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I am full of ideas and ways to make them happen. I am a jack of all trades when it comes to art and design and I have a strong interest in toy design and soft goods. I also have over 20 years of experience in Corporate America as a Project Manager, People Manager and Department Manager.
Puppets and Plush Toys / Soft Goods
Freelance Design January 2006- Current Custom Plush/Toy Design, Web/Graphic Design, Custom Fashion Design Safe-Guard Products International, LLC, Atlanta GA 2015 -Current*Facilities, Events, and Office Manager* 2011 - 2015 *Executive Assistant to CEO, CFO, CIO, COO, VP HR* 10eisha, San Diego / Atlanta 2008 - 2012 Owner & Creator (Plush Toy Design/ DIY Kits) Amylin Pharmaceuticals, San Diego CA 2009 - 2010 *Assistant to New Ventures Team* MicroIslet, Inc., San Diego, CA 2007 - Current *Executive Assistant* Assistant to CEO, CFO and CSO Ceregene, Inc., San Diego, CA 2007 - 2007 *Executive Assistant* Altus Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge MA 2004 - 2006 *Assistant IT/Graphics Associate* *Administrative Assistant/Office Manager* Windward Performance, Putney VT 2000 - 2001 *Office Manager* CS Graphics, Keene NH 1999 - 1999 *Administrative Assistant* *Promoted to Graphic Designer Assistant July 1999* 1999 - 2000 *Promoted to Manager, August 2000* Design Affiliation Experience IDSA Interim President (student chapter) Arts and Entertainment Editor (student run newspaper) Technical Competencies *Graphics: Adobe-Illustrator and Photoshop (Advanced to Expert), HTML and Flash, CorelDraw *Office Admin.: Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate to Advanced), QuickBooks, PowerPoint *3-D Model and CAD Apps.: Alias, Solid Works *Model making using power and hand tools Other Interests/Skills Printmaking Illustration Project Management Toys
MassArt 2006 Merit Award Winner Runner-Up, MassArt 2006 Teacher Choice Award, Bose Newsletter Feature, IDSA Interim President (student chapter), Arts and Entertainment Editor (student run newspaper)