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.

Work Samples

  • Product Design

  • Puppets and Plush Toys / Soft Goods

  • Print Making

Work History

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

Education

  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Mass Art)

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2002 - 2006

    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)

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

PlushYou Placement 2008 MassArt Merit Award Runner-up 2006 MassArt Faculty Award 2006 Bose Corporate Newsletter -http://www.bose.com/controller?event=VIEW_STATIC_PAGE_EVENT&url=/promotions/newsletter/08_06/article2.jsp&src=EM18%25208946&dartsourceid=EM188946

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