all over the San Francisco Bay Area • Created and deliver e-mail blasts announcing properties up for sale complete with relevant site plans, graphs, rendered photographs and custom maps • Updated and fine-tuned the templates of property listing flyers, mailers, email blasts, postcards, sell sheets, brochures, presentations and invitations while adhering to the branding guidelines of Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services Graphic Designer Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, Half Moon Bay, CA Oct. 2011 – Sept. 2012  • Assisted the Sales and Events Manager to design weekly menu specials, beer release flyers, table talkers and posters for venues following the company’s branding guidelines • Updated monthly calendars that featured live bands, beer pairing events, speaking engagements, Happy Hours and Entrée Specials  • Created weekly email marketing newsletters via MailChimp • Compiled images, company logos and graphics into their main server resource library

Education

  • College of San Mateo

    • Certificate of Achievement Graphics
    • 2008 - 2010
  • San Francisco State University

    • Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies
    • 2001 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

Member of Thrive: The Alliance for Non-Profits of San Mateo County

Awards

League of California Cities Sacramento, CA Winner of the 2011 California Cities Annual Conference & Expo Logo Contest

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