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Graphic Designer/ Textile Designer
Graphic Designer/Textile/Surface Designer with strong marketing sense, methodology and high concept storytelling. Background in Educational Program Coordination, Instruction, Direct-to-Garment digital printing. Product/Fabric design, repeat pattern, brand identity, logo design, collateral materials, information graphics, package design, photography, color/image correction and multimedia. I utilize mixed media with combinations of traditional and digital art in Illustrator and Photoshop. Experienced with fabric/clothing design, homegoods design and printing. Specialties: Illustration, Synthesis of complex information into organized visual output, Brand Identity and Logo Design, Storytelling via 2D visual imagery, Illusion of movement in 2D design, Repeat Pattern Design, Color Theory, Typography, Fabric Design, Direct to Garment Printing, Social Media Marketing, Content Management, Instructional Design, E-Learning.
Oversee projects and assist Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering with strategic planning and key programatic events for the department. Responsible for creating and distributing all marketing materials, adding news items and social media to website. Collaborate with College of Engineering communications department, UF Publications and the UF Foundation office in marketing and promotion efforts. Coordinate and assist the Chair in scheduling, organizing and planning events. Coordinate faculty searches and serve as communications liaison.
Graphic Design including direct to garment design for merchandise, web graphics, social media graphics and promotions, branding, merchandising and content management. Direct to garment printing, template development, textile design and printing. Retail sales, develop quotes and estimates, customer service.
Freelance graphic design including corporate brand identity, social media marketing, collateral materials, booklet and brochure design, digital illustration, repeat pattern design, mixed media. Fabric and apparel design, printing, sourcing.
Pre-production including preparation of shoot schedule, coordinating the necessary communication of production details, cast notifications, preparations during the shooting process, preparing call sheets, record keeping of data relative to the working hours, documentation, casting assistance. Assist in maintaining creative integrity of story line, liaison between director and multimedia specialists, analysis and critique of video/audio editing discrepancies. Graphic Design including package design, poster design, logo design, video title pages. On set assistance with lighting, pull focus, and general design feedback for composition. Assistance with wardrobe, set design. Post production video color correction.
Sketched mock ups from creative briefs for magazine advertisements, Created logos and layout per branding guidelines and specs, Finalized production ready files. Advertising, campaign development, logo design, typography, layout, presentation, color theory.
Direct to Garment Digital Printer/Designer: Graphic design, print for fashion, placement and sizing of artwork on apparel and gift ware such as canvas bags, linens, mugs. Generated and maintained client base by offering superior customer service and business promotion solutions. All aspects of business management including QuickBooks, content management of website, email notifications, purchasing, invoicing, maintenance of printers and equipment.
Coordinated vocational success services program targeting health sciences and other vocational education programs to promote and attain greater student success and achievement. This included Critical Thinking Skill Lab management and Instructional Design for Critical Thinking Skill Development, supervision of 25 student tutors and implementation of Supplemental Instructional Program for Health Sciences and Mathematics. Monitored student progress based on test score data and course grades. Communicated with professors in several departments and provided tutoring assistance to several hundred students per year.